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Do’s and Don’ts of Pregnancy

The Do’s & Don’ts of Pregnancy

Do’s of Pregnancy:

    1. Consult your doctor once you miss your periods and confirm pregnancy by urine or blood test as recommended.
    2. Visit your doctor regularly once every month till 28 weeks, once in a fortnight till 36 weeks, and weekly once thereafter till delivery.
    3. It is common to have the following symptoms in the first trimester (First 12 weeks)
        • Fatigue
        • Nausea / Vomiting
        • Painful and heavy breasts
        • Constipation
        • Headache
        • Craving or aversion to certain foods
    4. Ultrasound is the best way to determine the estimated date of delivery. It is best practice to perform the following USG during entire pregnancy:
        • Dating Scan 7 – 9 weeks
        • NT Scan (11 – 14 weeks)
        • Anomaly scan (20-22 weeks) and a third trimester scan as per your doctors advice.
    5. Have blood tests atleast once every 3 months.
    6. Take folic acid throughout pregnancy which lowers the risk of birth defects.
    7. Have small split frequent meals to overcome nausea and avoid vomiting.
    8. Take iron rich food including drumstick leaves, green leafy vegetables, jiggery, liver, spinach, dates and raisins.
    9. Get moving! Physical Activity is good for you and your baby.
    10. Drink extra fluids, especially water (3L/day).
    11. Get enough sleep, atleast 7 – 9 hours every night. Resting on your left increases blood flow to your baby. Using pillows between your legs and your belly will help you get comfortable.
    12. Closely follow fetal movements in the third trimester (after 28 weeks)
    13. Report immediately if there is decreased fetal movements, leaking / bleeding per vaginum or pain abdomen anytime during pregnancy.

Don’t of Pregnancy:

    1. Do not miss your regular antenatal visits.
    2. Do not miss your antenatal vitamin supplements
    3. Do not consume excess tea or coffee
    4. Do not stand for long hours
    5. Do not undertake long journeys
    6. Avoid smoking or alcohol intake
    7. Avoid exposure to X-Rays
    8. Do not take any medication without your doctor’s advice.

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10 Golden Rules for Women Health

    1. Consult your Gynecologist for any change in Menstrual Cycles at any age.
    2. Take Mammogram once in 3 years after 35 years of age.
    3. Take Pelvic Scan & Pap smear once in 2 years after 35 years of age.
    4. Take BMD test and take Calcium & Vitamin D3 as advised.
    5. Check for HB, BI glucose, Lipid Profile, Thyroid every year after 35 years of age.
    6. Regular exercise, Yoga & Meditation are must for everybody from any age.
    7. Obesity is the culprit for most problem in old age avoid weight gain.
    8. Have positive attitude always “It is the ‘mantra’” for happiness.
    9. Sleep well, Sleep is very essential for good health.
    10. Be happy, think healthy, live happy & health life.

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Faq’s For Chemical Peel Treatment

1. What is chemical peel?

Chemical peel is a simple and safe office procedure done by a dermatologist for the treatment of acne, uneven skin tone, pigmentation and skin rejuvenation.

2. Why do we use chemical peel?

    • To treat oily skin, pimples and scars.
    • To improve the skin tone, color and texture.
    • Reduce freckles, blotchy pigmentation.
    • Reduces fine line and wrinkles.

3. How is a chemical peel performed?

      • Chemical peel is a lunch time procedure which permits the patient to go back to work immediately after the procedure.
      • Type of chemical peel (superficial, medium, deep) is chosen depending on the type of skin and the skin problem.

Steps involved in Chemical Peel:

        1. Clean the skin with an appropriate cleanser that removes excess oil, make-up.
        2. Application of the peel using a special brush to the desired area using one or more chemical peels.
        3. To rinse off the peel within few minutes of application or leaving it for few hours depends on the type of chemical peel used.
    • During the procedure most patients feel warm, stinging sensation that may last for 2-3 minutes.

4. What to expect after the treatment?

The superficial peels usually do not show any visible alterations immediately after the peel. There may be redness followed by scaling lasting for 3-5 days which usually subsides without scarring. Medium and deep peels may cause crusting and peel off over a period of 7-15 days.

5. Are there any side-effects?

There is a low risk of hyper pigmentation and scarring which can be treated with good results.

6. How many sittings are required?

    • Multiple sessions are required to achieve an acceptable cosmetic result.
    • Results are not permanent and maintenance peels are often required.

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PRP Therapy for Skin and Hair Care Treatments

PRP is a natural product created from your own body. A small amount of blood is drawn from you and placed in a sterile tube that is spun down in a centrifuge to separate the different components of the blood. The plasma now contains a higher than normal number of platelets and is called platelet rich plasma, or PRP.

PRP Therapy for Skin:

Why Platelets Rejuvenate Skin:

Platelets are the cells in the blood that help tissue to heal and grow new cells. The PRP, injected into specific areas of the skin, act as a matrix that promotes your own collagen to grow, regenerates tissue, and thus acts as to naturally smooth and tighten the skin. In this way, PRP reduces scars, softens wrinkles and creates smoother skin texture and tone.

What to expect during and after the PRP procedure

A small amount of blood will be drawn from you. While the PRP is being prepared, your skin will be cleansed and prepared for the treatment. The injections take a few minutes, and are mildly uncomfortable. The procedure is quick, relatively painless, and requires no post procedure care or time off from daily events. Mild swelling, redness, or bruising fade within 1-3 days. The PRP is made from your own cells, virtually eliminating the possibility of negative side effects.


The goal of PRP skin rejuvenation therapy is to improve skin tone and texture, tighten skin, soften lines and pores. Results begin to show 3-4 weeks after the treatment session and continue to improve with time. Three or more treatment sessions are generally recommended, spaced 1-2 months apart, to achieve the best outcome.

PRP for Hair Loss:

With a thin needle, your own Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) is injected into the scalp. The growth factors in the PRP will stimulate hair growth. PRP Hair Restoration is suitable for both men and women. It is a state of the art, non surgical, totally natural, alternative medical procedure used for the treatment of hair loss or hair thinning. It is an injectable treatment which uses the patient’s own blood.

Our blood plasma (PRP) contains active growth factors which can promote hair growth. Helping to restore one’s confidence, the end result is a fuller, healthier looking head of hair.

It is possible to use PRP Hair Loss Therapy alone to promote hair growth or it can also be used in combination with hair transplant.

Advantages of PRP Therapy against hair loss are:

    1. Simple, non surgical procedure
    2. Multiple Injections: procedure lasting approximately 60 to 90 minutes
    3. Safe and reliable results
    4. Very quick recovery period.
    5. Beautiful and above all extremely natural looking end results

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Skin & Eye Care Tips

To Protect Your SKIN, EYES, and Overall Appearance, Try These Tips:

    • Take frequent breaks. Look away from the screen to a distant sight.
    • Get up and take a short walk.
    • Stretch your neck by looking up at the ceiling and holding for at least 20 seconds.
    • Adjust your working space so you’re not always looking down at the screen.
    • Look left and right to stretch your neck.
    • Place a mirror by your computer screen so you can see if you’re frowning or squinting.
    • Purchase an anti-glare screen that fits over the computer monitor to cut down on radiation exposure and the glare of blue light.
    • Wear sunscreen every day.
    • Use skin care products with antioxidants in them—they provide natural protection from UV radiation.
    • Maintain a good distance from the monitor and clean it regularly (to remove dust).
    • Stay hydrated and drink plenty of water.
    • Consider applying moisturizer or a hydrating mist periodically through a long day. At the very least, wear a long-lasting moisturizer.

Cardio Exercises

When most people think of cardiovascular (cardio) exercises, the first activities that come to mind are running, cycling, or swimming.

Yes, these are great ways to get your heart rate up, but not everyone enjoys them. Cardio should be a key part of your healthy lifestyle. Luckily, there’s no “one-size-fits-all” approach.

Heart-healthy workouts don’t have to involve spending hours on the treadmill. There are plenty of fun and creative ways to get your cardio in and actually enjoy it.

Why Do You Need Cardio in the First Place?

Cardio is defined as any type of exercise that gets your heart rate up and keeps it up for a prolonged period of time. Your respiratory system will start working harder as you begin to breathe faster and more deeply. Your blood vessels will expand to bring more oxygen to your muscles, and your body will release natural painkillers (endorphins).

The physical and mental benefits of this type of exercise are seemingly endless.

Manage your weight:

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)say there’s extensive scientific evidence that 150 minutes of moderate-intensity cardio per week will help you maintain your weight over time.

Ward off heart disease:

Research has shown that getting your heart rate up with regular cardio exercises can help prevent cardiovascular disease, which accounted for 31 percent of global deaths in 2012.

Mood improvement:

It’s probably no surprise to you, but research supports the role that cardio exercise plays in improving your mood and increasing your happiness. Cardio ups the production of those feel-good painkillers called endorphins.

Live longer:

The Mayo Clinic suggests that people who regularly perform cardio exercise will live longer.

Cardio Exercises

1. Jump Rope

Chances are, you haven’t jumped rope since 4th grade recess. If that’s the case, go get yourself a jump rope today! This form of cardio can be done just about anywhere. Turn up your favorite playlist and jump to the beat. Tossing your jump rope in a backpack, suitcase, or purse will help you squeeze in your 150 minutes of exercise per week whenever you have some spare time.

2. Dancing

Whether or not you think you have two left feet, dancing is a great way to blow off some steam while also getting your cardio in. You may think that dancing’s limited to Zumba classes, but what’s keeping you from simply dancing around your room? Crank the tunes and dance yourself silly.

3. Organized Sports

You may not think of yourself as a “sports person,” but there are tons of adult sports leagues out there that are full of people just like you — people who want to have fun and be healthy. Sign up for soccer, flag football, basketball, or whatever suits your fancy. Running around a field or court is guaranteed to increase your heart rate. Check your community for noncompetitive sports leagues.

4. Power Walking

You don’t have to look like one of these power walkers to reap the benefits of this type of cardio. Step outside (or stick to the treadmill if the weather is bad) and pick up the pace.

5. Swimming

This low-impact form of cardio is a great way to get your heart rate up while protecting your joints. If you’re not fully confident in your swimming skills, grab a kickboard and do a few laps. This will engage not only your legs, but your abs, too.

6. Boxing

We can’t all be Rocky Balboa, but anyone can use boxing to get healthy. Just 30 minutes of boxing can help you burn up to 400 calories.

7. Trampoline-ing

If you have a huge, bouncy trampoline in your backyard, that’s awesome. Jumping and playing around is not only good for you, but fun, too! If you don’t have a huge trampoline, don’t count yourself out of this one. You can get a compact trampoline to keep in your apartment. Putting on your favorite tunes and running or bouncing in place can be just as effective.

8. Cycling

There are plenty of ways to fit this type of cardio into your day. Swap your car for a bike on your next trip to the grocery store. Switch it up and ditch the treadmill for the stationary bike on your next trip to the gym. Bite the bullet and try that spin studio you’ve been eyeing for the past six months, or buy a trainer so you can ride your road bike in your house or garage.

9. Hiking

Love the outdoors? Hiking might be just the ticket to increase your ticker’s health. Getting moving outside will not only increase your cardiovascular fitness, but also boost your emotional well-being.

10. Rowing

Think that rowing machine is just for those who want bulging biceps? Think again! Squeezing rowing into your gym routine can give you an extra cardio boost, as well as strengthen your abs and back muscles. If you’ve never tried it, challenge yourself with something new.

11. Hula-Hooping

Swinging those hips around will up your heart rate and improve your core strength.

12. Walking

You may be wondering if walking counts as cardiovascular exercise. Of course! This is a great starting place for people who are new to exercise. Even a 10-minute walk can get you on the road to improved heart health. Experienced exercisers benefit from it, too.

13. Jumping Jacks

If you haven’t done these since high school gym class, you’re missing out! This equipment-free activity can get your heart rate up in no time. Plus, they’re easy to do from anywhere. Start jumping first thing in the morning, when you need a break from your desk, or while you’re waiting for your dinner to finish cooking.

14. Stairs

Climbing stairs is a fantastic way to get your heart pumping and your body sweating. Find a park with a big set of stairs, or just a stairwell at a nearby building. Any climb will do.