You don’t have to exercise daily to remain healthy
January 15, 2018
The health benefits of maintaining regular exercises are far and wide. When you remain physically active, you reduce your risks of chronic diseases like diabetes and cancer. Risks of heart disease come down as well, and life expectancy tends to be longer. But the question has always lingered about how much one needs to exercise to reap adequate health benefits.Read more .....
Plan for a healthier holiday season
November 24, 2017
Plan for a healthier holiday season You may argue the duration of the coming holiday season is too short to care about your health. But whatever you do has both short and long-term health implications. Planning a healthier holiday season well beforehand will still keep you in the celebratory and carefree mode. And you will worry much less about your health once it’s all over.Read more .....
You may not really need that antibiotic
November 22, 2017
Am sure you are well versed with potential misuse of prescription drugs. The list of what can get misused, or abused, is endless. The commonly misused drugs include painkillers and sedatives, which in the worst cases can lead to dependence and addiction. But few people may be aware that antibiotics, commonly used to treat bacterial infections, are also liable to misuse.Read more .....
Decrypting medical jargon
October 31, 2017
Your healthcare providers have a duty to get you to understand everything they say. If you find one bloated with medical jargon, it may be a telltale sign of their confidence levels. Ask them politely to tone down and speak in common language. If they don’t budge, you could always play a trick card and ask if they mind you bringing in a medical translator. If that doesn’t go down very well, you are better off seeing somebody else who cares to explain everything in plain language.Read more .....