Do’s and Don’ts for better hair growth

Hair and sebaceous glands are collectively called that one fundamental unit which is responsible for hair production and these are penetrating up to the dermis of skin. Hair follicles form before the ninth week of foetal life. The hair matrix is the germinative part of hair follicle. Your hair

Diabetes and quality of life

Quality of life is an important health outcome representing the ultimate goal of all health interventions. General quality of life comprises several domains of life, and these are highly individualized. Quality of life is measured as physical, social functioning and mental well-being. There has been significant acknowledgement of the importance of assessing the impact of

Lifestyle changes to reduce pain

Pain can challenge or change the activities you choose to do, the thoughts you have and even the sleep you get. Pain will increase your stress and frustration, sapping your motivation and activity levels, and contributing to fatigue. With so many different sources of information, narrowing recommendations down and implementing new lifestyle changes can be confusing. […]

Pain and its mechanism behind!

Pain is an unpleasant feeling or body’s reflection telling us something isn’t right. Every person’s body is different, the pain perception and pain tolerance can differ so much from one person to another. Here are different classes of pain. Get to know what kind of pain you are going through. The most important thing to […]

Factors that influence hair growth

Hair is a filamentous structure made up of protein called keratin. Hair strands are anchored to the hair bulb which forms the base of the hair follicles (tunnel shaped where the hair starts to grow). Hair development is a continuous cyclic process. All mature follicles go through a growth cycle consisting of four main phases: Anagen phase – […]

Role of physical activity to maintain pain less life

Regular physical activity can relieve stress, anxiety, depression that helps you look and feel young & energetic. Without regular activity, your body gradually loses its strength, power, stamina and ability to function efficientlty.  Physical activity or exercise can improve your health and reduce the risk of developing several diseases like type 2 diabetes,

Effect of stress on immunity

When we’re stressed, the immune system’s ability to fight off antigens is reduced. That is why we are more susceptible to infections. The stress hormone corticosteroid can suppress the effectiveness of the immune system (e.g. lowers the number of lymphocytes). Stress can also have an indirect effect on the immune system as a person may […]

Role of immunity in fungal infections

There are huge number of fungi in the world around 1.5 – 5 million species which have the ability to grow almost anywhere including the ocean, soil, plants and animals. Some form spores which we inhale on a daily basis (e.g. Aspergillus species) and others live as human commensal organisms (e.g. Candida species).  Fungi can cause disease in humans, from […]