Yoga is usually understood as being limited to asanas or poses, and the advantages of yoga are associated with only physical well-being. However, yoga is also known for helping people manage stress and has many health benefits.
It’s that time of the year again, when we bring out the rangoli artist inside us, light up our homes with gorgeous diyas and – perhaps most importantly - draw up our gift list. Yes, gifting is central to the give and take of happiness of Diwali and the festive season.
A Lipid Profile Test is essentially a series of tests conducted together to assess the amount of cholesterol (and its subtypes) in the blood. The results of a Lipid Profile Test can help us understand, measure, monitor, diagnose and prevent a host of medical conditions, some of them potentially fatal.
Dry Chemistry is a technology for biochemistry which minimizes the use of water, hence eliminating water as a source of error.
The Chikungunya virus is brought on by the bite of a mosquito. While not fatal or contagious (normally), the symptoms - fever and joint pain – can be acute, and the suffering can be long lasting. There was a time when Chikungunya was considered a ‘tropical illness’. Today, however, its incidence has been recorded in over a quarter of the world’s countries, including India.
The full form of PCOS is Polycystic ovary syndrome, PCOS - refers to a condition where a woman produces more than her normal count of male hormones, resulting in a hormonal imbalance in the body that can lead to several symptoms such as missed periods and cysts in the ovaries.
This monsoon, as you dig into your favourite samosa and tea, make sure you spare a thought for your health. For the monsoon will bring with it much more than magical drops from the heavens and refreshingly cooler climes. Stay alert to the onset of fever too - from germs, infections (both viral and bacterial) and diseases (both air & water borne) that will be populating the air.
To Beat the Heat in summer, it is necessary to maintain agility, require special care and need to change in routine. Read 15 Important Summer Health Tips That Will Give You Relief From Heat Problems.
Vitamin D is an essential vitamin for humans. The human body requires Vitamin D for regulating body minerals such as phosphorus and calcium, and also for the vital function of maintaining proper bone structure.