Guidelines for Exercise in Hypertensive Patients

Exercise has beneficial effects on blood pressure. The exercise prescription for extremely overweight/hypertensive patients is best formulated by an exercise specialist who is qualified to manage this population. Normal blood pressure (BP) is 120/80 mm Hg. High blood pressure is defined by a level greater than 130/80 mm Hg or 140/90 mm Hg in some […]

Nutritional Management for Kidney Stone

World Kidney Day

Kidney stone disease (nephrolithiasis) is extremely common, causing substantial pain and a large economic cost. It can cause post-renal acute kidney injury (AKI) via obstruction of urinary outflow, often associated with rapid deterioration in kidney function. Dietary risk factors  Several dietary factors can increase risk of the stone formation, eg sodium, purines, alcohol, calcium.  These […]

Bone Health

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Osteoporosis, the skeletal disease of bone thinning and compromised bone strength continues to be a major public health issue. Bone fragility and increased risk of fractures especially hip and spine are characteristics of this disease. Risk for osteoporosis has been reported in people of all ethnic backgrounds. After the age of 70 years, both men […]

World Arthritis Day

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Knee osteoarthritis is degeneration of the knee’s cartilage—the flexible, slippery material that normally protects bones from joint friction and impact. The condition also involves changes to the bone underneath the cartilage and can affect nearby soft tissues. What causes damage? Excessive stress( obesity, faulty mechanics while walking/running, excessive exercise, ignoring existing injuries) are associated with […]

World Thyroid Day

25th May is celebrated as World Thyroid Day to raise awareness among people battling thyroid disorders.  5 common thyroid diseases in India: (1) hypothyroidism, (2) hyperthyroidism, (3) goiter and iodine deficiency disorders, (4) Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, and (5) thyroid cancer. Thyroid disorders are on the rise in India:   According to a clinical survey, about 32% Indians […]