Ideal Diet?

Ideal Diet?

  The word ‘Diet’ gets thrown about a lot when talking about health and fitness. Diet is not just important from a weight loss perspective, but is also equally vital to stay fit and healthy. Diets vary based on community, region, etc – however a few key components are common to them all; they form […]

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

      Do you feel tired all the time despite getting enough rest? Are you unable to focus on work and other activities because you feel lethargic and tired? These are symptoms of a condition known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a complicated disorder characterized by […]

Dengue Fever – Preventive Tips

Dengue Fever – Preventive Tips

DENGUE FEVER   We’ve all heard about Dengue and are fairly familiar with what causes Dengue and what steps we can take to prevent Dengue and the spread of mosquitoes.   Dengue Fever – What you need to know!   Dengue is characterized by a drastic fall in blood platelet count. Symptoms mimic any other […]

International Nurses Day

International Nurses Day

   12th May – International Nurses Day   Have you ever visited a hospital or a clinic, thanked your Doctor but forgotten about your Nurse? It is rightly said that, ‘Doctors are the brain, but Nurses are the Heart of Healthcare’. Nurses are the first to start their work in managing patients and providing quality medical […]

Alcoholism

Alcoholism

  Alcohol raises eyebrows for many. It may represent fun, joy and party for a few and anger, resentment and depression for the others.     In today’s world, alcohol consumption is mere pleasure and a matter of prestige for certain individuals – Social Drinkers!   However, for another group of people, alcohol consumption becomes […]

Why should you donate blood?

Why should you donate blood?

    Why should you donate blood?   Numerous blood banks, infinite ads about blood donation, everyone talks about donating blood but do you know why should one donate blood?   Blood is the most precious gift that one can give to another person, donating blood is donating life!   Benefits for Blood Donors:   […]

Are you Dehydrated?

Are you Dehydrated?

  Are you Dehydrated?   Dehydration is a condition wherein the body stores of water is decreased due to an excessive loss of water from the body when compared to intake. Dehydration can occur in all age groups and in all seasons, however it more commonly occurs during summer months.     What causes Dehydration? […]

WORLD ASTHMA DAY

WORLD ASTHMA DAY

  WORLD ASTHMA DAY World Asthma Day is an annual event organized to improve asthma awareness and care around the world. One of the core motives is to educate people regarding precautions, prevention and treatment of asthma. The GINA (Global Initiative for Asthma) initiated the concept of World Asthma Day in 1998.   “It is […]

High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure

  High Blood Pressure     High blood pressure has become one of the most common disease conditions in today’s day and age. Irrespective of age, family history, etc. anyone can be diagnosed with high BP. What’s surprising to see is that owing to our 21st century lifestyles, an alarming number of young individuals are diagnosed […]