what is gout

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Gout is a chronic and progressive disorder characterized by excessive accumulation of uric acid crystals around the joints especially at the base of the big toe. Joints like fingers, wrist and elbows are also affected sometimes. It causes a sudden attack of pain, stiffness, redness, warmth and swelling of the affected joint, most commonly the big toe. Usually, men are ... Read More »

7 super foods for growing children

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The nutritional requirement for the growing children is slightly different from the adults. As the children are always physically very active, their bodies require higher amounts of proteins, carbohydrates, fats along with vitamins and minerals and calcium as compared to adults. Children must consume a well balanced diet which can fulfill their nutritional demands. In this blog we will discuss ... Read More »

Prevention and treatment of exercise induced asthma

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Asthma attack brought on during the exercise or immediately after exercise is called as Exercise Induced Asthma. The inhalation of dust, pollens or allergens during exercising is responsible for the Exercise Induced Asthma. The Exercise Induced Asthma can be experienced by the patient if the patient of Asthma exercises for a long period of time without taking rest. Causes: Exercise, increases ... Read More »

Vitamin D3 deficiency: Why Indians lack Vitamin D3 and how to get it?

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Vitamin D3 is also known as the sunshine Vitamin as it is primarily derived with the help of sunshine. It is also obtained from the dietary sources like fish, fish oils, egg yolks, fortified milk etc. It is observed that most of the people staying in India, who claim to be otherwise healthy, suffer from the Vitamin D3 deficiency. India ... Read More »

Iron deficiency and homeopathy

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In the countries like India many people suffer from iron deficiency. It is observed that people from a financially good background are also not spared from the iron deficiency anemia. Many times while treating the patient for some other diseases, a homeopath finds out that the patient is also suffering from iron deficiency. During such time the homeopath should rule ... Read More »

Are Vitamins homeopathic? Can Vitamins be used while on homeopathy?

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A practicing homeopath gets to see variety of diseases depending upon his expertise. Most of the time the doctor notices associated symptoms like that of Vitamin deficiency or malnutrition or calcium deficiency etc along with the chief complaints of the patients. The chief complaints of the patients could be entirely different for which the patient wants to consult the doctor. ... Read More »

Diet in Hepatitis C

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Hepatitis is the inflammation of the liver caused by viruses. The cause of spread of different types of Hepatitis is different with each variety Hepatitis C spreads through coming in contact with infected blood as in blood transfusion, medical and nursing staff coming in contact with blood during gynecological or surgical procedures etc. Diet in Hepatitis C: Diet plays a ... Read More »

Homeopathy for the diseases in senior citizens

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Generally, a person above the age of 60 to 65 years is termed as senior citizen. This is the age where a person can be suffering from variety of diseases like hypertension, diabetes, arthritis, coronary artery diseases or heart problems, osteoporosis, vision problems, hearing loss, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s Disease etc. Hypertension: Hypertension means high blood pressure. High blood pressure is ... Read More »

Hay Fever and Homeopathic Approach

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What is hay fever? Hay fever is the inflammation of nasal cavity caused by exposure of an individual to the allergens such as dust, pollens, animal dander etc. What are the symptoms of hay fever? Hay fever produces almost similar symptoms as that of allergic rhinitis. Patient complains of runny nose, watery discharge from eyes and nose, frequent sneezing, redness ... Read More »