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Category: General Health

5 Bad Foods for Your Heart

    Fueling your heart with healthy foods is more beneficial than eating high cholesterol foods. Keep bad foods with cholesterol at bay from your regular diet and replace these with healthy foods. However, most of us are unaware that our regular diets contain numerous amounts of bad cholesterol in them, despite being careful. Here’s our list of 5 bad foods for your heart: Deep Fried Food The connection between eating foods high in cholesterol and heart disease is well known. Studies show that the consumption of fried foods like French fries, fried chicken and other fried items are linked... Read More

Must Do Health Tests If You’re A Woman Above 50

If you are a woman above 50 years, here are some health tests you must take. Women are the backbone of the family. It becomes very difficult to perform any activity when our backbone is not in shape. Similarly, a family’s well-being is next to impossible if the woman of the house is unwell. That is why is it important to take these health tests. Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH)Test: 60% of Indians suffering from thyroid disorders are said to be women. If your thyroid gland doesn’t function properly, it can lead to a drastic weight gain/loss, hair fall, depression, memory... Read More

Must Do Health Tests If You Are A Woman Over 35 Years

Women are always trying to balance their hectic life between home and office. Due to which they often forget to take care of themselves. As women get older, they are prone to more health problems and need regular medical health tests done. Here are a few tests that are a must for women who are 35 years of age and above: Thyroid test – When a woman goes through unexplained bouts of weight gain, hair loss, brittle nails and exhaustion, a common reason may be an under active thyroid or an over active one. The thyroid gland secretes hormones known... Read More

Must Do Tests If You Are A Man Over 35 Years

Our busy lives and work schedules leave us with little time to pay attention to our health. A regular health check is as necessary for men as much as it is for women. It’s imperative that men also get a medical check-up done to avoid any severe ailments to reach a critical stage. Here we have a list of crucial medical exams that a man over the age of 35 years requires: Heart risk tests–The most important heart test is the blood pressure test. BP is the biggest risk factor for heart issues and yet is the easiest to control.... Read More

IMPORTANCE OF REGULAR MEDICAL CHECKUPS

When was the last time you got a blood test done? Most probably the time when you were sick? But regular medical checkups are not meant just for times of illness. They are the first step towards preventive healthcare. Getting regular tests or checkups done is not only a normal but also a healthy habit. Here are the reasons why you should make medical checkups a part of your routine irrespective of whether you are sick or not. 1. To Live Longer: Many diseases can be cured effectively when detected at an early stage. But most of the times many... Read More

Best Ways to Keep Sun Strokes Away

Sun-strokes, also commonly known as heat stroke, are one of the most dangerous side effects of summer. This condition is caused by severe dehydration and long periods of exposure to the sun and heat, and is characterized by your body reaching a temperature of over 104 degrees Fahrenheit. Sun-strokes can cause severe damage to your organs and can cause you to experience various symptoms such as dizziness, nausea, seizures and confusion. Hence, it is important to stay safe and prevent sun-strokes. Here are 5 easy ways to keep sun-strokes away: - Keep yourself hydrated Since dehydration can cause sun-strokes, it... Read More

Avoid These 5 Foods During Summer

This summer do keep an eye on your diet to keep safe and avoid any heat-related problems such as heatstroke, dehydration, rashes, nausea, etc. Here is a list of food items that you should stay away from or reduce the intake of. - Alcohol While you might be craving a chilled beer or a chilled cocktail on a hot summer day, it is better to avoid alcohol during summer as it can create intense heat in your body. In fact, alcohol can raise your body temperature to the point that it can cause heatstroke. - Oily and Fried Food Be... Read More

5 Foods You Must Have to Keep Cool During Summer

Many people complain of health issues during the summer. These are mainly caused due to your body’s temperature rising and dehydration. Hence, it is important to keep your body cool to stay healthy during summer. Following are five foods that will ensure you are cool for the summer: - Melons Watermelons and muskmelons have high water content and a significant amount of antioxidants. Both these help keep your body refreshed even while you sweat in the heat. - Yogurt Yogurt is a wonderful natural coolant. You can have it in various forms –drink a tall glass of lassi, eat a... Read More

4 Foods You Should Avoid If You Have Diabetes

[caption id="attachment_3784" align="aligncenter" width="750"] If you are diabetic, bad food habits can lead to these health complications.[/caption] Diabetes not only impacts your body’s ability to produce insulin, but can also damage your heart, brain and limbs, and affect your kidneys, eyes and nervous system. Hence, it is extremely important to manage diabetes effectively. Following are some foods you should stay away from if you’re diabetic: Fruit Juices While a small amount of fruits is allowed, fruit juices can actually be harmful for diabetics as they contain extremely high levels of fructose. They are also less nutritious since a lot of... Read More

What does Lipid Profile mean?

[caption id="attachment_3627" align="alignleft" width="700"] Get a Lipid Profile to keep a tab on your cholesterol.[/caption]   The lipid profile test is a type of blood test used to determine the risk of developing heart diseases. What are Lipids? In order to understand the lipid profile better, it is important to first understand what lipids are. Lipids are fats or fatty acids that make up the cell membrane and are also a source of energy for your body. But an excess amount of lipids can cause high blood cholesterol which leads to heart blockages, heart attacks and strokes. Hence, to avoid... Read More

What is the desirable frequency to get health tests done?

‘Prevention is better than cure’ – We’ve all grown up hearing this famous saying, but how many of us actually practice it in our lives? Given the increasing number of health disorders, we should all get health check ups done regularly. Following are some health tests that you should get done regularly: - Diabetic Screen Check About the Test: A diabetic screen test will help detect the onset or presence of diabetes, thereby preventing further complications. Recommended Frequency: A healthy person should get a diabetes screen check done every 1-2 years. However, those at risk, including people who are overweight,... Read More

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Mrs. Ferha Jabeen, Old Bowenpally, Secunderabad

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Ms. T. Jaya, Nakkalagutta, Hanmakonda

“I must say Apollo Diagnostics places a great value on time and patient comfort! I am a fan of their home collection service which is not only on time and technically sound, but the hygiene and cordiality of the visiting technician is also commendable. Hats off! I’ll continue to recommend Apollo Diagnostics to my family and friends.”

Mr. B. Pochaiah, Mallikarjuna Nagar Colony, Old Bowenpally, Secunderabad

“I have always had a great experience with Apollo Diagnostics. The calls are unfailingly answered. The scheduled appointment is kept to the minute. The phlebotomist is well-trained in both technique and putting the patient at ease. Apollo Diagnostics undoubtedly delivers value for money. They will always be my top option for all the diagnostic needs of my family.”

Mr. Prasanta Kumar Jena, JP Nagar, Bengaluru

“I came to know about Apollo Diagnostics from my relatives and friends. So, when I required a check up to be done, I thought about trying their service once. From sticking to the appointed time to accuracy of technique, it was really a great experience overall. Hygiene of the technician and the centre as well, was also quite admirable. I certainly felt it delivers value for money service. From now on, I’ll always visit Apollo Diagnostics for all my checkups.”

Mr. Venkateshwar Rao, Hanmakonda

“I was looking for a good diagnostic centre to get some checkups done. I was confused as there are so many of them all over the city. Some of my friends recommended Apollo Diagnostics as the best one. I’ll always remain thankful to them. The technician at Apollo Diagnostics was not only punctual but his competency was certainly praiseworthy. I never felt any discomfort as he was so confident and compassionate. Great job Apollo Diagnostics!”

Mr. T Radhakishan Rao, Hanmakonda

“My experience with Apollo Diagnostics has been consistently good. Securing the appointment was very easy and the schedule was maintained to the dot. The behaviour of the technician was pleasant and he was well–versed with his job. The place was noticeably clean and I did not face any discomfort during the process. The reports were delivered as promised and surprisingly, the service was pretty affordable. I would recommend Apollo Diagnostics to my circle without any hesitation!”

Mr. Arif Ameer, JP Nagar, Bengaluru

“Apollo Diagnostics came highly recommended by my friends. I was particularly impressed by their cordiality, time management and process competence. Another must mention is the hygiene factor that is impeccable. Given the quality delivered, this is certainly a value for money experience. Thanks a lot Apollo Diagnostics…keep up the great work!”

Ms. A.Madhavi, Warangal

“Our family physician strictly instructed me to get the checkup done at Apollo Diagnostics. I am glad I respected his opinion. I was attended to as soon as I went in. The technician was a true expert at his job and made it a painless experience for me. I also observed that the centre was spotless and all the staff members were particular about maintaining hygiene. Apollo Diagnostics certainly delivers value for money. I’ll always recommend Apollo Diagnostics to my family and friends.”

Ms. Vimala, Hanmakonda

“My Apollo Diagnostics experience has thus far been truly amazing. Besides unfailingly maintaining the schedule – be it sample taking or report delivery, their sense of cleanliness is also tops. The technicians are well-trained and do their job with diligence and in a friendly manner that puts patients at ease at once. Apollo Diagnostics is setting a very high standard indeed! Now that’s what I call a fine job!”

Ms. G. Jyothi, Warangal