OTHER INSIGHTS THIS MONTH
The human body needs 7 important nutrients to stay in proper shape. As you may remember from the syllabus taught in schools, these 7 nutrients consist of fat, starch, vitamins, proteins, carbohydrates, minerals and water.
Your couch potato child has forgotten the delights of childhood. Healthy food makes him frown, but his face lights up at the sight of a calorie rich burger. Follow some of these tips and help your child in burning those extra calories:
Summers have arrived and if you do not want heat related illnesses to burn a hole in your pocket. I would suggest that you follow some of these pointers to keep the doctor away and enjoy the summers.
Being diagnosed with any health ailment does not mean that everything has come to an end. Diabetes is a medical condition that is known to ignite fear in any person’s mind. A key point that you must remember is that you should not let the seriousness of the condition get to your happiness.
If you cannot get enough of fizzy soft drinks and consider them to be your elixir, after reading this, you may want to reduce your consumption of these drinks.
We all lead a hectic lifestyle and our lack of concern towards our health can ensure a visit to the hospital. Medical expenses are certainly not friendly on the pocket.
In today’s busy world, with hyper-active lifestyles, demanding jobs, pressures all around us, stress is accepted as a way of life. But that’s not right.
At iCare Clinics in Dubai, we feel that good Nutrition is an essential part of well being.
When was the last time you read a book with your child? If you did so last night, then you did something beneficial, not just for her literacy skills, but also for her mental and physical health.
Allergies can be very irritating, but they are manageable. Start at home…
There are a few simple ways of helping manage asthma symptoms at home. It is very important that you take any asthma medication as prescribed.
An upset stomach can be a real bother. With so many different food choices in Dubai, we have to be careful.
Back pain is a common ailment here in Dubai. With long hours at the office desk and a sedentary lifestyle, it's not surprising.
With diabetes so common in Dubai, it’s important for us to know who in our family has it, and keep track of our family medical history.
Signs and symptoms of tonsillitis include swollen tonsils, sore throat, difficulty swallowing and tender lymph nodes on the sides of the neck.
While you really cannot ‘cure’ the common cold, some of the common-sense steps you can take are…
Start the day right. Eating a nourishing breakfast is pretty high up on the list of things you can do to be good to yourself.
Obesity is a common, serious, and costly health problem, and at iCare Clinics in Dubai, we are keen to help fight this big issue.
Tension headaches are the most common type of headaches. The pain can radiate from the neck, back, eyes, or other muscle groups in the body.
Every time you meet socially in Dubai, you hear some one complain about the high stress environment, and how they have high blood pressure problems.
Dr Atul Aundhekar, Chief Medical Director at iCare Clinics shares his tips on how to manage diabetes easily with simple lifestyle changes
At iCare Clinics here in Dubai, we are increasingly seeing cases of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. With today's busy and hectic lifetyle this is no surprise.
Lactose intolerance is the inability to digest lactose. Lactose is a type of sugar found in milk and other dairy products.
There are four key ways to controlling belly fat: exercise, diet, sleep, and stress management.
Next time you're stuck in traffic, quell your road rage by flashing a quick smile.
Common cold hits nearly every one of us on a regular basis and once someone at home, or at work, or at school has it, it can spread quickly
With today's hectic lifestyle, unpredictable meal times, and unhealthy eating habits, people are increasingly falling prey to acid-reflux disease here in Dubai.
Here in Dubai, with long hot summers, an early morning or late evening walk is a great way to stay fit.
A few days into the holy month of Ramadan, it's important to remember to look after your health...
If you are not careful, food eaten during the pre-dawn and dusk meals can cause some undesired weight gain. Feasting after fasting can be unhealthy.
Diabetes is becoming a big problem in this region. One thing you can do for your health is to know how to detect diabetes before it becomes a real problem in your life by not taking care of it.
It’s really getting hot here in Dubai, and sunburn is a common symptom – specially amongst those of us who like to spend time on the beach or who have prolonged exposure to the hot sun.
What’s the best way to get better results out of your doctor’s visit? At iCARE Clinics, we believe that if you are an active participant in the visit, you can really help yourself.
A pain in the neck! You must have heard that often as a figure of speech. But in real life, a pain in the neck can be very uncomfortable. Neck and shoulder pain are often associated together.
You may need a tetanus shot or injection (vaccine) if the injury has broken your skin and your tetanus vaccinations aren’t up to date.
Asthma is a chronic illness marked by wheezing, coughing, tightness of the chest and being short of breath.
Stay active, drink water, manage stress, eat right and sleep well. These are quick, easy ways to stay healthy
Maintaining good oral hygiene is very important for a complete healthy lifestyle. You also need to visit a dentist once every six months for a routine checkup and possibly ‘scaling and cleaning’.
Heatstroke is a common problem in our region, specially here in our city of Dubai, where summer temperatures are routinely in the 50°s.
Doing a regular routine of physical activity reduces your risk of chronic disease, makes you gain strength, improve your balance and coordination, and helps you lose weight.
Getting the right amount of sleep is essential for good health. The right amount of sleep and the quality of it helps prevent many diseases
Here in Dubai, cardiac disease is becoming a problem. Poor routines, bad dietary habits, lack of exercise lead to many cardiac related issues. Managing cholesterol is key...
The iCARE Clinics concept is based on the philosophy that good, cost-effective primary healthcare should be available for each and every member of our local communities.
Here are some useful tips to keep your home healthy. These are just simple ways to keep a healthy routine at home – to make your living space healthier and safer.