Constipation is a common ailment that affects most of us. The reasons behind this can be stress, incomplete sleep, irregular eating habits, etc. Though, most people feel embarrassed in talking about this, even to their doctors. This is something that ou need not be ashamed of, but get a cure for as it can lead to … Continue reading “How To Get Rid Of Constipation”
Chickenpox is a highly contagious disease caused by the initial infection with varicella zoster virus. It can also be spread through the air by infected people when they sneeze or cough. The disease also spreads through contact with an infected person’s chickenpox blisters. Usually, it is perceived that adults are unlikely to be affected by … Continue reading “Infographic: Chickenpox- Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention”
Hepatitis is a silent killer because it stays in the body for decades, without showing any symptoms. When symptoms finally appear, they signal that the liver itself has been affected, making treatment difficult. So read on to know more about Hepatitis because awareness is the best prevention.
Our body is always prone to different infections, sickness and illnesses that may harm our health. A change in the weather, how a person goes about his outdoor activities, and what he eats and drinks affects the overall state of health. Among the many illnesses contracted by people frequently, perhaps there is none more common … Continue reading “Infographic: 18 home remedies for common cold”
FACTS: Type 1 diabetes mellitus is one of the most common diseasesaffecting the endocrine system in children An estimated 97,700 children with Type 1 Diabetes mellituslive in India Type 1 diabetes mellitusaccounts for 5% to 10% of all diagnosed diabetes About 40% to 60% of people with Type 1 Diabetes mellitusare younger than 20 years … Continue reading “All you need to know about Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus”
Bipolar disorder (also known as manic-depressive illness) is a brain disorder that cause extreme changes in mood, energy and ability to function. People feel sometimes high (mania) and sometimes low (depression) Bipolar disorder can result in poor job or school performance, damaged relationships and increased risk of suicide. 1 But, a number of effective treatment … Continue reading “What is Bipolar disorder: Causes, symptoms & disease management”
You were on seventh heaven after having discovered that you were pregnant. Then your doctor told you that you will have to take a glucose test. And you are now being told that you failed this glucose test. You have been handed a diagnosis of “Gestational diabetes mellitus” (GDM) by your doctor and you … Continue reading “I am pregnant & have Diabetes! Everything you need to know about Gestational Diabetes”
Winter Days Are Here Again! Some people eagerly look forward to the winter days which are full of enjoyment due to celebrations, festivals, and parties. Then there are some people for whom winters herald feelings of sadness and their days seems quite, cold, expressionless, colourless and depressive. Is this how you feel every year during … Continue reading “Facts about Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) / winter depression / winter blues”