. . .

Tag: COMMUNITY MEDICINE

SPIRITUALITY – Treating Mental Health Disorders

“Create a life that feels good on the inside and not just one that looks on outside” Are you Believer or an atheist?  Well the answer doesn’t matter if you know the true meaning of spirituality and how it helps one sail the boat of life in all sorts of life conditions. The increasing rate […]

Work through the day yet sleep flies away!

Everyone has been affected with this at one point of their life or another, whether it is because of studies or stress or even a significant other. This is even more prevalent, considering the present scenario of the lock down, when our sleep cycles have become completely twisted and the future has become uncertain. What […]

SanMen: The Frontline Warriors of all Time

“Once I had an accident at work. A slab caught my finger, and I had to treat the wound for 11 months. In total, the care cost me about 60,000 CFA francs (Rs 7580). But I must say that I continued to work while caring for the injury. In the meantime, my mother told me […]

Struggles and Vagaries of an Epileptic: Unveiling the Truth

In the rich and culturally diverse country of ours, it is very heart breaking to see how certain diseases and abnormalities are analysed and judged in the lower strata of the society. One such disease which is looked down upon and treated by quacks rather than doctors is epilepsy. It still comes as a surprise […]

A healthy mind breeds a healthy body

Sound mental health is the hallmark of a healthy life. It encompasses the emotional, social and psychological welfare and corresponds to the ability of an individual to withstand pressure and optimistically contribute toward life. If mental health strikes out of balance, an individual suffers in unimaginable ways from abrupt sleeping, thinking and eating patterns, fatigue, […]

CARDIO-FRIENDLY : PROTECT YOUR HEART

The Heart is a pump that fuels our body from long before we take birth to the last breath we take. And every moment of our lifestyle has consequences towards its efficiency. It carries oxygen, hormones and other compounds all through our body. It helps us see, breathe, move and live (some would also say […]

TO OCD OR TO NOT OCD? That is the question.

Have you ever tried to curb certain feelings or thoughts that you might have? Have you felt better after giving into those compulsions? Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) features a pattern of unwanted thoughts and fears (obsessions) that lead you to do repetitive behaviors (compulsions). These obsessions and compulsions interfere with daily activities and cause significant distress. […]

Non-COVID Healthcare during COVID-19: An overview

  India crossed a milestone of 50,000 cases of COVID-19, this Thursday. In spite of having one of the most stringent lock-downs across the globe, a toll of around 1900 deaths, is what the country has had to pay yet. With physical O.P.D.s and non-emergency medical services suspended in critically affected areas to divert resources […]

Why the World Needs Community Medicine and Epidemiologists-The Actual Pandemic heroes?

05/07/2020 Community Medicine’s Outcry Community Medicine is understood by different names today (Social Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Public Health, Community Health) and perhaps suffer an existential crisis thanks to regulatory agencies that have never really understood the branch and have not gone beyond dry textbooks and sundry lectures. The Medical Council of India seems to take […]

Social profiles