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WHAT CAUSES HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE?
  • Shailesh Sharma
  • 20 Mar 2019

WHAT CAUSES HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE?

Did you know high blood pressure affects more than one billion people worldwide? This is nearly one-third of all adults. While its prevalence has decreased in most high-income countries, high blood pressure remains a major challenge in low/middle-income countries.

STROKES: DEFINITION, WARNING SIGNS, CAUSES & MORE
  • Mya Care Guest Blogger
  • 14 Mar 2019

STROKES: DEFINITION, WARNING SIGNS, CAUSES & MORE

Worried about getting a stroke? With the sudden passing of actor Luke Perry, it was proven that one can die of a stroke in their early 50s, raising alarm for many individuals. The truth is that while the majority of strokes occur in people above the age of 65, it is possible to get them at any time in one's life.

WHAT IS PCOS?
  • Mya Care Guest Blogger
  • 13 Mar 2019

WHAT IS PCOS?

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder that affects women of reproductive age. It is common, affecting 1 in every ten women. It is a leading cause of female infertility and is responsible for a number of symptoms that can affect the body physically and emotionally.

PSORIASIS FACTS AND MYTHS
  • Mya Care Guest Blogger
  • 12 Mar 2019

PSORIASIS FACTS AND MYTHS

Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition characterized by red patches with white, flaky skin prevalent on the elbows, knees, scalp, legs. Psoriasis is not uncommon, according to the World Psoriasis Day Consortium, 125 million people worldwide or 2 to 3 percent of the total population—have psoriasis.

INNOVATIONS IN WOMEN’S HEALTH
  • Shailesh Sharma
  • 11 Mar 2019

INNOVATIONS IN WOMEN’S HEALTH

In the last few years, innovations in women’s health technology have surged to unprecedented levels. While there are too many innovations to discuss in detail, with Women’s Day last week, we thought we would take some time to discuss few innovations that have made the headlines over the last few years.

WHAT IS ALS?
  • Shailesh Sharma
  • 05 Mar 2019

WHAT IS ALS?

Do you know what is common between the Ice Bucket Challenge and Stephen Hawking? Both are linked to Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). The challenge raised more than 100 million dollars for ALS research while the renowned physicist lived more than 50 years with ALS.