My Dear Enthusiastic Readers,

Here's October already! Amidst the busy unlocking and returning to normal routine, it's also important to exercise care and caution while doing our daily chores. When mentally strong individuals have become vulnerable to stress during these past few months, no need to mention the elderly and the younger generation who felt totally lost and depressed.

This made me realise that most of the youngsters have actually been living in an unrealistic world. Life till now has always been busy for them and each one of them was always striving hard to achieve something constantly. Their minds have been tuned into constantly exhibiting their activities and expecting praise in return. Their achievements always found appreciation in social media and hence children are not able to face criticism and downfall. Today's youngsters are tomorrow’s society and a healthy society depends mainly on the mental wellbeing of the people capable of facing any situation in a calm manner. [Read More...]

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Better Late Than Never

Better Late Than Never

Every time I drove through the Pallikaranai road with the beautiful lake and its migratory birds on one side and garbage landfill on the other side, I felt the earth would succumb to human exploitation sooner or later and it was time for us to act!

It’s a contrasting scenario and I have always felt the need to decrease the degradable garbage filling the land space. I have always been keen on recycling all these years, being a regular client of paperman.com and kuppathotti.com.

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

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.

Planet Cool

Deep in outer space, there was absolute silence. Not an atom stirred.

The ship seemed to hang in space and was stationary.

Inside, only one member of the team of astronauts was unhurt, conscious, and in full command of her faculties. She was the mission commander; her name was Atma Rajan. She was 35 years of age.

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Digital Eye Strain - An Emerging Public Health Threat

Digital Eye Strain - An Emerging Public Health Threat

Lockdown has brought about many dramatic changes in our daily lifestyle. The computer and other electronic gadgets have become indispensable for work, education and entertainment purposes. There is no doubt that these technological devices have aided the society during these difficult times; however, it does give rise to various health-related problems. Eye related issues have emerged as a major problem during this pandemic due to the increased usage of these gadgets.

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Osteoporosis: Don't Let It Stop Your Stride

Osteoporosis: Don't Let It Stop Your Stride

A disease-free life is something everyone wishes for. Thanks to the development in medical sciences, people now live longer compared to the previous generation. However, this is not without any challenges being posed on medical science. With the greying of the population, osteoporosis is more prevalent now than ever before. It is a common bone disease which decreases the bone mass thus affecting the micro architecture and making the body prone to fracture.

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Postmenopausal Health - Osteoporosis

Postmenopausal Health - Osteoporosis

What is Osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis is a condition in which your bones are very thin and therefore can break very easily and fracture even with small falls and minimum pressure. The progression of osteoporosis can be stopped by appropriate investigation and treatment, hence awareness of this condition is very helpful. Moreover, Asian women are more prone to this condition.

Moreover, Asian women are more prone to this condition.

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DEXA Scan

DEXA Scan

Bone health has been defeated by our sedentary lifestyle and as a result, people’s aging process has accelerated. As a result of the existing bone breaking down quicker than new bone formation, bones of the skeletal system become fragile as a person grows older. These result in a decrease in calcium levels in the skeletal system - bones become lighter, soft (lacking density) and more delicate causing osteoporosis. Scientific literature estimates that approximately 80% of the urban Indian population is vitamin D deficient, which is indeed an add-on disadvantage.

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October Video Corner

Restoring Hope During The Pandemic

Our expert cardiac team at Kauvery Hospital helped Mr G Srinivasan overcome 4 major arterial blocks by leveraging cutting-edge rotoblast technology and enabled him to get back to his routine the very next day. He shares his appreciation and gratitude for our team. Watch the video to know more.

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Testimonials

Patient Experience

"The first thing you'll notice that it's very clean. The staffs and nurses are polite. I met Dr. Aravind for my shoulder injury. He was very positive and it was easy to communicate with him. The staffs at their pharmacy are kinda slow but overall experience was good. Compared to other hospitals, they're not very expensive."
-J.P

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Recipe of the Month

Paneer Polichathu

Paneer Polichathu

Paneer is an Indian cheese that is high in nutritive value. Paneer is an excellent source of protein. It is also a rich source of selenium and potassium. Potassium benefits in curbing memory loss and selenium is useful in infertility treatments. Paneer also has calcium. It helps in treating osteoporosis and building stronger teeth and bones. 100 grams of Paneer gives 18 grams of protein . Since paneer is loaded with protein, it can keep hunger at bay.

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