Here’s how to identify and treat exercise addiction

Exercise addiction usually starts with a desire for physical fitness. An eating disorder, such as anorexia nervosa or bulimia, may lead to an unhealthy obsession with exercise. A body dysmorphic disorder, or body image disorder, may also cause exercise addiction

Here’s how to identify and treat exercise addictionAddiction to ‘drugs’ (or substances; a better scientific term) are known since ages. Not much surprisingly, certain behaviours can be addictive too, though the attention over them is a recent development. The increased usage of smartphones, the Internet, and online gaming is a real cause of concern by the end of 2017. And to add […]

How work stress impacts your health

Work pressure or stress is emerging as one of the main reasons for the increasing incidence of type 2 diabetes, says Dr Roshani Gadge, a diabetologist, consultant, Gadge Diabetes Centre, Mumbai

How work stress impacts your healthWe live in a stressful society which always puts us under pressure. We often compete against each other, and most of us want to climb the corporate ladder fast. What this leads to is stress and the feeling of being burnt out. In fact, it has become such a common complaint that it is no […]

40% students in NCR region obese, says study

The study suggest that out of a range of factors leading to obesity overeating (72%) followed by genetic reasons (40%) and unmonitored food habits (33.5%) are the leading factors of weight gain. Emotional eating and binge eating are becoming very common among children

40% students in NCR region obese, says studyA survey by Max Healthcare, conducted in Delhi NCR, revealed an appalling result. It concluded that at least 40% of children, teens and adolescents in the region are overweight or obese. The survey also delves into the insights from about 1,000 parents of overweight and obese children and adolescents, which revealed that 84% girls and […]