Category: Health

  • How Does Diabetes Affect Women Differently Than It Does Men?

    Contents: Diseases of any kind do not discriminate based on gender. However, they are dictated by the complex physiology and the difference in this between the genders can impact the way a disease affects the body. Statistically, men are said to have more cases of diabetes, but women experience more complications caused by it.  Several…

  • The 9 Best Hypertension Medications, and How They Can Help Lower Your Blood Pressure

    Contents: With one in three Indian adults experiencing some form of hypertension, this lifestyle disease has become much more common that one would imagine. The biggest problem with hypertension is often that it’s symptoms go unnoticed, and patients don’t start medication until it’s far too late. Being aware of its symptoms, making any possible lifestyle…

  • This Is What You Should Do When Your Blood Pressure Is Too Low

    Contents: When hypertension is one of the worst conditions faced by Indian patients, low blood pressure might hardly seem like a problem, in comparison to high blood pressure. But blood pressure is very subjective, and for some people, it can be life-threatening.  The usual BP reading is 120/80 mmHg, but anything lower than 90/60 mmHg for…

  • How Can You Be Aware Of Hypertension And Be Diagnosed Early To Prevent Complications?

    Contents: Whether they live with high blood pressure or low blood pressure, and despite their risk factors being different, there is one thing that all blood pressure patients can seem to agree on. Until they saw a major symptom, they had no idea that they were even at risk! A large chunk of people in…

  • Diabetes and Medication: What You Need to Know About Insulin, Metformin and More

    Contents: “Oh, you’re taking that medicine? My doctor said it has a lot of side-effects.”  Or “You have to try this home remedy that my long lost relative suggested. It worked for someone she knew.”  No matter what type of diabetes you have, and no matter what stage of it you are in, there are…

  • Pregnancy and Hypertension: 4 Important Information To Know

    Contents: Pregnancy – a time for joy, anticipation and increased health risks. We don’t mean to put a damper on this happy time. But with the number of pregnancy complications rising every year, it is important to reiterate the magnitude of the risks and encourage pregnant mothers to be proactive.  Gestational diabetes and hypertension are…

  • 8 Best Precautionary Measures That Diabetes Patients Need to Take for Winter Season 

    Contents: It’s that time of the year again. The season when you can wear warm clothes and indulge in warm comfort meals. And unless you live in a city like Delhi with its smog and extreme temperatures, the winter months ought to be a welcome change. But this year, with the continuing pandemic, and the…

  • Hypertension and COVID-19: What Is The Relationship Between Them? 

    Contents: Hypertension is a chronic condition that affects the whole body. Although COVID-19 is a primarily respiratory condition, having pre-existing diseases like hypertension can worsen its impact.  Among the studies on COVID – 19 patients in – China and Italy – the countries worst hit by it, show that most of the patients who suffered…

  • The Science Of High Cholesterol And It’s Effective Management

    Contents: When was the last time you heard of someone praising an unhealthy diet and being inactive?  If the answer is ‘never’, it is with good reason. One of the major risks of following an unhealthy lifestyle is the equally high increase in cholesterol levels.  Cholesterol is a term that has become a part of…

  • It Is Time To Rethink These 5 Common Diabetes Myths

    Contents: Every year, the statistics regarding diabetes is soaring. On the global level, the prevalence of this condition is estimated to have affected 463 million people in 2019 and it is projected that this could rise to 578 million by 2030, and 700 million by 2045. Those who are looking to learn more about these…