Eat Healthy. Stay Healthy!

Eat Healthy. Stay Healthy!

  Eat Healthy. Stay Healthy!     Indian food, just like our country, is very diverse.   We have an adequate mix of healthy foods including grains, pulses and vegetables high in fiber and protein rich legumes but also, unhealthy foods such as deep fried pakoras, samosas, etc. which are extremely high in calories, along […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Infant Nutrition

Infant Nutrition

  Infant Nutrition   Practice  on- demand, exclusive and frequent breastfeeding until 6 months of age and continue breastfeeding until 2 years of age. Practice responsive feeding ( e.g. feed infants directly. Feed slowly and patiently, encourage them to eat but do not force the child) Practice good hygiene and proper food handling. Top Feeds […]

PREVENTIVE TIPS FOR CHIKUNGUNYA FEVER

PREVENTIVE TIPS FOR CHIKUNGUNYA FEVER

  PREVENTIVE TIPS FOR CHIKUNGUNYA FEVER   Chikungunya is a viral disease transmitted to humans through infected mosquitoes carrying the virus . It causes fever and severe joint pain. Other symptoms include muscle pain, headache, nausea, fatigue and rash.   The disease shares some clinical signs with dengue, and can be misdiagnosed in areas where […]

Chikungunya: Do you Know?

Chikungunya: Do you Know?

    Chikungunya : Do you Know?   Its a Viral Disorder Transmitted to human beings by Mosquitoes (Aedes aegypti) infected with the above virus The below symptoms appear usually between 4-7 days after being bitten by the mosquito Generally, it is a self-limiting disorder and symptoms last for 2-3 days and is rarely fatal.  The […]

Knee Pain in the Elderly

Knee Pain in the Elderly

    Knee Pain in the Elderly Many elderly individuals are troubled due to long standing knee  pain that hampers their daily life. Knee Pain can be experienced by both men  and women  of all groups. Pain may occur immediately after an injury or may occur as an extension of a chronic medical condition. Knee […]