By: Vinod Nigam The goal of my diet – style is eating for optimal health and longevity. What greater benefit could there be than living healthfully and actively into old age with no dependence on medications and almost no risk of heart disease, diabetes and dementia. —— Joel Fuhrman The power of positive thinking is vital for maintaining happiness, good health and longevity. —— Eraldo Banovac People live longer when they decide to become passionately involved in something beyond themselves. —— Richard Forth Someone whose heart is at peace is…Read More
Do drugs and pills, really make us Healthy?
Break Free from the Vicious Cycle of Prescription Drugs and Over-the-Counter Medicines Nausea, dizziness, anxiety, muscle pain, hair loss, insomnia, fluid retention, weight gain, liver damage – these are just a few of the side effects of some of the most common prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications. The Never-ending Cycle of Prescription Drugs Let’s face it. We all want to take a “magic pill” that instantly vanquishes all our health problems. But, the truth is any pill or medication that you take, doesn’t work in a vacuum. It isn’t intended…Read More
Just a week of painkiller use may up heart attack risk: Study
The NSAIDs of interest to the researchers were celecoxib, the three main traditional NSAIDs (diclofenac, ibuprofen, and naproxen), and rofecoxib. Using commonly prescribed painkillers such as ibuprofen and diclofenac for just a week can increase the risk of a heart attack by up to 50 per cent, a new study warns. According to the study published in The BMJ journal, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) to treat pain and inflammation could be raising risk of having a heart attack as early as in the first week of use and especially within…Read More
Medanta…The Medicity or the Hellcity
By Nandini Sinha from Gurgaon These are the thoughts which come to my mind, if someone asks me…should I go to Medanta? Are the doctors good there? Well the only answer is… you can place your trust in God, but not in Medanta. And why do I think so? I lost my mother due to the sheer negligence and the casual approach of the surgery team and the nursing staff of the hospital. Please don’t think in any way that I am posting this because of sheer frustration and anger.…Read More