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04
Jul

Miscarriage and First Trimester

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First three months of pregnancy as all very well know are quite crucial with high risk of losing the baby. Miscarriage and the first trimester are very common and so intricately woven together that in most countries gynaecologist confirm pregnancy only after one is in her 12 weeks or so. Simply, once...Read More

04
Jul

Pregnancy Tests: Vital to ensure healthy baby

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Life of a woman enters the phase of a mother when she gets pregnant. The mother’s joy starts with a heartbeat heard for the first time and a playful kick always reminds her that she is not alone. These words hold a lot of truth in them. However, there are certain pregnancy tests which need to be...Read More

04
Jul

Iodine: Are we getting enough?

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There was a time when ‘Iodine’ was considered a ‘universal medicine’ and used to treat a number of conditions like lung disease, colds and infections. To make sure that people get the required amount of this trace mineral in their diet, it was added to salt and flour. But by the...Read More

04
Jul

How to Conceive Naturally?

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Bearing a child is a miracle and every girl wants to have her share for sure. For some, it comes easy by the grace of god and some need to struggle. Many couples these days approach infertility clinics with difficult conception, but it is mostly observed that their lifestyle and sex life are such factors...Read More

03
Jul

Eye Care in Old Age

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Our eyes usually begin troubling us with advancing years. Some of the common eye troubles that one might face with age are: Decrease in light sensitivity If the need for bright light is increasing constantly, then this is a warning signal. It is important not to dismiss it as a temporary problem...Read More

03
Jul

Ten symptoms that may be warning you of Kidney Disease for Geriatric

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The initial symptoms of kidney disease are so subtle that one may spend years without finding it out. Chronic Kidney Diseases (CKD) does not change into Kidney failure overnight, it usually takes a long course spanning years. With proper management, CKD can be successfully stopped from becoming fatal...Read More

02
Jul

Benefits of Walking for the Elderly

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Benefits of walking can be enjoyed by anyone at any age. But the benefits of walking are especially far reaching in case of the elderly. The benefits of walking in the advanced years not only include an agile and fitter body physically, but also safeguarding  against a number of geriatric diseases...Read More

02
Jul

Age and the Skin

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What is the first thing that comes to our mind when we think of ageing? Wrinkles and silver hair, right? Truly everyone associates changes in the skin with old age and rightly so. Our skin not only protects us from the environment, but also regulates the body temperature, fluid and electrolyte balance...Read More

01
Jul

Taking Care of the Heart in Old Age

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Ageing is a normal phenomenon. The body ages with time and so does the heart. Age decreases the efficiency of the heart and the blood vessels.  The heart increases in size and the pumping ability of the heart suffers. The blood vessels loose their plasticity and elasticity to a certain extent. All...Read More

30
Jun

Home Safety Tips for Seniors

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Old age means decreased physical strength and mental alertness. In this situation, safety becomes a major concern. Accidents like falling off a chair, mistakenly consuming dangerous substances, slipping on the bathroom floor, medicine skipping or overdose, forgetting medical appointments are common occurrences...Read More

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