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”

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?”

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 There is still a lot of outdated information about dietary fats which makes us confused.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.

Impressive health benefits of Parsley

Antidiabetic functions of parsley are considered may be  due to its rich content of terpenoids, flavonoid glycosides, coumarins or otherwise due to the presence of ascorbic acid. Parsley contains a flavonoid called  myricetin, which can reduce glucose levels by reducing insulin obstruction.

Can Diabetics eat fruits?

Rajat Sarkar loves mango and he would like to eat mango everyday in summer. Some years later he knew that his blood sugar level was high and he had diabetes. Then he went to doctor’s chamber, doctor prescribe some medicine and told him to stop eating mangoes. He was very sad but he did notContinue reading “Can Diabetics eat fruits?”

কোভিডের টিকা নিয়ে দ্বিধা-ভয়? আপনাদের সমস্ত প্রশ্নের উত্তর দিচ্ছেন ডা: প্রতিম সেনগুপ্ত

আজ বর্তমান সময়ের একটি খুব গুরুত্বপূর্ণ এবং প্রাসঙ্গিক বিষয় নিয়ে আলোচনা করতে চলেছি এবং হ্যাঁ, এটি হল কোভিডের টিকাকরণ । ভ্যাকসিনগুলির আবিষ্কার ওষুধের অগ্রগতির ইতিহাসে সর্বাধিক উপহার। ১৭ শ শতাব্দীর প্রথম দিকে অ্যাডওয়ার্ড জেনার প্রথম টিকা দেওয়ার জন্য প্রস্তর স্থাপন করেছিলেন এবং তিনি প্রথম দেখেছিলেন যে কাউফক্স ভ্যাকসিনের সংক্রমণ মারাত্মক গুটি সংক্রমণ রোধ করে। গতContinue reading “কোভিডের টিকা নিয়ে দ্বিধা-ভয়? আপনাদের সমস্ত প্রশ্নের উত্তর দিচ্ছেন ডা: প্রতিম সেনগুপ্ত”