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Understanding Cortisol: The Stress Hormone
HealthVectors
Jun 12, 2024
5 minutes
What is Cortisol? Cortisol, often referred to as the "stress hormone," is a steroid hormone produced by the adrenal glands, which are located on top of each kidney. It's a vital component of the body's endocrine system, playing a key role in various functions including metabolism, immune response, and the body's response to stress. Cortisol […]
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The Hidden Dangers of Ultra-Processed (UPF) and HFSS(Foods high in fats, Sugar & salt) Foods: What You Need to Know
HealthVectors
May 25, 2024
4 minutes
In today's fast-paced world, convenience often trumps health when it comes to our food choices. The rise of ultra-processed foods and products high in fats, sugars, and salts (HFSS) has dramatically changed our diets—and not for the better. Understanding the impact of these foods on our health is crucial for making better dietary choices. Let's […]
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Beat the Heat: Nutrition Tips and Tricks to Keep Your Cool this Summer
Rithika Rajgopal
Apr 12, 2024
4 minutes
As the temperature rises and heat waves become more common, it's essential to pay attention to your body's internal temperature. While it's tempting to rely solely on the air conditioning to keep cool, incorporating specific foods into your diet can also help regulate your body temperature from the inside out. Hyperthermia occurs when the body’s […]
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What are those tests which measure your kidneys' health?
Rithika Rajgopal
Feb 21, 2024
3 minutes
Our kidneys are remarkable organs, acting as the body's natural filtration system, eliminating waste and excess fluids to maintain balance. Keeping our kidneys healthy is essential for overall well-being. Regular kidney health check-ups through basic tests can help detect potential issues early on. In this blog post, we'll explore some fundamental tests that healthcare professionals […]
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What are those tests which measure your Liver health?
Arindam Chatterjee
Feb 21, 2024
3 minutes
The liver is a vital organ that plays a crucial role in maintaining our overall well-being. Responsible for filtering toxins, producing essential proteins, and aiding in digestion, a healthy liver is essential for a thriving body. Monitoring your liver health through regular tests is a proactive way to ensure its optimal functioning. In this blog […]
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What are those tests which measure your Heart health?
Rithika Rajgopal
Feb 21, 2024
3 minutes
Maintaining a healthy heart is crucial for overall well-being, and regular monitoring is essential to detect potential issues early on. Several tests play a pivotal role in assessing heart health and identifying risk factors. In this blog, we will explore three key tests that provide valuable insights into the state of your cardiovascular system. Cholesterol […]
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What is Fatty Liver? How to prevent it?
Arindam Chatterjee
Feb 21, 2024
3 minutes
Are you aware that your liver is one of the largest organs of your body and performs several crucial functions ?? Without it you cannot survive for even a single day. So, a healthy liver is vital for your overall well-being. In this context, fatty liver disease is one of the most common liver problems […]
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Beat bad fats to prevent heart disease
Rithika Rajgopal
Feb 21, 2024
3 minutes
You're probably aware of the widespread prevalence of heart disease in our country. However, it's essential to note that your diet significantly impacts your heart disease risk. Pay particular attention to harmful fats, like saturated and partially hydrogenated trans fats, as they can disrupt your cholesterol levels. Addressing this aspect of your diet is crucial […]
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How does uncontrolled diabetes affect your body
Arindam Chatterjee
Feb 21, 2024
2 minutes
You've likely heard of "diabetes," but do you truly grasp the potential harm it can inflict on your body if left untreated? Did you know that India has earned the dubious title of the "world's diabetes capital," with a staggering 69.1 million cases diagnosed in 2015 alone—excluding unreported cases? If you're curious about the severe […]
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Be Smart "break out your smartphone addiction"
Arindam Chatterjee
Feb 20, 2024
3 minutes
Like about everybody else nowadays, you too must be owning and using gadgets like smartphones. But do you happen to be among those who cannot take their eyes off their smartphones even for a minute?? If yes, then the health hazards that come with smartphone addiction could be catching up with you very soon. Did […]
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