Know how occupational stress is taking a toll on employees

Stress is a universal and common challenge to organisation and employee productivity, it is the reality of modern-day workplace. High levels of occupational stress have been linked to an increased risk of physical injuries, cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, depression and increases in negative personal behaviours such as anger, anxiety and irritability

Know how occupational stress is taking a toll on employeesStress is an inevitable part of work-life and without enough eu-stress (minimal amount of stress to perform), we all can’t function well, while on other hand, de-stress is experienced when the job demands exceeds the capacity of employees. Rapid industrialisation has taken a toll on everyone’s well-being. Job insecurity, mismanagement and law-based policies which don’t […]

#WorldTraumaDay: Importance of emergency care post an accident

Dr Shweta Manohar, Head of Emergency and Trauma, Hiranandani Hospital, Vashi, explains why it is crucial to undergo a medical check-up post-accident

#WorldTraumaDay: Importance of emergency care post an accidentEvery year January 11 to 17, ‘Road Safety Week’ is observed, and it focuses on interventions made year-on-year to bring down road traffic accidents. The theme for this year is ‘Sadak Suraksha , Jeevan Raksha’. Generally, the first observation following a road traffic accident (RTA), especially, a -impact one, is that the motorists and pedestrians, […]

#WorldSpineDay: Here’s what you need to know about the condition

Spinal cord injury refers to damage to the spinal cord resulting from trauma, or disease, or degeneration. The symptoms depend on the severity of the injury and may include partial or complete loss of sensory function or motor control of arms, legs, or body

#WorldSpineDay: Here’s what you need to know about the conditionThe term spinal cord injury refers to damage to the spinal cord resulting from trauma (car crash or accident), or disease or degeneration (like cancer). There is no reliable estimate of global prevalence, but the estimated annual global incidence is 40 to 80 cases per million population. Up to 90% of these cases are due […]

Effective ways to help you beat the October heat

Although there’s nothing much we can do to save ourselves from the scorching heat, here are a few ways you can try to cheat this sultry weather

Effective ways to help you beat the October heatSeems like monsoon has withdrawn from the country and October heat is here torment us. Mercury levels have taken an upward path since the past two days and it might get even hotter in the days to come. Few things to take care of while stepping out in the heat Extreme heat events can trigger […]

#WorldArthritisDay: Debunking the myths associated with the condition

Arthritis is very common; however it is often not understood well. Actually, Arthritis isn’t one disease; it's a casual means of bearing on a joint pain or joint disease

#WorldArthritisDay: Debunking the myths associated with the conditionThere are over one hundred differing kinds of inflammatory diseases and conditions connected to it. Individuals of all ages, sexes and races will and do suffer from inflammatory disease. It’s most distinctive amongst women, and happens more often depending on the age of the individual. On the occasion of World Arthritis Day which is observed […]

#MentalHealthDay: Here’s how parents can help prevent suicide in children

There are times when kids show clear signs of depression, but parents tend to ignore them or pass them off as usual mood swings. If there is a doubt that your child is being highly temperamental or suicidal, parents should immediately seek help from counsellors at school or a mental health expert

#MentalHealthDay: Here’s how parents can help prevent suicide in childrenIn recent times, due to the influence of technology, kids have become aloof and do not share much with their parents. It is at this time that the parents need to be cautious to identify signs that might lead to self-harm or worse, suicide. There are times when kids show clear signs of depression, but […]

#BreastCancer can affect men too, here’s what you need to know

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an international campaign aimed at increasing awareness of the second most common cancer in women, with the goal of someday stopping it. Being extremely rare, male breast cancer is not among the discussion points in our lives. In many cases, the disease being undetected leads to its spreading to the lymph nodes or other areas. It develops in the small amount of breast tissue men have behind their nipples. The most common symptom is a hard, painless lump in one of the breasts

#BreastCancer can affect men too, here’s what you need to knowBreast cancer, as we all know it, is usually assumed to be a worry only for women. It is true, however, men are also at risk but do not even know it. Male breast cancer is very rare and accounts for only 1% of all breast cancer cases. Despite the rare occurrence of breast cancer […]

All you need to know about varicose veins

Varicose veins is a common problem affecting the general population throughout the world. In India, it is estimated that around 25-30% of females and 10-15% of males suffer from it. However, a majority of patients with varicose veins are unaware of it and the complications it can invite

All you need to know about varicose veinsVaricose veins can develop when small valves in the veins become weak. These valves usually stop blood flowing backwards through the veins, and when they are damaged blood can pool in the veins What are the those bulgy/blue veins on your legs? Varicose Veins are twisted and bulgy veins that protrude on the surface of […]

Know about rehabilitative care for breast cancer survivors

Dr Anil Heroor, Head-Surgical Oncology, Fortis Hospital, Mulund, and Dr Fabian Almeida, Consultant Psychiatrist, Fortis Hospital, Kalyan, share how breast cancer takes a toll on the patients and how to overcome them

Know about rehabilitative care for breast cancer survivorsBreast cancer is one of the most mentally and physically exhausting diseases some women endure. The post-treatment phase is one where the body goes through physical changes, resulting in weakening of body muscles and a decrease in bone strength. When it comes to the mental wellbeing, no one can anticipate the struggle this disease brings […]

The role of rehabs and support groups in aiding youths with #mentalhealth issues

Getting help from rehabs makes sure that someone is constantly evaluating the patient to make sure all his or her needs are met in a supportive atmosphere. This is done to take proper steps for each person to get them on the right path to recovery

The role of rehabs and support groups in aiding youths with #mentalhealth issuesApproximately 1 of every 5 individuals suffer from one or the other mental illnesses. Amongst the youth in particular, depression, anxiety and stress is common. One needs to understand that whatever the concern is, they need to speak to someone close or to a psychiatrist or a support group in order to get appropriate help […]
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