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Ayurvedic Treatment For Celiac Disease

Ayurvedic Treatment For Celiac Disease

Devika Bandyopadhya  |  Sunday, April 21, 2019, 09:00 [IST]
Also known as celiac sprue, celiac disease is an autoimmune digestive disorder. A person with celiac disease is allergic to foods containing gluten (hence also known as gluten-sensitive enteropathy) . Gluten is a form of protein that is found in ...
How Graston Technique Can Be Used For Pain Relief

How Graston Technique Can Be Used For Pain Relief

Devika Bandyopadhya  |  Friday, April 19, 2019, 12:30 [IST]
Overuse injuries of muscles and joints can get really annoying. We all know and have experienced injuries that just nag on and on, and we assume that they would get better on its own. These pains could be a result of ...
Rolfing Can Improve Posture, Reduce Stress And Relieve Chronic Pain

Rolfing Can Improve Posture, Reduce Stress And Relieve Chronic Pain

Devika Bandyopadhya  |  Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 11:00 [IST]
Rolfing is considered beneficial for all body types irrespective of the age. Rolfing is also known as structural integration. It denotes a holistic system of bodywork that manipulates the body's soft tissues deeply and also realigns and balances the body's myofascial ...
Everything You Need To Know About EMDR Therapy

Everything You Need To Know About EMDR Therapy

Devika Bandyopadhya  |  Monday, April 15, 2019, 14:00 [IST]
Among the various kinds of nontraditional psychotherapy, the one that is gaining ample popularity these days is the EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) therapy. Although a fairly new one, EMDR therapy is becoming popular due to its ability to treat ...
Disc Desiccation – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

Disc Desiccation – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

Devika Bandyopadhya  |  Sunday, April 14, 2019, 09:00 [IST]
Disc desiccation is considered a normal part of ageing. The spine is composed of bones known as vertebrae. In between these vertebrae, there are fluid-filled discs. These discs can begin to turn smaller and less flexible as they dehydrate . ...
Chelation Therapy – Purpose, Procedure, Benefits & Risks

Chelation Therapy – Purpose, Procedure, Benefits & Risks

Devika Bandyopadhya  |  Friday, April 12, 2019, 12:13 [IST]
It can be highly toxic when metals like iron, lead, mercury and arsenic build up in your body. A treatment known as chelation therapy has gained ample popularity as a way to get rid of this toxicity. Chelation therapy makes use ...
Diabetic Dermopathy: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Diabetic Dermopathy: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Devika Bandyopadhya  |  Thursday, April 11, 2019, 09:00 [IST]
Diabetes is a condition in which the body's ability to produce or respond to insulin is impaired. This results in abnormal metabolism of carbohydrates and causes the glucose levels in the blood to spike up . Diabetes is associated with ...
Limb Amputation: Reasons, Procedure And Recovery

Limb Amputation: Reasons, Procedure And Recovery

Devika Bandyopadhya  |  Tuesday, April 09, 2019, 11:45 [IST]
The loss of a limb (amputation) is a life-changing experience. It's an extreme physical loss and is emotionally devastating (especially when it is sudden and one is not prepared for it). The way one deals with this loss is quite dependent ...
Why Is Bloodless Open Heart Surgery Simple And Safe

Why Is Bloodless Open Heart Surgery Simple And Safe

Devika Bandyopadhya  |  Sunday, April 07, 2019, 09:00 [IST]
It is quite common to have blood transfusions after cardiac surgery, although the rates vary among different hospitals. Although common, transfusion always carries the risk of infectious as well as noninfectious hazards. Moreover, blood transfusions are not clinically necessary (in at ...
Everything You Need To Know About Chiropractic Care

Everything You Need To Know About Chiropractic Care

Devika Bandyopadhya  |  Thursday, April 04, 2019, 12:02 [IST]
If you suffer from back pain, it is highly likely that you have come across advises from your friends and relatives hinting at back pain relief alternatives, one of them being chiropractic form of treatment. The cause of back pain could ...
Sprained Wrist: Types, Symptoms And Treatment

Sprained Wrist: Types, Symptoms And Treatment

Devika Bandyopadhya  |  Tuesday, April 02, 2019, 17:30 [IST]
A wrist sprain is a common injury (more so for all sorts of athletes). A loss of balance is sufficient for you to slip and stick your hand out to prevent your fall. However, the moment your hand hits the ground, ...
Pressure Garment Therapy For Burn Scar Management

Pressure Garment Therapy For Burn Scar Management

Devika Bandyopadhya  |  Monday, April 01, 2019, 14:00 [IST]
It can be frustrating for a burn survivor to deal with issues of scarring even after the initial burn injuries have healed. The most common complication of a burn injury is that of raised scars in the area of the original ...
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