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World Hypertension Day 2024: Guided 3-minute-meditation for stress and anxiety

World Hypertension Day 2024: Guided 3-minute-meditation for stress and anxiety

Hypertension and stress can be overwhelming and meditation can be a powerful to manage it. If you have been grappling with a lot of stress lately, find your calm in minutes with this 3-minute-meditation for stress and anxiety. No need for fancy equipment or hours of your time. Join us as Suraj Janakar - Yoga Therapist from Kshemavana and Muskan Periwal - Junior Medical Officer from Kshemavana guide you through the steps of this quick meditation practice, suitable for beginners and experienced practitioners alike. Through gentle breathing exercises and mindful awareness techniques shown in this video by Kshemavana’s teachers you can easily ace stress. Kshemavana is a part of the SDME Group of Institutions that provides holistic therapy. This World Hypertension Day 2024, beat stress and anxiety with meditation and therapies - because you deserve a stress-free life.

16 May,2024 07:38 PM IST
Taapsee Pannu’s Nutritionist on how to do Intermittent fasting for weight loss

Taapsee Pannu’s Nutritionist on how to do Intermittent fasting for weight loss

Amongst the numerous weight loss diets floating on the internet, Intermittent fasting has gained a lot of traction lately with even celebrities attributing it to their fat loss and fitness. The health benefits of Intermittent Fasting are immense but only if done in the right way. In this episode of the Mid-day video series ‘Healthish’, Celebrity Nutritionist and Fitness Consultant Munmun Ganeriwal spills the secrets to healthy weight loss through the mode of Intermittent Fasting. Munmun Ganeriwal explains the correlation between Intermittent fasting and Ayurveda, the right way to do Intermittent Fasting, the mistakes to avoid and following the circadian rhythm of the body for a healthy body. If you are looking for Weight Loss this Summer in a healthy way through a diet to fit into your favorite summery dress, worry not. Losing weight without exercise might seem difficult but it’s not if you follow the right weight loss tips.

07 May,2024 07:37 PM IST
Dry Eyes? Here's how to treat dry eyes in Summers

Dry Eyes? Here's how to treat dry eyes in Summers

The season of Summer is here. While this season brings a lot of cheer to the mango lovers and ‘sunny days’ enthusiasts, it brings woes to people who are prone to getting dry eyes. As the temperature rises, so does the likelihood of experiencing this uncomfortable condition. But fear not! In this video, Dr. Shraddha Chandorkar, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon, Dr Agarwals Eye Hospital, Kalyan explains the causes behind dry eyes during the hot months and uncovers practical solutions to combat them. Don't let dry eyes put a damper on your summer fun. Watch our video now and keep your eyes healthy and cool in the sizzling season ahead.

27 April,2024 07:15 PM IST
Psychologist explains how social media is ruining your mental health

Psychologist explains how social media is ruining your mental health

In today's hyper-connected world, social media platforms can be both a source of inspiration and a breeding ground for negativity. From FOMO to Body Dysmorphia, social media has come with its own set of challenges posing a high risk to our mental health well-being. In this video, Psychotherapist and trainer - Dr. Arvinder J. Singh (Director, Ashoka Centre for Well-Being) in conversation with Katyayani Kapoor explains how the social media is impacting our mental health and how one can save oneself from the varied challenges arising to our mental health. Our expert guest shares her perspectives and personal experiences, shedding light on the importance of setting boundaries, cultivating self-awareness, and prioritizing self-care in the digital age.

19 April,2024 07:04 PM IST
Watch out for these Covid Jn.1 variant symptoms. Should you be worried?

Watch out for these Covid Jn.1 variant symptoms. Should you be worried?

Covid Jn.1 variant has been making news due to its rapidly spreading rate. Maharashtra on 25th December reported 50 Covid cases of which nine are JN.1 infections. This has left many people wondering - when it comes to Covid Jn.1 variant - should we be worried? Senior health officials said that there is no move to recommend administration of vaccine booster dose for India. When it comes to tests and treatments, regular Covid-19 test and treatments are expected to work on JN1. But will that be enough? What are the symptoms of Covid Jn.1 variant and what are the chances of recovery? Is this new variant a threat to global health? 

28 December,2023 10:00 AM IST
JN.1 COVID Strain: Expert opens up on the severity of new COVID sub-variant JN.1

JN.1 COVID Strain: Expert opens up on the severity of new COVID sub-variant JN.1

Talking about the new JN.1 COVID strain, former AIIMS Director and Senior Pulmonologist Dr. Randeep Guleria on December 23, asserted that the new variant was more transmissible and was gradually becoming the dominant variant. At the same time, he added, that it wasn’t severe infection and hospitalization.  " It is more transmissible, it is spreading more rapidly, it is gradually becoming a dominant variant....it is causing more infections but the data also suggests that it is not causing severe infections and hospitalization. Most of the symptoms are predominantly of the upper airways like fever, cough, cold, sore throat, running nose, and body aches," said Randeep Guleria.  Speaking to ANI, chairman of INSAGCOG, Dr NK Arora said, " Within India...from October last week and then till now in last 8 weeks, we have seen 22 cases...there is no evidence that it is spreading very rapidly...Jn.1 is less than 1% of all the isolates so far. Symptoms are very similar, based on symptoms, Jn.1 cannot be differentiated from other variants...there is no increase in hospitalization...there is no need to panic but we need to be vigilant."

24 December,2023 12:42 PM IST
Covid JN.1 variant: Jammu hospitals prepare to fight against new variant

Covid JN.1 variant: Jammu hospitals prepare to fight against new variant

As the Union Health Ministry has sounded a new alert for COVID-19, preparations to fight against the disease have been started in Jammu. In Shri Maharaja Gulab Singh Hospital, one of the major hospitals in the region, a COVID ward has been set up.  The centre has further directed the states to monitor the occurrence of the respiratory diseases district-wise. Corona cases have started increasing once again in India. Currently, the number of active Corona patients in the entire country has reached 2,311. Along with this, the threat of Covid JN.1 sub-variant is also being seen; its cases are being reported in the state of Kerala.

21 December,2023 11:06 AM IST
Swarved Mahamandir: PM Modi inaugurates ‘World’s Largest Meditation Centre’

Swarved Mahamandir: PM Modi inaugurates ‘World’s Largest Meditation Centre’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the world’s largest meditation centre, Swarved Mahamandir in Varanasi on December 18. Swarved Mahamandir is located in Umraha, Varanasi around 12 km from the city centre. The colossal structure is a seven-story building which is spread over 3,00,000 square feet. Around 3137 verses from the spiritual text ‘Swarved’ are engraved on its walls. The Swarved is a spiritual text authored by Sadguru Shri Sadafal Deoji Maharaj. According to the temple website, around 20,000 people can sit together and meditate in the meditation centre. PM is currently on a two-day visit to his parliamentary constituency Varanasi. He was welcomed by a cheerful crowd of people on either side of the road, waving at his motorcade.

18 December,2023 01:10 PM IST
'Reading food labels is an important skill in the 21st century'

'Reading food labels is an important skill in the 21st century'

To be able to counter the evil of packaged foods, it is essential to read food labels. And it is this awareness that Revant Himatsingka aka Food Pharmer intends to spread. Despite facing lawsuits, this 'Food Pharmer' is on a journey to raise awareness about the evils of packaged foods. “Today, being able to read food labels is an even more important skill than coding," says Revant Himatsingka aka Food Pharmer. In an exclusive interview with Mid-day, Revant Himatsingka shares friendly tips on how to read food labels and make healthy mindful choices when buying packaged foods. Watch the video.

29 November,2023 10:42 AM IST
How does Conjunctivitis spread, symptoms and how to prevent it?

How does Conjunctivitis spread, symptoms and how to prevent it?

It has been weeks since the wave of Conjunctivitis has been sweeping across India yet there is no respite from it yet proving it to be one of the most severe outbreaks in recent years. Dr. Tanvi Shah, Ophthalmologist explains how Conjunctivitis spreads, the symptoms of Conjunctivitis and how to prevent Conjunctivitis. 

23 August,2023 07:23 PM IST

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