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Dr P.Neelam has been engaged in patient care, medical research and medical education for over 45 years. She was formerly Professor of Medicine at the Lady Hardinage Medical College and Associated with Irwin, G.B Pant and many other Hospitals.

The Adverse Effects of Substances Abuse on Kidney

Effects of Substances Abuse on Kidney

The development stages of mankind include the Bronze Age and then the Iron Age. We are now in the ‘Stoned Age’. The first recorded instance of recreational drugs use was in the 3rd century B.C – many traders smoked opium and Aztecs chewed hallucinogenic mushrooms. In the past 30 years, the number of people using recreational drugs has skyrocketed. The ... Read More »

Circuit Training Workouts – Burn More Calories in Less Time

Circuit Training Workouts

Looking to switch things up for a more effective strength exercise? Circuit training is an alternative to your traditional workout. In today’s world, people feel busier and more stressed than ever, and lack of time is most commonly cited as a barrier to exercise. Circuit training provides an effective option that breaks this barrier and yields significant advantages. Circuit training ... Read More »

Treatment & Management for Stomach Ulcer (Peptic Ulcer)

Stomach Ulcer Treatments

Different types of drugs are employed in the management of peptic ulcer. The different groups of drugs each play a specific role in the healing of the ulcer or in helping to reduce the secretion of gastric juices. Diet control and surgery can also be involved depending on the type and stage of the ulcer. Some of the drugs for ... Read More »

Home Remedies to Treat Epilepsy

Home Remedies for Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a common neurological disorder that affects 1 to 2 percent of the population. The people affected have recurring and spontaneous seizures. There are different types of seizures but they are always because of bursts of electrical activity in the brain. Epilepsy can be caused by severe head injury, stroke, birth trauma, brain tumor, toxins, brain infection, brain diseases, ... Read More »

Causes and Symptoms of Thyroid Nodules

Thyroid Nodule

The thyroid gland consists of two lobes that look similar to the wings of a butterfly. The thyroid is able to absorb iodine from food you consume. It is the only gland in your body that can do this. Your thyroid takes the iodine and uses it to produce two main hormones, triiodothyronine also known as T3 and thyroxine known ... Read More »

Eating Too Much (Overeating) Can Cause Premature Aging

Overeating and Ageing

The bane of all affluent families is over-indulgence is eating and lack of physical activity. To these two factors may be added smoking and drinking. In addition to these factors which shorten life, overeating directly stimulates the ageing process, which affects all organs of the body and brings old age faster and earlier. In the previous chapter, we have learned ... Read More »

Child’s Emotional Health: Four Things Every Parent Must Know

Child’s Emotional Health

Most parents stated that any teenager can develop a mental health problem. But nearly two-thirds of these parents didn’t think their child was likely to experience one. This article helps parents understand the emotional challenges their students face — and take action to support and encourage healthy and productive college years. It’s very likely that all college-age students will deal ... Read More »

Common Vision Problems and Age-Related Eye Diseases

Common Vision Problems

Eye is like a camera. Light enters the eye through a small hole called the pupil and is focused on the retina. Eye also has a lens, which focuses images from different distances on the retina. The colored ring of the eye, the iris, controls the amount of light entering the eye. A tough white sheet called sclera covers the ... Read More »

What is Diabetic Eye Disease – Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic Eye Disease

Eye diseases related to diabetes include a range of conditions such as refractive changes, double vision, cataract, glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy. Of these conditions, diabetic retinopathy is the only one that is directly caused by diabetes and that most frequently results in vision loss. What is Diabetic Eye Disease? Diabetic retinopathy occurs as a direct result of chronic hyperglycaemia causing ... Read More »

Joint Replacement Surgery: Knee, Hip and Shoulder Replacement

Joint Replacement Surgery

Joint replacement involves replacing a damaged joint with an artificial joint. Joint replacements were once only offered to older people with severe arthritis of the hip or knee. Now they are increasingly performed on younger people if there is a need. This is largely due to advances in materials being used to build artificial joints, making them longer-lasting, as well ... Read More »

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