Q: I have a thick, corny allergy on my palms since a month. It itches a lot and is painful. I get some relief when I heat my hands over the gas or pat them with very hot water. It may have started when I wore a new gold ring in
Indian curries are incomplete without garlic – a simple ingredient with packed health benefits. It is very strong and bitter but adds an unbelievable flavour to the cuisine. Any description of garlic is incomplete without
Babies born through Caesarean surgery are five times more susceptible to allergies by the age of two years, a new study suggests. ‘This further advances the hygiene hypothesis that early childhood exposure to microorganisms
If you are in north India it is natural to shield yourself against the bitter chill with a heater or hot air blower. But beware! According to doctors, excessive use of blowers can push you towards various allergies.
Experts who participated at the World Allergy Organisation’s international Scientific Conference (WISC 2012) said that the increasing incidences of life-threatening allergies like food allergies, drug allergies and more complex
Allergic conditions are on the rise the world over but more so in India. While allergy testing and proper labelling standards are followed in the west, the large, unorganized food market in India is yet to follow this. Lakhs of
Rapid urbanisation along with changing lifestyles has upped the number of allergy related disorders in developing countries. Lack of research and speciality in the discipline mans that they remain ill-prepared to deal with the
Swimming is an excellent form of exercise. It helps you work on your strength, fitness and stamina at the same time. While it may not be the best form of cardio for weight loss it does burn calories. A 75 kg person can
Monsoon though a pleasant time of the year can play havoc with your body. Here are some dos and don't that you need to keep in mind.
Go for green leafy vegetables
Properly wash fruits and vegetables
Monsoon showers do come as a relief but also bring with them health irritants like allergies, infections and indigestion. There's no need to panic, say experts, who suggest small variations in eating habits to keep problems at
Asthma is a condition which one cannot get fully cured of. The only option is to accept the fact that you have to live with it and live fully! Here are some simple tips to help asthmatics lead a fuller life:
1. Get rid of dust:
What Is Asthma?
Asthma is a chronic disease of the airways. It makes breathing difficult. There is inflammation of the air passages that result in a temporary narrowing of the airways leading to wheezing, shortness of breath,
Asthma is one of the least misunderstood diseases. Most patients aren’t even diagnosed or treated. According to doctors, only 10-15 % of parents, whose children have asthma, follow instructions properly.
“About 85 to 90 per
What are the tests available for Asthma? How can Asthma be diagnosed?
Asthma is diagnosed based on the patient's medical history, physical examination and laboratory test results. Your doctor will take a detailed medical