′′Lazy To Move′′ Is Bad For Health

Lying and sitting for too long are activities that make the body rarely move or are physically inactive. This condition in the medical world is known as "Sedentary lifestyle".1 The lifestyle of being lazy to move (sedentary lifestyle) is widely lived by people around the world with a percentage of 60 to 85%.2 Increasingly sophisticated technology makes human activities easier, such as buying food and other necessities that can be done while lying down at home.

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Endometriosis and Vitamin D Deficiency

Excessive pain during menstruation can indicate various diseases, one of which is endometriosis. Endometriosis is a disorder that occurs when the tissue that normally lines inside of the uterus, then grows outside the uterus. This disorder causes various symptoms, such as excessive menstrual pain (dysmenorrhea), excessive bleeding during menstruation, pain during defecation/urination and sexual intercourse, also infertility.1

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Keep Your Body Healthy During Eid

Eid al-Fitr is a moment that indicates the end of the Ramadan and interpreted as a day of victory because we successfully gone through a full month of fasting and avoided all restrictions during fasting.1 In addition, the celebration of Eid al-Fitr are always filled with a variety of appetizing food menus.

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The Perils of Junk Food on Iftar Menus

Junk food refers to foods that are high in calories, fat, sugar and salt but low in vitamins and fiber. Food additives (BTP) such as sweeteners, flavors and preservatives are commonly found in these types of food.1

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Risk of Excessive Boba Consumption

Boba, or bubble tea, originated in Taiwan in the early 1980s and quickly gained popularity in Asia before spreading around the world. This drink is made from tea, milk, sugar, and chewy balls made from tapioca flour or sweet potatoes called boba. Initially, the drinks were only tea and milk, but tapioca balls were added to give a different and chewy sensation when consumed. Boba is now a popular drink that can be found in many bars around the world.1

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Tips for the Healthiest and Tastiest Iftar Menu

The Ramadan is a month full of blessings. During this month, Muslims around the world fast from dawn to maghrib. Fasting is defined as refraining from eating, drinking, and other activities over a certain period of time. After fasting all day, it's time to start iftar. Iftar usually begins with consuming dates and water to restore low blood sugar levels after a day of fasting.1

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Childfree, What Is The Impact?

Childfree refers to a couple's decision not to have children, whether biological, adopted, or otherwise. Childfree living is becoming more popular in Europe and has spread to Indonesia. After several public figures decided not to have children, the term "childfree" became popular in early 2020.1

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Fat Wallet Syndrome

Fat Wallet Syndrome or Piriformis Syndrome is a condition in which the piriformis muscle  undergoes over-suppression and will also directly participate in suppressing  the sciatic nerve  under the piriformis muscle". The term piriformis syndrome comes from  the piriformis muscle, which is responsible for maintaining balance and posture of the lower body when standing and also play an important role in moving and lifting objects. 1

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Sitting Is The New Smoking

Sitting is an activity that is often done by humans, especially when working in an office. Sitting at a desk with busy office work makes it difficult to stand for a moment to relax your body. However, according to experts, there are health problems caused by the habit of sitting for too long.1 

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Beware of Diabetes in Children

Diabetes is a disease that affects all ages, not just the elderly. This condition can also affect children. The Indonesian Pediatrician Association (IDAI) recently stated that diabetes cases in children have increased by 700% over a period of ten years.1,2

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Various Skin Disorders during Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a condition experienced by a woman to conceive a child in her womb for approximately nine months. During this pregnancy, there are various medical condition that can be felt by pregnant women, one of which is about skin disorders during pregnancy. Problems with the skin in pregnant women can be caused by various factors, such as changes in body weight, blood circulation, changing hormone levels, and decreased of immune system.1 

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Sun's Effect On Skin

Sunlight helps the skin produce vitamin D, which is necessary for healthy bone growth. There is a drawback, though. The UV rays from the sun can seriously harm skin. Melanin-containing cells can be found in the skin's outermost layer. 

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