Heat related illness

1

Heat related illness occurs as a result of excessive heat. Even a short period of exposure to very high heat can lead to serious problems. Heat waves that occur during summer cause very high rise in the temperature, which can last for days to weeks. This high temperature puts people at risk of developing heat […]


FATTY LIVER

fatty-liver-illustration

Fatty liver disease describes a range of conditions which lead to build-up of fat within liver cells. It can occur due to alcohol abuse (alcoholic steatohepatitis) or due to non-alcoholic causes (non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, NAFLD). It is common and the incidence in India is increasing. Most people with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease do not […]


Clotting in leg going into lungs can be deadly

newspaper blog

The incidence of spontaneous developement of clot formation in leg muscles called as Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and then migrating to lungs is called as Pulmonary Embolism (PE), is not uncommon and stands out as 1 in 1000. ¬†Though anyone can develope this condition there are certain risk factors associated. The risk factors are immobility […]


What are generic & branded medicines

shutterstock_559764574

Generic medicines are those which are sold by the names of the actual medicine salt they contain (the one which you see in the ingredient lists of the tablet strip or syrup bottle). The concern had been that big pharma companies manufacturing these under their brand name make huge profits. There are expectation, by letting […]


Know Your Liver

blog know your liver

The liver is the largest organ in the body. It is a wonderfully resilient and complex organ that nurtures and protects your body. The liver performs more than 500+ functions each day to keep the body healthy. Some of its major functions include: converting food into nutrients the body can use (e.g., it produces bile […]


Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

IrritableBowelSyndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common gut disorder. The cause is not known. Symptoms can be quite variable and include abdominal pain, bloating and sometimes bouts of diarrhea and/or constipation. Symptoms tend to come and go. There is no cure for IBS, but symptoms can often be eased with treatment. What is IBS and […]