Decoding Liver Problems

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Liver problems are becoming increasingly common among both ends of the economic spectrum. While those in need of medical attention suffer from infections like hepatitis; the affluent are no strangers to cirrhosis.   So how do we identify such conditions early on? Liver plays a crucial role in digestion as well as breakdown of proteins …

How to keep asthma in-check during monsoon – The way to breathe & Smile!

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The voice of thunder declares the arrival of monsoon and those resplendent rainbows. With a sigh of relief from the scorching heat, we welcome this change and enjoy the freshness brought by the silvery raindrops. However, this silver lining brings its own cloud for those who suffer from Asthma. Being wheezy is not easy, especially …

All about Thyroid

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What is thyroid hormone? Thyroid hormone is secreted by gland located in center of neck just below your Adam’s apple. This hormone is required for optimum functioning of all body parts including your muscles, stomach, bone, heart and brain. What are common thyroid diseases and what are the common symptoms for same? When thyroid gland …

The World of Mangoes

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The weariness of summer holds us down with the usual discomforts of heat & sweat in its anticipated stretch of sluggish days. Let us, however, pay heed to the season’s sunny side. The key to our satisfaction is found in nature itself. What is it to relish and cherish in this sweltering weather? It’s the …

What your cholesterol levels are telling you

Lipid Panel

Nowadays with increasing awareness we already know quite a bit about cholesterol. These are breakdown products of fat during digestion, and are essential for maintaining proper cell/tissue functioning. However, with a more sedentary and stressful lifestyle, it is common to have excess levels of cholesterol.   Lipid profile is the most basic test which gives …

5 essentials to enjoy the wild side of summers

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The heat is increasing and summer has fully wrapped us in her scorching blanket. For most people, these days are best enjoyed in the cool of their homes, unlike others, who are adventurous, or fun loving. Whether or not we belong to the second group, the fact is those summer outings are inevitable at times. …

Reverse Diabetes Naturally!

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Right from eternity till some 8000 years back, every human being was on ketogenic diet. People used to hunt and gather and eat food whenever it was available. There was general scarcity of food and human beings were somewhere in the middle of food chain. During lean months with harsh weather, humans would perish of …

Eating right during pregnancy

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Pregnancy – A phase when the body of a woman undergoes new and unique adjustments. Hormonal & physiological changes like the rise in body temperature, heartburn, nausea and other such discomforts are usually associated with it. But, coupled with such conjoining difficulties, is an awareness of wonder and delight.. As she prepares to hear those …

Catching cholesterol early

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Cholesterol is a byproduct of fat breakdown in the body. Depending on its size, it is broadly classified into heavy, low and very low density lipids (HDL, LDL and VLDLs). These are normally present in all tissues of the body and are useful in hormone production, vitamin D synthesis, etc.   However, cholesterol nowadays is …