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Cardamom/Elaichi Cardamom is very commonly used in the Indian kitchen in everything right from tea to biryani. Besides providing a good taste to food, elaichi is very effective in reducing high blood pressure and improving blood circulation. Both of these...
Heart Disease and Ayurveda Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death globally. More than 30 million Indians have heart issues out of which over 60% of the people are older adults. Coronary heart disease (CHD) is considered to be...
What is Alzheimer’s Disease? Alzheimer’s is a neuro-degenerative condition characterized by memory loss, mood disorders and behavioral issues which is believed to affect more than 1.3 million of the elderly population in India. When lapsing of memory progresses to the extent...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G6HDY_9IPFg It is observed that Indians, in general, have a casual approach towards dental health. Due to this, there is an increase in oral problems. While oral and dental health conditions are not fatal in most cases, they do directly...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hXJpudlG7c4 Rajendra Chatpalliwar, 62, is a retired Civil Engineer who worked as a professor in several prestigious engineering colleges. He has done a Physiotherapy course to help older adults suffering from musculoskeletal issues. After his retirement, he actively pursues physiotherapy...
Avoid Caffeine Caffeine is the main reason for causing wakefulness in older adults. Coffee, chocolate, and tea contain caffeine. A small cup of coffee in the morning can keep you awake at night. Cut down on the caffeine habit to...
The World Eye Donation Fortnight is celebrated from August 25th to September 8th every year. This fortnight is used to raise awareness about eye donation, dispel common misconceptions surrounding it and presenting relevant facts and figures so that more...
Coffee   This is the most obvious of all. Coffee contains high amounts of caffeine. This leads to wakefulness. This is especially troublesome for older adults because they already tend to suffer from insomnia. If you consume a cup of coffee...
What is Fungal Meningitis? Meninges are membranous tissue layers covering the brain and the spinal cord. They provide protection and nutrition to these organs. The inflammation of these membranes due to fungal infection is called fungal meningitis. Meningitis can be...
What is Bacterial Meningitis? Meninges are membranous tissue layers covering the brain and the spinal cord. They provide protection and nutrition to these organs. The inflammation of these membranes due to infection via bacteria is called bacterial meningitis. Meningitis can...
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