Category: Health

Why do I get blisters? What can I do to prevent them?
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Why do I get blisters? What can I do to prevent them?

Blisters form when the skin rubs against another surface causing friction. Toes and soles of feet are the most common areas of blisters since these areas rub against running shoes during running and training frequently. Ideally, you should prevent blisters as much as possible but if you already have them, a few things outlined below can help!

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...

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