November 20, 2019 Jonathan

Anemia is a condition of deficiency in the amount of blood or in the number of red blood corpuscles or of hemoglobin. There are various forms of anemia: acute anemia, chronic anemia, chlorosis, and pernicious anemia. There also are primary and secondary anemias. Primary anemia is apparently an independent disease…

October 18, 2019 Jonathan

Never put anything smaller than your elbow in your ear! Cotton tips are for cleaning out bellybuttons – not ear. You have probably heard these admonitions from parents and doctors ever since your childhood. What do they mean? And what’s wrong with using cotton buds or bobby pins to clear…

October 4, 2019 Jonathan

Till 1978, hysterectomy – the surgical removal of the womb – was the commonest major operation performed on women (Today, it is the second most common, after caesarean section). Not only are the statistics alarming, but the reasons for them, too. Hysterectomies are being performed for perfectly frivolous reasons such…

September 12, 2019 Jonathan

Whether you call them love handles, jelly bellies or beer guts, out-of-shape abdomens are a major problem for most adults. Chances are that the more desperate have done countless sit-ups and leg lifts, but all it got them was tired – and even more desperate. So, what do you do…

September 5, 2019 Jonathan

Although cancer strikes millions of men and women a year, many cancer patients are living longer, largely because they knew the disease’s early-warning signs and sought treatment promptly. The quicker the detection of cancer, the better the chance of a cure. To protect yourself from two forms of the disease…

July 27, 2019 Jonathan

Being “stressed out” can manifest itself in a variety of ways – headaches, shoulder and neck tension, irritability, a general feeling of tiredness, an inability to sleep. The symptoms can be mild to severe, depending on the individual. If it signals from the body are not heard, if changes to…

June 30, 2019 Jonathan

Ask someone, “Do you really want to be happy?” and what you will get in reply are strange looks, puzzled shrugs or a counter question of, “Who doesn’t want to be happy?” It is true that all the hullabaloo of our lives is in pursuit of happiness, but does anyone…

May 19, 2019 Jonathan

Give It a Shot Who doesn’t like to wear fresh new clothes for an evening party? Who doesn’t want to sport the trendiest shoes displayed in the shop window? We want new cars, freshly picked flowers, a refreshing holiday: the list is endless. But when it comes to taking a…

April 18, 2019 Jonathan

Listening to the wisdom within… The body follows the mind. Diseases are produced in the body due to mental states and are healed, too, due to mental readiness. I believe in this and prepare patients mentally (emotionally and psychologically) to heal themselves. The process invariably brings out a lot of…

April 16, 2019 Jonathan

The Wisdom of Ayurveda Researches have been going on for centuries, and shops are flooded with market-driven ideas about creams and gels to make you young. But no-one has yet found the formula of eternal youth. Perhaps it is time to look for the answer in ancient wisdom. We are…

March 23, 2019 Jonathan

There are many easy approaches to transform your daily routines into fun activities that generate more aliveness and well-being. “You have to look at beauty and enjoy; you have to listen to music and enjoy; you have to touch the rocks and leaves and human beings – the warmth, the…