Chronic Exercise Deficiency: Risk for Heart Failure? 

Heart failure (HF) known as congestive heart failure occurs when the heart muscle does not pump blood as well as it should. When this happens, blood often backs up and fluid can build up in the lungs, causing shortness of breath. The burden of HF in India appears high, and estimates of prevalence range from […]

Hormonal Imbalance in PCOS: Insulin and Thyroid

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Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is characterized by chronic oligo- and/or anovulation, clinical and/or biochemical signs of hyperandrogenism, and/or polycystic ovaries detected by ultrasound. Three main phenotypes of PCOS have been proposed:  Classic PCOS with hyperandrogenism and an-ovulation, with or without polycystic ovaries;  Ovulatory PCOS with hyperandrogenism  and polycystic ovaries; and  Anovulatory PCOS without hyperandrogenism  and with […]

Exercise and PCOS

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Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal problem that affects a women during their childbearing years. It not only affects the reproductive system but also metabolism in general. However, there is no cure to it yet. It increases the risk of pregnancy complications and type 2 diabetes. 2 non pharmacological ways to manage PCOS are exercising and […]

World Hepatitis Day

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Hepatitis refers to an inflammatory condition of the liver. It is commonly caused by viral infection, but there are other possible causes of hepatitis. These include autoimmune hepatitis and hepatitis that occurs as a secondary result of medications, drugs, toxins, and alcohol. Types  The 5 viral types of infections are Hepatitis A, B, C, D, […]

Taurine

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Taurine is a non-essential/conditionally essential amino acid which acts as a cell membrane stabilizer in the body and can aid various antioxidant defence systems. It is found in foods, in the highest amounts in meats and seafood. It is seen as a constituent of many sports drinks. It does not participate in protein synthesis. Some […]

What is special about marine collagen?

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Collagen is one of the most abundant protein found in your body. It is mainly responsible for preservation of texture and provide a structure to the skin. It is a major structural component of the connective tissue of your body. Around 25 % of total body protein is represented by collagen.  It is a major […]

L-arginine

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L-Arginine is a conditionally essential amino acid found in the diet. Good food sources of L-arginine include eggs, meats, milk, soy proteins, peanuts and walnuts. Conditionally essential means it is particularly important during periods of illness and chronic conditions like hypertension, kidney disease and type II diabetes. These states tend to be characterized by an increase […]

Breast Cancer Awareness

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. High risk factors- Being female.   Increasing age.   A personal/family history of breast conditions.   A personal history of breast cancer.   Radiation exposure. Obesity.   Beginning your period at a younger age.   Beginning menopause at an older age.   Having your first child at […]

Nutrition Guidelines for Covid-19 Patients

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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: […]

Managing diabetes during Ramadan

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1. Risk quantification: Ideally, all patients should attend a pre-Ramadan assessment (6–8 weeks prior) with their doctor. Patients who fall in the ‘very high’ and ‘high’ risk categories should not fast. 2. Glucose monitoring: Self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) is an essential component of diabetes care, this allows patients to better identify and prevent episodes […]