Migraine

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Nov, 2020

When There Is A Volcano In The Head

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Migraines are very common, and democratic, affecting the poor and famous alike but can be tackled with medication and lifestyle change. "I need you to help me with this headache I've had for a decade," a friend pleaded. "As…

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Symptoms of a Stroke

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Nov, 2020

The symptoms of a stroke & ALL you need to know about it revealed by Dr. Prashant Makhija

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On the occasion of World Stroke Day, which is on October 29th, the doctor tells us all the symptoms of a stroke and how to get help in time, to save lives. Every year 29th October is celebrated as World Stroke Day to raise awareness of the prevention and treatment of this disabling illness. On this occasion, we share facts related to stroke, its symptoms and the importance of timely…

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Grief - Affects your health

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Oct, 2020

Ridden with grief? A psychiatrist reveals how it can affect your health

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Our emotions aren’t futile. They have a huge impact on our overall well-being. One such emotion is grief. Grieving is always counted as a single unit, but it is multifaceted. It comes with pain – both physical and mental. That’s why it becomes all the more important to understand this emotion to tackle it better. One of the biggest reasons for grief is the loss of a near and dear…

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Back Pain - Ankylosing Spondylitis

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Oct, 2020

Facing back pain? You could be suffering from Ankylosing Spondylitis

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Ankylosing spondylitis can give a tough time to anyone, although it's more likely to start in the late teens and between the age group of 20- 40. It is common in men thrice than in women. Are you in the age group of 20 to 40? Do you encounter back pain frequently? Is it difficult for you to carry out your real-world-activities with ease owing to that notorious back pain?…

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10 Early Signs Of Depression & Anxiety

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Oct, 2020

A Psychiatrist’s Guide To The 10 Early Signs Of Depression & Anxiety Nobody Talks About

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Psychiatric illnesses are still considered taboo, and there is a lot of ignorance, misconception, misinformation and mysticism associated with mental health. Most of the time we are not aware of the stress and changes our bodies and minds go through, and people are scared and skeptical about visiting a psychiatrist. All this can lead to the early signs of depression and other mental health disorders which go unnoticed. We got…

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Singing cures COVID-19 related brain-damage

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Oct, 2020

Speech therapy helps music lover recover from COVID 19 associated Stroke

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A 48-yr old gentleman was successfully treated with speech therapy for COVID-19 associated stroke at Wockhardt Hospital, South Bombay. With appropriate rehabilitation therapy and a positive attitude, patients with residual neuro-deficits can also show remarkable improvement. Mr. Tirupati Swami, an avid singer, a resident of Ulhasnagar who works in Indian Oil Corporation developed fever, cough and generalized weakness and was diagnosed as COVID 19 positive on 8th August. He was admitted…

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