A postgraduate in Pharmacy, Anusuya Suresh has over 12 years of experience in teaching. She currently teaches at Bangalore and has authored a textbook “Industrial Pharmacognosy” for students of the B. Pharmacy course that deals with the subject of plant-based medicines and Indian systems of medicine. Armed with a working knowledge of graphology (handwriting analysis) and trained as a live skills educator, she works on her own initiative to develop innovative workshops on personality development for her students. She is also an articulate and entertaining speaker on topics such as Herbal Medicines, Personality Development, Stress Management, Motivation, Emotional Intelligence and Team Work. For the past few years, she is into freelance writing and has shown a flair for explaining complex concepts in a lucid manner.
Ask women what they find embarrassing about their face and quite a few will reveal it is the facial hair that they need to constantly battle with. While we all have a little hair on the face, there may be times when there is a
The liver is one of our body’s busiest organs, with a role to play in most of the biochemical processes that sustain life. It produces bile that is vital to digestion, produces plasma proteins, stores iron, regulates the
People with hypertension are at a higher risk for several other health complications such as stroke and heart disease. So, if you have been diagnosed with high blood pressure, it is vital you take your medication as prescribed.
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A healthy and hygienic lifestyle can help us avoid major illnesses. But there are
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In recent times, hypertension or high blood pressure has become one of the major causes of concern for countries across the world. In India, the condition is equally bad with one in three Indians suffering from hypertension and
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Herbal remedies have been used by people in different parts of the world to treat a variety of conditions. When it comes to cancer, many people with a strong belief in alternative therapy will often approach an herbal medicine