Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) can have serious health implications if not treated in time. It can go undetected due to its nature of not producing obvious symptoms. Through regular check-ups, we can always know its presence and tackle the situation at hand. So let’s understand what exactly Hypertension is and what are the causes and symptoms of Hypertension.
The United Nations passed a resolution in 2008 declaring Sickle Cell Disease a public health problem. It is one of the major genetic diseases across the world, affecting millions of people annually. With an objective to raise awareness, June 19 is observed as World Sickle Cell Day. On this day, many organizations, health experts, and volunteers share information about sickle cell disease on a national and international level. This World Sickle Cell Day 2020, we are doing our bit to raise awareness through this blog. In the following sections, we explain what is sickle cell disease, sickle cell disease symptoms, and treatments.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to take a tragic toll on the lives of people across the world. As the rates of coronavirus cases keep rising, people with underlying conditions like heart diseases need to take extra precautions to keep themselves safe. In this blog, we explain whether heart patients are at a higher risk of catching the novel coronavirus infection and share effective tips for a strong and healthy heart during COVID-19 pandemic.
Your immune system works like a powerful gate that guards your body and prevents invaders like germs, viruses, and bacteria from entering it. If you don’t nurture your immune system, it burns down and an invader makes way into your body. If that invader happens to be a deadly virus like the novel coronavirus, you could get seriously ill. That’s why it is all the more important to strengthen your immunity now. Following are some easy to implement tips that will help you boost your immunity during the COVID-19 pandemic:
COVID-19 statistics are getting more tragic by the day. The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has put the entire world at risk of contracting an infectious disease but the risk is even higher for people who are dealing with or have dealt with deadly diseases like cancer. We hope to address the concerns of cancer patients and their loved ones through the following compilation of FAQs about COVID-19 and cancer.
The entire world is fighting the COVID-19 outbreak by staying indoors. In such a scenario, what should dialysis patients know in order to take care of their health during the lockdown? Patients with kidney disease are concerned about their dialysis treatment schedule and how safe it will be for them to visit the dialysis centers. We receive a lot of inquiries about COVID-19 and dialysis so we have compiled a list of FAQs to address your concerns.
The unfortunate coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak has brought life at a standstill. With schools closed, parents working from home and people being forbidden to meet others, parents are having a hard time balancing it all. It takes a village to raise a child and parenting during such times maybe all the more challenging. Here are some useful COVID-19 parenting tips to help you take care of your child and keep them organized during this lockdown period.
Coronaviruses form a large family of viruses that majorly affects animals. However, some viruses from the coronavirus family are capable of spreading from animals to humans. The novel coronavirus recently discovered has been officially named COVID-19. It has affected millions of human beings in more than 80 countries. Since the virus is highly contagious and has spread across the globe, the World Health Organization has declared COVID-19 a pandemic. In this blog, we will provide answers related to COVID-19, pregnancy, and breastfeeding.
World Autism Awareness Day 2020 will be observed on April 2 to raise awareness and promote kindness for people with autism. This year, the world will observe the thirteenth world autism awareness day. To show their love and solidarity for autistic people, the citizens of all the countries organize various online and offline events to talk about autism. As a gesture of kindness, many iconic buildings across the world are decorated with blue, yellow, red and purple lights. This puzzle pattern is a sign of appreciation and celebration of the uniqueness and complexities of the autism spectrum.