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Until a potential vaccine against COVID-19 arrives, it is important to strictly follow preventative measures, such as frequent handwashing, wearing masks and maintaining social distancing, to prevent contracting/spreading the infection. However, the need for frequent handwashing during the pandemic is negatively affecting people with preexisting anxiety disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), leading to an increase in their symptoms. Dr. Jai Ranjan Ram, Sr. Consultant Psychiatrist, Apollo Gleneagles Hospital Limited, Kolkata sheds light on this indirect health effect of COVID-19.
If childhood allergies are identified early on, it will improve the quality of life both for the child and the family and reduce school absenteeism and parental stress.
The monkeypox disease is spreading amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. There is fear that people who have just recovered from COVID might be more prone to contract monkeypox because of low immunity.
Episodic mobility problems have a wide differential diagnosis. You need to be conversant with the common symptoms, the red flags and when to approach an emergency room.
Increase in the water temperature is affecting the planktons thereby leading to a serious decrease in omega-3 fatty acids.
"I've always felt so ashamed that I mix up people and can't recognise faces of people," wrote Shenaz Treasury after being diagnosed with face blindness aka prosopagnosia.
Kurmasana or the tortoise asana is a pose that offers many health benefits. Here's how to perform the yoga pose and all its health benefits.