Covid 19 rehabilitation – Covid and The Athlete’s Heart
Early observational studies described some degree of cardiac involvement in up to 78% of infected Covid-19 patients, ranging from troponin elevations to features of myocarditis and myopericarditis on cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (CMR). Therefore the uncertain risks for myocarditis, a leading cause of sports-related sudden cardiac death, should be factored when considering return to play […]
Surviving COVID-19 with a ‘Growth Mindset’
As we continue to live under a shadow of uncertainty, many are experiencing what experts are calling “ COVID- 19 SHOCK”. It’s no surprise that if we want to survive through these unprecedented times, there has to be a critical change in our lifestyle and a re-examination on our part on how we approach a […]
Exercise During Pregnancy
In the not-so-distant past, women were urged to cut down on or even avoid exercise during pregnancy. Doctors feared that the jarring motion of running or lifting weights could damage the fetus, and prescribed abstinence from these activities even for the professional athletes. Fortunately, the tide has turned and it has been proven that exercising […]
Yoga and Covid 19
Yoga focuses on bringing harmony between mind and body. It helps to build up psycho-physiological health and manage daily stress. Several studies have shown the efficacy of Yogic practices in management of non-communicable diseases like hypertension , Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease (COPD), Bronchial Asthma, Diabetes, Sleep Disorders, Depression, Obesity, etc. that can co exist in patients with COVID […]
What is Covid 19 Rehabilitation?
Countries across the globe are in various stages of the pandemic with many now entering the “day after” Covid 19 phase. Covid 19 is an inflammatory condition and “Long Covid” refers to the after effects that last even after negative testing. Physiotherapy is essential in all phases to facilitate early discharge and promote quick recovery. Rehabilitation is key […]
How to show support for people living with HIV?
World #AIDS Day takes place on 1st December each year. It’s an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness. Founded in 1988, World AIDS Day was the first-ever global health day. Indian […]
Lactation is a calorie burning activity. In the past, mothers were told not to lose too much weight too fast after pregnancy because it was thought that a rapid weight loss could possibly accelerate the release of toxins stored in a woman’s body fat. However, this has not been proven to be true. Nonetheless, slow, […]
COVID-19 and Pregnancy
COVID-19 and Pregnancy If you are pregnant, you are more prone to getting infections and may have several questions regarding your pregnancy and baby. You As yet, there is no evidence that pregnant women who get this infection are more at risk of serious complications. It is expected the large majority of pregnant women will […]
Nutrition Guidelines for Covid-19 Patients
It is evident that people of all ages can become infected: malnourished elderly people, with low immunity and patients with chronic diseases like diabetes have more complications with disease severity. Good nutrition not only provides the body with immunity to diseases, including COVID-19, but is also the primary guarantee for promoting disease recovery. Dietary guidelines: […]
Why a strong immunity is key to fight infections like Corona Virus?
You’re already quite aware of how the spreads and its prevention methods. In this article, I would like to elaborate a bit more on the fatality, the immune system and self-care tips. The pandemic has taught us that a strong immune system is the very first and the last line of defence against all pathogens. […]