When our brain perceives something as a threat, it leads to a fight or flight reaction, which can trigger anxiety. It is normal to feel a little anxious but if it hinders your everyday functioning, it can be treated using therapy and, in some cases, medication. Bengaluru-based … [Read more...] about Why do we feel anxious?
Cardiologist Dr. Sunil Kumar Maheshwari talks about the causes of heart disease, why the risk increases post-menopause, and how the symptoms can be different in women. Non-communicable diseases like cardiovascular disease are a leading cause of death among women around the … [Read more...] about Heart disease: Women shouldn’t overlook their symptoms
There has been a special focus on doctors and healthcare professionals this year as they battle an unprecedented health crisis in the form of Covid-19, in the most resource-strained circumstances. There have also been incidents of doctors as well as nurses, who have faced stigma … [Read more...] about Doctor’s Day: Women talk about doctors helping them through difficult times
Vitamin C helps fight skin aging, sun damage, and helps in collagen formation. These benefits can be achieved by eating Vitamin C rich foods like oranges, kiwis, lemons, broccoli, kale, tomatoes, yellow and green peppers, and sweet potatoes, and from topical application. Have … [Read more...] about Three ways that Vitamin C helps your skin
Mental health issues are given little importance in India. Psychologists say that if our emotional and mental state is so disturbing that it is interfering with everyday functioning, then it is time to seek professional help. Do you believe that women in India are still not … [Read more...] about Indian women are still reluctant to talk about mental health
Breast pain can happen anytime during a woman’s reproductive age. Usually it is cyclical mastalgia which appears a few days before the period and goes away when your cycle is done. Doctors recommend a good diet, avoiding obesity, eating fresh fruits and vegetables, and regular … [Read more...] about Why do your breasts hurt?
Sleep deprivation and sleep disorders can be associated with conditions such as hypertension, anxiety, diabetes, obesity, depression, and even heart disease. Setting up a sleep schedule, managing stress, a regular exercise regimen and eating healthy can help you sleep better and … [Read more...] about How to sleep better to boost your immunity
A lot of people avoid going to the doctor because they don’t want to hear the same spiel about their weight every time. Getting periodic check ups even if you don’t need them immediately can help you build a relationship with the doctor and overcome your embarrassment, especially … [Read more...] about Waiting to lose weight before you see a doctor? Don’t
If you feel anxious, nervous, or worried more than usual, or have bouts of uncontrollable highs or feel overwhelmingly sad accompanied with signs like restlessness, irritability, panic, it can be a sign of mental health problems. A significant change in sleeping and eating … [Read more...] about Signs that you may be suffering from mental health issues
Doctors recommend self-examination and regular checkups for early detection of breast cancer. A full body exam once a year and checking your breasts everyday while bathing can help in early detection. Lifestyle changes like exercising regularly, managing stress, and eating … [Read more...] about How to prevent breast cancer? Self-examination can help