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Health  /  Published 10.08.22

How to tackle a pain in the back

How should one tackle pain in the lower back? It not only interferes with mobility but also reduces efficiency at home and work. Approximately 60 per cent of adults have low back pain. Backache must ...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Health  /  Published 08.06.22

Skin problems increase in the monsoon

The writer has a family practice at Vellore and is the author of Staying Healthy in Modern India. If you have any questions on health issues please write to yourhealthgm@yahoo.co.in ...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Lifestyle  /  Published 24.05.22

Why strong gait patterns is a must for all

Ranadeep Moitra is a strength and conditioning specialist and corrective exercise coach ...
By Ranadeep Moitra

Lifestyle  /  Published 24.05.22

Decoding intermittent fasting for you

Nutrimend is a diet consultancy clinic founded by sister duo Neha Patodia and Nupur Arya in 2016 ...
By Nupur Arya and Neha Patodia

Health  /  Published 11.05.22

If giddiness persists, consult a doctor

Giddiness, dizziness, feeling light-headed or faint, seeing the room swim — all these are symptoms that most people have felt at some time. Usually, such symptoms disappear after a few minutes. ...
By Dr Gita Mathai

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Health  /  Published 11.05.22

Smartphones can affect your health

A few years ago, my best friend texted me to confess that she was worried about her texting. Her hands and fingers ached throughout the day, and the pain worsened when she used her smartphone. Could o...
By Melinda Wenner Moyer

Health  /  Published 06.04.22

Don’t stop statins stat

My cholesterol and triglycerides are very high. I tried dieting and exercising. Dissatisfied with my efforts, my physician made me start atorvastatin. After a few months, my values came down but I was...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Health  /  Published 05.01.22

Healthy New Year

What time of day do you feel your best? For some people, we may feel most energetic during the first few hours of the morning. For night owls, evening might be our best time of day. Now ask yourself, ...
By Tara Parker-Pope

Health  /  Published 22.12.21

Itch fighters’ guide

My skin is dry and cracked. It itches, and sometimes I scratch so hard that it bleeds. Dry skin can be familial or due to medical conditions such as ichthyosis , psoriasis, underactive thyroid or age...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Health  /  Published 20.10.21

Sip through the day

Q: Is it necessary to drink two litres of water a day? A: The amount of water you need to stay hydrated depends on the outside temperature and your level of activity. When you pass urine, it should be...
By Dr Gita Mathai


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