Stomach Flu – Symptoms & Causes

Typically when a person contracts diarrhea or vomiting, they are known to be suffering from stomach flu. This stomach flu is also technically known as gastroenteritis. There are many reasons why a person might suffer from stomach flu. A viral and bacterial infection are usually the culprits. However, there are other unusual reasons why stomach … Read more

Pregnancy in your 40s: is the biological clock a myth?

With the rapid change in the lifestyle of millennials, women have empowered themselves with the changing times. They want to be independent and self-sufficient and ready before they become mothers. The concept of the biological clock is being discussed at length. Depending on the different body types, women in their 40s have different body tendencies. … Read more

Quick lifestyle tips for a healthy and slim tummy

Reduce alcohol consumption: Moderate drinking won’t hurt your digestive system, but binge drinking increases acid production in your stomach and can cause heartburn and aggravate other digestive disorders Eat properly: Don’t rush your food Don’t overeat Eat regularly and try not to skip meals. Avoid eating a big meal just before you go to bed. … Read more

Some Common Hydration Myths, Debunked

Drink more water to stay hydrated. Our body needs at least 8 glasses of water every day to stay healthy…so on and so forth. We’ve heard them all! Certainly, staying hydrated does contribute to overall health, but numerous misconceptions have flowed from the basic principle that staying hydrated is a good thing. We have compiled … Read more

Peripheral Artery Disease – Symptoms and Causes

Peripheral artery disease (PAD), also known as the Peripheral Arterial Disease in simple words, is a blood circulatory problem where plaque starts to build up in the blood vessels as a result of which, blood flow to the limbs is reduced. Peripheral artery disease is quite common with people over the age of 65 but can also affect … Read more

Is your child suffering from upper respiratory problems frequently? What can you do?

What is an upper respiratory infection? An upper respiratory tract infection is a viral/bacterial infection that affects the nose, throat, and airway. The upper respiratory tract consists of sinuses, nasal passage, pharynx, and larynx. These components direct air that we breathe which is gradually inhaled to the lungs through the trachea and that constitutes the … Read more

Blood Donation Basics

The requirement for donor blood is on rise. Millions of people need blood transfusions each year. Diseases like dengue, sickle cell anaemia, certain types of cancers, surgeries, accidents, natural and man-made disasters etc have been the major cause for the need of donor blood all over the world. About 88 million units of blood are … Read more