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Sleep Tight! -- Health risks of sleep deprivation

Sleep Tight! — Health risks of sleep deprivation

Sleep plays an important role in maintaining our physical as well as mental well-being. How we function during the day is a direct result of the quality and quantity of sleep we get. While most people are aware of the common side-effects of sleep deprivation like tiredness, irritability and trouble concentrating, may people do not...
'Master' Health Check Ups: Preventing or Creating Disease?

‘Master’ Health Check Ups: Preventing or Creating Disease?

Views and opinions expressed by all contributors belong to them and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of HealthRadii.   In this blog I write my observations on how disease and paranoia may be generated in the guise of preventive ‘full body check ups’. Nowadays, people are more aware and proactive about their health....
Preventive Health Checks: Just because you could, doesn’t mean you should

Preventive Health Checks: Just because you could, doesn’t mean you should

“Just because you could, doesn’t mean you should” was a “mantra” given to me by one of my family medicine teachers and I have come to appreciate its wisdom over years. Over the last decade as a practicing clinician, I have come to realize the limitations of modern medicine, started seeing patients as people with different goals...