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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...
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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...
The History of Ayurveda The word Ayurveda originates from the Sanskrit words Ayu, which means life and Veda, which means science or knowledge. So it literally translates into the science of life. Ayurvedic medicine is one of the earliest branches of...
Mr. Atul Shah (71) has held various leadership positions at organizations like Suzlon Wind Energy and Skeiron. Post his retirement, he settled in Pune with his wife Mayuri Shah. Apart from holding an active corporate profile, a major role...
What is Meningitis? Meningitis is the inflammation of the membranes of the brain, spinal cord, and ventricles due to an infection. There are three types of meningitis: bacterial, viral and fungal. Acute Bacterial Meningitis (ABM) is one of the major causes...
Do You Feel Excessively Sleepy? Excessive sleepiness is when you feel exceptionally tired or sleepy during the day. This sleepiness can interfere with your daily activities. In two different studies, more than 50% of the older adults over 65 years...
Inguinal hernia Inguinal hernia is caused due to an increase in weight, especially in the abdominal area. This makes the membranes weaker and the intestines start sliding downwards. The scrotum swells unnaturally causing discomfort and pain. Treating Inguinal Hernia using...
Is Meditation Beneficial for Older Adults with Mental Disorders? Mental illnesses among the senior population are frighteningly common. According to a survey conducted in 2000, 43.32% of the Indian older adults are afflicted with mental disorders. Unfortunately, mental health was...
Are Psychotic Disorders Common? The population of older adults in India according to 2016 statistics is 121 crores. Age-related degeneration of the nervous system is very common. It includes various degenerative processes that lead to physical changes. The most common of...

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