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Digital Detox-We need it for our Mental Wellness:

The omnipresence of social media has surged, posing potential threats to our mental health. The increasing prevalence of social media platforms has been associated with reduced productivity, time wastage, online bullying, and a surge in insecurities. Dr. Ashish Bansal, a dedicated psychiatrist, as we delve into the critical topic of Digital Detox. Today, let’s embark on a journey to understand the significance of Digital Detox in nurturing our mental well-being.

  • Dr Ashish Bansal MD ( Psych)

    2024-04-08T22:06:48.924Z-2 min read

Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) transmission

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are non-infectious health conditions with gradual onset and long duration, linked to risk factors like unhealthy diets, physical inactivity, tobacco use, and excessive alcohol consumption. Genetic and environmental factors also play a role. NCDs pose a significant global health challenge, necessitating preventive measures, early detection, and management. Efforts to combat NCDs include lifestyle interventions, health education, and healthcare improvements.

  • N.L Swathi

    2024-03-19T00:45:00.000Z-2 min read

Mystery about Fat Loss

Diet and exercise are fundamental components of fat loss, the process is far more complex and nuanced than commonly portrayed. Several factors influence fat loss, and understanding these intricacies can greatly enhance one's ability to achieve sustainable results. Individual metabolic rates vary, impacting how efficiently the body burns calories. Factors such as age, genetics, hormone levels, and body composition play significant roles in determining metabolic rate. Not all calories are created equal. The body processes different macronutrients (carbohydrates, fats, proteins) differently, affecting how they're stored or utilized for energy. For instance, high-protein diets can support muscle retention during weight loss and increase the thermic effect of food, aiding in fat loss.

  • Dt. Urmi Hariya

    2024-02-17T07:30:00.000Z-2 min read

What is Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes mellitus, commonly referred to as diabetes, is indeed a metabolic syndrome characterized by chronic hyperglycemia (high blood sugar levels) and disturbances in the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. It results from either an absolute deficiency in insulin secretion, a relative deficiency in insulin action, or a combination of both. Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas that plays a crucial role in regulating blood sugar levels and facilitating the uptake of glucose into cells for energy.

  • N.L Swathi

    2024-01-20T04:31:48.903Z-2 min read

The Crucial Role of Sunscreen for Men

Forget the outdated stereotypes, it's time to unmask the superhero of men's skincare: sunscreen! In this article Dr Neha Khurana a dermatologist speaks about the often-overlooked but crucial role of sunscreen for protecting Indian men's skin under the harsh sun. She explores why it's more than just preventing sunburn, shielding you from premature aging and even skin cancer. Choosing the right SPF and formula for your skin is easy, and we'll bust the myths about greasy textures and unnecessary excuses. Integrate sunscreen seamlessly into your morning routine for a hassle-free defense against harmful UV rays. This isn't just about vanity, it's about self-care and empowering men with knowledge to unlock their best, healthiest skin. Let's redefine masculinity and embrace the power of sunscreen!

  • Dr. Neha Khurana. MBBS, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy

    2024-01-11T07:10:00.000Z-2 min read

Sleep deprivation effects health and productivity

Sleep deprivation refers to a condition where an individual does not get enough sleep. It can result from various factors, including insufficient total sleep time, poor-quality sleep, irregular sleep patterns, or a combination of these. Chronic sleep deprivation can have detrimental effects on physical and mental health, leading to issues such as impaired cognitive function, mood disturbances, weakened immune system, and an increased risk of various health problems. Establishing a consistent sleep schedule, practicing good sleep hygiene, and addressing any underlying issues contributing to sleep disturbances are essential for maintaining overall well-being. It's generally recommended for adults to aim for 7-9 hours of sleep per night to promote optimal health and functioning.

  • Priya Thapliyal

    2024-01-04T16:33:00.000Z-4 min read

Health Benefits of Yoga

Yoga is a wonderful practice that has been around for centuries and continues to be relevant in today's fast-paced lifestyle. It offers a holistic approach to well-being, addressing both physical and mental aspects of health. Yoga emphasizes mindful breathing and meditation, helping to calm the mind and reduce stress. The practice encourages living in the present moment, alleviating anxiety about the future and regrets about the past. Many yoga poses involve stretching and lengthening muscles, promoting flexibility. Increased flexibility can enhance overall mobility and reduce the risk of injuries in daily activities. While some forms of yoga focus on relaxation and flexibility, others, like power yoga, involve dynamic movements that build strength. Holding yoga poses also engages various muscle groups, contributing to overall strength development.

  • Dt. Urmi Hariya

    2023-12-23T17:12:00.000Z-4 min read

Role of Fiber in Healthy Diet

Fiber is a crucial component of a healthy diet, often overlooked but essential for maintaining digestive health and overall well-being. While it is true that fiber doesn't provide nutrients or energy in the form of calories, it offers numerous health benefits. Dietary fiber aids in the regular movement of food and waste through the digestive system, preventing constipation and promoting regular bowel movements. It can also help prevent conditions like diverticulitis and hemorrhoids. It's important to note that there are two main types of dietary fiber: soluble and insoluble. Soluble fiber dissolves in water and is found in foods like oats, legumes, and fruits. Insoluble fiber doesn't dissolve in water and is found in foods like whole grains, vegetables, and nuts. A healthy diet should include a mix of both types of fiber to reap the maximum benefits. To ensure you get enough fiber in your diet, include a variety of fiber-rich foods such as whole grains, fruits, vegetables, legumes, and nuts. The recommended daily intake of fiber varies by age and gender but typically ranges from 25 to 38 grams for adults. Be sure to drink plenty of water when increasing your fiber intake to prevent digestive discomfort.

  • N.L Swathi

    2023-12-10T07:47:00.000Z-3 min read

Rise of Digital Health Technologies in India

The use of digital health technologies in India was indeed on the rise and showing transformative potential. The use of telemedicine has grown significantly, connecting patients with healthcare providers remotely. This is particularly impactful in a country as vast and diverse as India, where access to healthcare services can be challenging in rural areas. Mobile applications focused on health and wellness have gained popularity. These apps offer services ranging from appointment scheduling and medication reminders to fitness tracking and personalized health advice. The digitization of health records has improved data management and accessibility for healthcare providers. This can enhance patient care and facilitate the exchange of medical information between different healthcare facilities. Implementing digital systems for managing health information allows for better coordination among healthcare providers and improves overall healthcare delivery. Wearable devices and other remote monitoring tools enable individuals to track their health parameters, providing valuable data to both patients and healthcare professionals.

  • Dr. Iqbal R Ansari

    2023-12-06T14:30:00.000Z-2 min read

Empowering Choices

In the world of family planning, a groundbreaking innovation has emerged on the horizon, offering a novel approach to male contraception – RISUG, or Reversible Inhibition of Sperm Under Guidance.

  • Dr. Shreeka Prakash

    2023-11-28T09:33:30.824Z-less than a minute read