Men are from Mars and women from Venus

Since time immemorial men and women think, behave and speak differently as if both are different species. However, recent evidence suggests that on suffering illness and becoming unwell the two are taken care differently too. This is particularly noticeable as far as cardiac care is concerned. Experts estimate that one in two women will die…

Impatient Adults

The grown-ups and the restless One of the hand-over of modern times is the Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, a common reason for children’s impaired functioning at home, school or social situation. This is the most commonly diagnosed behavioural disorder of childhood, affecting an estimated 3 – 5% of school aged children. This disorder is distinguished…

Super ten for healthy human

1. Quitters are winners- i am talking about smoking here. quitting cigarettes is the easiest way to keep your heart healthy. Making those puffs weather real or electronic is not so cool… 2. Indulge your sweet tooth- if you are an emotional eater…dig your teeth in dark chocolates. Flavanols will help you to kick that…

SUGAR HEARTS

SUGAR HEARTS Love is not the only reason for sugary hearts. High blood sugars or diabetes could also be the reason for the same. Unlike candy hearts of love diabetes always means catastrophic consequences. High blood sugar or diabetes is a complex problem and is usually due to the inability of the body to utilize…

Slow down and listen to your heart

Slow down and listen to your heart In the modern times, stress has tiptoed in our lives as an inevitable certainty. In these frantic, competitive, goals accomplishing times most people do not have any time for themselves. It seems that life has been stirred up with ever-accelerating fast forward culture, where we are expected to…

Fast and the Furious

Fast and the Furious Since ancient times man has always searched for that quick magic potion which could give him infinite energy and vigor to attain his aspirations. Energy drinks have slowly invaded the markets and promise just the same objective. These drinks are especially popular with the athletes, party animals and the younger lots….

How much is too much?

How much is too much. Sociocultural responses to alcohol consumption are diverse and varied across cultures. We have societies in the western world like the Mediterranean countries, where consuming alcohol is not frowned upon and accepted as an integral part of celebratory occasions unlike countries like India in which alcohol consumption is still fraught with…

The Healing Touch

It is often perceived and alleged that modern physicians are actually outstanding technicians, but awful healers. More often doctors remember their patients because of their anatomical disease instead of recalling them with their names and disposition. Doctors tend to give more emphasis on modern diagnostic and therapeutic interventions while forgetting somewhere along the course that…

Too good to miss!!

Milk had been an essential and integral part of our nutrition plans for almost 8000 years now. However, for so many decades, we have been warned against consumption of cheese and milk. Mothers had reluctantly held back milk from their adolescent children which they themselves considered and cherished as the purest and best food. We…

Emotional health for a healthy heart

The power of our mind over our body is well known and we all believe and know that our thoughts mould our behavior and phenotype. The evolution of our individual self is depended on thought processes of our mind which help us in adapting to environmental threats and encourage developing surviving fitness skills. Thus the…