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Health, Goodness, Well Being- From India to Kenya

Arthritis treatment, Arthritis treatment in Nairobi, Best orthopedic doctors in India, Knee Pain, Pain killers for knee pain

Africa is receiving unprecedented attention from the rest of the world for its health, political, and humanitarian crises. Philanthropists and celebrities have been crisscrossing the continent drawing global attention to African challenges. Although charity is important, it is not enough. Africa, like many emerging economies, has serious problems that cannot be ignored. One such major area of concern is inadequate healthcare systems. AIDS, cancer, malaria and respiratory infections are national level problems that are staring at most of the countries in Africa. What is needed apart from aid is groundwork, setting up hospitals, extending modern medicine and healthcare facilities to …

Are you reading your body signals, right?

Nephrectomy, Stomach Pain, Urologists in India, Urology Surgeons in India, Kidney Dysfunction

Mrs.Girish an active homemaker had always been healthy and full of life. As a 67-year-old able housewife from Kadapa district of Telangana, she had a set routine: morning walk, running household chores, cooking cleaning, socializing and a long telephone chat with her son every night. Her son had moved to Bangalore and like any doting mother, she would be worried about his well being. Lately, however, it was the son who was getting worried for his mother.  He was worried that very often she would be down with a bad stomachache. Mrs.Girish would intermittently have stomach aches. Initially she thought it was something …

Know It All About Knee Replacement Surgery

Knee Replacement Surgery, Knee Pain, Arthritis in the Joints, Orthopedic Surgeons in India, Best Surgeons in India

What is the youngest age for knee replacement surgery? Is it a bad idea to get a knee replacement at 92 years of age? Will my knee straighten? How long will the pain in the knee stay? These questions will naturally occur to somebody ailing with knee problems or a person contemplating a knee replacement surgery. Knee Replacement on the Rise An increasing instance of knee replacements is evident today. Let us try to understand the procedure and the outcomes expected out of it in an attempt to answer these questions. Knees – The largest joints in the body, also one …

Are you relying on the internet for the drugs for Arthritis?

Drugs for Arthritis, Pain killers for uric acid pain, Pain killers for knee pain, Drug for knee effusion

Paracetamol, Febuxostat, Diclofenac, Indomethacin, Chlorzoxazone, Gabapentin, Pregabalin, Arachitol, Serratiopeptidase. What do all these names have in common? Do they ring a bell? Well, not to the common man. But to a person suffering from arthritis, they sure do. They are generic names of drugs used in the treatment of arthritis. Treatment may not be the right choice of word because a treatment leads to cure and that is not the case in Arthritis. These are not magic drugs that once popped cure the ailment. But they do have their own magic. If you ask any person suffering from arthritis, what …

Apples for patients, but what should doctors have?

Specialist doctors for medical opinion, Medical Opinion from specialist surgeons in India, Second Opinion, Cost effective treatment plans

An apple a day keeps the doctor away. This old adage was so true in the bygone years. People wanted to stay healthy. They feared illnesses, for reasons of disruption in smooth living or inconveniences caused to people in the family and the illness itself for what it did to the affected individual. But now the adage seems to have undergone a paradigm shift. One more factor has got attached to the list above. Ever so often it is true now that “The doctor often is more to be feared than the disease itself”. Surely you have heard of stories …

Easing the Role of A Caregiver

Caregiver, Medical Opinion, Specialist Surgeons in India, Second Opinion

Life is known to throw curve balls but the worst ones to hit, are when a loved one develops a serious illness. The fears and feelings that surface are a mix of many emotions; anger, anxiety, a deep sense of loss. Additionally, there is a sudden helplessness to handle this new situation. Your relationship with the person too, undergoes a transformation, where your loved one suddenly becomes the ‘patient’ and you automatically assume the role of a ‘caregiver’. And this new role that you have suddenly assumed is not really easy to play. For anyone who has played the role …

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