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Demystifying Cholesterol
15 Feb 2019
Demystifying Cholesterol
Cholesterols are amongst the most misunderstood human health factors for common public. The good vs bad, and how high is high – often become topics of public debate. Although we have been told over decades that we need to be very careful with cholesterols, there has also been recent research that indicates that it may after all not be as bad, as we thought. There is nevertheless every reason to be knowledgeable, and stay cautious.
 
Helping children cope with stress
04 Jan 2019
Helping children cope with stress
Stress is everywhere. Not just adults but kids face it too. Handling stress is a bit more challenging for children as they are too young to comprehend their feelings. The key to helping kids manage stress is to instill in them the mental strength required to handle difficult situations and at the same time provide the needed emotional cushion.
 
Breast Health - the dire need for awareness
28 Dec 2018
Breast Health - the dire need for awareness
Breast lumps, cysts, mastitis or pain can occur at various stages. Not all of this may be abnormal but staying acutely aware and seeking timely medical help are vital. 1 in 22 women in India are at risk of developing breast cancer. Current mortality rate is almost 50%.
 
Understanding Sepsis
21 Dec 2018
Understanding Sepsis
Not every infection leads to sepsis, but it is critical to stay aware about it. Severe infections, with general conditions of low immunity, can often trigger sepsis. With early diagnosis and proper treatment, it is possible to recover from the condition effectively. Therefore, immediate medical help must be sought for any signs of development of these symptoms, particularly after a surgery, injury, illness or infection.
 
Obsessive Compulsive Disorders
14 Dec 2018
Obsessive Compulsive Disorders
It’s not common knowledge that some cases of mental obsessions and behavioral compulsions can actually be a medical condition known as Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Medical help - through medication and psychotherapy – can help significantly in most cases.
 
Handling baby colic?
07 Dec 2018
Handling baby colic?
Handling baby colic can be frustrating, but the situation will eventually pass and is usually nothing to worry about. Since colic does not cause any short-term or long-term medical problems for a child, your baby should continue to feed and gain weight usually.
 
Managing Asthma
30 Nov 2018
Managing Asthma
There is no cure for asthma as such, but you will be able to manage your condition. Many conditions can cause similar symptoms, such as a chest infection or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Hence it's important to get a proper diagnosis and correct treatment from your doctor.
 
Breastfeeding Tips & Benefits
14 Sep 2018
Breastfeeding Tips & Benefits
While there are several known benefits of breastfeeding for both mother and her baby, it can be a challenging task without proper knowledge. Read about the guidelines that need to be followed and ways to overcome problems related to breastfeeding.
 
Understanding Schizophrenia
17 Aug 2018
Understanding Schizophrenia
There is no known way to prevent schizophrenia. However, timely diagnosis and treatment can help avoid or reduce recurrent relapses and hospitalizations and also help in abating the disruption to the person's life, family, and relationships.
 
Stress - Symptoms & Management
27 Apr 2018
Stress - Symptoms & Management
Stress is common in everyday life, but stress for long duration, or severe stress can wear you down and make you sick - mentally and physically. Comprehending its symptoms and taking corrective measures is a must. Stress also has positive side to it. When handled appropriately, stress can also trigger bring the best out us.