Thought of the month

The possession of materialistic wealth would give happiness for some time.

The possession of trust, and love of others, would give a kind of happiness that shall transcend time.

Breast Pain: Be Aware to Help Yourself

As we continue our fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and aim to get life back to normal with the “shot of hope”, we must also remember that COVID-19 apart, the health care system strives to bring back effective and safe deliverance of health care, particularly cancer care.

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Life of Doctors - Patients, Medicine and Beyond...

Dr Suresh Venkita, our Group Medical Director, a senior cardiologist and an avid writer, has yet again shared this lovely story from his desk.

Forget me not

She willed herself to not check her phone to see if he had replied. It had been about three days now. She hated that she was constantly checking his ‘last seen at’ status and yes, he had logged in just five minutes ago. Yet she couldn’t stop herself. This sinking feeling to find absolutely no communication from him was becoming unbearable, almost torturous.

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GERD – How to Beat This?

What is GERD?

GERD or gastro-esophageal reflux disease is a term used to describe the symptoms or damage to the lining of the food pipe (esophagus) caused by reflux of stomach contents into the esophagus.

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“Muscle Strain”- Is It Always Serious?

The terms sprain and strain are commonly used in a cognate way, but in fact they are two different conditions. To understand the difference between strain and sprain, we have to know about muscle and ligament. Muscle is a contractile tissue which helps in movement and ligament is the fibrous tissue between the bones which stabilises the joints. When a muscle is injured or when the tissue that connects a muscle to a bone is injured, it is called a strain.

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Patient's Voice

Patient’s Voice

We continue our new section “Patient’s Voice” with a true story of a nonagenarian patient who was admitted to our hospital with Covid. He was a very cheerful and optimistic person who cheered up other patients in the ward. The title of the story, I could have danced all night, comes from the joyous song sung and danced by Eliza Doolittle, the uneducated flower girl at a London market, who learns English from Prof. Higgins, an expert on Phonetics, the art and science of correct pronunciation of a language, after she passses off for a princess at an embassy ball, a role beautifully played by the late Audrey Hepburn in the movie My fair lady, a stage and screen adaptation of George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion.

I could have danced all night

Admitted with COVID, at the age of ninety-seven, I knew the probability was high that I would leave the ward, feet first.

 

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Pressing Snooze On Snoring?

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Snoring is barely a problem that can be ignored; this is a sign of our body indicating an obstruction in the airway causing difficulty in breathing. Hence, pressing the snooze button on snoring is not a wise option. Snoring can affect our human body in various levels as shown below. OSA is a sleep related breathing difficulty, occurring due to collapsing of the muscles and soft tissues in the upper airway thereby causing obstruction, cessation or significant decrease in breathing, this in turn causes hypoxia i.e.,depletion of oxygen levels in the blood which inturn follows a cascade of ill effects.

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Dr Manivannan Selvaraj gets the first dose of the vaccine

Dr. Manivannan Selvaraj, MD, and Founder, Kauvery Hospital gets the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at Kauvery Hospital. The #ShotOfHope begins at the top and he leads from the front.

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Patient Experience

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Patient Experience

“World class healthcare facilities and service in the city. Had my mom’s knee replacement surgeries done by Dr Aravindan Selvaraj and his able team. Excellent personalised care and physio therapy provided by well trained staff.”
-V.L

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Recipe of the Month

Kollu Rasam and Kollu Sundal

Kollu, horse gram in English, is the most protein-rich lentil found on the planet. It is very high-powered. That’s why race horses are fed with this gram.Being densely packed with vital nutrients, this minute natural seed offers some marvellous advantages for overall well-being.

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