Diabetes fitness: the importance of exercise and nutrition

At the onset, people usually have a misconception that Diabetes is not curable, but with some healthy lifestyle changes and a lot of perseverance, it is manageable. The key to keeping diabetes under control is regular exercise and proper dietary intake. Get Moving! Exercise and physical activities are highly recommended for people with Diabetes. One…

Elbow injuries in active children – the types & preventive measures

They are going to play. They will always remain active. And they will get injured. Taking part in physical activities is quite essential for young children. More often than not, these activities are related to sports. Being active helps maintain the emotional and physical wellbeing of children. It also instills the positive habit of exercising…

Stopping exercising in winter increases cholesterol storage

Changing seasons is often accompanied with several health concerns. Onslaught of viral and bacterial infections are just some of the most commonly known issues, impacted by the temperature variations. But apart from the environmental factors, change of seasons also leads to quite a few behavioral changes. These should not be ignored, as they can also…

Top 5 organ donation myths debunked

Nearly 500,000 people in India die every year waiting for an organ. We can easily bring down this number and save several lives by choosing to donate an organ. But the plethora of myths and doubts surrounding Organ Donation make us turn a blind eye. So, we have decided to debunk the 5 most common…

Lifestyle changes to avoid high blood pressure and heart disease in the  future

In India, cardiovascular disease has managed to emerge as the number one cause of death.  Heart disease is being increasingly observed in the younger generation and that was unprecedented till now.  More and younger Indians are being treated for heart diseases today more than ever. Relationship Between High Blood Pressure and Heart Disease If you…

What does high blood pressure have to do with heart disease?

According to the latest survey conducted by World Health Organization, more than 1 in 5 adults worldwide suffer from high Blood Pressure. Also known as Hypertension, high Blood Pressure refers to a condition where the force of blood against blood vessels consistently remains high. This increases the stress on the artery walls and puts them…

Top 5 myths about cardiovascular diseases- busted!

Cardiovascular disease is a broad term used for conditions that affect the heart or blood vessels. The most common cause of such a condition is clogging of the arteries, thus making them narrower which in turn hinder blood flow and circulation. These are widely prevalent but people are still quite unaware about these ‘silent killers’…

Managing winter aches & pains with a few essential tips!

It’s the season of bundling yourself up in woolen garments, sipping hot beverages and snuggling in the comfort of warm blankets. It is also that time of the year when aches and pains make an appearance and result in discomfort. The arrival of winter leads to the flaring up of conditions like arthritis, osteoporosis, joint…