PINKtober - The Month of Breast Cancer Awareness

October 12, 2017 |

October is Breast Cancer awareness month – also known as PINKtober. Several cultural taboos are hindering breast cancer awareness in Pakistan. Women often do not like open discussion about their breast issues. Breast cancer awareness is the major task, and providing privacy for this discussion is yet another challenge.

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Risks of Anti-Inflammatory Drug Usage

October 13, 2017 |

Risks of Anti-Inflammatory Drug usage (NSAIDs commonly known ​as pain killers) in long term and even short term are very high regarding their association with kidney injury, increase in blood pressure, Heart failure exacerbation (in patients with history of Heart disease) and peptic ulcer disease. In USA & Pakistan they are used heavily and self-prescribed for pain and commonly known as magic drug (Dard ki dawa) for every pain.

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Chickenpox : Varicella-Zoster Virus

October 12, 2017 |

The chickenpox vaccine is a shot that can protect nearly anyone who receives the vaccine from catching chickenpox. It's also called the varicella vaccine, because chickenpox is caused by the varicella-zoster virus. The vaccine is made from a live but weakened, or attenuated, virus. Why get vaccinated? Chickenpox is a common childhood disease. It is usually mild, but it can be serious, especially in young infants and adults.

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SICKLE CELL ANEMIA - World Sickle Cell Day

June 20, 2018 |

More than 50% of Pakistani children are suffering from anemia, and there are more than 2 dozen well-established causes of that. Sickle cell anemia is also one of the established causes although the estimated prevalence in Pakistani population is roughly 4%.  Sickle cell Anemia is caused due to a small genetic defect inherited from parents leading to a change in the shape of Red Blood Cells (RBCs) from ovoid to sickle.

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After Gaming Disorder, Will there be recognition of Smart Phone Disorder as well?

July 02, 2018 |

World health organization (WHO) has recently recognized that people who are addicted to video games are in fact suffering from a specific disorder named “Gaming Disorder” and included it in 11th Revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11).

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7 Causes of Overpopulation in Pakistan

July 11, 2018 |

A very high birth rate has led to a growth rate of 2.1 % in Pakistani population. As we know that per capita income derives by dividing national income on total population. Low per capita income shows the population explosion. Per capita income in Pakistan is about $ 1254. Another symbol of overpopulation is unemployment and it becomes difficult to adjust the huge population in economic activities.

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Autism - What Parents Need to Know

July 13, 2018 |

Autism is a neurological and developmental disorder which affects a person’s ability to communicate and interact with other people. Autism affects about 1 in 68 children and is more prevalent in boys than girls.

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Hepatitis C: A Serious Threat to the People of Pakistan?

July 27, 2018 |

Being the 2nd prevalent country suffering from Hepatitis C related liver disease has a very low awareness among the general public regarding the magnitude of this issue. Therefore people are still least bothered as far as “safe health practices” are concerned. A lot of people are still at risk of unsafe injections and unsterilized equipment being used at registered centers as well as unregistered centers being run by quacks.

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4 Causes & Risk Factors of Melasma (Dark Patches)

August 17, 2018 |

Melasma is a skin problem, characterize by dark, discolored patches predominantly on the face. This condition is more common in women than men, especially in pregnant women, hence also called as “mask of pregnancy. 

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Shifa4U Pakistan Selected as Finalist for Advancing Human Wellness Through IT

September 04, 2018 |

American TelePhysicians was selected as a Finalist of the GEC (Green Electronics Council) 2018 Catalyst Awards for their SHIFA4U project and will be formally recognized as a 2018 GEC Catalyst Award Finalist at the Connected Health Conference taking place in Boston this October 17-19, 2018.

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Global Handwashing Day: Clean Hands - Recipe of Healthy Life

October 15, 2018 |

As 15th October celebrated as global hand washing day so we are spreading the awareness and importance of washing hand all over the world by celebrating “Global Hand Washing Day”. The first Global Handwashing Day was held in 2008, when over 120 million children around the world washed their hands with soap in more than 70 countries. Each year, over 200 million people are involved in celebrations in over 100 countries around the world.

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American TelePhysicians Received GEC Catalyst Award at Connected Health Conference

October 25, 2018 |

Dr, Waqas Ahmed, CEO American TelePhysicians Group receiving GEC Catalyst Award for being the finalist among top 200+ companies at Connected Health Conference!

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World Pneumonia Day - Stop Pneumonia

November 13, 2018 |

World Pneumonia Day is annually held on November 12 to raise awareness of pneumonia, promote prevention and treatment, and generate action to fight the illness.

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Pneumonia: Single Largest Infectious Cause of Death in Children Worldwide

November 13, 2018 |

Pneumonia is a form of acute respiratory infection that affects the lungs, making breathing painful and limiting oxygen intake. Pneumonia can be spread in a number of ways.

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World Diabetes Day - Tips to Overcome Type 2 Diabetes

November 14, 2018 |

World Diabetes Day is observed annually on 14th of November every year by International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the World Health Organization (WHO). The main aim of this awareness day is to create public awareness of the causes, prevention, diagnosis, management and treatment of diabetes.

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Anemia - Causes, Symptoms, Types, Diet & Treatment

December 20, 2018 |

Anemia gets started when there is a major decrease in the red blood cells circulating in the body. The general population faces this disorder the most as it is one of the most common blood disorders. There are some symptoms of anemia which include pale skin, chest pain, and headaches. Sometimes anemia initiates itself when some other diseases start disrupting production of the healthy RCBs.

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Breaking Down Diabetes | Part 1 | Types of Diabetes

May 13, 2019 |

The general population has heard of diabetes, also known as diabetes mellitus, as it has become a commonplace medical condition. In 2015, according to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), diabetics make up 9.4 % of the population, which is equivalent to 30.3 million people. That is an outstanding number of people with a disease that continues to be the seventh leading cause of death, per the ADA, related to chronic medical conditions.

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Breaking Down Diabetes | Part 2 | Role of Glucose and Insulin

May 14, 2019 |

In order to fully comprehend the essential role glucose and insulin play in the body, it is helpful to look at the entire process of cellular energy starting at the first step, food consumption. When food or drink enters the body, it is digested and then either absorbed or excreted.

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Breaking Down Diabetes | Part 3 | Symptoms and Diagnosis of Diabetes

May 15, 2019 |

When experiencing any of these symptoms, it is important to seek the opinion of a medical professional. While some of these can be individually linked to other medical conditions, typically people diagnosed with diabetes present with multiple symptoms out of the list above.

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Breaking Down Diabetes | Part 4 | Treatment Options For Diabetes

May 16, 2019 |

Diabetes, like many chronic medical conditions, should entail a two-part treatment program involving lifestyle modifications in addition to medications. The pairing of the two is the ultimate combination to ensure a balanced, healthy life. Today, we are going to be reviewing medications that can be used to treat diabetes while also focusing on nutrition and exercise regimens that are specific to diabetes.

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Things You Need to Know About Blood Pressure | Part 1 | Basics of Hypertension

May 18, 2019 |

Hypertension, the medical term for high blood pressure, affects 1 in 3 adults, which is an outstanding statistic. The definition of hypertension is the measurement of the force exerted against the arteries while the heart pumps.  Normal blood pressure is thought to be 120/80 mmHg.  The systolic measurement or the top number represents the pressure exerted while the heart is contracting. 

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Things You Need to Know About Blood Pressure | Part 2 | Connection Between Kidneys & Blood Pressure

May 20, 2019 |

Many people believe that the heart is solely responsible for the regulation of blood pressure. However, the body is an intricate collection of systems continually working together to keep your body running appropriately. The kidneys, two small bean-shaped organs, are of vital importance in regards to blood pressure stabilization. However, many people are entirely unaware of their influence beyond their principal role of filtering electrolytes and creating urine. 

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Things You Need to Know About Blood Pressure | Part 3 | Lifestyle Modifiers in Relation to Hypertension

May 21, 2019 |

These lifestyle tips should encourage you to take control of your health regarding hypertension.  Utilize these five modifiers appropriately and watch what your body will do in return. The human body is capable of incredible things, and it is our job to equip it to operate at peak performance.

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What is Thalassemia & Are You at Risk?

May 23, 2019 |

Thalassemia is a rare blood disorder that affects the production of hemoglobin, which is an essential component needed to bind with oxygen in the bloodstream.  Once paired, oxygen is then transported throughout the body via the red blood cells. If there is not enough hemoglobin or if the hemoglobin is damaged, there will be less oxygenated blood, in turn, leading to shortness of breath, fatigue or weakness.

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Thyroid Hormone Effects on Body | Part 1

May 27, 2019 |

Building on the information from the previous article, Thyroid Disorder Overview, today, we will be dissecting the production of thyroid hormones. This article will review thyroid hormone function, from where they originate, and how they oversee specific processes.

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Thyroid Hormone | Signs of Thyroid Disorder | Part 2

May 28, 2019 |

The thyroid, a powerhouse organ that is a part of the endocrine system, is a butterfly-shaped gland found in the front of the neck just below the Adam’s Apple.   It aids in controlling many functions throughout the body including mood stabilization, digestion, brain development, and metabolism.

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Thyroid Disorders | Part 3

May 29, 2019 |

It is essential to summarize the diagnostic process and treatment options available.  Diagnosis in regards to thyroid dysfunction is through a thorough physical examination, an overview of family history, comprehensive blood work, and if indicated, a biopsy or ultrasound. 

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Lifestyle Suggestions Related to Thyroid Dysfunction | Part 4

May 30, 2019 |

After having a look at the diagnosis and treatment of thyroid disorder, now its time to check the daily lifestyle changes that can create an impact on your daily life and heal the thyroid.  

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Tips On How To Quit Smoking

June 03, 2019 |

Deciding to quit smoking is the first step towards improving your lifestyle and overall health. Although sometimes is easier said than done because of the addictive substance found in tobacco called nicotine. Nicotine has the same effect as alcohol or illicit drugs, meaning it will continue to pull you back in.

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How To Stay On Track After Quitting Smoking

June 08, 2019 |

When trying to quit smoking, it is both physically and emotionally challenging. So, it of utmost importance to be aware of these challenges and face them head-on. Smoking is often used in an attempt to reduce stress or other emotions, such as depression, anxiety, and even boredom. All of these emotions will continue to be with you throughout your lifetime, so adopting alternative stress reducers is a therapeutic approach to coping with these feelings.

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5 Foods Or Drinks To Avoid When Pregnant

June 10, 2019 |

We all know that pregnancy is one of the most sensitive times in the life of a woman so its important to get a healthy diet. There are some foods or drinks that should be avoided to remain healthy during the course of pregnancy. Let’s have a look at 5 foods or drinks to avoid when pregnancy

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5 Medical Reasons Why Sleep is Important?

June 11, 2019 |

Many are aware that adequate sleep is a necessity, but most do not understand the “why” behind sufficient sleep. Eight hours of sleep is considered the ideal number of hours to hinder the occurrence of co-morbidities. In addition to exercise and healthy eating, a good nights sleep rounds out the dynamic trio to promote whole body wellness. So, what are the health consequences of not reaching that “magic number”? Let’s discuss them below.

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Multivitamins: How Much They Are Important To Us?

June 12, 2019 |

Multivitamins are a relatively new concept with the discovery of these “magic pills” taking place within the last 100 years. The industry itself continues to generate billions of dollars each year due to the push to consume them from both doctors and layman alike.  So, why are they popular? Do we need them and most importantly, do we know what we are ingesting?

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ملٹی وٹامنز- کیا یہ ہمارے لئے اہم ہیں؟

June 12, 2019 |

ایک صدی سے دریافت شدہ 'جادوئی گولیاں' جنہیں ہم 'ملٹی وٹامنز' کے نام سے جانتے ہیں۔ یہ جدید طرز علاج کا ایک نیا شاہکار ہے۔ یہ ڈاکٹرز اور مریضوں دونوں میں برابری کی سطح پر مشہور ہونے کے باعث بلین ڈالر کی سرمایہ کاری کا ذریعہ بن رہی ہیں۔ آخر اس کی وجہ کیا ہے؟ یہ ہمارے لئے کیوں اہم ہیں؟ 

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How to Treat Varicose Veins at Home?

June 13, 2019 |

Varicose veins seem to plague numerous people from various walks of life.  Some develop them due to a job that requires an excessive amount of sitting or standing, while others develop them from pregnancy.  Woman and those with a family history are more prone to develop varicose veins, which are caused by weakened blood vessels.  They can appear swollen, bulging or twisted, and symptoms include pain, worsened pain after sitting or standing, itching around the vein, and a heavy, burning, or throbbing sensation. What can you do to treat this issue at home?

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جلد پر رگیں نمایا ہونے کی وجوہات اور گھر بیٹھے علاج

June 13, 2019 |

ویریکوز وینز (Varicose Veins) مختلف شعبہ ہائے زندگی سے تعلق رکھنے والے لوگوں کو متاثر کرتی رہی ہیں۔ کچھ لوگ اپنی جابز کی وجہ سے مستقل بیٹھے رہنے یا کھڑے رہنے کے باعث اس بیماری میں مبتلا ہو جاتے ہیں اور کچھ خواتین دوران حمل اس کا شکار ہو جاتی ہیں۔ خون کی نالیوں کی کمزوری سے جنم لینے والی یہ بیماری خاص طور پر خواتین اور ان افراد میں ذیادہ پائی جاتی ہے جن کے خاندان میں یہ بیماری پہلے سے موجود ہو۔ یہ دکھنے میں سوزش سے بھرپور پھولی ہوئی، ابھری ہوئی یا مڑی ہوئی نالیوں کی شکل کی ہوتی ہیں اور ان کی وجہ سے مندرجہ ذیل علامات ظاہر ہوتی ہیں: 

 

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Are Energy Drinks Harmful to your Health?

June 14, 2019 |

Energy drinks are widespread across a multitude of age groups and are only growing in popularity with every passing year.  They are advertised to not only boost mental clarity and reduce fatigue, but they also are promoted as “healthy” due to the B-vitamins found in many of these drinks.  So, should we buy into the belief that energy drinks are a positive addition to your daily line-up? Let’s find out.

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کیا انرجی ڈرنکس ہمارے لئے نقصان دہ ہیں؟

June 14, 2019 |

عمر کے ہر حصے میں برابر مقبولیت رکھنے والی یہ انرجی ڈرنکس گزرتے وقت کے ساتھ ساتھ مزید شہرت پا رہی ہیں۔ ان کو نہ صرف ہمارے جسم اور دماغ کو چست رکھنے بلکہ اس میں موجود وٹامن بی کمپلکس کی وجہ سے ہماری صحت کیلئے بھی فائدہ مند کہا جاتا ہے۔ سوال یہ ہے کہ کیا ان باتوں کو مد نظر رکھتے ہوئے ہم لوگ ان انرجی ڈرنکس کو اپنی زندگی کا حصہ بنا لیں؟ آج کا آرٹیکل اسی موضوع پر روشنی ڈالے گا۔

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The Importance of Annual Health Check-ups

June 15, 2019 |

Regular physical examinations by a physician, also known as check-ups, are of vital importance and should be done yearly to ensure early detection of the numerous life-threatening conditions plaguing the population today.  Also, through regular check-ups, it is easier to stay on track towards achieving your overall health and wellness goals. Frequent discussions with your doctor about your health objectives and how to fulfill them should be a driving force behind scheduling your yearly check-up. 

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سالانہ صحت کے چیک اپ کی اہمیت

June 15, 2019 |

ڈاکٹر سے کرایا جائے والا باقاعدہ جسمانی معائنہ جسے عرف عام میں "چیک اپ" کہا جاتا ہے، انتہائی اہمیت کا حامل ہے جس کے نتیجے میں عوام میں پائے جانے والے بہت سے موذی امراض قبل از وقت قابو کئے جا سکتے ہیں۔ حسب معمول چیک اپ ہمارے جسمانی و ذہنی ساخت کو اعتدال میں رکھنے کیلئے بھی نہایت مفید ثابت ہوتے ہیں۔  اپنی صحت سے متعلق مسائل کو اپنے معالج کے ساتھ بسا اوقات زیر بحث لانے سے نہ صرف ان پر قابو پانے میں مدد ملتی بلکہ اپنے مرض کے بارے میں ضروری جانکاری بھی حاصل ہوتی ہے۔ 

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Mental Health Part 1 | What is Anxiety & Types of Anxiety Disorders

June 17, 2019 |

Anxiety is a disorder that can be crippling to those who suffer from the turmoil of constant fear and worry.  There are three anxiety disorder classifications, which include panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, and phobia-related disorders.  While occasional anxiety is something everyone will endure, anxiety disorders will occur every day for six months or longer. Daily activities, such as work, school, and relationships, can be affected by anxiety disorders.

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انزائیٹی ڈس آرڈر بے چینی کی نفسیاتی بیماری سے کیا مراد ہے؟ اور اس کی کتنی اقسام ہیں؟

June 17, 2019 |

مستقل طور پر ڈر اور پریشانی کے شکار لوگوں کو اپنے شکنجے میں بآسانی پھنسانے والی یہ بیماری خاصی خطرناک ہے۔ اس نفسیاتی بیماری کی 3 اقسام ہیں جن میں پینک ڈس آرڈر، جینرلائزڈ انزائیٹی ڈس آرڈر اور فوبیازفوبیاز شامل ہیں۔ کبھی کبھار بے تابی اور بے چینی کا شکار ہونا تو ہر انسان کی زندگی کا حصہ ہے لیکن اگر یہ علامات 6 ماہ یا ذیادہ عرصے تک موجود رہیں تو اسے انزائیٹی ڈس آرڈر بیچینی کہیں گے۔ روزمرہ کے تمام کام جیسا کہ سکول، دفتر اور گھریلو زندگی پر اس چیز کے منفی اثرات مرتب ہوتے ہیں۔ 

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Mental Health Part 2 | What is Depression? Types & Risk Factors of Depression

June 18, 2019 |

Worldwide, depression is an astonishingly common disorder, and although it has been taboo to discuss in the past, a new leaf is beginning to turn over.  Mental illness is starting to be addressed and given the attention it rightfully deserves. Depression is classified as a mood disorder, and it can affect daily activities, such as eating, sleeping, and social interactions. There are a variety of depressions, including seasonal, postpartum, and persistent.  Regardless of the type, the feeling of debilitating hopelessness is apparent while suffering from depression.

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ڈپریشن کیا ہے؟ اس کی اقسام اور ترجیحی عناصر کیا ہیں؟

June 18, 2019 |

پوری دنیا میں ڈپریشن حیرت انگیز حد تک ایک عام بیماری بن چکا ہے. ماضی میں اس کے بارے میں بات کرنا بہت معیوب سمجھا جاتا تھا لیکن اب لوگوں کی سوچ بدل رہی ہے۔ نفسیاتی بیماریوں پر جتنی توجہ درکار ہے اتنی ملنا شروع ہو گئی ہے۔ ڈپریشن ایک موڈ سے متعلقہ بیماری ہے اور یہ روز مرہ کے کام مثلا" کھانا، پینا، سونا، جاگنا اور معاشرتی رویوں کو شدید طور پر متاثر کرتا ہے۔ ڈیپریشن کئی اقسام کا ہو سکتا ہے جیسا کہ سیزنل، پوسٹ پارٹم (بچے کی پیدائش کے بعد والے عرصے میں جنم لینے والا) اور (مستقل رہنے والا ڈپریشن)۔ کسی بھی قسم کے ڈیپریشن میں پیدا ہونے والی ناامیدی کی شدید لہر انسان کو تباہ کن حد تک متاثر کرتی ہے۔

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Mental Health Part 3 | How Mental Health Affects Physical Health

June 19, 2019 |

It is widely debated by philosophical, religious, and biological experts alike the power of the mind-body connection.  The effect of stress on the body is the ideal illustration of the relationship between the mind and body.  When the body undergoes stress, the heart rate increases, a headache may develop, or perhaps even an upset stomach.  All of these symptoms come from not a physical ailment, but rather a disruption in the mental or emotional state.  So, what are the consequences stemming from turmoil in the mind?

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نفسیاتی صحت کا ہماری جسمانی صحت پر کیا اثر ہے؟

June 19, 2019 |

دماغ اور جسم کا تعلق فلسفہ، مذہب اور طب کے ماہرین کے درمیان برابری کی سطح پر زیر بحث رہنے والا ایک اہم موضوع رہا ہے۔ ذہنی تناؤ اور پریشانی کا ہمارے جسم پر اثر اس تعلق کی خوب نشاندہی کرتا ہے۔ یہ تناوء ہمارے دل کی دھڑکن کی رفتار بڑھانے کے ساتھ ساتھ سر درد اور معدے کی خرابی کا باعث بنتا ہے۔ یہ تمام علامات کسی جسمانی مرض کے نتیجے میں نہیں بلکہ نفسیاتی تناوء کی وجہ سے پیدا ہوتی ہیں۔ ذہن میں جنم لینے والی اس کشمکش کے کیا اثرات ہو سکتے ہیں؟ 

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Mental Health Part 4 | Positive Mental Health Activities Impact on Health

June 20, 2019 |

Before moving toward the positive mental health activities, you can have a look at the previous part of the mental health series that how mental health affects the overall health of the human body. The following are the six major mental health activities

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مثبت ذہنی حالت کے حصول کے لئے مفید سرگرمیاں

June 20, 2019 |

ورزش ہمارے جسم میں ایک ہارمون جسے اینڈورفن یا ہیپی ہارمون کہتے ہیں کے اخراج کا باعث بنتی ہے۔ دن کے آغاز میں ورزش سے خارج ہونے والا اینڈورفن بقیہ دن کے دوران مثبت توانائی اور اچھی صحت کے لئے کافی ہوتا ہے۔ ورزش کا لفظ صرف جم کیلئے مخصوص نہیں بلکہ کوئی بھی جسمانی سرگرمی جس سے انسان متحرک رہے جیسا کہ تیز رفتار سے چلنا' دوڑ لگانا' گھر کو صاف کرنا' سائیکل چلانا اور تیراکی یہ تمام ورزش ہی کے زمرے میں آتے ہیں۔ 

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Common Causes & Symptoms of Vitamin B12 Deficiency

June 21, 2019 |

Vitamin B12 is one of the thirteen essential vitamins necessary to support life. The primary functions of vitamin B12 are to promote nerve function, maintain healthy blood cells, and aid in the production of DNA, which is the building block of every cell throughout the body.  Usually, a deficiency occurs when the body is unable to properly absorb the vitamin, which is found in specific foods.  Foods that are high in vitamin B12 include eggs, milk, cheese, red meat, white meat, fish, shellfish, and fortified cereals.

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وٹامن بی١٢ کی کمی کی وجوہات اور علامات

June 21, 2019 |

تیرہ ضروری وٹامنز میں سے وٹامن بی ١٢ زندگی کی بقا کیلئے انتہائی اہم ہے۔ وٹامن بی ١٢ ہمارے اعصاب اور نروز کی مضبوطی، ہمارے خون کے خلیوں کی قابلیت اور دی این اے جو کہ ہمارے سارے خلیوں کا بنیادی جزو ہے،کی بناوٹ کیلئے بہت ضروری ہے۔ عمومی طور پر اس کی کمی تب رونما ہوتی ہے جب ہمارا نظام انہظام خوراک میں موجود وٹامن بی ١٢ کو جذب کر کے خون تک پہنچانے میں ناکام ہو جاتا ہے۔ انڈے، دودھ، پنیر، بکرے اور گائے کا گوشت، مچھلی اور چکن کا گوشت، شیل فش اور غذائیت سے بھرپور اناج ان چند اشیائے خوردونوش میں سے ہیں جو وٹامن بی ١٢  سے بھرپور ہیں۔ 

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Meat Consumption in Relation to Health

June 22, 2019 |

Meat consumption has been a primary source of nutrition since the beginning of time. However, after years of research, can the increased incidence of heart disease, stroke, and other chronic medical conditions are tied to meat consumption? Let’s take a look.

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گوشت کی کھپت اور ہماری صحت

June 22, 2019 |

ازل سے گوشت انسانی غذا میں شامل رہا ہے۔ تاہم، کئی سالوں کی تحقیق کے مطابق گوشت خوری کو دل کے مسائل، سٹروک اور دوسری خطرناک بیماریوں کے ساتھ جوڑا جاتا ہے۔ آئیے دیکھتے ہیں کہ ان میں کتنی سچائی ہے۔ 

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GOUT: The Most Painful Form of Arthritis

June 24, 2019 |

Gout, an astonishingly painful form of arthritis, is a well known, ancient condition that has been diagnosed for centuries. It occurs when purine is broken down by the body, producing a compound called uric acid. Uric acid, a waste component that is typically filtered by the kidneys, builds up, in turn, causing crystals to form that are then deposited on the joints.

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گنٹھیا؛ سب سے درد ناک آرتھرائٹس

June 24, 2019 |

یہ مرض برسوں سے لوگوں کی زندگی کو کٹھن کر رہا ہے۔ یہ تب جنم لیتا ہے جب ہمارے جسم میں موجود پیورین ٹوٹ کر یورک ایسڈ بناتی ہیں جو کہ عام طور پر ہمارے جسم سے پیشاب کے ذریعے خارج کر دیا جاتا ہے جبکہ اگر یہ کمپاؤنڈ بہت ذیادہ مقدار میں بننے لگے تو اس کے کرسٹلز جوڑوں میں جمع ہو کر وہاں ایک درد سے بھرپور ری ایکشن کا باعث بنتے ہیں۔ یہ مرض گردوں کی یورک ایسڈ کو پیشاب کے ذریعے خارج کرنے کی قابلیت میں کمی کی وجہ سے یا اس کی بہت ذیادہ مقدار میں پیدا ہونے کی وجہ سے ہوتی ہے۔ ذیادہ تر گاوءٹ ہمارے پاوں کے انگوٹھے اور ہاتھ کی انگلیوں کے جوڑوں کو متاثر کرتی ہے اور جوڑ میں گرمائش اور سوزش واضح ہو رہی ہوتی ہے۔ اس کا بنیادی علاج ادویات کے ذریعے ہی ممکن ہے لیکن ہماری روز مرہ زندگی میں کچھ احتیاط بھی اس تکلیف دہ عمل سے کسی حد تک بچا سکتی ہے۔ 

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What is Scoliosis? Exercise For Scoliosis Pain

June 25, 2019 |

While most cases are mild and will not affect normal body functions, severe cases can impair breathing capabilities and cardiac function. Surgery and spinal braces may be suggested to treat moderate to severe cases, but many times physical therapy, stretching, and frequent exercise are enough to drastically improve quality of life for the majority of those who have scoliosis.

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کمر میں خم کیا ہے اور اس کیلئے ورزش کتنی اہم ہے؟

June 25, 2019 |

ریڑھ کی ہڈی کی کمزوری سے بچپن میں جنم لینے والی یہ بیماری جسے سکولیوسس یا قمر میں خم کہا جاتا ہے اور اگر اس کا صحیح وقت پر علاج نہ کیا جائے تو یہ تا دیر رہنے والے درد اور چال کی خرابی کا باعث بنتا ہے۔ بعض اوقات کمر کو ایک طرف موڑ دینے والی یہ بیماری سن بلوغت کے آس پاس بھی ہو سکتی ہے۔ دماغی مرض جسے سیریبرل پلسی کہتے ہیں اور ہمارے پٹھوں کو متاثر کرنے والی ایک اور بیماری مسکولر دیسٹروفی بھی اس کا باعث بنتی ہے لیکن اس کی اصل وجہ ابھی تک صیغہ راز میں ہے۔ خاندان کے افراد میں پہلے سے موجودگی بھی اگلی نسل میں اس بیماری کا خدشہ بڑھا دیتی ہے۔

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