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24
Jun

Managing Blood Pressure in Old Age

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Blood Pressure is the measure of the pressure the blood exerts on the walls of the arteries, when pumped through the body by the heart. It is measured in mm Hg. A reading of 120/8 is considered a healthy value. But if this reading goes up to 140/90 mm Hg, it is indicative of High Blood Pressure, commonly...Read More

24
Jun

Maximize your Child Potentials with Right Diet and Nutrition

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When it comes to the food diet of the children, mothers have to face huge problems as the children have immense likes and dislikes. Even though tasty foods are eaten rapidly by children and are in huge demand amongst the younger generation, in growing years the need will be to eat more nutritious and...Read More

23
Jun

Dementia and Aging

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According to the census of 1951, the population of elderly was 20 million. By 1991, this figure rose to 57 million. The decade from 1991 to 2001 saw a sharp increase in this figure. It is expected that by the year 2050 the numbers will reach 324 million. These figures were given by the Indian Journal...Read More

23
Jun

Managing Diabetes in the Elderly

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Diabetes is a condition wherein our body loses the ability to handle the sugar present in the food to convert it into energy required by the body. The sugars and cereals get converted into glucose and circulate in the blood for immediate use or remain reserved in the liver in the form of glycogen for...Read More

22
Jun

Old Age and Cancer

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Ageing is considered as one of the single largest risk factors for developing the deadly Cancer. Cancer happens to be one of the five common causes of deaths in older Indians. With more and more people living longer and life spans increasing, the diagnosed cases of Cancer in elderly are expected to constantly...Read More

21
Jun

Alzheimer’s: One of the Common Diseases of the old age

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Senior citizens are most vulnerable to a host of mental illnesses-Alzheimer’s being a more common one. No one has been able to identify what exactly causes the disease. Though it has been established that the risk of developing Alzheimer’s increases with age. For a 60 year old, the probability...Read More

21
Jun

Expecting in changing season

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Seasons come and seasons go and as we grow our body gets used to these changes and we start adapting to it. But when you are a new entrant to this world, then it takes time adjusting your body to all these seasonal shifts. This is the reason why extra care needs to be taken! Well, we are here discussing...Read More

20
Jun

Iron Deficiency Anemia: An Insight

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One of the commonly known forms of nutritional deficiencies is iron deficiency or hypoferremia. Iron is present in all cells of the human body and it performs several major functions, such as -in the form of hemoglobin, it carries oxygen from the lungs to the tissues,  -in the form of cytochromes,...Read More

19
Jun

Games you should gift your child

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Children are very active and have lots of energy. If they are not kept engaged in some activity, they can create lot of nuisance when at home. Although nowadays, even small children belonging to the age group of one and half years go to playgroup where they are taught various games and cultural activities,...Read More

19
Jun

Healthcare Myths Demystified

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There are always a lot of question in our minds regarding healthcare myths. What is a balanced diet, are all carbohydrates bad, how much fat should one take, what is hypoglycaemia, are high blood pressure and hypertension different, etc, the list is endless. Though we keep wondering about these things...Read More

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