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Abstract: Home-based healthcare has proved to be a boon, not just for patients but also for doctors, creating a healthier environment and giving rise to better avenues for both.
Home-based healthcare, one of the fastest growing sectors in healthcare, brings home, literally, to patients an option, not just in terms of the various kinds of services they wish to avail, but also the place at which they wish to avail these services. This presents a big opportunity for the sector to grow as a... Continue Reading
While tuberculosis, commonly referred to as TB, is a global health problem, over 25% of TB cases come from India.
Life for a TB patient isn’t easy – Strong symptoms such as a persistent cough, often spotted with blood, and extreme weight loss and weakness, accompanied by strong medication can wear even the strongest person down. While family members do their best to help and assist the patient, they are not trained and lack experience in this field.
This is where home healthcare services... Continue Reading
Depression can affect anyone, irrespective of your age, gender, caste or creed. While therapy and medication is usually recommended by experts to reduce the effects of this mental disease, there are other more natural solutions available too. Exercising or taking some time out to indulge in deep breathing can help you fight depression.
How exercising can help fight depression
For someone who is depressed, the mere thought of exercise would seem like a task. But few people know that exercise... Continue Reading
The summer is here. And this means a long list of good things - longer days, brighter sunshine, vacations, days spent relaxing on the beach, etc. But the increase in temperature and the harshness of the sun’s rays during the summer can have harmful effects on your body. You may experience headaches, cramps, fatigue, dry skin, heat stroke, etc. These are seen more so in young children, senior citizens, pregnant women and those exposed to the sun and heat for prolonged durations of time. While... Continue Reading
Your kidneys play a big role in the functioning of your body. They not only regulate the level of water in your body by flushing out excess water or retaining water as required, but they also help regulate the levels of minerals such as sodium, potassium, calcium, etc. in your system by flushing out excess substances and waste products. Your kidneys also produce hormones, which help in various body functions.
Kidney-related problems can result in an impact on both your health and overall... Continue Reading