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Arteries exist throughout the body as one of the major components of your circulatory system transporting blood and oxygen to the organs, your brain and throughout the body. Atherosclerosis’ is a hardening of the arteries. Due to high bad cholesterol and various factors of lifestyle, plaque starts building up within your arteries narrowing them. They get hardened and thickened which...
Pranayama, the term denoting conscious awareness of breath, is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘prana’ meaning ‘life force’, and ‘ayama’ meaning ‘extension.’ Pranayama breathing techniques have always been integral part of yoga, enhancing the positive effect of asanas. Add these breathing techniques to your workout and you will see how it improves the result of your exercise results. If you...
Periods, and most importantly, period blood are slowly becoming less taboo to society. Knowing what your period blood should look like might save you from very dangerous conditions. For example, the light pink color of your period may signal low estrogen levels and could be a signal of an approaching osteoporosis diagnosis later in life. We at Bright Side found...
Where is our world headed? Over the last decade or so, our world has seen the most rampant degradation and suddenly the human race seems to be wiping every other kind of life out. Are we moving towards the most selfish and greedy future? Well, these pictures are going to make you cry! THE BAND OF DUMP! This little boy was...
A balanced diet is the main component of a healthy lifestyle. Is it even possible to enjoy food and still stay slim or do you have to stay hungry all the time? Apparently, there is absolutely no need to suffer. And while the main principals are still the same — watch what you eat, drink plenty of water, and...
Dowager’s hump, or postural kyphosis, is a condition that usually occurs due to slouching. If not treated properly, it can lead to serious consequences such as hyperkyphosis and vertebral fractures. However, if you notice a small hump at the back of your neck in time, you can get rid of it completely by correcting muscular imbalances and changing some...
Water retention, also known as edema, occurs when excess fluids build up inside the body. It can cause swelling in the hands, feet, ankles, and legs. Women may also experience water retention during pregnancy or before their monthly period. There are several reasons why it happens, but most of them are not serious. In cases where the swelling is mild...

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