‘I want to participate in beauty contest as well as transplant Olympics’, says Komal Godse

Komal Godse, a 26-year-old Satara resident, underwent a lung-heart transplant in May 2017, after she was diagnosed with primary pulmonary hypertension. Now, Komal is hale and hearty and says that nothing should bog you down. She counsels people who want to undergo transplants, by giving them a new hope, to lead a happy life. Further, the go-getter is also gearing up to participate in beauty contest as well as in the transplant Olympics

‘I want to participate in beauty contest as well as transplant Olympics’, says Komal GodseAfter under-going a successful simultaneous lung-heart transplant surgery, Komal Godse, who had taken the diagnosis of her health condition very positively, is back on track. Indeed, her optimistic approach towards life helped her sail through the difficult times. Komal had been experiencing symptoms associated with breathlessness on and off and loss of appetite. Owing to […]

Pneumonitis: Know how to treat it

Pneumonitis causes similar symptoms to many other lung conditions. As such, it may take several tests before a definitive diagnosis is made, as the doctor will need to rule out these other possibilities first

Pneumonitis: Know how to treat itPneumonitis is a disorder where a person has an allergic reaction in their lungs caused by certain inhaled substances. The condition is also referred to as hypersensitivity pneumonitis. The reaction they have to these substances can cause air sacs in one or both lungs to become inflamed. If untreated, the condition can cause long-term damage […]

Battling the bulge: Mumbai girl sheds 9 kgs in one-and-a-half month

Sampada Sawant, a 21-year-old BMM graduate from Ramnarain Ruia College, Mumbai, defied odds and surprised everyone with her unbelievable weight loss. One-and-a-half months ago, she weighed 94 kgs. Now, she weighs 85 kgs

Battling the bulge: Mumbai girl sheds 9 kgs in one-and-a-half month“I believe in myself and love the way I am. I feel, a person cannot be judged on the basis of his/ her appearance.  But yes, you tend to lose confidence, if you are on a heavier side,” said Sampada Sawant, who surprised everyone with her new avatar. Sampada informed that since childhood itself, she […]

Effective calorie burning activities

Fortunately, you can get plenty of effective exercise by engaging in recreational or household activities that work your heart and muscles. "There's a real reward in doing an activity you enjoy, such as swimming or playing with your grandchildren

Effective calorie burning activitiesExercising is supposed to be a regular part of your daily health maintenance. That can be a problem if you don’t have the motivation to get your heart pumping; you raise your risk for weight gain, chronic disease, and an earlier death. You get a workout, but it doesn’t seem like you’re exercising, and you […]

Consistent weight loss in the first few weeks of dieting may help to achieve long-term weight loss, according to researchers

Adopting a healthful, balanced diet is considered one of the best strategies for weight loss, but - as many dieters will know - it is not as easy as it sounds

Consistent weight loss in the first few weeks of dieting may help to achieve long-term weight loss, according to researchers    If you’re looking to lose weight and keep it off, a new study may help you to reach your goal. Researchers have now found that consistently losing weight in the early days of a new diet plan – even small amounts – may increase the chances of achieving long-term weight loss. It is […]

Smoking is injurious to your weight, warn experts

Mumbai doctors have recently completed a study titled ‘Choose Life’ that states how cigarette smoking can not only affect a person psychologically and physically but also can result in over-eating or under-eating

Smoking is injurious to your weight, warn expertsSmoking is injurious to health, is a warning that all of us have come across, at least once in our lifetime. In regards with this, city doctors have now completed a study ‘Choose Life’ released by leading pulmonologists and chest physicians from Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore, the study states how cigarette smoking can not only […]

Post bariatric surgeries on rise in Mumbai, say doctors 

Doctors say a lot of people opt for contouring or such procedures that will help them in fixing their saggy skin post bariatric surgeries. Out of everyone who undergoes this surgery, about 2 to 3 per cent will undergo these surgeries. The ones who are opting for it are elderly people, because as one gets older the skin becomes elastic as compared to a younger individual

Post bariatric surgeries on rise in Mumbai, say doctors Bariatric surgeries have become popular in the recent past. Credit it to growing awareness among people or exceeding self-consciousness, there are a lot of people opting for bariatric surgery. Recently, doctors across the city say there is a rising trend among people who come for bariatric surgery to get post-surgery body contouring procedures done for […]

Lose weight without surgery, Nashik doctors perform India’s first bariatric interventional procedure

In a first, Nashik doctors perform bariatric interventional procedure on a 45-year-old man who weighed 138 kilos. Usually, the procedure is practiced for stopping bleeding in stomach or treating stomach ulcers. As per a study, this procedure promises 20-30 per cent weight loss in six months, however city-based bariatric surgeons have refuted the claim saying it is a wait and watch on how this patient recovers as they do not know about the side effects of the procedure

Lose weight without surgery, Nashik doctors perform India’s first bariatric interventional procedureNashik doctors performed India’s first bariatric interventional procedure for weight loss on a 45-year-old man who weighed 138 kilos. This non-invasive procedure for weight loss is usually practiced for stopping bleeding in stomach or treating stomach ulcers. “It is a routine interventional radiology procedure to treat bleeding in stomach and ulcer. It was observed that […]

How to lose weight with this new diet

About 80 percent of unlocking the weight-loss puzzle is choosing the right mix of filling and nutritious foods

How to lose weight with this new dietIt might seem like there’s a weight-loss secret floating around out there that everybody knows but you. But in reality, about 80 percent of unlocking the weight-loss puzzle is choosing the right mix of filling and nutritious foods, says Marjorie Nolan Cohn, R.D.N., a spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. That’s right, it’s […]

Weight loss pills can be injurious to your health

After young Mexican woman’s death due to consumption of online diet pills, Indian experts warn people about dangers of self-medication. Instead of falling prey to the fancy drugs, and diets available online, seek expert advice, suggest the doctors

Weight loss pills can be injurious to your healthFor individuals with a strong desire to lose weight, diet, weight loss pills may seem like a magical solution.  But the drugs that promise to help you shed pounds or burn fat may hold hidden dangers to your health. Ankita Ghag, clinical nutritionist, Co-founder and director, Vacchan Aarogya explained, “Incidents of browsing and opting for […]
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