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Here’s how you can deal with acidity during summer

It is important to stay ready to face this common summer health issue. Before thinking of medications, understand that there are natural ways to prevent stomach acidity during summer. Let’s first see what causes acidity: Cigarette smoking Alcohol Excessive intake of oily foods Large meal gaps Excess intake of tea or coffee Overeating Being overweight […]

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Brother-sister duo tours Maharashtra to create awareness about blood donation

  Metro cities like Mumbai, Pune face the shortage of blood during summers as many people travel outside the city for vacations. In order to motivate people to donate blood, a brother-sister duo from Pune are on a Maharashtra tour to create awareness among people. Snehal and Manesh started their journey on May 02 and […]

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Know about summer health problems and prevention

While summer is quite harsh in most parts of our country, it is a season that many rejoice as it brings along freedom from exams, long holidays, and mangoes! It is also a time when people avoid staying indoors, especially, during evening-time, to beat the sweltering heat. However, we should be aware that summer activities […]

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Hottest summer in Pune leads to a rise in gastro cases

This year, Pune is witnessing its hottest summer. With a continuous rise in temperature, the hospitals are full as gastroenteritis-related cases are on the rise. Gastroenteritis is inflammation of the stomach and intestines, caused by bacterial toxins or viral infection. Doctors are seeing many patients with vomiting and diarrhoea-related ailments. Dr Abhijit Lodha, a Physician […]

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Health tips for pregnant women to cope with summer heat

Common problems faced by pregnant women in summer: Low blood pressure Dehydration Urinary tract infections Sunstroke Prickly heat Fever/cold Precautions to be taken: Stay hydrated, drink plenty of water Don’t step outside during the peak hours of the day (11 am to 4 pm), when the sun light is harsh Eat fruits containing high water […]

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Guidelines to beat heat exhaustion, sunburn

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) recently issued a heat wave warning in north Maharashtra, and the maximum temperature reached closer to 41 degrees Celsius, Mumbaikar’s must be equipped to tackle the scorching heat. While most people prefer to stay indoors when the sun is at the top, many are forced to step outside for various […]

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Five roadside food items you must avoid during summer

Five roadside food items you must avoid during summer

While the summer is getting warmer day by day, people are getting more lethargic, and thus, some people avoid preparing food at home and tend to eat more outside food. That might not only affect the body but could also cause other health related problems in the long run. Therefore, managing summer heat does not […]

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What to do during a heatstroke and how to prevent it

What is a heatstroke? A heatstroke is a result of prolonged exposure to extremely high temperatures, and is earmarked as a medical emergency. Usually combined with dehydration, this ultimately leads to a failure of the body’s temperature control system. The core body temperature stretches farther than 40 degrees Celsius, which is a hallmark symptom of […]

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