Entries by CommsHub

Manage arthritis: Live better!

The biggest misconception today in the society is about bones being made up of dead tissues. This is not true at all since they are as alive as other organs in our body. They are made up of cells, nerves, blood vessels and pain receptors and they can pain, a lot! If you have conditions […]

Show some Love. Care for your Body. Fight Obesity.

Tarun, ace batsmen of his university team and a voracious eater, recounts how he could win any food competition hands down. Over the years, work took precedence and Tarun couldn’t make any time for physical exercise. The voracious appetite continued unchecked, though. Work pressure and constant travel made life more stressful and worsened his eating […]

Cholecystectomy – Treat your Gallstones!

Don’t let the complicated name scare you! Cholecystectomy is a rather common surgery that only carries a small risk of complications. Your gallbladder stores any excess bile that your liver makes and releases it when you eat a meal rich in fats, to help digest it. Sometimes, stones develop in the gallbladder and block the […]

Planned hospitalization made easy with eCashless

Are you in the process of planning a hospitalization? Today, anything from ordering a meal from your favourite restaurant to booking a cab can be achieved with just a few clicks on your smartphone. When technology has made almost every single service so easily accessible, why should only healthcare take a backseat? The agony of […]

Track your Claims with the Click of a Button

If you have recently undergone hospitalization at a non-network hospital and are covered under a group/individual health insurance policy, you must have raised a reimbursement claim for your hospitalization expenses. Tracking claims in the traditional way can be extremely exasperating as you might have to spend significant time and effort calling up your contact centre […]

Love your bones: Make them break-free!

Did you know that osteoporosis; a bone disease has caused more disabilities than many cancers and chronic conditions? A decrease in bone density and reduction in bone quality can increase your risk of fractures. Fracture rates have gone up three fold (over the last 30 years) in Asia and India tops this chart! World Osteoporosis […]

A pinch of salt can eliminate brain damage!

Iodine deficiency produces adverse effects which is widespread in a population. Global Iodine Deficiency Disorder Prevention Day, observed on 21st October, is a global awareness campaign that focuses on reducing the spread of iodine deficiency disorder and to educate the public about the disease. Inadequate supply of iodine can cause a health condition called iodine deficiency […]

Stroke isn’t a death sentence!

One afternoon, Manish was helping his wife clean their house and while lifting some boxes, he felt weakness in his right hand and leg. He sat on a chair and rested while assuming that the pain was due to the heavy boxes he carried. A week later, he had another feeling of weakness when he […]

Manage diabetes by eating healthy!

Nishant weighed 125 kgs when he was led to believe that bariatric surgery was a solution for his type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol and blood pressure levels. Most of his life, he had consumed nutrition-sparse diet, high in sugars and refined carbohydrates. But after his feet started to go numb, a sign of nerve damage […]

AIDS: Early detection, best prevention!

One fine day, Tilak started facing severe flu-like symptoms. Five months later, he was diagnosed with a Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection. He started taking medicines, one pill daily. And within two months his viral load became undetectable. Tilak is very open about his diagnosis, eats well, exercises often and is in good health now. He […]