Monthly Archive:: September 2016

Thyroid, an organ that influences your metabolism

Thyroid is a butterfly shaped organ located near the throat in front of the neck region. It is a gland that produces chemicals called hormones that play a vital role in regulating body metabolism, blood pressure, heart rate etc, as part of the endocrine system. The two main hormones that thyroid produces are Thyroxine (aka [&hellip

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DENGUE – A VIRAL ILLNESS TRANSMITTED BY MOSQUITO BITE

Dengue is a form of viral fever which has become endemic in India and causes outbreaks every so often. The infection is caused by a flavi virus and is spread by mosquitoes. Transmitted by the bite of an Aedes mosquito infected with a dengue virus, fever is a hallmark of the disease and hence called [&hellip

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SOUND SLEEP IS SOUND ADVICE…

Sleep is necessary as well as a great gift to man. It gives his body the rest that is needed to recuperate, clear the body of built up byproducts of metabolism, and rejuvenates and makes him ready to take on the challenges of the ensuing day. Without sufficient and good quality sleep we would not [&hellip

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