Here is a quick way to do a self assessment to see if you are at risk of suffering from Deep Vein Thrombosis. For each of the criteria below, give yourself points against the option that is right for you. At the end add up your points. The points table at the bottom shows if … Read moreDVT Risk – Self Assessment
Over 60% of diabetics suffer from some form of nerve damage. This is called diabetic neuropathy. People with diabetes can, over time, develop nerve damage throughout the body. Some people with nerve damage have no symptoms. Others may have symptoms such as pain, tingling, or numbness-loss of feeling-in the hands, arms, feet, and legs. Nerve … Read moreFoot care for diabetics
Earlier today I added 3 more products into our catalog. These are socks made of cotton with a mix of silver yarn (actual 99.9% pure silver, according to the product literature) meant specifically for diabetics who are in general susceptible to infections. As I read (and wrote) about the special anti-bacterial properties of the silver … Read moreAnti-bacterial properties of silver yarn
Incidences of prostate cancer have been increasing in India over the last couple of decades. According the research 7 out of every 100,000 men get diagnosed with prostate cancer every year. However, early detection can lead to close to 100% recovery. So here is a quick look at the prostate and how one can detect … Read moreProstate Cancer – Early detection and cure
Today, October 20th is World Osteoporosis Day. Get your Bone Mineral Density test done today. It is a 2 minute non-invasive, simple procedure that can tell you if you are Osteoporosis free, Osteopenic (at high risk), or Osteoporofic (having Osteoporosis). About Osteoporosis Osteoporosis is a common bone disease that affects both men and women, usually … Read moreWhat is Osteoporosis?