Low Immunity in Kids is a very real problem today. Infants and toddlers are constantly sick because they are being exposed to the various viruses for the first time. As they grow older, their immunity becomes stronger and the frequency of them falling ill reduces. About a year ago, my daughter for falling ill constantly. Last December alone, she missed school for about ten days. We were worried. Her paediatrician said that her immunity was low and she was susceptible to infections during weather changes. What followed was a nightmare of keeping her protected. No sweets, no cold stuff, no
As a busy working mom, I always claim to be short on time. While that notion itself is debatable, one of the things that gets pushed to the back burner all the time is my health. This is nothing new. I have seen my mother do it. All my colleagues do it. The only time we really pay attention to our health is when something goes wrong. We only visit the doctor when some part of our body complains. What follows is a flurry of tests. Once during such a discussion with a doctor buddy, he said India has no
Am sick again!! This time it is the neck. The pain is acute and I get dizzy from holding my head up for long durations. Before that it was a throat infection, a flu and God knows what. I just want to be all right once and for all. A prayer for myself today… to help me become healthy and fully functional again… This entry is part of the Microblog Monday series
Last year I was in my US office and met a colleague for the first time. We had worked together for a while now but had never met. On the last day of my visit, I had 6 hours to kill before my late night flight. She offered to take me shopping to Macy’s. I was reluctant coz I knew she had two little daughters – aged 4 and 6. “What about your daughters?”, I asked her. “Oh my eldest one is home from her college break. She can take them to soccer class. I will call and tell her”,
In our sedentary lifestyle we often ignore the basics of healthy living. I figured there were a few small changes I could do in my lifestyle that would help me. I tried these and they did make a difference. Maybe these will help you too. Tips for a Healthy Stomach Have Plenty of Fluids Ensure enough fluid intake. The simplest way is to drink two litres of water every day. Try sipping instead of gulping it down. Which means drink from a glass or a straw. In case you keep forgetting to drink water, use an app like I do.