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As hypertension doubles globally over 30 years, experts stress on monitoring salt intake, stress, weight

August 31, 2021 12:17 pm

According to a Lancet study, hypertension is defined as having "systolic blood pressure 140 mm Hg or greater, diastolic blood pressure 90 mm Hg or greater, or taking medication for hypertension"

Understanding 'inactive lifestyle' and its effect on the back, spine, and neck

August 25, 2021 10:36 am

You may encounter pain even if you are relaxing and sitting as the muscles, discs of your back, and neck get pressured," explained Dr Rakesh Nair, consultant knee replacement surgeon at Zen Multispeciality Hospital, Chembur

Steep rise in cases of arterial thrombosis in post-Covid patients, say doctors

August 19, 2021 12:34 pm

"Don't take severe leg pain or any abnormal changes in the body casually, especially during the post-Covid period," said a doctor

Dead Butt Syndrome: From symptoms to prevention, all you need to know

August 18, 2021 9:57 am

"Lesser physical activity progressively leads to a number of muscle and bone health issues. Getting active can ensure prevention up to some extent," said Dr Rajesh Kumar Verma, director orthopedics and spine surgery, Narayana Superspeciality Hospital, Gurugram

Can walking for 30 minutes at the same spot help burn calories?

June 28, 2021 4:54 pm

Experts point out that the idea is to increase your heart rate to 60 to 70 per cent of your maximum heart rate. Maximum heart rate is calculated by 220 minus your age

'Twist and burn' like Shruti Seth to reduce body stiffness

June 24, 2021 3:15 pm

Here's why twisting movement is essential to keep the muscles active and flexible

Physical inactivity linked to more severe COVID-19 infection, death: Study

April 14, 2021 12:50 pm

Inactive patients were also more likely to require intensive care, and die compared to those who had consistently met physical activity guidelines, researchers said

Can sedentary lifestyle, mental stress lead to hormonal imbalance in middle-aged women?

March 11, 2021 6:44 pm

A complete blood count (CBC) test is recommended to identify general infection, iron studies to look for iron deficiency. Since the bone disease is common in women, calcium and vitamin D are recommended. Along with this cholesterol, glucose levels and liver check is also needed," said Dr Prerna Agarwal, technical operations, Apollo Diagnostics

Five simple tips to combat fatigue and lethargy

December 19, 2020 9:25 am

Dietitian Lavleen Kaur shared these easy tips to counter tiredness and stay active throughout the day

Sedentary lifestyle associated with higher risk of death from cancer: Study

July 02, 2020 10:27 am

The researchers found that participants with the greatest total sedentary time had a 52 per cent increased risk of dying from cancer compared with those who had the least sedentary time.