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
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
Obesity is a medical condition caused by excessive accumulation of body fat. In this age of technological advances, the need to physically move to get work done is greatly reduced. This coupled with the easy availability of food and attractive fast food options leads us to eat more than what we really need. The most… Read More
How do we know we are eating healthy? In today’s fast paced world we do not seem to have the time to watch our diets and plan our meals,leading to the increase in obesity.