Here’s how you can deal with acidity during summer

Acidity or acid reflux, is a common problem caused by excessive acids being present in the stomach. In summer, the chance for acidity is more, when food habits and routine face some changes. Some of the common symptoms of acidity include stomach bloating, vomiting sensation, frequent blood stools and frequent burping

Here’s how you can deal with acidity during summerIt 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 […]

Pune witnesses a rise in cases of viral fever with the onset of summer  

A combination of wide temperature swings and the onset of summer has led to an increase of viral bronchitis infection and viral fever related cases in Pune

Pune witnesses a rise in cases of viral fever with the onset of summer  While the temperature in Pune has been fluctuating from intense cold to unrelenting heat, doctors have been witnessing a rise in cases of viral fever across the city. Doctors stated that people need to take precautionary measures in order to avoid health issues which are brought on due to the onset of summer. They said […]

Beat the heat with these healthy summer drinks

During the summer, it’s especially important to stay hydrated for optimal health and beauty. Your body will crave more fluids as you are naturally perspiring more. Experts tell you how to cool down with these healthy sippers

Beat the heat with these healthy summer drinksHot summer days call for refreshing drinks. Whip up these family- and figure-friendly summer beverages for a sweet way to cool down.  As per the experts, the below mentioned drinks will cool down your system, help you stay hydrated and beat the heat. Summer’s the perfect time to modify your diet. Since, one can encounter health […]

Blood donation: Mumbai facing blood shortage

Yet again Mumbai is facing a severe shortage of blood as Mumbaikars go for vacations. Due to blood shortage, patient’s relatives are forced to travel from one blood bank to other. Considering this, the State Blood Transfusion Council (SBTC) has issued notices to the NGOs and hospitals to organise blood donation camps

Blood donation: Mumbai facing blood shortageThe country’s financial capital Mumbai is facing a severe shortage of blood. JJ Mahanagar Blood Bank is facing a shortfall of A+ positive and A-negative blood groups. Due to the shortage, patients’ relatives are forced to travel from one blood bank to other to get the blood. Every year, in summer, Mumbaikars go for vacations, […]

Nagpur: Weatherman issues warning, as severe heat wave to grip Vidarbha

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an intense heat wave warning for the next three days especially for the Vidarbha region in Maharashtra. The weatherman has predicted that the temperature in the few districts of Vidarbha, Maharashtra, would likely to be more than 45-degree Celsius

Nagpur: Weatherman issues warning, as severe heat wave to grip VidarbhaThe next three days are going to be very crucial for the people living in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra as the mercury is set to rise. The weatherman has issued an intense heat wave warning for all the ten districts of Vidarbha. On Friday, Chandrapur has recorded temperature more than 47.6 degree Celsius. The Nagpur […]

Mumbai: FDA’s search for blue ice ends in futility

Maharashtra's Food and Drug Department (FDA) is nowadays searching for the blue ice. You will find this amusing. And one will think why the FDA officers are searching for it? They have searched the length and breadth on Mumbai, but their efforts have not yielded any results. Every time the FDA officers go out for a search, they return empty-handed

Mumbai: FDA’s search for blue ice ends in futilityIn order to curb the use of contaminated ice for which is used for edible purposes, the Maharashtra government decided to split the ice used into edible and non-edible categories. It’s been three months that the order has passed, but the FDA is yet to come across the blue colour ice. But, now the question […]

Five roadside food items you must avoid during summer

Managing summer heat does not just mean what to eat but also what not to eat, which is equally important for one to know. To take care of yourself and prevent your body from being affected from various health problems, one must avoid consuming the following roadside food items during the summer

Five roadside food items you must avoid during summerWhile 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 […]

Maharashtra: Heat wave grips Vidharbha, Chandrapur sizzles at 46.8 degrees Celsius

Maharashtra is reeling under a severe heat wave. The Vidharbha region has already crossed the 45.6 degree Celsius mark. Brahmapuri in Chandrapur district has recorded the highest temperature 46.8 degrees as of Monday evening

Maharashtra: Heat wave grips Vidharbha, Chandrapur sizzles at 46.8 degrees CelsiusAs the mercury is soars at 45 degrees Celsius, Vidharbha and Marathwada region of Maharashtra, are battling with the severe heat wave conditions. Chandrapur district has already touched 46 degrees, with Bhahmapuri reaching the top of the list in Maharashtra recorded temperature around 46.8-degree Celsius. Temperatures across Vidharbha region Chandrapur – 46 degrees Celsius Bhamhapuri […]

What to do during a heatstroke and how to prevent it

With the hottest season of the year in progress, Mumbaikar’s are bracing themselves to deal with the extremities that summer brings. Although, it’s a great time for a range of activities, like sports, vacation time etc., summer brings along several health problems. Number one on that list is the probability of experiencing a ‘heatstroke’

What to do during a heatstroke and how to prevent itWhat 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 […]

What causes nosebleeds during summer and how to prevent them

Nosebleeds are caused by a small blood vessel rupturing. There are two main types of nose bleed, upper and lower septum nosebleeds. In children, many doctors feel that nasal drying is a common cause of nose bleeds. Although the sudden trickle of blood may make an individual get panicky, nosebleeds are hardly a serious cause of concern

What causes nosebleeds during summer and how to prevent themThe medical term for a nosebleed is epistaxis. Because of the position of the nose – right in the middle of the face – and its high density of blood vessels, most of us will have had at least one nosebleed at some time during our lives. Although seldom a cause for alarm, nosebleeds can […]