Menopause is no easy time in a woman’s life; this phase is accompanied by weight gain, painful joints, tiredness and muscle loss. A woman’s body changes naturally in response to physiologic changes (hormonal shifts) ushering her out of the fertile phase of life. This could also be the time she faces the ‘empty nest’ syndrome after the children have left home. Time constraints also could be a challenge when it comes to regular physical activity and healthy eating.Read More
Irritable bowel syndrome is a colon related disorder which causes discomfort in daily bowel movements. This could cause constipation or diarrhoea among other symptoms. Although it causes extreme discomfort sometimes, it is not life-threatening but it can be long-lasting condition which can affect your everyday activities.Read More
Have you ever been on a cycle of constant weight loss and weight gain? Maybe you tried a crash or fad diet in an attempt to lose weight, only to regain it once you are off the restrictive diet. It’s like a yo-yo that keeps swinging back and forth. Let’s look at what Alpana is facing,Read More
While obesity is a serious public health issue, being underweight is also a challenge that many people deal with. Since weight loss is an issue in the limelight, we may not be aware that there are those who also struggle to gain weight.
We often hear complaints about how seemingly ‘difficult’ or ‘hard’ it is to lose weight. Sometimes the numbers on the scale don’t budge despite eating a relatively ‘healthy’ diet and exercising regularly.Read More
Weight loss can be a challenging and tricky game. Many weight loss and slimming centres love to flaunt their clients’ success by proudly displaying before and after pictures. The captions read- lost 5 kgs, lost 10 kgs and 4 inches…..the list goes on.
But no one shows us the after, after story.Read More
Working night shifts and trying to stay healthy may seem like a complicated balancing act. Granted that shift work comes with its own set of challenges- regulating sleep timings, non- availability of healthy foods, skipped exercise, sedentary work, weight gain etc.Read More
Loss of appetite can be caused by various conditions. However, it becomes normal once the underlying condition is treated.Read More
Proper care and treatment can help you prevent the frequency of skin breakouts and reduce the prevalence of acne.Read More
The fight against diabetes and other lifestyle diseases is an ongoing one. The theme of the International Diabetes Federation this year could not be more apt- Diabetes: Protect Your Family.Read More