Do’s & Don’ts – Heating Pads

Do’s & Don’ts – Heating Pads

In the modern era, more than half of the population experiences stiff joints, sores muscles, and consequently back pain. While not a cure in itself, a bit of heat therapy can provide instant relief to some degree. When applied to the affected area, a heating pad can considerably increase blood circulation, supplying more oxygen to the trigger points that result in pain. Although it works […]

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How Hypotension Impacts Your Life?

How Hypotension Impacts Your Life?

Think lifestyle diseases, and ailments like diabetes and hypertension are bound to come to the forefront. Fuelled by an unhealthy lifestyle and additional stress, these diseases don’t take much time to take a toll on a person’s body. However, there are many other conditions that sneak up without a warning, and one such phenomenon is hypotension. The prolonged condition of low blood pressure is seriously […]

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The Dangers of Untreated Anaemia

The Dangers of Untreated Anaemia

Anaemia is a health condition in which the number of red blood cells or their capacity to carry oxygen becomes insufficient; this leads to their inability to meet physiological needs, varying by age, sex, altitude, smoking, and even the status of pregnancy. Iron deficiency is often called to be the most common cause of anaemia. Conditions like the folate, vitamin B12 and other vitamin deficiencies, […]

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World Obesity Day 2018

World Obesity Day 2018

World Obesity day is observed to initiate meaningful conversations and end the stigma associated with Obesity. It encourages a multidimensional approach such as implementing policies that review food environment and recognize factors leading to obesity, creating environments conducive to healthier lifestyles, and to make people aware about the consequences of stigmatizing this condition. According to statistics presented by the WHO, worldwide obesity has nearly tripled […]

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Be Smart with Your Oxygen Concentrator

Be Smart with Your Oxygen Concentrator

IT is a privilege to be able to breathe. This adage is certainly true for those suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) whose lungs don’t receive the required amount of oxygen. Thanks to technologies that have provided oxygen concentrators, COPD patients can lead better lives. However, these technologies come at a price and require smart operation more than anything else. Brands like Niscomed lead […]

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3 Efficient Ways To Cope With Cervical Pain

3 Efficient Ways To Cope With Cervical Pain

Years of lifting, bending, twisting and turning your neck inappropriately can take a toll on your delicate neck. Combined with a stressful life, it is no surprise that more people today have to deal with pain in the neck. Cervical pain, however, is much more than simple neck pain, at times converting into radiating pain causing numbness or weakness in your arms, shoulders, and hands […]

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How To Prepare For Angiography?

How To Prepare For Angiography?

Have you seen someone who had to go in for a test after having a horrible chest pain? Or know someone who has been diagnosed with a lung clot? Situations like these call for a procedure involving medical imaging technique such as angiography, which is used to visualize the interiors of the heart, especially arteries, veins, and heart chambers. It creates detailed X-ray images called […]

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6 Breast Pump Myths Debunked

6 Breast Pump Myths Debunked

Breast milk is the best nutrition that a new-born baby can receive in its initial months; it is the food that the infant needs in building the child’s immune system. While the importance of breast milk is well-known, new mothers sometimes struggle to breastfeed due to reasons beyond their control which in turn deprives the baby of the breast milk. Working mothers may struggle even […]

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World Breastfeeding Week 2018

World Breastfeeding Week 2018

Though breastfeeding is one of the most natural behaviors to occur after childbirth, only 55% of the infants in India are exclusively breastfed. The reason for this trend is a lack of guidance, misinformation, poor maternal health, lack of time and taboos associated with breastfeeding. The World Breastfeeding Week is observed each year with a vision to encourage exclusive breastfeeding, make people aware of the […]

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Trending | More Medical Equipment are Making Their Way Home!

Trending | More Medical Equipment are Making Their Way Home!

The rising invasion of medical equipment in our homes over the last few years has not gone unnoticed. Thanks to the advent of patient-friendly technology, portable and fool-proof medical devices for diagnosis, analysis, drug administration, and other purposes have been made possible. The urban home-dweller these days is not technologically-challenged, and can easily operate portable medical devices with ease. Then, there is also the rising […]

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