Category Archives: LifeStyle

With Diabetes on the rise, Vijay Dhawangale recommends promoting health rather than treating diseases

Governments can go a long way to prevent the unnecessary death and disability of millions of people. We need to work together to make the changes today that will protect the health of families tomorrow Delhi, Nov 13, 2022: Diabetes is one of the main non-communicable diseases in India and is a major public health challenge. Despite improvements in early ... Read More »

Diabetes Leads To Bone And Joint Problems: Doctors

~Problems such as osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, and frozen shoulders are commonly seen in diabetic patients. It is imperative to manage blood sugar levels to take care of bone and joint health~ Mumbai: Uncontrolled blood sugar levels not only lead to cardiovascular diseases, kidney problems, or eye problems but even bone and joint problems. There is a surge in the number of ... Read More »

Diabetes leads to reduced fertility rates in women and increased risk of abortion

Women with diabetes and high sugar levels not only have significantly reduced fertility rates, they also face increased risk of abortion and congenital fetal defects. Said Dr. Vidya V Bhat, who is a leading Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Laparoscopic Surgeon, and IVF Specialist in Bengaluru: “Diabetes, if not managed well, is bad news for women trying to conceive. It leads to hormonal disruption, resulting ... Read More »

IF NOT NOW, WHEN?

Authored by Dr. Mahesh D M, Consultant – Endocrinology, Aster CMI Hospital, Bangalore Every year on November 14, the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting, who co-discovered insulin with Charles Best in 1922, World Diabetes Day (WDD) is observed. In response to growing concerns about the escalating health hazard posed by diabetes, the IDF and the World Health Organization established it ... Read More »

Prevalence of Diabetes eye problem has increased alarmingly

Incidence of diabetes induced eye problems have increased significantly in the last decade and Doctors at Dr Agarwal Eye Hospital Bengaluru have warned that people suffering from diabetes should watch out for loss of vision. India, which is considered the diabetes capital of the world, is facing an imminent challenge to control the disease burden of diabetes and associated health ... Read More »

Breast Lumps: Signs, Causes, Treatment

Breast cancer involves abnormal growth of cells in breasts that forms a lump or mass of tissues in the breasts. It is the most common kind of cancer affecting women and rarely affects men too. When detected early, breast cancer can be cured, and fatalities can be considerably prevented. One of the very preliminary ways of detecting breast cancer is ... Read More »

Exercise and its benefits on heart health

It is not “just exercise” which is important for a good heart, I’d rather call it “Awareness”. You need to be aware of your heart’s conditions and how much you are allowed to push it to give it the exercise that it needs. You need to be aware of what foods are good for your heart and what is bad ... Read More »

8 Amazing Facts about People with Herpes

Introduction If you have herpes, it can feel like a huge burden to bear. But the truth is that there are millions of people with genital herpes in this country alone. And most of them lead happy, healthy lives. In fact, it’s estimated that 75% of all Americans will contract genital herpes at some point in their lives. So if ... Read More »

Pneumonia: The Biggest Infectious Killer In The Country

On the occasion of World Pneumonia Day, we pledge to raise awareness related to this fatal respiratory health condition. Remember that timely treatment is key to tackling it. Pneumonia is an acute respiratory infection commonly caused by viruses or bacteria. It can be seen in people of all age groups and is one of the leading causes of death in ... Read More »

How can you protect your skin from psoriasis this winter season?

Psoriasis is one of the most common skin disorders that affects both adults and children. The condition can cause your skin cells to form silvery, rough red patches with white scales which can be itchy and can vary in size. It commonly affects the joints, scalp, and lower back. The occurrence of psoriasis is quite common during winters as the ... Read More »