People suffering from restless leg syndrome (RLS) have a strange feeling of itching, or tickling or wiggling under their skin. This medical condition where people are unable to resist moving their legs in response to the uncomfortable or painful sensations experienced is also known as Wittmaack-Ekbom’s syndrome. Restless leg syndrome also affects the arms and torso. This condition becomes […]Read more "How to curb restless leg syndrome with simple home remedies"
The chemicals present in firecrackers which add sparkle to them can harm you in more than one way. Follow this useful guide on how to handle Diwali emergencies effectively. Throat, eye and skin irritation Aluminium and arsenic sulphide which are in abundance in crackers cause skin itching. Children especially develop red rashes on the skin […]Read more "Diwali emergencies: How to deal with them effectively"
World Stroke Day is observed on 29th October each year around the world. The day is celebrated with an intention of generating awareness among the masses about prevention and treatment of stroke. Stroke, which is also referred to as brain attack occurs when blood supply to the brains gets interrupted. The affected part of the […]Read more "World Stroke Day: Risk factors, complications, signs, prevention of stroke"
The ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy (AYUSH) has announced that starting from 2016, every year National Ayurveda Day will be observed on Dhanteras. This day, the day is being celebrated on 28th October. The theme for this year is ‘Ayurveda for Prevention and Control of Diabetes’. This theme is chosen because […]Read more "National Ayurveda Day: Ayurvedic remedies for diabetes"
Health screening along with a healthy diet and exercise is necessary for maintaining good health and a higher quality of life. Health screening and timely or regular testing is vital for detecting tell-tale signs of sickness, for providing the necessary impetus to understand one’s health and make changes whenever necessary. Screening can help us live longer […]Read more "What is the significance of health screening tests?"
Every year, October 26 is celebrated as World Obesity Day across the globe. Today, millions of people fall under the obese category and the numbers are not restricted to only men or women, even children are becoming obese. Obesity in small children and younger population is increasing at an alarming rate and is fast becoming […]Read more "World Obesity Day: We should start taking childhood obesity seriously"
A successful surgery is a craft, an art, the purpose of which is not only to eradicate the disease but also heal with minimum of discomfort. The advent of laparoscopy in the medical industry is a windfall for both doctors and patients. It involves making small incisions on the belly, to insert a thin, lighted […]Read more "What is Laparoscopy? How it’s used and advantages"