All posts by Dr Vivek Baliga
Simple Ways To Strengthen Your Knee
Strengthening the knee joint and keeping it that way is crucial for a healthy lifestyle. The capacity to walk, run, and leap depends on the health of the knee joint because of the support and stability it provides for the rest of the body. Yet, knee discomfort and pain can develop with age or after […]
Lemons – 7 Amazing Health Benefits
Lemons are a popular part of many diets because they are good for your health in many ways. Here are seven ways that lemons might be good for your health, with a little more information: Boosts Immune System Lemons are a great source of vitamin C, which helps the immune system by making white blood […]
Lipoma – Frequently Asked Questions
Many of my patients have small swellings on various parts of the body. This is a fat deposit called lipoma. Here are some of the frequently asked questions about lipomas. What Is A Lipoma? A lipoma is a small collection of fat tissue within an outer capsule. It is considered a fat tumor, but a […]
Skin Abscess – A Patient Guide
Often in clinical practice, I encounter patients who have developed skin infections. Sometimes the skin infection can be serious enough to require admission to the hospital. These infections that require admission usually ends up being skin abscess. What Is A Skin Abscess? A skin abscess is essentially an infection of the skin where there is […]
Boosting Your Memory – Can Flavonoids Prevent Forgetfulness?
A healthy diet should be like a rainbow, consisting of various fruits and vegetables such as red strawberries, green spinach leaves, yellow peppers, which give you all the nutrition for day-to-day activities. But did you ever wonder where these colors come from? The colors of your fruits and vegetables often come from potent phytochemicals (chemicals […]
Understanding Sudden Death In Young Athletes
The death of our beloved movie superstar Puneeth Rajkumar stunned his fans. A person who was so physically fit suddenly passing away was a shock to all, and just as confusing. How does someone who is so physically fit die so suddenly? Surprisingly, this sudden death in young individuals is not something new. Athletes dropping […]
Is Bad Breath Bothering You? Here’s What You Can Do.
Bad breath or halitosis is an embarrassing problem and a great selling point for literally every toothpaste and mouthwash on the market. Around 50% of the population globally suffers from this condition. What Causes Bad Breath? Halitosis is mostly due to volatile molecules that originate from the mouth or nearby structures. These molecules can include […]
Should I Take The COVID Vaccine? Your Questions Answered.
In the last few days, I have received a number of calls about whether or not the COVID-19 vaccine should be taken. I am not surprised by this, as this is naturally a concern to many that have been approached by the governing bodies about taking the vaccine. I thought I would address some of […]
7 Reasons Why You Should Not Ignore Kiwifruit
Kiwifruit is not really that popular in India, though I personally feel it should be. A native of China, the kiwifruit is a dynamic fruit loaded with nutrients. In India, it has gained some exposure as a fruit that can help manage patients with dengue fever. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Today, […]
Curry Leaves – A Powerhouse Of Health Benefits
Our versatile Indian cuisine incorporates curry leaves in most dishes, especially in the South of India. While it adds flavor and an aroma to the food, it in fact has numerous health benefits that are often overlooked. Curry leaves, also called Kadi Patta, have amazing health benefits. Let’s take a look at them here. What […]