Your Liver Performs 500 Different Functions

Liver: A Organ which Perform 500 Different Function No Liver – No Life Weighing in at just over one kilogram, the liver is a complex chemical factory that works 24 hours a day. It processes virtually everything you eat, drink, breathe in or rub on your skin and that’s just some of its over 500 different functions vital to life. Some of these important functions include supplying glucose         Read More …

Hemophilia: The Most Unnoticed Bleeding Disorder

Hemophilia bleeding disorder What is Hemophilia? It is a condition in which bleeding is prolonged and is a condition present from birth and is normally inherited. In some rare instances, it may develop later in life (typically affecting people in the 50+ age group). It is more likely to affect males than females. The incidence of hemophilia is quite low. Hemophilia A is         Read More …

Effects of Low Blood Pressure

Risks of Low Blood Pressure The main risks of low blood pressure (hypotension) occur due to mainly (but not always) from shock caused by severe injury or illness. Even moderate forms of low blood pressure can cause dizziness and weakness. But the bigger concern is that they can also cause injury from falls due to fainting. Falls in older adults         Read More …

Depression: Treatment Through Talking Therapy and Antidepressants

Depression Treatment 1 in every 7 person will experience at least a short period of depression at some stage in their life. Depression Treatment Treatment will help you recover faster from depression. The two main treatments are talking therapy and antidepressant medicines. Both treatments together is often the best way to treat depression. Talking therapies aim to treat depression by helping change         Read More …

Mosquito-Menace Crossing Seasonal Boundaries

Mosquito-menace Chikungunya and dengue Delhi is Suffering! Chikungunya and dengue cases in New Delhi had tapered off by the first week of December last year, ending the vector-borne disease season in the city that witnessed its worst chikungunya outbreak in the last 10 years. Blame it on the Climate Change but because of untimely rains last week, the Capital city is dealing with the         Read More …

HIV Home Care for Long and Healthy Life

HIV Home care HIV Home Care You can improve your overall immunity With HIV home care, which is extremely necessary when you are suffering from HIV. You may be disappointed but there are no curative home remedies to AIDS. HIV Home care for AIDS mainly refers to the preventative measures employed to keep this deadly disorder away. Preventing infection, proper nutrition and physical         Read More …

CD4 Count and its Correlation with HIV

CD4 count What are CD4 Cells? CD4 cells are white blood cells that play an important role in the immune system. Your CD4 cell count gives you an indication of the health of your immune system, your body’s natural defense system against pathogens, infections and illnesses. CD4 cells are sometimes also called T-cells, T-lymphocytes, or helper cells. CD4 Count A CD4 count         Read More …

HIV Infection and its Different Stages

HIV infection HIV infection advances to the f stage if not treated, overwhelming your immune system and getting worse over time. By using HIV medicines (called Antiretroviral Therapy or ART) consistently, you can prevent HIV from progressing to AIDS. ART helps control the virus so that you can live a longer, healthier life and reduce the risk of transmitting HIV to others.         Read More …

Blood Glucose Levels

Blood Glucose Levels diabetes Normally, your body makes a hormone called insulin to help control your blood sugar.A glucose test is a type of blood test used to determine the amount of glucose in the blood. It is mainly used in screening for prediabetes or diabetes. Prediabetes is the precursor stage before diabetes mellitus in which not all of the symptoms required to diagnose         Read More …

In Depression? Talk to People Close to You

Depression Depression – Let’s Talk Depression is a common illness that affects people of all ages, from all walks of life, in all countries. Depression causes mental anguish and impacts people’s ability to carry out even the simplest everyday tasks, with sometimes devastating consequences for relationships with family and friends and the ability to earn a living. At worst, depression can         Read More …