Category: Health

Menopause
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Menopause

Women are terrified with the thought of entering menopause; they believe their life will no longer be the same and that things will just spiral downwards. I think this is because of the myths that surround menopause. With so many negative stories being told, it isn’t surprising that women begin to feel anxious about menopause....

Back pain? Stop doing these exercises!
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Back pain? Stop doing these exercises!

“I hurt my back while I was doing crunches!” I have heard this not just once but numerous times. Back pain is one of the commonest ailments that afflict the modern man; partly because of sedentary life that weakens core muscles but partly also because in the race to get fit quickly, exercises that shouldn’t...

The Bone Health Riddle
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The Bone Health Riddle

Among the many lifestyle diseases that Indian women are facing, Osteoporosis is rising. Calcium loss from bones leading to brittle bones is known as osteoporosis and the pre-cursor to osteoporosis is Osteopenia. Like other lifestyle diseases, osteoporosis can be easily prevented with minor conscious lifestyle changes but most importantly it can also be reversed. I...

Do More Women Suffer from Knee pain? Find out why!
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Do More Women Suffer from Knee pain? Find out why!

Many studies have shown that women tend to suffer from more knee problems than men due to physiology and hormones. Yes, unfortunately, this is true! Several women who come to my clinic will tell me that their joint pains increase during their menstrual cycle.  Studies have shown that active women are up to eight times...

Should I exercise during my menstrual cycle?
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Should I exercise during my menstrual cycle?

One common myth that women fall prey to is that they should not exercise during their menstrual cycle. Like many other myths, this one is completely baseless as well. There are many myths around the menstrual cycle but this one is the biggest one. For some, it is a genuine belief that has been instilled...

Headaches
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Headaches

The world’s most common ailment, besides back pain, happens to be a headache! We all remember that one day which got ruined because of a headache. We don’t think much about headaches- we all get them, its fine! However, when the headaches become frequent, they can become debilitating. This is one ailment that is difficult...

The straw that broke the camels back
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The straw that broke the camels back

The straw that broke the camels back Imagine this. Every day you bend a hundred times, sit in horrible postures all day, do nothing to strengthen the spine and then you are surprised that one day when you bent down to pick up something from the floor you had an episode of severe back pain....

Backpack
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Backpack

Do you think that back pain is an ailment of the old? Or even middle-aged people? Think again coz there are younger and younger people suffering from back pain. I am talking about the little people aka your children. It sounds unlikely but asks a mother whose child complaints of back pain every night. We...

Women’s Article for Krunch
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Women’s Article for Krunch

March is the month celebrating women all over the world. And rightfully so. The woman deserves to be celebrated. But sometimes I wonder if this is a superficial notion. Does the world truly understand her value? Leave alone that, does the woman herself understand her value? Having lived for several years in the US and...