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Here’s how you can combat the sweltering October heat

Mumbaikars 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 […]

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Mumbai witnesses rise in skin infections due to October heat

My Medical Mantra spoke to Dr Sharmila Patil, a Consultant Dermatologist, Fortis Hospital Mulund to know how the health of the people is being affected due to the sharp rise in temperature. Dr R.B. Chavan from Miraj Hospital explained that due to heat and humidity, young children are more prone to prickly heat. Also, people […]

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A heat-buster plan to tackle the sweltering October heat  

We all have noticed the remarkable change and the sudden drop in the humidity with very few rain showers to almost nil causing a steep rise in the temperature. Well, let’s welcome autumn famous for its prickly sun rays throughout the day, and breezy coolant nights with clear sky glittered with stars. If this difference […]

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October heat: Personal hygiene tips for women

October heat: Personal hygiene tips for women

The October heat is here, with maximum temperatures in Mumbai on the rise. Personal hygiene goes for a toss owing to heat and humidity. Keeping your body clean is an important. As it helps you feel good and keep you free from viruses, bacteria, allergies, infections and diseases. Dr Uday Rane, a Mumbai-based Gynaecologist said, “Urinary […]

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