Home Health Disorders cure Disorders Cure oi-Neha Ghosh By Neha Ghosh on December 12, 2019 Have you ever felt a prickling or tingling sensation in your arms when you go off to sleep at night and slowly, you feel as if the arms are becoming numb? If yes, you might be thinking what could be causing it. This occurs due to a specific underlying problem called paresthesia. What Is Paresthesia?  Paresthesia is the numbness or prickling sensation that you get in the arms or legs when you fall asleep. This occurs whenyou put pressure on a nerve unknowingly and it usually resolves once you change your position. But, if this numbness persists, you may have an underlying disorder that needs treatment. What Causes Paresthesia Carpal tunnel syndrome It occurs when there is too much pressure on the median nerve in the carpal tunnel, a narrow passageway in the front of your wrist, which is about an inch wide. Repetitive hand motions like typing on a keyboard or piano can cause … [Read more...] about Paresthesia: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis And Treatment
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Home Home n garden Pet care Pet Care oi-Devaki By devaki on April 19, 2010 Pets are known to be a man's true companion but a new study suggests that dogs and cats are a lurking household danger, causing all kinds of injuries related to falls. The researcher said that most of the accidents took place while chasing after the pets. "Certainly pets are wonderful and have many benefits, so we're not saying anything about not having them," says researcher Judy Stevens. But he emphasised on the fact that the people should be more careful if they keep pets. A report from 60 hospitals revealed that most of the emergency calls are linked to pet-related falls. Totals number of injuries associated with cats and dogs in Unites States in the year 2006 reached a total of 86,629. The report showed that even though cats are known to follow at your heels, or right beneath your feet, dogs were involved in nearly 7.5 times more injuries as cats. This may be because dogs are bigger and … [Read more...] about Are Pets Dangerous?
Home Insync Life Life oi-Prerna Aditi By Prerna Aditi on November 9, 2019 Have you ever seen a domestic helper seeking work in somebody's house with the help of her visiting card? At times, you must have seen housemaid seeking work by going from door to door and asking if there is any need for a housemaid. Well, Geeta Kale, a domestic helper has recently emerged as an internet sensation after her visiting card goes viral. Google Creates Doodle To Mark The 30th Anniversary Of The Fall Of Berlin Wall Geeta Kale was working in Bavdhan, a place in Pune. After she lost a job in a household which fetched her 4000 INR every month, she was feeling quite dejected and sad. However, her other employer Dhanashree Shinde thought of solving the problem of her domestic helper "Maushi" in a unique way. Dhanashree used her branding skills to design and make a simple business card. She then printed 100 such smart business cards and asked Kale to distribute the card in the neighbourhood … [Read more...] about Geeta Kale: The Domestic Help Of Pune Who Became An Internet Sensation Through Her Visiting Card
Home Health Wellness Wellness oi-Praveen By Praveen Kumar | Updated: Friday, June 30, 2017, 11:15 [IST] When you are traveling in a bus, train or a flight what is the healthiest thing to do? Well, listen to music. It works wonders. Of course, when you put your headphones and start playing tunes on your mobile device, you can avoid talkative travelers and their meaningless discussions too! What Happens When You Listen To Music But more than that, there are some real good health benefits of listening to soothing music during your journeys. Here are they. Reason #1 Firstly, if you are suffering from motion sickness, music helps in diverting your mind. When your mind gets distracted in a pleasant way, your uneasiness can be minimised. Reason #2 A study claims that music is one of the best non-medicinal but therapeutic measure to prevent the effects of motion sickness that occurs during travel. Yes, in many cases, music successfully prevented nausea! Effects Of Listening … [Read more...] about Why Listening To Music While Travelling Is Healthy
From the look on my patient’s face, I can tell that I am the last person he wants to see. Unfortunately, he has little choice as his internist won’t refill his prescription for Valium until he is evaluated by a psychiatrist. Valium has been in my patient’s life for decades and was originally prescribed to treat his “nerves.” Time has revealed its troubling side effects—the risk of addiction, falls and memory problems. His new doctor insists on a psychiatric evaluation to see if there is something more to the “nerves”, perhaps an underlying condition that there might be a better, safer treatment for? The internist’s instincts are spot on. The patient has Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) related to a war he fought over 50 years ago. He has little of the hallmark features of PTSD—nightmares, flashbacks, and hypervigilance—rather he has severe avoidance, an often overlooked but … [Read more...] about Avoidance: The Biggest Threat to Our PTSD Awareness