11 Ways to Ace at Being a First-Time Mom

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First-time moms have a lot on their platter right from conceiving their babies till the delivery and even after it! During this period, they are also bombarded with endless old wives’ tales and unsolicited advice from their parents, relatives and friends. While they mean no harm, it can be a bit stressful to listen to the bulk of advice and follow them to the T, especially when you are struggling with hormones or a newborn in tow.

First things first. You need to do is calm down and breathe in and breathe out. Follow this by reading the following pointers, which will help you ace at being a first-time mom.

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6 Diseases That Can Lead to Hair Loss and What Can You Do to Prevent Them?

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If there is one thing that can drastically alter the way we look, it is our hair. A thick mane is considered to be the yardstick of good looks and beauty for both men and women, and the lack of it can affect a lot of people psychologically.

There are a number of factors that lead to hair loss or Alopecia and these include several diseases. Some of them may lead to Telogen Effluvium or temporary hair loss, while other may have permanent results. Let’s take a look at some of the diseases that are known to cause hair loss and what are the measures that you can take in order to prevent them.

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7 Reasons Why Teens and Pre-Teens Lose Their Hair

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Hair loss or Alopecia, is a major concern for almost everyone who lose their hair in large chunks almost regularly. And I am not talking about losing the regular 100 strands of hair.

Hair loss is said to occur when a person loses more than the average count of 100 hairs per day due to various reasons. More often than not, they lose their hair due to a condition called Androgenetic Alopecia or Male Pattern Baldness. When females are affected by this condition, it is called Female Pattern Baldness.

But is it only the adults who suffer from acute hair loss problems? Or is hair loss a by-product of ageing? The answer to both these questions is a flat No.

It is common for both adults and children to lose their hair. In fact, it can occur in babies, teenagers and pre-teens. Take a look at the common causes for hair loss in children.

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The Ultimate Health Regimen For Pregnant Women

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Pregnancy.

Call it 9 months or 40 weeks, the entire period from conceiving your baby till the delivery, alters your life completely. Moreover, it can all take a toll on you physically as well as psychologically. Take the example of rapid weight gain, stretch marks, morning sickness, cravings and restlessness, which are quite common for pregnant women and can cause a lot of stress.

Because no one is born an expert, it always helps to rely upon the advice shared by the experienced instead of old wives’ tales.

Here are some pointers, which form the ‘ultimate health regimen’ for pregnant women.

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12 Crazy Things We Have All Tried to Eliminate Dandruff!

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Dandruff is the arch-enemy of almost everyone, who has experienced it. Ask me, and I’ll tell you about how I tried a lot of home remedies to eliminate dandruff, only to find out that it came back! From Apple Cider Vinegar to Lemon, I frequented the kitchen more than any other place to find a possible cure for perhaps the ‘most frequent and most annoying disease of the scalp’! This post is dedicated to all the crazy things that me, you, and probably everyone else has tried to eliminate dandruff, and often in vain.

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Mother Care: How To Take Care Of Yourself When You Are Expecting

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Pregnancy is a life-changing event for women. The nine months in preparation for a new life is fascinating. It full of memorable moments such as visiting the doctor to get the first ultrasound or documenting the entire journey of motherhood in a journal or a blog. These moments become memories that are cherished forever by moms.

While the baby’s health is the ultimate priority for expecting mothers, they also need to take care of themselves for nine months. Here are some of the ways to take care of yourself when you are expecting.

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11 Most Bizarre Advice New Moms Get to Hear!

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“Are you pregnant? Well, here’s a list of “unwanted” advice that you need to follow.”

Every mother or would-be-mother have heard this lines coming from a relative, friend, colleague and sometimes, even a passer-by in the supermarket! Although they mean no harm, some of the advice doled out by them free of charge can sound absolutely hilarious.

Here are some of the common, completely fictitious and bizarre advice/opinions/old wives’ tales that new moms often get to hear.

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Stem Cell Therapy – The Path-breaking Treatment for New Hair Regrowth

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There is no “magic” cure for treating hair loss. There may be a number of hair loss treatments that are available, but only some of them can effectively treat hair loss. This is slated for a change with some avant-garde research by scientists in stem cell technology. A case in point is that of The RepliCel method.

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What are the Most Common Reasons for Hair Loss in Women?

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Hair loss is perhaps one of the most distressing words for women. Although most of them are not as susceptible to hair loss as men, losing hair at any stage of their life is a devastating experience. For them, hair is a symbol of beauty. This is the reason why, not having healthy, lustrous hair often leads to a sharp decline in their confidence levels.

Let’s take a look at some of the most common reasons for hair loss in women.

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The Pros and Cons of Hair Transplant Surgery

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Hair loss is often associated with old age, which is a false notion. Both men and women can experience hair fall or hair loss any time in their life, irrespective of their age. It can be triggered by – genetics, chronic illnesses, sudden weight loss, improper diet, hormonal imbalance, autoimmune diseases, rough handling, effluviums, using the wrong products and so on and so forth.

Although there are a number of hair fall and hair loss treatments available, most of them are hardly effective. Say, for instance, home remedies are said to be effective hair fall and hair loss treatments, but give only temporary relief. The same can be said for several other treatments and medications that are available as over-the-counter products. This is when people turn to cosmetic hair growth treatments, hoping for a more permanent solution that restores their hair. One of the popular cosmetic hair restoration surgery is Hair Transplant Surgery.

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