Mens Health
The objective of this section is to make you aware of the recommended guidelines regarding prevention of diseases...++More
Women's Health
Ladies additionally need to undergo gender specific preventive check ups for ruling out or for nearly detection of
++ More
Q.   Making the Right Choice
Ans : It is mandatory to consult the doctor before taking on any exercise regime. If one is more than forty, or has other illnesses like high blood pressure, or is simple overweight, the wrong exercise regime can be harmful to the system.
    This can be dangerous, because a sudden exertion can be highly detrimental to the body, even causing death to a person with a coronary artery disease. This tip is especially relevant to people over the age of forty, who routinely undertake strict exercise regimes for a short term. Such abrupt exercise regimes are very dangerous to the heart and other body organs. Therefore, one should take a gradual entry in such programs. Some other tips are:
  Choose an exercise that you will enjoy.
  Warm up for 5-10 mins.
  Exercise at target heart rate for 20 – 30 mins.
  Cool down for 5 – 10 mins.
  Exercise minimum 3 times a week.
Q.   What are the leading medical causes of death in the world?
Ans : In the USA the most common causes are -
  Heart disease -33%
  Cancer -23%
  Stroke -6.6%
Q.   How to lose weight scientifically?
Ans : To lose 1 lb weight, you need to burn 3500 kcals. This can be done by eating 500 kcal less every day for 1 week. (roughly works out to replacing lunch or dinner with fruit)
Q.   How to beat the urge and avoid bad habits?
Ans : A good way to avoid bad habits is to delay them. Set a timer for 5 mins when you have an urge to eat ice cream or smoke or an alcoholic.
Q.   Should I worry about cholesterol if I am older than 65 yrs?
Ans : Yes a study (in Sweden) has shown that the risk of heart attack & death is reduced by lowering cholesterol in elderly. Stopping smoking & the control of Blood Pressure is equally important in people above the age of 65 yrs.
Q.   How should I plan for a travel or trip to another place?
Ans : Plan four weeks in advance to protect yourself against Jaundice – Hepatitis A vaccine (havrix) 1 ml in 4 weeks before your travel date and a booster dose at 6 – 12 months.
SPECIALITES  :   Heart Institute   |   Orthopedics  |  Spine Surgery   |   Gastroenterology   |   Neurosciences   |   Cancer Care   |   Nephrology and Urology |   Critical Care |   Preventive Care  
Facebook twitter youtube