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World Health Day: Tips to stay healthy

World Health Day: Tips to stay healthy

Leading a stress-free and healthy life is what everyone wants. But a stressful life is what everyone gets.

Stress is inevitable- from a homeless man on the street to Bill Gates, no one can escape stress and being unable to overcome stress can have some serious consequences such as strokes, headaches, panic attacks and in some extreme cases, death.

According to Dr GowriKulkarni, head of Medical Operations at DocsApp, little changes will make a big difference in staying healthy, both physically and mentally.

Here's where we can start:

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World Health Day: Homeopathy vs Ayurveda, Allopathy!

World Health Day: Homeopathy vs Ayurveda, Allopathy!

We have always been in dilemma, what to opt for- Ayurvedic, Allopathy or Homeopathy treatment!

Dr Pankaj Aggarwal, senior homeopathy physician, says, "Homeopathy is way considered best when it comes to safe and sound treatment as it is devoid of any kind side effects or after as in allopath and indulges in to the recovery of the disease or ailment as in Ayurveda where you need many sessions to cure the disease. Though they all do the same job to eliminating the root cause of the disease but Homeopathy heals with ease and eliminates other root causes to make to fit and healthy."

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World Health Day: India needs to prioritize prevention & wellness to check NCDs

World Health Day: India needs to prioritize prevention & wellness to check NCDs

Mental illnesses, along with diabetes and heart diseases are estimated to cost USD 6 trillion loss to our economy by 2030.

On the eve of the World Health Day, NATHEALTH, a healthcare industry body, has made a clarion call to prioritize prevention and wellness to check growing burden of non-communicable disease (NCD) in the country.

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World Health Day: Here's how depression can affect your skin

World Health Day: Here's how depression can affect your skin

According to the estimates by CDC, depression will be the second-leading disability worldwide by the year 2020.

Nearly five percent of India's population suffers from common mental disorders, such as depression and anxiety (National Commission on Macroeconomics and Health, 2005).

With more people struggling with mental diseases, it's not just their mental health which is at risk but also the skin and body which is affected drastically!

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World Health Day: Broken heart syndrome? Depression increases risk of heart attack

World Health Day: Broken heart syndrome? Depression increases risk of heart attack

While a lot has been spoken and written about depression and its impact on mental health, the repercussions of chronic depression on the human body and physical health are often overlooked.

Do you know that longstanding depression can also predispose you to greater risk of cardiovascular disease?

Chronic depression doesn't just have mental implications; it can also cause serious physical health complications. And one of the possible risk people with depression face is that of heart disease.

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This summer, detox with infused water

This summer, detox with infused water

'Water is the only drink for a wise man' - Henry David Thoreau.

From our very childhood, we know that drinking large amount of water is necessary to keep fit and ourselves hydrated, avoiding illness.

Mostly, instead of normal water, we crave for juices and soft drinks, because of the flavour and fizz. But we forget, these flavoured, artificial drinks harm our body.

What if you could drink flavoured water, which does not harm your body, rather helps you stay healthy?

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A more sensitive blood test for speedy heart attack diagnosis

A more sensitive blood test for speedy heart attack diagnosis

The sooner a heart attack is diagnosed, the better it is. And so, a team of researchers has come up with a blood test that can quickly and accurately tell in minutes if a patient has had a heart attack.

Scientists from King's College London developed a new blood test that is more sensitive in detecting damaged heart muscle caused by a heart attack.

The team investigated how many heart muscle cells needed to die before they could be detected in the blood stream.

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Everything you need to know about 'Tennis Elbow'

Everything you need to know about 'Tennis Elbow'

Tennis elbow is a common problem among sportsperson, caused by the overuse of the hand muscles including arm and forearm.

However this problem has nothing to do with Tennis! It got its name because this problem is very common amongst the tennis players.

Sportsmen like Sachin Tendulkar (Indian Cricketer), Stuart Clark (Cricket Bowler, Australia) and Jim Vanek (Tennis Pro) struggled a lot because of Tennis Elbow, which is also referred to as ' Golfer's elbow'!

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Heart flown from Delhi to Chennai, longest distance haul in India

Heart flown from Delhi to Chennai, longest distance haul in India

Heart of a deceased civilian of the Indian Airforce in Delhi was flown to Chennai recently, to save life of an old man, who was awaiting a suitable heart for transplantation.

It is the longest haul of donated tissue in India, covering a distance of more than 2,000 kilometres, which has an average flying time two hours and 40 minutes. A donated heart has to be implanted into the recipient within four hours of its retrieval; hence government and private entities came forward to support this noble cause.

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Expert lauds the passing of Mental Healthcare Bill in LS

Expert lauds the passing of Mental Healthcare Bill in LS

Expressing her delight over the passing of Mental Healthcare bill in the Lok Sabha, a therapist thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the elected representatives for taking an initiative for people who are struggling with mental issue.

While talking to ANI, Shipra Dawar, founder and CEO, ePsyclinic - a mental health entrepreneur said, "I feel proud today that mental health bill has been passed in Lok Sabha. It's truly a landmark event and we welcome the change of the government

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