Deep breathing exercises can be an elixir in this COVID pandemic

Let us understand the importance of deep breathing and why should we emphasize more on these sorts of exercises? We all are passing through a very tough time. Covid is affecting thousands of lives. Covid is a respiratory tract virus that primarily infects the respiratory organs of the body, the lung being the epicenter ofContinue reading “Deep breathing exercises can be an elixir in this COVID pandemic”

Kidneys and Lungs: How are they related?

Your kidneys are responsible for filtering excess fluids and waste products from your blood. This waste is then eliminated in your urine. Chronic kidney failure refers to the loss of kidney function over months or years. In advanced stages, dangerous levels of wastes and fluids back up in your body. This condition is also calledContinue reading “Kidneys and Lungs: How are they related?”

Flaxseed A-Z: What the Superfood Offers

Lately, flax seeds have gained popularity as a health food. This is due to the high content of heart healthy omega-3 fats, fiber and other unique plant compounds. Flax seeds have been linked to many health benefits, such as improved digestion and a reduced risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes and cancer. Flax alsoContinue reading “Flaxseed A-Z: What the Superfood Offers”

ROXADUSTAT : Magic Oral Drug for Managing CKD Anaemia

A very common problem faced by most Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) patients is Anaemia. What is Anaemia? Anaemia happens when your Red Blood Cells are in short supply. Red Blood Cells carry oxygen from your lungs to all other parts of your body, Giving you the energy you require for our daily activities. So howContinue reading “ROXADUSTAT : Magic Oral Drug for Managing CKD Anaemia”

Apple Cider Vinegar: How it relates to Diabetes?

Controlling, maintaining and getting rid of at least some of our health problems is a very real dream that we all are faced with. While some diseases are easier to control or get rid of, some are more persistent. Diabetes is one such disease which is a particularly stubborn kind of disease; but at theContinue reading “Apple Cider Vinegar: How it relates to Diabetes?”

Keto Diet: What You Need to Know

Controlling, maintaining and getting rid of at least some of our health problems is a very real dream that we all are faced with. While some diseases are easier to control or get rid of, some are more persistent. Diabetes is one such disease which is a particularly stubborn kind of disease; but at theContinue reading “Keto Diet: What You Need to Know”

Gut Microbes and Diabetes

The human body is a host to trillions of microbes, or bacteria. Some of these are helpful while some may be harmful. In order to understand what gut microbes are; we must understand what the human microbiome is. The human microbiota consists of a wide variety of bacteria, viruses, fungi and other single-celled organisms thatContinue reading “Gut Microbes and Diabetes”

Environment and its effect on Diabetes

All this while we have learnt how to deal with the various effects of diabetes, how to manage our food habits according to it and how insulin works; but how exactly did the disease diabetes originate? Why did it originate, when did it all start? Why does it affect only the human population? Let usContinue reading “Environment and its effect on Diabetes”