Hey everyone, many people turn to antidepressants as a quick fix to deal with negative thoughts. Last month, I had a young 18 year old patient asking me for antidepressant medication to combat sadness. This is what i told him,
This post is dedicated to all those who are extra sweet by blood!
With the onset of modern lifestyles, lifestyle disorders come hand in hand, of which diabetes takes the cake (literally)! According to an article published in the Times of India newspaper in January 2016, “India is the world capital of type 2 diabetes”, with over 60 million patients.
This post is dedicated to all those who turn to alcohol as a quick fix. Unless you want your liver to look like the one in the image below, efforts must be made to nix this nasty quick fix! No one is born an alcoholic, it is purely environmental. It is in fact a learned social […]
“Alcohol does all kinds of things in the body, and we’re not fully aware of all its effects,” says James C. Garbutt, MD, professor of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and a researcher at the university’s Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies. “It’s a pretty complicated little molecule.”
An alcoholic feels satiated by alcohol consumption and therefore neglects consuming a balanced diet thereby developing several vitamin and mineral deficiencies. The chronic alcoholic also tends to neglects carbohydrate-protein-fat balance and in due course turns host to a whole gamut of diseases. Here are some physiological conditions linked to chronic heavy drinking: Anemia, hypertension, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and pancreatitis, cirrhosis, cancer, gout, prone to infectious diseases, and nerve damage. Almost every tissue and organ of the body is adversely affected by alcohol.Read More »
So in the recent past, the concept of NO-SHAVE-NOVEMBER has taken the internet by storm. It is basically a web-based NPO devoted to growing cancer awareness and raising funds to support cancer prevention, research and education by letting hair grow wild and free (which cancer patients lose Read More »