Detect Breast Cancer- ‘Know your lemons’

A simple metaphorical representation of the breasts using lemons for identifying signs of breast cancer. A young designer, Corrine Ellsworth who lost both her grandmothers to breast cancer launched a campaign called ‘Know your lemons’ and started a website for charity called Worldwide breast cancer, to help women identify and seek medical advice immediately if… Read More

Ways to heal your hemorrhoids and get rid of the pain in the other end.

Hemorrhoids, commonly known as ‘piles’ are veins in the rectum and anus that get swollen and inflamed, usually as a result of constipation. It is a very common complaint which most adults experience at some point in their life. Symptoms include pain, bleeding during bowel movements, itching around the anus, difficulty sitting and sometimes a… Read More

Gutsy microbes that are your friends!

The human body is a host to trillions of micro-organism’s which play an important role in health and disease. Our gut microbiota consists of a variety of these microorganisms that live in our digestive tract and they share a symbiotic relationship with us. They help in synthesizing vitamins B and K in our bodies, help… Read More

Keep moving to prevent Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s is a degenerative disorder affecting the memory and cognitive functions. It is a disease which progressively gets worse and starts to affect day to day functioning. Initially the symptoms of memory loss may be mild but as the disease progresses it may become so severe that the patient is unable to even recognize their… Read More

Let Homeopathy work its magic on your Headaches

Headache or pain in any part of the head is one of the most common reasons for people to seek medical help. The causes of headaches range from serious ones like meningitis, brain tumor, intracerebral bleeding to benign not so serious causes like tension headache, migraine, sinusitis, eyestrain etc. Serious causes of headaches are rare.… Read More

Thyroid disorders and Homeopathy

The thyroid gland located in front of the neck produces 2 important hormones, T3 and T4 which are essential for life. Their production in turn is dependent on having adequate levels of another hormone released from the brain called TSH. Thyroid hormones are needed for the normal brain development in the newborn. They are also… Read More

Holidays are here (and so is the flu)!

We are just a week away from Thanksgiving and Black Friday, a time for family reunions, visit to shopping malls. That’s the fun part but the downside is this also happens to be the flu season. Influenza or the seasonal flu is most rampant around the colder part of the year (Oct to May) and… Read More

Burns- First aid and management

With Deepavali, the festival of lights just around the corner, many Indian homes brighten up with candles and diyas lit everywhere around. The most common medical emergency at this time are ‘burns’. We are providing you with few tips on how to handle the situation if such an untoward incident were to happen. Burns are… Read More

Calculate your heart age using the new ‘CDC heart age calculator’

It has been found that in 3 out of 4 American’s their heart age is older than their chronological age. The Center for Disease Control wants you to take care of your heart health and are trying a new approach to drive the point home. The calculator takes into consideration factors like your age, gender,… Read More