Lifestyle diseases you should take seriously

Not restricted to adults alone, lifestyle diseases have started hitting kids as well. The shift in purchasing power and the coming in of technology has changed the way our life functions now. Less physical activity, more availability of resources and no time to spare, we have become preys to some extremely uncommon diseases our grandparents had never even heard about back in the 60s and 70s.
While there are communicable diseases like malaria, cholera, polio, which can be managed with the help of proper treatment, there are lifestyle diseases which can be prevented if healthy active lifestyle is followed.

Globally, 14.2 million people between the ages of 30-69 years, die prematurely each year from diseases like heart attack, diabetes, and high blood pressure. Some of these diseases have emerged as more fatal than hereditary diseases or infectious ones.
Some of the most common type of lifestyle diseases are the following:

Obesity: We are all familiar with the word and yet tend to ignore it. To see whether you’ve reached this stage, check your BMI. If it is higher than 25, then you are in the obese category. Unhealthy eating habits, stressful lifestyle, reduced physical activity translates to obesity. Anybody who is overweight suffers from breathing issues, blood pressure, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes etc. This is also the first step to your body attracting all kinds of other lifestyle diseases.
According to the National Family Health Survey, India ranks second with 155 million obese citizens and this number is increasing at 33-51% every year.

Type II diabetes: As mentioned in the first point, obesity is one of the primary causes of Type II diabetes. Type II diabetes is the non-insulin form which develops in adults due to poor eating habits and bad lifestyle choices. India has the largest number of diabetics with type II at 40.9 million. This number is increasing with kids entering the bandwagon.

Heart diseases: Any irregularity or abnormality which affects the heart muscle and blood vessel walls can be referred to as a heart disease. Smoking, diabetes and high cholesterol contribute to its development in the body. India ranks number one when it comes to cardio patients with 50 million suffering heart health issues.

High blood pressure: 100 million in India suffer from high blood pressure. Some very common reasons for high blood pressure are stress, obesity, genetic factors and unhealthy eating habits. When the reading in the blood pressure machine is 140/90 or higher, your blood pressure is high. Once this happens, you will feel severe discomfort.

Cancer: Due to the stressful lifestyle that we lead now, our body’s immunity has decreased. This means that the white blood cells lose their power to fight the viruses that enter our body. Because of this, there may be an irregular cell growth, which can be concluded as cancer. Cancer can be caused due to many reasons like prolonged smoking (lung cancer), too much exposure to the sun (skin cancer).

Stroke: When the blood vessel carrying blood to the brain has a blockage leading to an oxygen deficiency for the area of the brain it carried blood to, the result of this is called stroke. High blood pressure, if not taken care of in time with proper treatment, can lead to a stroke. Stroke can also be caused due to hereditary reasons.

Causes of lifestyle disease : change of lifestyle,of people wrong dietary habits, excessive use of packed and junk food

Tips to prevent

Diet (less carbohydrate, more protein, less oil) 

regular exercise

control weight

quit smoking and alcohol

drink more water

reduce stress

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Ayurveda and yoga

What Is Ayurveda?

Ayurvedic medicine (“Ayurveda” for short) is one of the world’s oldest holistic (“whole-body”) healing systems. It was developed more than 3,000 years ago in India.

It’s based on the belief that health and wellness depend on a delicate balance between the mind, body, and spirit. Its main goal is to promote good health, not fight disease. But treatments may be geared toward specific health problems.

it is also considered a form of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).

Ayurveda and Your Life Energy

Ayurveda therapy explains that everything in the universe – dead or alive – is connected. If your mind, body, and spirit are in harmony with the universe, you have good health. When something disrupts this balance, you get sick. Among the things that can upset this balance are genetic or birth defects, injuries, climate and seasonal change, age, and emotions.

Those who practice Ayurveda believe every person is made of five basic elements found in the universe: space, air, fire, water, and earth.

These combine in the human body to form three life forces or energies, called doshas. They control how your body works. They are Vata dosha (space and air); Pitta dosha (fire and water); and Kapha dosha (water and earth).

Everyone inherits a unique mix of the three doshas. But one is usually stronger than the others. Each one controls a different body function. It’s believed that your chances of getting sick — and the health issues you develop — are linked to the balance of your doshas.

Vata Dosha

Those who practice Ayurveda believe this is the most powerful of all three doshas. It controls very basic body functions, like how cells divide. It also controls your mind, breathing, blood flow, heart function, and ability to get rid of waste through your intestines. Things that can disrupt it include eating again too soon after a meal, fear, grief, and staying up too late.If vata dosha is your main life force, you’re thought to be more likely to develop conditions like anxiety,asthma,heart disease,skin problems and rheumatoid arthritis

Pitta Dosha

This energy controls your digestion, (how well you break down foods), metabolism and certain hormones that are linked to your appetite.

Things that can disrupt it are eating sour or spicy foods and spending too much time in the sun.

If it’s your main life force, you’re thought to be more likely to develop conditions like Crohn’s disease, heart disease, hight blood pressure and infections.

Kapha Dosha

This life force controls muscle growth, body strength and stability,weight and your immune system.

You can disrupt it by sleeping during the day, eating too many sweet foods, and eating or drinking things that contain too much salt or water.

If it’s your main life energy, practitioners believe you may develop asthma and other breathing disorders, cancer, diabetics, nausea after eating, and obesity

Ayurveda Treatment study individual takes into account your unique physical and emotional makeup, your primary life force, and the balance between all three of these elements.

The goal of treatment is to cleanse your body of undigested food, which can stay in your body and lead to illness. The cleansing process—called “panchakarma”— is designed to reduce your symptoms and restore harmony and balance.

To achieve this, an Ayurvedic practitioner might rely on blood purification,massage , herbal oils, herbs, and enemas.

THE CONNECTION BETWEEN YOGA AND AYURVEDA Yoga and Ayurveda often go hand in hand, if you take a look at the Ayurveda retreats featured on this site you will quickly notice that yoga also features on many of the programmes, but what is it about the two that sees them paired together so often? Besides both originating in India many, many years ago, there are actually plenty of other ways in which the two disciplines bear similarities and complement each other. While each practice is distinctly different and has its own unique functions, the two also overlap in many ways which make them couple together so perfectly, here are just a few of them.

Same Origin

As already stated both Ayurveda and yoga originated in India, but more than that they also both stem from the same system of Vedic knowledge which dates back thousands of years. Born of the same ancient scriptures, it is to be expected that the two practices will have much in common, with the underlying principles and belief system behind them being the same.

Same Principles

The philosophy and methods behind yoga and Ayurveda are both similar, with the two systems both relying on natural means to achieve their aims. Both are based upon individuals being in tune with their own bodies and using natural methods to promote wellbeing. In Ayurveda you are required to identify your constitution type and then make lifestyle changes and/or undergo certain holistic treatments that will be able to achieve balance between the doshas (the internal energies that act within us all) and our environment. Meanwhile in yoga there is a similar focus on using natural methods, with yoga involving the physical movement and stretching of our bodies along with quietening the mind and being at one with the world around us to achieve its results. Ultimately, both focus on utilising the power of nature and being in tune with our own bodies and surroundings to see the best results. 

Same Goal

The goal of both practices is ultimately the same; they both wish to aid you in becoming a balanced and healthy individual. Both are holistic methods which see an individual as healthy when the mind, body, and spirit are all balanced and in harmony with the world around them. While the techniques they use may differ, both ultimately result in the same outcome, and in fact can be used to make each other more effective. Certain yoga poses are thought to impact the different doshas as well as aid digestion which is an important part of Ayurveda, meanwhile certain Ayurveda treatments such as warm oil massages make it easier to perform certain yoga poses. While both techniques alone promise great results, when the two are combined the sense of wellbeing you will feel will improve even more.

The best way to truly experience and understand the connection between yoga and Ayurveda is to try them both.

Learn Marketing

In this article, I am going to talk about the basics of marketing and different components related to stuff that every marketer should know to be successful. I am sharing my personal journey which I learned at the beginning of my journey and I think it will be useful for all the beginners who start their journey in marketing.

let’s start…

in simplest terms marketing is an act of

communication

customer satisfaction

quality of a product

through which a sale is made which builds trust, goodwill and branding starts here so before marketing a product or service marketer should think like end-user and focus on needs of ends user.

traditional mareketing and digital marketing

Traditional MarketingDigital Marketing
The promotion of product and services through TV, Telephone, Banner, Broadcast, Door to Door, Sponsorship etc.The promotion of product and sevices through digital media or electronic mediume like seo, sem, ppc etc..
Traditional Marketing is not cost effective.Digital Marketing is more cost effective.
It is not so good for Brand building.It is efficient and fast for brand building.
Traditional Marketing is difficult to Measure.Digital Marketing is easy to Measure with the help of analytics tools.
traditional Marketing includes..T.V.advertisementRadio.Banner Ads..Broadcast.Sponsorship.print Ads..Digital Marketing includes..Search engine optimization (SEO)Pay-per-click advertising (PPC)Web design.Content marketing.Social media marketing.Email marketing.

now i am going to talk about marketing funnel

wealth = n^CATT

n stands for selecting niche while selecting niche which is one of the important factor if one select wrong niche then he will bound back so be careful at this step

one should consider passion, talent ant market

own should have passion towards something and should have the talent to create, build or solve and market play a major role because it has the ability to convert into sales, get name and fame. if you have a drawback in anyone of them then achieving your niche would be difficult

c stands for content

a stands for attention

t stands for trust

t stands for transaction

if we have quality, valuable content and know right way to communicate then it attracts people towards you and starts gaining attention here trust builds if you gain trust then success is guaranteed

after creating marketing funnel comes next is

integrated digital marketing

you should focus on all the components of marketing and do not stick to one if you have a quality product or service and focus on all the aspects that will achieve success if not you will bound back as all concepts are interconnected

personal branding

Personal branding is the practice of marketing people and their careers as brands.

It is an ongoing process of developing and maintaining a reputation and impression of an individual, group, or organization.

Whereas some self-help practices focus on self-improvement, personal branding defines success as a form of self-packaging.

Your personal brand is how you promote yourself.

It is the unique combination of skills, experience, and personality that you want your followers to see.

It is the telling of your story, and the impression people gain from your online reputation.

as I am learning digital marketing for the past few days to become successful in this field. I have joined digital Deepak internship program to work practically and gain knowledge as a result I am sharing my experience through the blog and in one of my blog in a comments section I got a question about the topic and which i solved it in few minutes as result i got my first subscriber and also joined digital market platform where i help people from my knowledge as a mentor and my future plan is to start a start up in coming days

conclusion this is my journey in learning days and i am happy to share my knowledge and personal experience about marketing and related stuff marketing is not a rocket science it is understanding concepts and executing it in right matter the most so be careful at execution step and be successful

Top Five Ayurvedic Herbs That Can Heal You Inside Out

Ayurveda is one of the world’s oldest healing system. For centuries, ayurvedic herbs have been used to improve overall health and wellness. Here’s why you should include these 20 ayurvedic herbs in your daily lives

1.Turmeric Especially good for immunefunction (respiratory health) mentalwellbeing detoxification (skin health)

2.Ashwagandha Especially good for physical health (bones,joints) energy (glucose metabolism) immunefunction male hormonal function

3.Triphala Espically good for digestion (bowel function) detoxification (liver function) immunefunction

4.Tulsi Espically good for digestion, detoxification(liver function), immunefunction

5.Brahmi Espically good for mental well being, sleep, immunefunction

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e-mail marketing

Email marketing is a digital marketing strategy based on sending emails and developing relationships with prospects and customers. An effective email marketing strategy convert prospects into customers, and turn first time buyers into recurring customers. One advantage of email marketing is that you can automate the entire process.

1. Email has larger reach.

With Facebook boasting over 1 billion active users and Twitter boasting 255 million, it’s tempting to believe that social media is the most effective way to reach the masses. These are impressive numbers, but what isn’t so frequently shared are the statistics on email usage.

The total number of worldwide email accounts was 3.9 billion in 2013, and projected to reach 4.9 billion by 2017, according to Radicati.

While this might seem surprising at first, think about your own online behavior: When you sign up for a website (like an online store), you have to enter your email address to create the account. You even need an email address to create a Facebook or Twitter account. What’s more, Facebook and Twitter email to notify users of activity, like when someone is tagged in a photo.

Email is the currency of the web, and anybody who’s online has an active email address. And while Facebook and Twitter might seem pretty ubiquitous, the ongoing struggle over data breaches and privacy means plenty of people are exiting some social media channels.

So when it comes to connecting with your prospects and customers, there’s no channel with a wider reach than email.

2. Email delivers your message.

If marketers have to choose between adding a subscriber to their email list, or gaining a new Facebook fan, they should go for the email subscriber every time.

There are two key reasons why:

First, 90% of email gets delivered to the intended recipient’s inbox, whereas only 2% of your Facebook fans see your posts in their News Feed. This is because Facebook limits the number of times your posts appear in the News Feed in an attempt to drive brands towards their paid advertising options.

This is a big deal when it comes to getting your messages in front of your desired audience.

On Facebook, if you post an update to your 10,000 fans only about 200 of them will even have a chance of seeing it in their News Feed. Alternatively, if you send an email campaign to 10,000 subscribers at least 9,000 of them will receive it in their inbox.

This means your message is 45 times more likely to be seen using email than Facebook.

Secondly, your email subscribers have explicitly told you they want to hear from you when they signed up for your email list.

There are strict laws and regulations around SPAM laws, so if you’re emailing a prospect or customer, it’s because they gave you their permission. Now think about the ads in your Facebook News Feed – did you ask those companies to market to you?

Probably not. More than likely, you performed a Google search or visited their website. That’s decidedly different than proactively signing up from an email newsletter.

Email is proven to ensure your audience gets your message.

3. Email drives conversions.

Most marketers are laser focused on driving conversions. Regardless of whether they do so in the form of leads, sales, memberships, or a metric unique to your business strategy, the ultimate goal for marketers is to turn potential customers into paying customers.

And when it comes to conversions, there isn’t a more powerful channel than email.

In fact, the average click-through rate of an email campaign is around 3% (of total recipients), whereas the average click-through rate from a tweet is around 0.5%.

This means you are 6x more likely to get someone to click through to your website via email than you are from Twitter. As discussed earlier, your email subscribers have told you they want to hear from you and this isn’t typically the case with social.

4.24% of visitors from email marketing buy something as compared to 2.49% of visitors from search engines and 0.59% from social media, according to a survey conducted by Monetate.

What’s more, email is highly measurable. Campaign Monitor customers have real-time access to metrics like opens, clicks, bounces, forwards, social shares, and more.

Additionally, those who integrate their email marketing into a CRM like Salesforce can see firsthand how their email marketing impacts business opportunities and deals.

As a marketer focused on nurturing leads and driving conversions—as most marketers are—email marketing trumps all other communication channels for business.

4. Email has a higher ROI.

Given email’s unmatched ability to drive conversions, it makes sense that email is also the most effective marketing channel to drive ROI for your company. In fact, email marketing yields an average 3,800% return on investment for businesses and for every $1 spent on email marketing, the average return on investment is $38.

It’s clear from these statistics that email is a cost-effective channel for marketers, but why does it outperform other channels so significantly when it comes to ROI?

It comes down to delivering highly personalized and relevant messages. Unlike social networks where you send status updates to every follower regardless of their location, interests & purchase history, email allows you to be hyper-targeted with your communications.

The more data you have about your customers in an email marketing tool like Campaign Monitor—including insights pulled in from integrated systems like your CRM, customer service solution, etc—the more targeted you can be.

Campaign Monitor customer Rip Curl utilized segmentation and dynamic content to deliver the right message to the right person. For example, they know the gender of their subscribers and where they are located geographically, so they can ensure that females in the United States receive a promotion about bathing suits during the summer months and males in Australia receive an email about wetsuits during the winter months.

This use of segmentation and dynamic content helps to ensure the content they send is relevant to every individual recipient and that relevance drives people to click-through, make purchases – and increase the ROI of their email marketing campaigns.

5. Email is the preferred communication channel.

For many, social networks are a personal form of communication used to keep up to date with friends & family. When people log in to their social media accounts, they’re there to see photos and updates from people they know and care about.

Email, on the contrary, is a much more professional medium and people expect to receive information about products and services through that channel.

In fact, studies show 72% people prefer to receive promotional content through email, compared to 17% who prefer social media.

6. Email is an open platform.

Over the past few years, many brands have invested millions of dollars into buying large social followings in order to be able to communicate and engage with an audience.

But while businesses are investing in various social media platforms, Facebook has frequently updated its algorithm to reduce the amount of followers who will see a brand’s post, unless those posts are paid advertisements.

This practice has become so prevalent that 98% of brand followers will never see the posts in their News Feeds. Twitter seems to be moving in a similar direction with the announcement it will introduce an algorithm-controlled feed as well.

The issue with channels like Facebook and Twitter is they’re owned and controlled by third parties which means marketers are at the mercy of changes the platforms make to their platform.

Meanwhile, email isn’t owned or controlled by any one particular entity. It’s an open communication platform and there are a multitude of services that provide access to send and receive email.

The diverse array of companies involved in email marketing ensures that no one party can make changes that would have a widespread effect, and unlike Facebook or Twitter, if you invest the time and money into building and cultivating a great email list, your subscriber list will be an asset you own. Thus you’ll be able to leverage your list without the threat of someone limiting its effectiveness.

7. Email will be around forever.

Remember MySpace? What?

The once-hot site was the largest social networking site in the world between 2005 and 2008, and in June 2006 surpassed Google as the most visited website in the United States. Yet where is MySpace now? All those users eventually moved on to other social networks, and the site is now the 1,500th most popular website in the United States.

Imagine investing significant amounts of time and money to build an audience on a platform only to find it a ghost town just a year or two later. The impact on your ability to reach and engage potential customers would be catastrophic.

On the other hand, email has a long history of stability. The first promotional email campaign was sent in 1978 to a total of 400 people and email has been growing consistently since.

Interestingly, the email space itself has evolved from a time where you needed a developer to build an email to today, where tools like Campaign Monitor empower the modern marketer to create and send beautiful branded emails with ease. This shift has put the power of business email into the hands of more people.

Building your email list, unlike building a social media following, is a stable long-term investment that will pay off for many years to come.

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The digital world means digital marketing it includes blogging, e-mail marketing, and much more this is the future of marketing with help of these we can achive oue goal easily. there is a big different between traditional marketing and digital marketing and this change makes a big difference and with the help of digital marketing we can save money,time and reach out n number of people which traditional marketing cannot make and as a career in digital marketing as many opportunities and earn good it is good source of income

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Digital marketing encompasses all marketing efforts that use an electronic device or the internet. Businesses leverage digital channels such as search engines, social media, email, and other websites to connect with current and prospective customers and it’s cost effective but without power and internet you cannot do digital marketing

Digital Marketing Assets

Almost anything can be a digital marketing asset. It simply needs to be a marketing tool you use online. That being said, many people don’t realize how many digital marketing assets they have at their disposal. Here are just a few examples:

  • Your website
  • Branded assets (logos, icons, acronyms, etc)
  • Video content (video ads, product demos, etc)
  • Images (infographics, product shots, company photos, etc)
  • Written content (blog posts, eBooks, product descriptions, testimonials, etc)
  • Online products or tools (SaaS, calculators, interactive content, etc)
  • Reviews
  • Social media pages

As you can probably imagine, this list just scratches the surface. Most digital marketing assets will fall into one of these categories, but clever marketers are constantly coming up with new ways to reach customers online, so the list keeps growing!

Digital Marketing Strategies

The list of digital marketing strategies is also constantly evolving, but here are some of the strategies most businesses are using:

Pay-Per-Click Advertising

Pay-per-click (PPC) advertising is actually a broad term that covers any type of digital marketing where you pay for every user who clicks on an ad. For example, Google AdWords is a form of PPC advertising called “paid search advertising” (which we’ll go over in a second). Facebook Ads are another form of PPC advertising called “paid social media advertising” (again, we’ll get into that shortly).

Paid Search Advertising

Google, Bing and Yahoo all allow you to run text ads on their Search Engine Results Pages (SERPs). Paid search advertising is one of the best ways to target potential customers who are actively searching for a product or service like yours.

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

If you don’t want to pay to show up in the SERPs, you can also use search engine optimization (SEO) to try and rank pages or blog posts on your site organically. You don’t have to pay directly for every click, but getting a page to rank usually takes quite a bit of time and effort (for a more in-depth comparison of paid search and SEO, check out this article).

Paid Social Media Advertising

Most social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Snapchat will allow you to run ads on their site. Paid social media advertising is great for building awareness with audiences that might not be aware that your business, product or service exists.

Social Media Marketing

Like SEO, social media marketing is the free, organic way to use social media platforms like Facebook or Twitter to market your business. And, just like SEO, organically marketing your business on social media takes a lot more time and effort, but in the long run, it can deliver much cheaper results.

Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO)

Conversion rate optimization (CRO) is the art and science of improving your online user experience. Most of the time, businesses use CRO to get more conversions (leads, chats, calls, sales, etc) out of their existing website traffic.

Content Marketing

Content marketing is another fairly broad digital marketing term. Content marketing covers any digital marketing effort that uses content assets (blog posts, infographics, eBooks, videos, etc) to build brand awareness or drive clicks, leads or sales.

Native Advertising

Ever get to the bottom of an article and see a list of suggested articles? That’s native advertising. Most native advertising falls under content marketing because it uses content to attract clicks (“you’ll never believe what happens next!”). Often, native advertising can be a bit hard to spot, since it is usually mixed in with non-paid content recommendations…but that’s kind of the point.

Email Marketing

Email marketing is the oldest form of online marketing and it’s still going strong. Most digital marketers use email marketing to advertise special deals, highlight content (often as part of content marketing) or promote an event.

Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate marketing is essentially paying someone else (a person or a business) to promote your products and services on their website.

As you can see from the list above, there are a lot of different ways to market your business online, which is why many businesses either hire an agency to manage their digital marketing efforts or pay for an in-house marketing team and marketing automation software to cover their marketing needs (for an in-depth comparison of these options, check out this article).

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