All you need to know about hypothyroidism during pregnancy

Pregnancy is a time when a woman starts to harbor feelings of gentle nurturing and care about her baby even before she has brought the little bundle of joy into the world. However, many pregnant women are unaware of certain conditions that may have a negative impact on their baby’s health. These conditions may sometimes…

Dealing with pregnancy during winters

With the onset of winter, you need to be extra careful if you are an expecting mother. Even though you may be living by the book, as the temperature drops outside, added caution is needed! While dealing with pregnancy, these easy tips can help you get over the winter woes. Avoid being outside for too…

Easy tips to beat the post-diwali blues!

The festive season is always a beautiful and vibrant time and we all look forward to spending some uninterrupted quality time with family and friends.  Along with the fun and laughter, Diwali is almost synonymous with exhausting shopping sprees, innumerable party plans, lack of sleep, incessant binge eating on oily snacks and plenty of sweets!…

Emphysema – signs, symptoms & treatments

Emphysema is one of many diseases known collectively as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It’s a long-term progressive disease that affects the lungs. Emphysema can be defined as a condition of the lungs characterized by the destruction of the alveoli [lung cells] through the breakdown of elastic fibres. This destruction occurs because of proteases which…

A brief overview of cardiovascular disease

Stroke. Heart attack. Heart failure. Coronary artery disease. Do these health problems sound familiar to you? They are collectively a part of what is known as Cardiovascular Diseases. According to World Health Organization, these cardiac ailments are the leading cause of death, globally! These problems primarily affect the blood vessels and heart. Cardiovascular health issues…