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Core Strength – 3 Exercises You Must Follow!

By Dr Ranjana Arora , Physiotherapy Core strength is an area that people often tend to neglect; the core is a very important part of the body that is involved in almost every activity that you do. Some often confuse the core with abdominal training, so an understanding of the…

How the Internet Can Afflict Your (Mental) Health?

By Dr. Hema Karthik , Psychology Health anxiety is a form of anxiety disorder, which falls under the obsessive compulsive disorder group. People with health anxiety are likely to be worrying about health all the time and suffer from the anxiety of falling sick. This in return causes great mental stress –…

Heart Bypass v/s Stenting – Which Is Better?

By Dr. Maxcure Hospitals , Cardiology Quite often you hear or may have heard that someone in your family, professional or social circle has had an heart attack or blockage and has been advised either bypass or stenting. From here begins a state of confusion, doubt, dilemma and the questions that both…

Lifestyle Tips to Help Control Your Diabetes

By Dr Pravin Patel Vijay Patel , General Physician Diabetes is a disease resulting in increased glucose content in the blood stream. It is a metabolic disorder that leads to various symptoms such as frequent urination, thirst and increased hunger. It is either caused by reduced sensitivity of the body…

Hypothyroidism – Ayurvedic Remedies For It!

By Dr Ashwini Vivek Mulye , Ayurveda Hypothyroidism is the most common thyroid disorder occurring when the thyroid becomes damaged or inflamed, making it unable to produce enough of the hormone thyroxine. Hypothyroidism is more common in the elderly and mostly common in women than men. The chances of developing…

5 Nutrition Myths You Should Stop Believing

By Dt Suraksha Shetty Shah , Dietician/Nutritionist When it comes to something like nutrition, it’s very necessary to distinguish between myths and facts. Unfortunately, there are many misconceptions about nutrition, which are so well circulated and popular that they have acquired the status of facts. Following these lies can not…

Type-2 Diabetes and Exercise – How Exercise Can Help You Control Diabetes?

By Dr. Arunesh Dutt Upadhyay , General Physician Regular exercise is highly recommended if you are suffering from type 2 diabetes. In addition to taking medications, exercises help in regulating your blood sugar levels. Besides, staying active and fit help you in maintaining your weight levels; thereby keeping a check on diabetes. Running: Running…

High Cholesterol – Know Its Symptoms!

By Dr Kewal Krishan , Cardiology Cholesterol is a waxy substance that is naturally produced by the liver and is usually contained in the fats of the blood. Although cholesterol is essential for the synthesis of vitamin D, cell membranes and certain hormones, yet increased cholesterol count can heighten chances…

Summer Skincare Tips To Follow This Season

      By Dr. Shruti Jadhav-devershi , Dermatology Every woman wishes to have a healthy and glowing skin. It is very difficult to manage your skin particularly when it is summer. During summer, you get exposed to sun tan, sun burn, marks, dry skin and dehydration leading to pimples and blemishes.…

Fibromyalgia – Know All About It!

By Dr Akhlaq Ahmed , Orthopaedics The word ‘Fibromyalgia’ has been taken from the new Latin word fibro meaning ‘fibrous tissues’ and Greek words myos meaning ‘Muscle’ and algos meaning ‘Pain’. It’s an unremitting disorder wherein the patient suffers from aches in fibrous tissues such as tendons, muscles and ligaments.…