India has made significant progress in the field of digital healthcare in recent years. The government of India has launched several initiatives to promote the use of technology in healthcare, such as the National Health Stack, which aims to create a digital infrastructure for health data and services, and the Ayushman Bharat National Health Protection Scheme, which aims to provide health insurance coverage to more than 100 million economically disadvantaged families.
In different parts of the country, people can already sense the cold weather now as the commencement of the winter season is a welcome relief from the blazing sun. Consequently, you no longer experience sweat and heat when going out, and will rejoice in the extra cup of tea/coffee in the evening. With the relishment of the low temperature, the swapping weather brings possibilities of many health risks and infections. Thus, it is intrinsic to follow the winter healthy habits to maintain good health.
Alcohol-related liver disease, or ARLD, is a result of liver damage that is caused by excessive consumption of liquor for several years. The illness is a serious health condition that needs to be diagnosed before it becomes worse for you. Alcoholic liver disease is common in people, which should not be taken for granted. As reported, around 2.5 lakh to 3 lakh people in India suffer from liver disease every year.
It is hard to compete with healthy women in any field. Not just physical tolerance, but a woman also possesses strong mental attributes. Unfortunately, women in India miscarry their body transformation; they don’t pay much attention to their health and end up with several women's health problems. If you closely observe a female’s lifestyle, it reveals more about her family responsibilities than taking care of herself.
Globally, chronic diseases put a serious load on the healthcare industry. Persisting illnesses such as diabetes, hypertension, and bad hearts have a strong impact on the population worldwide. As it covers the majority of patients, it significantly drives the maximum expenditure covered by the health sector.
As believed, the practice of yoga originated in India around 5000 years ago. And now, the yoga benefits are not left to be known worldwide. Whether you perform it on a yoga mat inside your room or in the open air, it offers a lot for your well-being.
Many people perceive heart disease as a more common problem for men. However, it is also the usual cause of death for women too. As observed, women's heart disease symptoms may differ from those found in men. Consequently, if you are a woman, you may not know what is happening with your body. A woman’s risk of being exposed to a serious heart disease is eight times higher than that of dying from breast cancer.
Not only in Africa, but the 2022 monkeypox outbreak is now spread across 30 countries with more than 750 cases. The rare occurrence is a viral zoonotic disease, commonly found in central and western Africa. The infection can spread from animals to humans, and grow in people.
Summer season is hot in India, on an average the temperature lies between 25॰ to 45॰ C with different effects on different parts of the country. In some cities, you might observe dry weather, whereas in other cities, the season comes with humidity out-turns.
If you wish to boost your immune system, you might be concerned about your health in fighting different illnesses. You can certainly bolster your immunity by adopting improved lifestyle and dietary changes; the immune cells aid naturally to fight against pathogens.
In India, more than 30% people living in urban areas and more than 25% people in rural areas are suffering from hypertension or high blood pressure. Apart, only some of them are able to be treated, and keep their blood pressure controlled.
Do you or anyone in your family have high cholesterol? Actually, it is difficult to say if someone is struggling with high cholesterol; our body cannot feel or see it. However, it has a high impact on our heart health. This article focuses on making you more aware of cholesterol, its types as well as the healthy levels of it in your body.
You might have heard the term “PCOS” many times earlier as well but would not be knowing about it, it is a very common ovarian disorder found in women mainly of reproductive age. The causes of PCOS are not that clearly determined. Hence, it is important to know various signs and symptoms of PCOS. In this blog, we will know about the common symptoms and causes of PCOS. Let’s get started!
“The purpose of our lives is to be happy.” But does everyone enjoy that state of mind? Unknown to many, “Anhedonia” the inability to feel joy is one of the common mental disorders found in many people nowadays; the symptoms of unhappiness are a sign of depression. A person with anhedonia has reduced interest in activities that they used to enjoy earlier. The disorder affects an individual’s social and professional life.
Have you also been a part of the work-from-home culture? Since the outbreak of Covid-19, from the past 2 years, we have observed a drastic switch in how people are managing their job responsibilities from the comfort of their homes. It sounds welcoming and relaxing; however, the warm benefits come with certain challenges and health worries.
I am all well, do I even need a doctor consultation? This is a common question that we ask ourselves. Despite whatever we think, it is true to accept that majorly people only visit a doctor (physical or online doctor consultation) when they suffer from serious symptoms or illness. All know that detection of a disease at an earlier phase is better rather than keeping a casual approach towards health. In this digital era, when there is easy access to smartphones, making an online doctor consultation is at your fingertips.
Everyone has bad and good days. Some people have more bad days as compared to their number of good days. Depression is a serious health condition that can turn deadly if not taken care of. If you are feeling depressed and sad while working, it’s ok. You’re not alone. Even if you are completely happy with the job, sometimes the environment can worsen the symptoms for people who already have depression.
Superfoods is a term that was coined to classify foods rich with antioxidants, phytochemicals (the chemicals in plants responsible for their odour and colour), vitamins and minerals. The high vitamin and mineral content in these superfoods can result in an improved level of immunity and keep infections at bay. To know more about the most popular 6 superfoods and their nutritional benefit: