You being unique is the gift that you truly are.

True. We are all one but we all have different flavours. The uniqueness is the gift that you are to this wonderful planet. Surprisingly, the very difference of you has been defined as the wrongness of you. By whom? Whom have you given authority to? Be the beautiful weird different being that you truly are …

Thyroid disorders – When your ‘voice’ stays trapped

Thyroid, small but extremely significant Thyroid disorders are common across the world and various studies project that about 42 million people in India suffer from thyroid disorders. Butterfly in shape and weighing barely between 20 and 30 grams, the thyroid is a small but extremely significant iodine-rich hormone-secreting gland of our body. The thyroid hormones …

What’s diabetes got to do with love? Well, everything

Mounting concern The past 3 decades have registered an explosive rise in diabetes among people the world over. WHO states that nearly 422 million people are afflicted with this disease that is caused by higher-than-optimal levels of blood glucose. In 2016 it emerged as the direct cause of 1.6 million deaths. Even while a diabetic …

Osteoporosis – when negative emotions go bone deep

Osteoporosis – a major public health issue Osteoporosis, which is a common metabolic skeletal disease among the ageing population involves decreased bone mass and deteriorating bone quality. The disease has been recognized by several countries as a major public health issue with the alarming increase in the cases of osteoporosis fractures. According to the International …

Demystifying High Blood Pressure or Hypertension

High blood pressure: the silent killer afflicting millions According to the World Health Organization (WHO), “more than 1 in 5 adults worldwide have raised blood pressure – a condition that causes around half of all deaths from stroke and heart disease. Complications from hypertension account for 9.4 million deaths worldwide every year.” Indeed, raised blood …