According to latest research, one in every four women goes through domestic violence. Women with a disability have a basic disadvantage of not being able to be as strong as the other one, physically and mentally. When a woman is disabled, physical violence takes many forms. Power and control are shown in such circumstances. The person who abuses has the advantage physically and invariably this is the person in charge of the victim in question. Compared to women without any disability, women with a disability are thus subjected to more violence over long periods. People who are disabled are viewed often as helpless, non sexual and a burden.
Women with cognitive disabilities are always taught to be self reliant. Yet there are instances when she is a victim of domestic violence. The disabled [...]
Depression is known to occur in many forms and is accompanied by many symptoms. This condition should not be ignored and has to be dealt with immediately with caution. One of the most common symptoms for depression is anger. It could be anger in any form, it could be anger towards oneself or anger towards the society in general.
Does Depression cause anger? Normally it is seen that anger that stems out of depression is not normal. It is an all consuming anger and is directed at oneself. One of the first signs of depression in a young girl or boy in their teens is a sudden outburst of anger. Generally, such people turn away from family and perform badly at school and work. There is lot of guilt, helplessness, and insomnia.
Sometimes anger and depression could be due to some childhood trauma [...]
Breasts are an important part of a woman’s body and give shape to her overall body structure. It is important to take care of the breasts so that the woman can have a youthful appearance. There are many ways to ensure that the breasts are in good condition.
Let us see how to have beautiful breasts. For this, women should have a watch over their everyday diet. There should be no increase in the oestrogen hormone in the body. For this, there should be very limited consumption of alcohol, and maximum consumption of fiber. This pushes the food faster through the digestive tract. The woman should have lot of protein, as protein is the main building block of the body. Having Selenium, Vitamin E, C, and beta carotene helps as it is a good antioxidant.
The next thing that the woman should take [...]
Today women have known to assert themselves and ask for their rights. They can control their birth control process whether it is a young woman or a woman above fifty years of age.
So let us see exactly how women above 50 years of age could use birth control methods. There are many over the counter contraceptive methods that are used by women today. These include the contraceptive sponge and the female condom. Composed of polyurethane the female condom is used by inserting it into the vagina. This is an easy and safe method for birth control. Then you have the sponges, which are filled with spermicide and are like circular foam. They are inserted into the cervix before having a sexual intercourse. It is usually held that sponges can be used before a woman gets her periods. Some in fact even [...]
Menopause is a time when you should take care of your skin and maintain its beauty levels. Skin is a very sensitive area of the body and is related a lot to the way in which hormones are secreted. During menopause, there are many hormonal shifts, which lead to your skin getting dry and dull.
So your skin starts sagging and it loses all the elastic and collagen that normally takes care of the wrinkles, lustre, and radiance. Exactly how best could you maintain yourself and what is it that you have to do to take care of your skin during menopause.
Exercise is the key to good healthy. A very important part of everyday life, all women who are above 35 should exercise well and should make it a part of their daily routine. They should walk at least for half an hour a day. Exercise increases the [...]
The word ‘Lifestyle’ itself is made from a combination of two words, ‘Life’ and ‘Style’. In other words, lifestyle is the manner in which we lead our life.
We belong to a generation who strives to have a better lifestyle. And for this we struggle a lot. Albeit, a good lifestyle is an abstract term which can never be defined uniformly. Thus, a good lifestyle basically can be termed by the individual itself and is based on the core value system as well as beliefs.
An ordinary farmer working hard to earn his bread and butter may feel that getting a tractor is a welcome transition and marks his elevated social status and lifestyle. In the urban scenario the working class masses may reveal in the bliss of owning their first car or home, however modest it may be.
In stark contrast [...]
Women are often under the misconception that weight lifting routines are meant only for men. This misconception has deprived them of the chance to develop their muscles and have a well toned body.
Therefore before we embark on a discussion regarding the weight lifting routines for women it is important to know its benefits.
Weight lifting helps to build our strength by making use of workout equipments like dumbbells, machines, barbells etc. These are meant to improve the strength of the muscle. This regular addition of stress to the muscles makes them strong and increases the lean muscle mass as well. In addition weight training also helps to shed the excess body fat and it also enhances the density of the bone.
A proper weight lifting routine for women focuses on all the parts of the body [...]
Menopause in simple words means end of monthly menstruation cycles or end of menstruation. In women, this event occurs between ages of 45-50. This event indicates that she will not longer be able to conceive or bear a child. It is not actually related to the function of the uterus but more to the ovaries. This happens when the hormonal production power of a woman’s ovaries starts reducing. However, this process is not a sudden event but it happens gradually over months to years. Women, who have suffered from gynecological disorders such as endometriosis or even polycystic ovarian syndrome, or for that matter any other disorder, may even get menopause at a bit younger age (say 35-40). It not only stops the conceiving process but also has many side effects in some women, affecting [...]
India is witnessing a new wave in the beauty and skin care sector.
Men and women are becoming very conscious about their looks and are now introspecting all methods to stay young and healthy.
They are seeking a holistic relaxation for mind, body and soul and are increasingly making wellness retreats and spas as a part of their daily life.
Indulgence and escape may be the primary drivers but they are appreciating a spa journey that helps them connect spiritually and emotionally and spas were the spots men and women would open shun earlier, and also detoxification was laughed upon as an activity for the lazy.
However things have changed in the past few years. Men and women have the same foot falls in the spas, mushrooming all over cities in India.
Today more and more men and women are [...]
In the cosmopolitan culture both men and women are equally conscious about their looks. Hair plays a pivotal role in enhancing the looks and feel of any human being. To enhance their looks men as well as women opt for hair transplants surgery if they face the problem of loss of hair.
Hair transplants procedure though is straightforward but quite tedious. The procedure involves the following steps :-
1. The hair follicle donor area of the head –the horshoe of the hair in male pattern baldness- is trimmed and a local anaesthetic is injected ahead of surgery.
2. A 1cm by 10 cm strip of hair and tissue is cut from the scalp with a multi blade scalpel and the wound is sutured. Follicles are separated for transplantation.
3. Following a pre drawn grid, the surgeon punches 1 mm [...]