Category Archives: Health & Wellness

Sugar Control

JAWAHAR NIDAMBOOR Diabetes mellitus, or diabetes as most of us know, is a disorder in which the islets in the pancreas fail to secrete adequate insulin, or it can be the body’s decreased ability to use insulin. Diabetes mellitus, in Greek, means ‘a passing through of sweetness.’ This relates to the passing of sugar-rich urine […]

Joint Action

RAJGOPAL NIDAMBOOR Osteoarthritis is a bone-joint disorder. In a purely literal sense, it simply means inflammation of one or more joints. Here is everything you wanted to know about the disorder, but did not ask… There are many forms, or types, of arthritis. It is estimated that there are over one hundred or more types […]

Gym Safely

SANJIV NIDAMBOOR The gym, as you know, is a great place for fitness. It can also, at times, present you with problems — some small, some big. To achieve gym balance, it is most essential for you to understand and follow certain safety programmes. The Integrative Post presents a handy peek at what you ought to […]

When Tears Cheer

GAYATRI PAGDI  Some years ago, while working for a newspaper, I did a piece on the role of tears in people’s lives. I interviewed several people on whether they ever cried. “Don’t mention my name, and I’ll tell you if I cry,” a hunk had told me with an embarrassed smile. “I cry when I’m […]

Stress To Destress

RYAN HARRISON No one is immune to stress. It’s a universal human experience. You’ve undoubtedly heard that some stress can be ‘helpful,’ especially if it motivates you to make changes that improve your lifestyle and health. This is called ‘eustress’ [the Greek prefix, eu, meaning ‘good’]. Some people even work best when they’re under this kind of […]