Home Health Wellness Wellness on May 17, 2022 World Hypertension Day is observed on 17 May every year. The day was initiated by The World Hypertension League, an umbrella to the organization of 85 national hypertension societies and leagues. The day was initiated to increase the awareness of hypertension. Hypertension literally means elevation of normal blood pressure. The disease often remains hidden and more than half of the population remains undiagnosed as no visible symptoms were present. The disease bears the potential risk of numerous life-threatening complications like heart disease, cardiovascular disease, stroke, paralysis, renal failure, eye disease, nerve disease and many more. The ongoing process can be arrested or at least delayed by proper medical care and holistic care. Ayurveda can be used effectively in managing the medical problem and arresting the ongoing progression of the disease. Blood pressure is a … [Read more...] about World Hypertension Day: Hypertension, Holistic Healthcare Through Ayurveda And Yoga (Expert Article)
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Home Health Wellness Wellness on May 17, 2022 Fungal infections kill around the same number of people each year as tuberculosis. They mostly take hold in people who are vulnerable because they have a defective immune system caused by an underlying disease, such as cancer, or a viral infection, such as HIV or COVID. Our new study shows that antibiotics can cause immune system defects that increase the risk of dangerous fungal infections. Candida is a fungus that is a common cause of fungal infections in humans. The yeast infection thrush is caused by Candida. But it can also cause a life-threatening bloodstream infection called invasive candidiasis. One of the risk factors for getting invasive candidiasis is antibiotics. When we take antibiotics, we kill off some of our gut bacteria. This can create space for gut fungi (like Candida) to grow. And if your intestines become damaged by chemotherapy or surgery, then the … [Read more...] about Antibiotics Can Lead To Life-Threatening Fungal Infection Because Of Disruption To The Gut Microbiome: Expert
Home Health Wellness Wellness on September 20, 2017 Antibiotics that are currently in clinical development are insufficient to combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance, a World Health Organisation (WHO) report said. Most of the drugs currently in the clinical phase are modifications of existing classes of antibiotics and are only short-term solutions, WHO said. There are, however, very few potential treatment options. The growing resistant infections pose the greatest threat to health, including drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) which kills around 250,000 people each year. There are also very few oral antibiotics in the pipeline, yet these are essential formulations for treating infections outside hospitals or in resource-limited settings, the report said. "Antimicrobial resistance is a global health emergency that will seriously jeopardise progress in modern medicine," Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, … [Read more...] about WHO Warns: World Running Out Of Antibiotics, What Next?
Home Health Wellness Wellness on July 28, 2021 Viral hepatitis is the name given to a viral infection that causes liver inflammation and damage. There are different types of hepatitis viruses that infect the liver out of which hepatitis A, B and C are the most common. Hepatitis A virus causes short-term diseases and is acute while hepatitis B and C viruses may cause chronic conditions and last longer. In this article, we will discuss some of the frequently asked questions about viral hepatitis. wellness FAQs On Hand Hygiene:What You Should Remember And Follow 1. What are the 5 types of hepatitis? Ans: The five types of hepatitis are classified as hepatitis A, B, C, D and E. According to the WHO, hepatitis B and C are of great concern and they may lead to a greater number of deaths. 2. What is the most common viral hepatitis? Ans: Hepatitis A, B and C are among the most common viral … [Read more...] about World Hepatitis Day 2021: FAQs On Viral Hepatitis
Home Health Disorders cure Disorders Cure on May 11, 2022 A cerebral aneurysm is known by many names such as brain aneurysm and intracranial aneurysm. Aneurysm in the brain is defined as dilations (widening) that occur at weak sites in the arterial circulation or say, walls of the blood vessels of the brain. It is often identified as ballooning or bulging of the blood vessels.  The majority of brain aneurysms are silent and are only diagnosed by chance during neuroimaging or autopsy. The condition often leads to expansion, thinning and rupturing of the blood vessels, known as subarachnoid haemorrhage. The haemorrhage results in haemorrhagic stroke or bleeding inside the brain, which is associated with a high risk of morbidity and mortality. wellness Reasons Why You Should Shower Soon After A Dip In The Ocean According to the recent news reports, the Chinese President Xi Jinping has a 'cerebral … [Read more...] about What Is Cerebral Aneurysm? Causes, Symptoms, Risk Factors, Diagnosis And Treatments
Home Health Wellness Wellness on October 26, 2016 In the 1930s a drug changed the face of modern medicine for better, antibiotics. Countless lives were saved by these since then, but since the twenty-first century antibiotic abuse is which makes these less powerful today, which could spell big trouble for everyone. The trouble is that numerous individuals, including some physicians themselves fail to realize, or have forgotten, what antibiotics can and cannot do. Just in case you have an ear infection, tuberculosis or any other bacterial infection, they might work wonders. That fact does not stop thousands of individuals hurrying to their physician's office, requiring them at the very first indication of a runny nose, and sadly often times that request is granted. Even when taken for numerous reasons antibiotics have adverse effects. Many who take them may experience sickness and diarrhoea, but if they are doing their … [Read more...] about Side Effects Of Antibiotics
Home Health Disorders cure Disorders Cure on July 28, 2021 Hepatitis is a serious condition that causes inflammation of the liver. It is most commonly caused by a viral infection, however, drugs, alcohol, toxins and autoimmune diseases can also cause hepatitis  . Hepatitis is caused by five viruses: hepatitis A virus (HAV), hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), hepatitis D virus (HDV) and hepatitis E virus (HEV). Every year, hepatitis causes nearly 1.4 million deaths and HBV and HCV are responsible for about 90 per cent of these deaths and the rest is caused by other types of hepatitis viruses  . As per the World Health Organization (WHO) in the year 2015, 1 in 3 people were infected by HBV or HCV and 1.3 million people have died due to this disease. In this article we will cover the different types of hepatitis, its causes, symptoms and treatment. Causes of Hepatitis Hepatitis is … [Read more...] about World Hepatitis Day 2021: What Is Hepatitis? Everything You Need To Know About This Condition
Home Health Disorders cure Disorders Cure on July 10, 2021 A recent news report talks about a case of a pregnant woman in Kerala who has been diagnosed with Zika virus infection. This is the first case of infection in the state and 13 more people are under suspicion. The reports of these people have been sent to the National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune and the result is awaiting. Amidst COVID-19, the case of another life-threatening vector-borne infection has alarmed people and the Health Department of India. According to Veena George, Minister for Health and Family Welfare of Kerala, the 24-year-old pregnant woman was admitted to a private hospital in Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) on June 28 with fever, red rashes and headache and after showing signs of Zika virus infection, she was tested further at the NIV Pune. disorders-cure First Case Of Vertical Penile Fracture Reported In UK Man: All About Penile … [Read more...] about Zika Virus Reported In Pregnant Woman In India: Know Its Causes, Symptoms And Treatments
Home Health Wellness Wellness on May 13, 2022 General well-being and preventive healthcare have long been associated with health enthusiasts and the elderly until the COVID-19 outbreak. The pandemic brought about a generational reset forcing people to view personal health from a fresh perspective. This reset has shifted the focus from curative healthcare to preventive health practices and products. One such category of pre-emptive health products that have been seeing extensive use since the onset of the pandemic is nutraceuticals. This class of health products has evoked interest worldwide and the Asia Pacific region has registered the fastest growth. What are Nutraceuticals? Nutraceuticals are the class of consumable products derived from food sources that offer high nutritional value, often for specific health benefits. They are usually categorised under non-specific therapies used to promote general health and … [Read more...] about Is Nutraceuticals A Smart Choice For A Healthier Tomorrow?
Home Health Disorders cure Disorders Cure on May 15, 2022 Kaposi sarcoma is a soft tissue tumour (starts in muscle, fat, nerves, skin and blood vessels) that has different appearances and outcomes and affects a range of populations. The cancer type is most commonly found in immunocompromised people, such as those with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) or those having immunosuppression as a result of an organ transplant.  According to a recent published study in the journal Cell Reports, a team of scientists have discovered a protein in the nucleus of cancer cells, as a key factor, that keeps the herpesvirus (one that causes Kaposi's sarcoma) inactive and unnoticed by the immune system, leading to late diagnosis of the condition.  The virus belongs to the Epstein-Barr virus family and is associated with AIDS-related Castleman's illness and a variety of malignancies, including Kaposi sarcoma and primary … [Read more...] about Scientists Discover Cell Protein That Keeps Kaposi’s Sarcoma Herpesvirus Dormant: All About The Cancer Type