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Yoga

by Health Please


Posted on 10:20AM Jun 16, 2018 in General


Yoga

What is Yoga?

The term "yoga" comes from a Sanskrit word meaning "union." Yoga combines physical exercises, mental meditation, and breathing techniques to strengthen the muscles and relieve stress.

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Sickle Cells Disease

by Health Please


Posted on 10:09AM Jun 16, 2018 in General


Sickle Cells Disease

What is Sickle-cell disease?

Sickle-cell disease (SCD) is a group of blood disorders typically inherited from a person's parents. The most common type is known as sickle-cell anaemia (SCA). It results in an abnormality in the oxygen-carrying protein haemoglobin (haemoglobin S) found in red blood cells. This leads to a rigid, sickle-like shape under certain circumstances. Problems in sickle cell disease typically begin around 5 to 6 months of age.

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Health Awareness - Cancer

by Health Please


Posted on 10:09AM Jun 16, 2018 in General


Cancer Survivors Day

What is Cancer?

Cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells anywhere in a body. These abnormal cells are termed cancer cells, malignant cells, or tumor cells. These cells can infiltrate normal body tissues. Many cancers and the abnormal cells that compose the cancer tissue are further identified by the name of the tissue that the abnormal cells originated from (for example, breast cancer, lung cancer, colon cancer). Cancer is not confined to humans; animals and other living organisms can get cancer. Below is a schematic that shows normal cell division and how when a cell is damaged or altered without repair to its system, the cell usually dies.

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome – Diet

by Health Please


Posted on 10:08AM Jun 16, 2018 in General


Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome – Diet

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, PCOS – also known as PCOD, is a common problem today affecting almost 18% of women in India. PCOS is one of the major causes of infertility, affecting the menstrual cycle by interfering with the hormonal balance of the body and causing excessive production of the male hormone androgen.

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Importance of Preventive Health Check-up

by Health Please


Posted on 11:39AM Jun 07, 2018 in General


IMPORTANCE OF PREVENTIVE HEALTH CHECK-UP

When was the last time you went for a check-up without a doctor’s discretion? Probably never.

That’s the sorry state of our busy, stress-filled lives today. We are left with no self-care given the nature of our hectic lives. And only when a situation worsens do we take it to the doctors.

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Health Awareness - Say No To Tobacco

by Health Please


Posted on 04:24PM May 30, 2018 in General


World No Tobacco Day

What is Tobacco?

Tobacco is a product prepared from the leaves of the tobacco plant by curing them. The plant is part of the genus Nicotiana and of the Solanaceae (nightshade) family. While more than 70 species of tobacco are known, the chief commercial crop is N. tabacum. The more potent variant N. rustica is also used around the world.

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Health Awareness - Hypertension

by Health Please


Posted on 09:32AM May 17, 2018 in General


Health Awareness - Hypertension



What is hypertension?

Hypertension (HTN or HT), also known as high blood pressure (HBP), is a long-term medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is persistently elevated. High blood pressure usually does not cause symptoms. Long-term high blood pressure, however, is a major risk factor for coronary artery disease, stroke, heart failure, atrial fibrillation, peripheral vascular disease, vision loss, chronic kidney disease, and dementia.

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Health Awareness - Asthma

by Health Please


Posted on 11:21AM May 08, 2018 in General


World Asthma Day



What is Asthma?

It is respiratory condition marked by attacks of spasm in the bronchi of the lungs, causing difficulty in breathing. It is usually connected to allergic reaction or other forms of hypersensitivity.

Causes of Asthma?

Exposure to allergens or irritants such as cigarette smoke, chemicals, mold, dust, or other substances commonly found in the person's environment (e.g. home or work place) might trigger the first asthma symptoms in an adult. Different illnesses, viruses, or infections can be a factor in adult onset asthma.

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Best Diagnostic Services and Pathology at Home – Health Please

by Health Please


Posted on 06:06PM Apr 23, 2018 in General


Best Diagnostic Services and Pathology at Home – Health Please



If you have ever been to a laboratory or a hospital, chances are that you have ended up spending numerous hours for the tests and the reports associated with it. The long waiting period and the waiting hours for the reports to be in your hands end up in great inconvenience to the patients and their relatives. Often there are situations where in you are in a discomfort of collecting the reports and then running places to show it the concerned docs.

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How To Maintain Your Body with Full Body Check-Up | Blog

by BlogAdmin


Posted on 09:01PM Jan 23, 2018 in General


In today’s fast paced life, we find ourself busy for everything but our Health. We all have forgotten the age old saying of Health Wealth to the digital yet busy lifestyle.



We fail to spare some valuable time for our own selves. We do not have the time to review our health condition, eat a balanced and timely meal, move ourselves appropriately, take a good night’s sleep, and on and on. With this, the older communicable diseases like Malaria, Typhoid and Polio have become curable but lifestyle related diseases such as diabetes, heart diseases and cancer are getting prevalent.

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Clinical Pathology Tests to Curb Disease | Health Please – Blog

by BlogAdmin


Posted on 08:59PM Jan 23, 2018 in General


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Clinical pathology tests are crucial to understand one’s well-being be it a blood test or a urine test or other important tests like lipid test, complete thyroid or hemogram tests. The clinical tests provide a vital information to the docs which help them understand the gravity of the health issue that one is facing. Having the knowledge and the know how’s of pathology lab test helps every individual in the long run as far as health stability is concerned.

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