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One of the most common kinds of surgical treatment for weight loss is gastric bypass surgery or bariatric surgery. This surgery involves making changes to your stomach and digestive system surgically. These changes limit how much food you can...
Nails are a barometer of your overall health. In fact, along with teeth and hair, nails give us a fair idea if our general health is proper. Nails are not meant for only ornamental purposes. Just like hair, they...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cm1s9ErggqM Dr. O.P. Sharma is an MMBS, MD and a Geriatrician. He is also the General Secretary- Geriatric Society of India. HappyAging met Dr. Sharma at the GSICON 2018, Pune Chapter and had a brief discussion with him about taking care...
Preventive Geriatrics: Need of the Hour The art and science of preventing diseases in the aging population and promoting their health comes under preventive geriatrics. It aims at maintaining the health of the elderly population with early detection and treatment...
"To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise"- Gene Tunney. Why is exercise essential for me? You might ask. Sure, you don't need to build muscles or zap off fat. But apart from the physical aspects of exercising,...
You are over 50, firmly established in your career and life. This is a good time to introspect and reflect on the past, examine your achievements, and figure out what more you can do. As you progress towards the later...
Surekha Sikri, the popular face of television and cinema who is famous for essaying the role of ‘Daadisa’ in Hindi television show ‘Baalika Vadhu’ has a glorious acting career spanning 40 years. Starting her career with the political drama...
Cell damage Cells start decreasing as people age. Furthermore, some organs find it difficult to replace old cells. The functions of heart, brain, kidney, liver, testis and ovary are reduced. And these changes occur gradually over a long period of...
Introduction: If you are nearing 50 or have just turned 50 you cannot take your body for granted anymore. The primary reason being it’s a period that may witness the onset of many chronic and serious illnesses, if not dealt...
Chronic diseases in elderly As we grow old, our bodies become vulnerable to developing several chronic diseases. Conditions like diabetes, hypertension and even cancer have become so common that almost all of us know someone or the other who is...
  Retirement is a wonderful opportunity to pursue new things, which you always wanted to do, but didn’t get time for. It is that phase in your life, when you have all the time and money to restart the second innings of...

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