Know about keto diet and whether you should opt for it

Prajakta Borse, a sports nutritionist and clinical dietician, shares whether one should or should not follow a keto diet

Know about keto diet and whether you should opt for itWith the increasing celebrity diets and several kinds of research, curiosity, and demand for ketogenic diet rank much higher. Being a nutrition expert, I insist people understand the diet before engaging in any such diet programs. Let’s see what ketosis is: It forces the body to utilise fats as an energy source, since; absence or […]

Know how your breasts change before and after pregnancy

Dr Veena Auranga Badwala, a Gynaecologist at Zen Multispecialty Hospital, Chembur, shares how essential is breastmilk for the newborn, and how women can take care of their breasts both pre and post-pregnancy

Know how your breasts change before and after pregnancyBreastfeeding is the most nutritious, natural, and least contaminated food that a new mother can provide to her newborn. It is a rich source of essential amino acids, fats, vitamins, minerals, and fluid, that is enough to sustain the newborn’s needs for the first six months of life. It provides the baby essential immunoglobulins which […]

Here’s how you can combat the sweltering October heat

Dr Paritosh Baghel, a Consultant Physician, S L Raheja Hospital, shares how the common man can tackle this scorching October heat

Here’s how you can combat the sweltering October heatMumbaikars are currently experiencing the wrath of ‘October heat’ as rising temperatures have turned the city into a furnace. According to weather forecast agencies, the temperature is expected to remain high during the week. With the rising temperatures and poor air quality, there is an increased risk of infections, reducing stamina, dehydration, and bevy of […]

Why heart disease is not easily diagnosed in women

A survey conducted in India by a team of cardiologists reported that there has been a steady increase in heart disease (close to 16-20%) among women since 2009, especially among those in the reproductive age group.

Why heart disease is not easily diagnosed in womenWomen, especially home-makers, quite often tend to ignore health issues. Moreover, traditionally, rates of diagnosis of health conditions among women have been reported to be lower than in men due to variety of factors. Talking about heart disease, a staggering number of deaths in women occur due to various cardiac conditions, more even than breast […]

Try these simple steps for a healthy back

This World Spine Day (October 16), Dr Garima Anandani, Senior Spine Specialist and Clinical Director, QI Spine Clinic, shares a few simple ways to improve your posture at work for a healthy back

Try these simple steps for a healthy backLong working hours with increasing pressure to meet the deadlines describe the day of working professionals these days. An unhealthy lifestyle, disturbed routine, and wrong postures can lead to spine-related issues. Good posture results when your body muscles and joints are balanced and supported properly, you will be able to do everyday activities efficiently. It […]

How to deal with the side-effects of flying 

Dr Dillon D’souza , Consultant ENT and Head and Neck surgeon , attached to Jaslok hospital , Breach Candy hospital and Desa’s hospital

How to deal with the side-effects of flying Dreading your next trip because you are one of the hundreds of fliers who suffer from pain in the ears the minute your flight takes off? Ear problems are surprisingly common among travellers on airplanes. While sometimes, they can be mildly annoying, at other times, there can be more serious effects, including acute pain in […]

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 […]

Obesity and aesthetics: Risk factors of being overweight

Dr Sharad Sharma, a Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgeon, Hiranandani Hospital, Vashi, shares the various risks of being overweight and how to identify the signs of obesity

Obesity and aesthetics: Risk factors of being overweightIn observance of World Obesity Day on October 11, it is crucial to understand the rising cause of obesity, and how important it is to get oneself checked in time to avoid increasing morbidity in the future. Obesity can be divided into three categories, i.e., overweight, obese, and morbid obesity. As the number of overweight […]

World Arthritis Day: 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

World Arthritis Day: 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 […]

Importance of emergency care and medical checkup post-accident

Dr Sanjith Saseedharan, Head of Intensive Care Unit, S L Raheja Hospital, and Dr Sandeep Patil, Chief Intensivist and Physician, Fortis Hospital, Kalyan, shares how important is the emergency care after an accident and how does it make a difference.

Importance of emergency care and medical checkup post-accidentMumbai has witnessed its fair share of casualties and in recent news, the unfortunate demise of 90’s remix singer Nitin Bali. Bali was injured after his car rammed a divider, he was taken to a hospital where he received emergency aid for facial injuries and was later discharged. However, his condition took a drastic turn, […]
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