Immunity boosting nutrients which you should include in your kid’s diet

The right nutrition in early years of life, starting from birth, is crucial in building a strong immune system of your child; and parents play a pivotal role in laying this foundation. A well-balanced nutritious diet can strengthen your children’s immune system resulting in fewer episodes of runny noses, colds and gastrointestinal symptoms

Immunity boosting nutrients which you should include in your kid’s dietA balance mix of all major nutrients along with essential vitamins and minerals, can keep your child’s immune system strong. Good nutrition helps in early recovery, more efficiently and leading to less complications. When children get exposed to viruses or pathogens, someone with a weakened immune system is more vulnerable to catch infection than one […]

Explained: Bulimia, its symptoms and how to overcome it

If you have bulimia, you're probably preoccupied with your weight and body shape. You may judge yourself severely and harshly for your self-perceived flaws. Because it's related to self-image, and not just about food bulimia can be hard to overcome. But effective treatment can help you feel better about yourself, adopt healthier eating patterns and reverse serious complications

Explained: Bulimia, its symptoms and how to overcome itWhat is bulimia nervosa? Bulimia nervosa, commonly called bulimia, is a serious, potentially life-threatening eating disorder. People with bulimia may secretly binge-eating large amounts of food with a loss of control over the eating and then purge (forcefully vomit), trying to get rid of the extra calories in an unhealthy way. To get rid of […]

Here are 10 body care products that are harming your skin and body

Looks have been over emphasised and the demand for products to enhance these looks have increased over time. However, every story doesn’t have a happy ending; overuse and obsession of these products can be harmful to the skin

Here are 10 body care products that are harming your skin and bodyIn today’s day and age, beauty and perfection is being striven for like never before. Influenced by beauty influencers and photo shopped magazines, the trend is to be ‘flawless.’ The types of products being used extensively are as follows, here are their effects: Nylon brush, pufa, kathya or pumice stone is often use by people […]

Excess water consumption can lead to brain dysfunction

Sodium levels can become dangerously low if your body can't process all of the fluids you take in. This can lead to a condition called hyponatraemia or water intoxication. Headaches, vomiting, confusion, seizures and even death can result from hyponatraemia

Excess water consumption can lead to brain dysfunctionFrom centuries, we’ve been taught about water and its benefits along with the role it plays in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. However, many people are unaware of the fact that pushing yourself over a certain limit can damage the human body. The idea behind having a low intake of salt and over intake of water […]

Why tracking your heart health while gymming matters

Understanding how to track your heart health while you work-out is important, as strenuous exercising can substantially increase short-term risks to the heart

Why tracking your heart health while gymming mattersLike every year, 2018 has seen an increase in gym-goers, as the new lifestyle trend is to flaunt a fit and lean body. To achieve the envisioned goal, people are willing to push themselves to the ultimate limit. With unfamiliarity about how the body adapts to these changes, many a times people are faced with […]

Mumbai: JJ hospital resident doctors go on indefinite strike after two colleagues assaulted

400 resident doctors attached to the state-run Sir JJ Group of Hospitals in Maharashtra, have called an indefinite strike after two go their colleagues were assaulted by angry relatives of a patient. The resident doctors staged a protest in the premisses of JJ Hospital on Saturday afternoon

Mumbai: JJ hospital resident doctors go on indefinite strike after two colleagues assaulted  400 resident doctors of the Maharashtra’s state-run Sir JJ Group of Hospitals went on indefinite strike from Saturday, May 19. The resident doctors have staged a protest inside the premises of JJ Hospital on today afternoon  The Nurses Federation have also lent their support to the strike called on by the doctors. The nurses […]

Mumbai: Four accused arrested in doctors’ assault case

The accused are arrested under the Assault on Medicare Act and various sections of the IPC, including rioting sections

Mumbai: Four accused arrested in doctors’ assault caseTwo junior resident doctors attached to state-run Sir JJ hospital were attacked by angry relatives on Saturday. Taking a swift action, the Mumbai Police have arrested four accused in this case  The accused have been booked under various sections  of the IPC section as well as Medicare Act While speaking to My Medical Mantra, DCP Zone-1 […]

Does the male partner share equal responsibility for infertility?

Infertility is the inability of a couple to have a child, despite having unprotected sexual intercourse for more than one year. Of the many causes leading to infertility, the male partner is responsible in about one-third of cases

Does the male partner share equal responsibility for infertility?Male infertility can be the result of either insufficient or absent production of sperms or blockage in the transport of the sperms/semen. Hormonal abnormalities are known to decrease sperm production. These can occur due to abnormalities in the thyroid, the pituitary, or local defects in the testes, failing to recognise the hormones, and thus, not […]

Follow this diet to get rid of ‘fatty liver’

Swati Bhushan, Chief Clinical Nutritionist, Hiranandani Hospital, Vashi, shares how one can get rid of fatty liver by following a few simple steps

Follow this diet to get rid of ‘fatty liver’We often munch on unhealthy food not realising that that food overtaxes our liver and potentially result in a condition called ‘Fatty Liver.’ Here are some dietary measures that would help prevent and treat our damaged liver, thus, making it work at its optimum level. Cut down on food toxins Reduce the intake of food […]

Pump up: 5 healthy heart tips

Lack of exercise, a poor diet and other unhealthy habits can take their toll over the years. Dr Nihar Mehta, consultant cardiologist at Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai, gives 5 simple steps to look after your heart

Pump up: 5 healthy heart tipsIndia has rapidly become the capital of metabolic diseases over the globe.This term encompasses a combination of ‘high’ – body weight, blood pressure, blood sugars and blood cholesterol, a disease of excess. These metabolic diseases lead to heart diseases like heart attacks, heart failure and fluctuations in heart rate (arrhythmia), said Dr Nihar Mehta, consultant […]
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