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How to Cope with the Negative Health Impacts of Staying Indoors

The Coronavirus pandemic has caused most of us to stay indoors to practice social and physical distancing. For some of us, working remotely, watching Netflix day and night during weekends, buying essentials online, and generally staying at home 24/7 have been the new normal. Though this may be necessary to keep us away from being affected by the pandemic, staying indoors has a lot of health implications – mentally and physically

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What is a D-Dimer Blood Test, and Why Do I Need One?

Simply put, a D-dimer blood test detects or helps rule out the presence of blood clot. A blood clot is a clump of blood that is necessary to prevent you from losing too much blood when dealing with injuries. Scientifically, the D-dimer blood test measures the amount of protein called “fibrin D-dimer.” Fibrin D-dimer is produced whenever Fibrin, a protein that is a chief component of blood clot, is being actively degraded within the vascular system. 

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Staying Fit and Healthy in Times of COVID-19

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been in the headlines for months now, and since the pandemic started, social distancing and working from home has been the norm. Social distancing, or the practice of maintaining physical distance from others, has been put in place in most countries to avoid the spread of the virus – this means that we need to limit our exposure to crowded places like offices, schools, means of transport, restaurants, malls, and even the gym. Strict community quarantine has also been implemented in afflicted countries, which left companies to implement their work from home resiliency plans. 

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Superfoods: What To Eat For A Healthier Diet

There is no one specific food that can automatically lead you to a healthier diet, but knowing the healthiest foods to eat may just help you with that. Superfoods are foods with nutritional compositions ideal for the human body to function properly. Studies suggest that superfoods are not only highly nutritious due to a high concentration of nutrients but also are of biological value because of their availability and activities within the body.

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