: Dr Himanshu Tyagi “I have put on some weight during this lockdown” – this is probably one of the most commonly heard statements of 2020. And the very next declaration would be “My knees have started hurting lately”. As per one study, almost one-third of the population has put on weight during the lastContinue reading “Lockdown Corollary – Weight gain and Arthritis.”
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Online classes causing spine pains & eye problems in children.
: Dr Himanshu Tyagi /Dr Meghana sahasrabuddhe 7-year-old Yasharth has been suffering from back and neck pain for the last three weeks. He is a student of class 3, studying in a reputed school. Since the lockdown was announced on March 22nd this year, his entire education has shifted to online mode now. As aContinue reading “Online classes causing spine pains & eye problems in children.”
Fake corona treatment circulated over social media doing more damage than Covid-19 itself. – Dr Himanshu Tyagi
Mr. Gopal Rai (name changed), 74-year-old resident of Delhi was rushed to the emergency department of a hospital with complaints of palpitations and restlessness. Upon investigation, he was found to have cardiac arrhythmia (abnormal heart contractions) due to hydroxychloroquine ingestion. Apparently, he self-medicated himself with this drug after reading about it on Facebook. In aContinue reading “Fake corona treatment circulated over social media doing more damage than Covid-19 itself. – Dr Himanshu Tyagi”
Lockdown leading to Joint pains in women due to excessive household work.
” Doctor I have a severe pain in my back and right shoulder since last 25 days, please advise me some strong painkiller as I cannot afford to take rest at this point” said Mrs Sangeeta, 46 year old working women having 2 kids and a husband. This is not just the story of MrsContinue reading “Lockdown leading to Joint pains in women due to excessive household work.”
Excessive cell phone use during lockdown leading to neurological and orthopaedic issues in elderly and children : Dr Himanshu Tyagi
2020 has been a year of rare challenges. We have seen an unprecedented diseases like Covid-19 and an unheard measure like lockdown. This situation is particularly dreaded on our elderly population and children, not only in terms of infection susceptibility but also when it comes to adjusting with the lockdown. Medically today we are facedContinue reading “Excessive cell phone use during lockdown leading to neurological and orthopaedic issues in elderly and children : Dr Himanshu Tyagi”
India: Final Wake Up Call…….
With situation in Mumbai becoming desperate now and the CM of Maharashtra trying to get additional help by calling in private practioners (doctors of all specialities) to stride over Covid-19 situation which is filling the available ICU beds fast, one can make out that the nightmare is becoming a reality now. This is the firstContinue reading “India: Final Wake Up Call…….”