What is Insulin? Insulin is the sugar controlling hormone in human bodies, created by the beta cells at islets of Langerhans in the pancreas. The hormone is endocrinal in nature and controls blo...View More
5 Complications That Come With Diabetes
Glucose is an important source of energy for the cells and tissues of the body, and hence important for overall health. Diabetes is a disorder that affects how the body consumes blood glucose. ...View More
Is Weight An Issue For Your Heart?
Weight and Waistlines as Predictors of Heart Disease A 2005 study in the American Journal of Physiology stated that fat cells act like small chemical factories, releasing a host of hormones and ...View More
Most Effective Ayurvedic Panchakarma in PCOS
PCOS is one of the most common maladies to affect women. Nearly 1 in 10 women suffer from this disorder. Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome is a condition where the ovaries develop multiple cysts caus...View More
World Diabetes Day 2019: Family And Diabetes
Today is World Diabetes Day. Popularly known as the ‘silent disease’ – Diabetes does not necessarily call for silence. So, each year on 14th November, an awareness campaign is run on a glo...View More
6 Unhealthy Effects of Sweets on Your Body
This would translate to about six teaspoons of sugar per day. Let’s take a look at what sugar does to your body: #1 Extra weight Indulging in extra sweets tend to contribute to fat storage and s...View More
Why Everything You Know About Protein Is Wrong
“Make sure you eat twenty-five grams protein in every meal” “If you want muscles, you need to swoop on protein bars” Nobody is more enthusiastic about conversations on protein than an Indian who...View More
#LadiesAndBabies: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
‘Who run the world? GIRLS!’ Beyonce could not be more right when she tells us that we, girls, run this world. Both literally and biologically, the female population partakes largely in the prese...View More
#CrediTalk: Gynaecological Misconceptions By Dr. Leena N Shreedhar
Many people in India live around many myths. Myths are nothing but a false belief or idea that people follow blindly. These false facts can have a serious impact on people’s health. Myths have b...View More
Is It Time To Treat Sugar Like Smoking?
We all love to eat sweets and chocolates. In India, every special occasion is celebrated with sweets and chocolates. But are you aware of the hidden side effects of sugar? Well, there are many s...View More
Does Vitamin D Deficiency Mean Higher Risk For Cardiovascular Disease?
Vitamin D is necessary for our overall health. We all know that deficiency of vitamin D causes many health issues. But, does Vitamin D Deficiency mean higher risk for cardiovascular disease? Yes...View More
Heart Surgery in Diabetics – Impact and Management
Diabetes and heart diseases have a strong connection. Statistics show that adults are more likely to develop heart diseases if they have diabetes; knowing that the American Heart Association con...View More
Vitamin D Deficiency: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
Are you suffering from vitamin D deficiency? If yes, then this article is for you. Here we are going to explain the symptoms of vitamin D deficiency along with its causes and treatments. Poor nu...View More
Intermittent Fasting: Here Is What You Need To Know
People have been fasting to lose weight, but what if you come to know that the longer you fast, the longer you can live! The idea may, however, sound difficult to stomach, but indeed intermitten...View More
Fast Food & Cancer – Is there a relation?
There has been a lot of discussion about the ill effects of eating fast food. It has been generally linked to a lot of health conditions like obesity, hypertension, hyper-cholesterolemia and muc...View More
Hormonal Imbalance In Women And Men
Are you depressed and feeling tired all the time? Struggling with mood swings, hair loss, fatigue? Gaining weight for no reason? If so…then chances are your hormones are trying to tell you somet...View More
Eat Right to Balance Hormones
Switch on your television and you would find a hundred commercials on how to care for your outer appearance. Your skin, your hair, your body image- everything has a solution. But what about your...View More
Difference Between Diabetes Type I & II
According to the International Diabetes Federation, more than 50 million people in India are diagnosed with the condition of diabetes. About 200 million people around the world suffer from diabe...View More
PCOS: What it does to a woman’s body
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) was termed after the visible change that the disorder brings in the ovaries of women affected by it, i.e. ovaries look like cysts. PCOS actually brings about a h...View More
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