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Women and heart disease: what you don’t know could kill you!

As women advance in age, their chances of heart disease increase. However, women of all ages should be mindful of maintaining a healthy heart....

The do’s and don’t of dental care when you’re a diabetic!

Millions of people across the globe suffer from diabetes and taking care of oneself is crucial in this regard. Oral health is often taken...

Chronic Obstructive pulmonary disease – What is it?

Chronic Obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an umbrella term for lung diseases such as emphysema, bronchitis and non-reversible asthma. India has one of the...

Types of heart attacks: what you need to know!

People tend to use the term 'heart attack' for what is actually two main types of Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) and the least serious...

Can HDL levels be too high?

High-Density Lipoproteins (HDL), is also known as the “good cholesterol” for what they do; the removal of harmful cholesterol from the human bloodstream. Healthy...

Which foot conditions are associated with diabetes?

Diabetes is a condition that requires constant vigilance - blood sugar monitoring, food intake, timely medication and personal care. Many vital organs and systems...

Can too much salt damage your blood vessels?

The WHO recommends that a person consume no more than 2000 mg (or 2 grams) of salt a day, which is less than a...

Detoxing yourself: The Do’s and Don’ts

Detoxification (Detox) diets have been around for several decades. These diets and “cleanses”, that promise to help you reduce your weight and to “flush...

Which tests are necessary for a diabetes diagnosis?

Diabetes is a major health challenge globally with more than 400 million people combating this disease on a daily basis. It afflicts people of...