What are flat feet?
December 10, 2013 at 11:14 am
Flat feet also known as a fallen arch, is a condition where a person does not have an arch in the middle of his/her feet. Tendons present in this area are responsible for pulling up the area to form the arch of the foot. When these tendons do not function properly it leads to the falling of the
Are you setting off your bad cholesterol triggers? (Quiz)
December 9, 2013 at 4:09 pm
We all have heard about HDL or ‘good’ cholesterol and LDL or ‘bad’ cholesterol, but do you know about the triggers that set off the imbalance of these carriers? An imbalance in the amount HDL or LDL cholesterol can actually wreak havoc in your body. Here is a quiz you should take to know if
General anaesthesia and surgery – all your queries answered
December 9, 2013 at 12:21 pm
Rajesh was a fit 25-year-old, but when he suffered from blinding pain in his stomach, he realised that he needed immediate medical attention. On visiting his doctor, and several tests later, he was diagnosed with gall stones, and had to undergo a surgery. The initial shock of having to go under the
Turmeric or Haldi – health benefits galore!
December 6, 2013 at 5:10 pm
A staple spice in almost all Indian households the humble turmeric or haldi is one ingredient in your kitchen that holds a remedy for almost all illness you are likely to encounter.
In his book Indian Spices and Condiments as Natural Healers, Dr H.K Bhakru says, ‘Turmeric is truly one of the
Should women do pull-ups?
December 5, 2013 at 5:52 pm
There is a new wave of extreme workouts these days all of which need you to do pull-ups and this is something which is difficult for women. Before the feminists out there kick up a storm, let me tell you that most women (in the normal world) find it difficult to do pull ups. One fitness school of
Yoga poses/asanas for upper body strength
December 5, 2013 at 5:45 pm
Do you have trouble doing pull-ups or push-ups? Have you always felt you lacked that upper body strength that your peers had? Well, here are some yoga poses/asanas to increase your upper body strength.
Adho Mukho Svanasana: The downward facing dog pose strengthens the arms and shoulders. This
Bleeding from the scrotum – what could it be? (Disease query of the day)
December 5, 2013 at 12:27 pm
I am 60-year-old man and I have Hepatitis C. Recently, I have noticed what appear to be bloody blisters on my scrotum. When popped they bleed a lot. What might this mean or be?
Skin specialist Dr Shefali Trasi Nerurkar says: 'The bloody blisters that you have developed could be angiokeratomas of
What is sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)?
December 5, 2013 at 11:22 am
Having a baby is definitely the best time of any parent’s life, but with the happiness comes the added responsibility of caring for his/her every need. One of the topmost priorities of any parent is to ensure that their child is healthy and safe. But despite all your efforts, there is a condition
Reversing rheumatoid arthritis is possible!
December 4, 2013 at 11:58 am
Rheumatoid arthritis or RA is quickly becoming a more prevalent disease. A person once diagnosed, is required to take a series of very strong medications that can leave him/her absolutely sapped. Despite the popular belief that a person with the condition can live a normal life, the statistics
Just shut up and train! (Exclusive interview with celeb trainer Deanne Panday)
December 4, 2013 at 9:37 am
A lot of people will tell you that weight training or working out is tough. But did you know that with the right guidance you can get a body that looks just as good as any actor or model? All you need to do is shut up and train! We spoke to the exuberant Deanne Panday, fitness guru and
Try Hing or Asafoetida for your cough and cold
December 3, 2013 at 12:23 pm
The winters are here and with it, it brings cough and cold. Here is a simple home remedy that can help relief your cough and cold instantly.
In Ayurveda hing is considered a unique compound that holds the remedy to a number of illnesses. It is popularly used to cure respiratory tract infections,
5 reasons gadgets could be ruining your child’s brain
December 2, 2013 at 6:06 pm
Rohan was the father of a five year old Yasmin. He loved his little bundle of joy and gave her everything her heart desired. In a moment of inspiration Rohan bought Yasmin a picture book, with pretty fairies on the cover. A gift the child was unaccustomed to, considering she was used to looking at