Are swollen feet a warning against kidney disease?

It can often be observed that after working throughout the day our feet seem to be swollen. Given that the print of the socks gets more prominent. So does this mean that your Kidneys are not functioning any longer? Anybody can encounter swollen feet from time to time. It’s common — particularly after a longContinue reading “Are swollen feet a warning against kidney disease?”

Is frothy urine harmful?

One of my patients came up with a very common issue of encountering foamy urine. Mr. Das is a middle-aged man and manages a busy schedule due to work. He has observed this change in his urine for a week now and decided to see me. I could understand his concern from his very firstContinue reading “Is frothy urine harmful?”

Dialysis is not the end of life

There’s a famous quote, “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger” and I’m living proof that it’s true. I was born in a middle-class family in the Coochbihar district. As a child, I grew up in Haldibari, a town in coochbihar district. My parents did everything they could to teach me to be a betterContinue reading “Dialysis is not the end of life”

Detox Water: Health Benefits and Myths

The human body has mechanisms of detoxification to deal with both exogenous toxicants (from the environment) and endogenous (those produced inside the body as a result of metabolic processes). One of the best ways to detox is through water. Want to know more in details? Click on the link below to read the full blog.

ARE POTATOES HEALTHY?

Raman loves potato. He heard somewhere that potatoes are not healthy , it increases weight and it is toxic for diabetic patient. Then he decided to reduce potato intake. People always say potato is not a vegetable, its carbohydrate content is high and other nutrient content is low so it is unhealthy, so you have to avoid . But is it true?

Is Protein Powder Good for You?

Mr. Khan spends 2 hours daily in working out in a gym . He wants  a complete workout with resistance training to develop strength, flexibility and a toned body,  for that  his gym instructor recommends him to take protein powder supplement daily . He is not sure about which protein shake will be best forContinue reading “Is Protein Powder Good for You?”

Uric Acid: Why you should be worried!

আজ বিভিন্ন পোস্ট কোভিড জটিলতা সম্পর্কে আলোচনা করতে চলেছি যেগুলিক বড় এবং ছোট দু রকমের জটিলতায় বিভক্ত করা হয়।

The truth about Fats and Cholesterol: MCT and SCT

For decades, we have been advised to eliminate fat from meals, but has this decision made us healthier? No in fact the cases of heart disease and strokes are increasing rapidly worldwide. Probably because we cut back harmful fats as well as healthy fats. There is still a lot of outdated information about dietary fats which makes us confused. It’s high time to break down the misconception and differentiate between the good fat and bad fat. It is important to remember that fat is a major source of energy, also helps to absorb certain vitamins and minerals.