On living it up we will try and understand why heart conditions are on the rise especially in young Indians. How heart ailments can be prevented and if one's diagnosed with a heart condition what is the best way to fight it out. How along with medicnes, proper lifstyle changes can go a long way in keeping your heart healthy.
According to a rough estimate 10 % of Indians suffer from some sort of mental ailment like bipolar disease, depression and schizophrenia. Almost 45% of the diagnosed patients are in the age group of 10 to 24 years. WHO says by 2025 mental depression will be the biggest health concern. Living It Up will explore the human mind and its frailties in a 2 part special episode.
What are the commonly found food allergies in children India? How do you know your child has a food allergy? What tests are available to determine the kind of allergy your child has? Which doctor should you go to if you suspect your child has a food allergy? And finally, living with food allergy. It is possible to lead a healthy life even if you have to eliminate wheat and milk from your diet. Healthy alternative food items available in the market and easy recipes you can make at home by using hypoallergenic food items.
The govt has set September 1 as the deadline for implementing new radiation norms that will cut down the radiation limit from cellphone towers by one tenth. The World Health Organization said in May last year that mobile phones may cause cancer. After a multitude of studies that have shown the harmful effects of cellphone tower radiation, and multiple PILs by patients who claim they fell ill as a result of living near cellphone towers, we look at how real the fears are. And the steps the Govt should be taking to limit and remove cellphone towers from residential areas.
You’ve been told a multiple times that soft drinks are bad for you. You are vaguely aware of the harmful effects. But just how bad are soft drinks? Are there any real health dangers? What goes into the making of a soft drink? And then there are the new 'health drinks,' from juices to health nutrition concoctions. How healthy are these health drinks? We separate the truth vs hype.
A new Lancet study says lack of exercise is causing nearly a tenth of deaths worldwide and killing roughly as many people as smoking. So you know lack of exercise can lead to serious health problems. Besides heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and other known lifestyle disorders lack of exercise is also leading to increasing cases of rarer life threatening problems. We list out the multiple reasons why you need to get exercising.
Are super foods that wonderful for your health or are they a health industry led marketing gimmick? We define the ‘super’ in the super foods like broccoli, blueberries, tea, salmon, oats, oranges, tomatoes, turkey, walnuts etc. Yes, these food items are beneficial. But also 'super' expensive. So what are the cheaper and equally healthy alternatives? Do you really have to get your food items imported all the way from Europe? Or are your backyard vegetables the best options for you?
Cosmetic industry has seen a never before surge. From simple facials to complex facelifts, women and even men are thronging both the local parlours and the state of art beauty clinics. Not just the big cities, the beauty revolution is blazing through B town India. So what could go wrong? From loss of hair, eyesight, skin discolouration, body image disorders to even death, the ugly side of the beauty revolution is also emerging. What should you be aware of before you undertake any treatment? What tests should a patient undergo before going for botox, liposuction etc? Also how to recover from a beauty treatment gone wrong.