Ready to Get Back in Shape?

Ready to Get Back in Shape?

  Ready to Get Back in Shape?   Another season of festivities has just passed by and most people find it hard to resist the sweets and delicacies that festivals bring with them. Festivals and bingeing on sweets and other foods often throw our fitness routine off track causing most people to worry about their […]

What is Polypharmacy?

What is Polypharmacy?

  What is Polypharmacy?   Polypharmacy is the intake of multiple drugs concurrently to manage coexisting health problems.   Who are at risk of Polypharmacy?   Patients having multiple health disorders are at risk of Polypharmacy ex. elderly, cancer patients, immunocompromised patients and so on. Of these elderly individuals are at increased risk because of […]

Women’s Health Check-Ups – Why are they important?

Women’s Health Check-Ups – Why are they important?

  Women’s Health Check-Ups – Why are they important?   Women experience unique health issues such as  menstrual irregularities, pregnancy – related complications, infertility, endometriosis, poly cystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), osteoporosis, menopause and various cancers such as breast cancer, cervical cancer, vaginal and uterine cancer. Early diagnosis and treatment is vital to most of these […]

Laughter Therapy!

Laughter Therapy!

    Laughter Therapy!   It is often said that laughter is the best medicine, and it is true. Laughter is a priceless medicine, available free of cost and easy to implement with numerous health benefits.   #ActivTips – Studies show that laughter is shown to change perspective, improve mental functioning, improve self-esteem and restore […]

WHAT IS KNEE REPLACEMENT SURGERY?

WHAT IS KNEE REPLACEMENT SURGERY?

  What Is Knee Replacement Surgery?   Knee replacement  surgery is also called Knee Arthroplasty. It is a type of surgery done to resurface a knee which has been damaged due to  severe arthritis  or severe injury. Metal and plastic parts are used to cap the end of the bones that forms the knee joint […]

The Importance of Salads for Weight Loss!

The Importance of Salads for Weight Loss!

  The Importance of Salads for Weight Loss!   Fruit and Vegetable Salads are a healthy addition to our diet and are highly recommended for weight loss. Nowadays, people often run out of time to prepare healthy food. For such people, salads are good nutritious alternatives, as they take hardly any time to make and […]

Stress Busters

Stress Busters

  Stress Busters   Stress is body’s way of responding to any kind of demand or threat. A large majority of adults experience Stress on a daily basis and this is not just limited to working professionals but is also experienced by students.   Quick Facts:   According to the WHO, Stress and Depression is […]

DIABETIC FOOT CARE

DIABETIC FOOT CARE

  Why is Diabetic Foot Care important?     People with Diabetes often suffer from a condition called Diabetic Neuropathy and other associated problems such as nerve damage, issues with blood circulation, infections, etc.   Decreased blood supply to the lower limb and nerve damage are the main causes of foot problems such as injuries, […]

What is Low Testosterone?

What is Low Testosterone?

  What is Low Testosterone?   Testosterone is a hormone produced in the human body to regulate an individual’s sexual drive. Although it is commonly known as the ‘male hormone’, testosterone is found in both males and females.   What happens when Testosterone levels are low?   Low testosterone is also called “hypogonadism” and is […]

Tips for a Healthy Mind

Tips for a Healthy Mind

    Mental Health is as equally important as Physical Health. Just like proper care is required to maintain a body free from diseases and physically fit; similar dedication and focus should also be given for a healthy mind.   A few tips to help you get started include:   Sleep – a good night’s […]