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Breast Health - the dire need for awareness
28 Dec 2018
Breast Health - the dire need for awareness
Breast lumps, cysts, mastitis or pain can occur at various stages. Not all of this may be abnormal but staying acutely aware and seeking timely medical help are vital. 1 in 22 women in India are at risk of developing breast cancer. Current mortality rate is almost 50%.
 
Understanding Sepsis
21 Dec 2018
Understanding Sepsis
Not every infection leads to sepsis, but it is critical to stay aware about it. Severe infections, with general conditions of low immunity, can often trigger sepsis. With early diagnosis and proper treatment, it is possible to recover from the condition effectively. Therefore, immediate medical help must be sought for any signs of development of these symptoms, particularly after a surgery, injury, illness or infection.
 
Colour Blindness
09 Feb 2018
Colour Blindness
Living with colour blindness or colour vision deficiency can be a constant struggle. It is vital to watch out for the first signs and take supportive measures under the guidance of an ophthalmologist.
 
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
02 Feb 2018
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) can cause significant discomfort, and impact the normal lifestyle. The key to treating IBS lies in detecting and eliminating the triggers that are responsible for its onset.
 
A Simple Guide to Managing Liver Cirrhosis
12 Jan 2018
A Simple Guide to Managing Liver Cirrhosis
Diseases like Hepatitis and lifestyle issues like chronic alcoholism are the primary causes for Liver Cirrhosis. The scarring of liver tissue is irreversible, but an early detection, and treatment can significantly help in controlling the condition.
 
Managing Osteoporosis
03 Jan 2018
Managing Osteoporosis
Recognised as a major global health problem by the WHO, Osteoporosis is very common in developing countries like India. Know the factors that cause fragile bones, and the possible ways to manage Osteoporosis better.
 
Urinary Incontinence - Don't shy away from getting treated
24 Nov 2017
Urinary Incontinence - Don't shy away from getting treated
Urinary Incontinence often becomes emotionally stressful. It gets precipitated and aggravated by a combination of factors like – age, constipation, pregnancy, etc. Learn more about urinary incontinence, and possible ways to manage it better.
 
Managing Thyroid
20 Nov 2017
Managing Thyroid
An imbalance in production of hormones by Thyroid gland can cause multiple complications, some of them severely limiting. Understanding symptoms is the first step towards diagnosis and treatment.
 
Dealing with muscle aches after physical exercises
06 Nov 2017
Dealing with muscle aches after physical exercises
Muscle soreness and stiffness often become a precipitating cause for ‘beginners’ to give up on a newly acquired exercise schedule. And these muscle pains can severely limit us even in going through our routine day-to-day chores. Knowing how to avoid muscle pains, and how to manage them if you get them is vital.
 
Managing Dementia
01 Nov 2017
Managing Dementia
Dementia leads to a general decline in one’s mental abilities, resulting in symptoms like – memory loss, anxiety, depression, hallucinations, and vitamin deficiencies. Read about the diagnostic tests, treatment measures (both over-the-counter drugs & non-drug approaches), and the factors that put you at a higher risk.