Be Aware of DVT

Be Aware of DVT – Deep Vein Thrombosis

To put it simply, Deep Vein Thrombosis is a blood clot. Usually when a blood clot occurs, it is not really harmful. However, when the same clot occurs in one of the deeper veins (as opposed to superficial veins) it has the potential of being life threatening.

Deep veins are located deep within the bodies’ muscles.

6 Reasons to See a Doctor for Knee Pain

6 Reasons to See a Doctor for Knee Pain

Your knee hurts but you don’t pay heed to it. Like most people, you hope that it will go away if you ignore for long enough. Well, we’re here to tell you when exactly you need to stop ignoring the pain and visit a doctor.

1. Have you tried home remedies? Knee pain can be reduced with the help of some basic home remedies.

How to Combat Dengue

Combat Dengue – Protect Yourself Against Dengue Fever

Never underestimate the power of one tiny mosquito! Something the world is learning the hard way. A conservative estimate would say that Dengue affects at least 3.9 billion people across a 100 countries ( source: http://www.who.int/denguecontrol/epidemiology/en/). Let’s understand what this global disease is and how we can avoid it.

There are four Dengue virus strains that cause Dengue Fever.

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Hope for Millions of Knee Arthritic patients

Hope for Millions of Knee Arthritic patients With USFDA approved Synovial Fluid Replacement therapy

Dr. Ramesh Ranka, Chief Orthopeadic Surgeon, Ranka Hospital

A young lady around the age of 45came to me narrating the discomforting pain she experienced while climbing the stairs of a three storeyed building which did not have any lift she expressed her feelings of frustration and helplessness and asked “What can I do to relieve the pain in my Knee”
The lady patient said she had tried all sorts of things to deal with the pain.

Heart attack Vs Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Heart attack Vs Sudden Cardiac Arrest :Understanding The Difference

Understanding the difference between heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest could help save lives, One way to understand the difference between the two condition’s is this distinction : the heart attack victim is awake and the heart is beating. In contrast the sudden cardiac arrest victim is not awake and the heart is not beating.
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Changing patient profile over the years

Y.A.K.­‐YOUNG ARTHRITIC KNEE:

  • patient Age : 25 to 45 yrs
  • Cause- commonly post traumatic :
    1. Ligament instability which has not been treated or in- adequately treated
    2. Mal-united intra-articular fractures
    3. Cartilage injury

IMPACT OF ARTHRITIS IN YOUNG PATIENTS

Knee Pain/Osteoarthritis can have an impact on
SELF:

  • FUNCTIONAL ACTIVITIES
  •   SOCIAL ACTIVITIES
  •   BODY IMAGE
  •   EMOTIONAL WELLBEING

FAMILY:

  •   RELATIONSHIPS
  • SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS
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BUTT OUT – It’s time to quit Smoking

  • Age 40 ­‐ A reality check for smokers.
  • If you’re a smoker, it’s time to take this seriously and stop it by whichever way, shape or form.
  • Quitting is not easy, but, it will decrease the incidence of everything bad that you can think of, from heart attacks to heart disease,
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BRAIN REBOOT

  • Reboot your brain with power naps!!
  • Nodding off for 15­‐30 minutes maximum at work doesn’t mean you are lazy. On the contrary, it helps enhance memory and reduce stress.
  • A Harvard University study ­‐ A mid day snooze reverses information overload
  • A NASA study ­‐ Napping helps you focus better by improving your ability to focus on one task while holding other tasks in memory.
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ENJOY YOUR PLACE IN THE SUN

  • Vitamin D is synthesized in the body when it is exposed to sunlight.
  • Studies have linked vitamin D deficiency with increased risks of osteoporosis, cardiovascular disease, cancers, mulNple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthriNs and type 1 diabetes.
  •   British Medical Journal. Vitamin D deficiency is causing severe bone loss in adults across
    northern India.