The trend of traveling abroad for affordable healthcare came to a screeching halt with the recent outbreak of Coronavirus. This phenomenon is called medical tourism, where thousands of medical travelers from the United States, Canada and across the globe for less costly medical services. How will the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic change the medical tourism industry? […]
Obesity is rightly blamed for causing hypertension as every third person with obesity has high blood pressure. This incidence increases in morbidly obese patients. When hypertension is present in an obese person (who usually is also suffering form other diseases like diabetes mellitus, obstructive sleep apnea and many others), chances of grave complications and premature […]
Have you ever heard that a 25 years old person is living with body organs which are 50 years old? It seems strange but it happens in obesity-obesity causes aging of different body organs. Ongoing research on obesity has found that excessive weight accelerates the ageing process in human cells even greater than smoking. Aging […]
Obesity is a serious health problem all over the world. Developed countries and affluent societies are particular victim of obesity due to availability of excess food and limited physical activities According to the National Institutes of Health, over-weight and obesity together are the second leading cause of preventable deaths in America. An estimate shows around […]
One of the top reasons to get enough sleep is to protect your heart. People who sleep less than 6 hours and people who sleep more than 9 hours are at increased risk of heart disease and stroke. Recent studies have linked shortened and prolonged sleep with an increased risk of Coronary Heart Disease (CHD). […]
Cancer claims the lives of more than a quarter of a million women in America every year. Most common types of cancer in women: Breast Cancer Lung Cancer Colorectal (Colon) Cancer Gynecologic Cancer: Ovarian Cancer, Uterine Cancer, Vaginal Cancer and Vulvar Cancer
Transcendental Meditation (TM) is a simple, natural, effortless technique that allows the mind to settle inward beyond thought for pure awareness, also known as transcendental consciousness. The most researched and practiced meditation, TM is not a religion, philosophy, or even a lifestyle. Transcendental Meditation is based on ancient Indian philosophies and teachings.