World Hearing Day

WHO has declared today as world hearing day. Sadly, hearing has not been given as importance as it should. People get specs made as soon as they realise they cannot see. But they’re not so keen on getting a hearing aid fitted, though the latest digital hearing aids are user friendly. Hearing for all: ThisContinue reading “World Hearing Day”

Dry weather is back! Managing nosebleeds

With the monsoon being over dry weather has set in. In India the Indian summer has set in, cold at night, hot dry weather in the mornings. The difference in temperature, especially while moving from the heat into an airconditioned room can trigger a nosebleed. Nosebleed happens because of the following reasons. Dry weather leadsContinue reading “Dry weather is back! Managing nosebleeds”

WORLD ALLERGY WEEK 2020 28TH JUNE TO 4 JULY

So it’s world allergy week. As per the World Allergy Organisation the theme is Allergy care does not stop with COVID 19. So in the ongoing pandemic, if you have allergies, asthma, do not hesitate to reach out to your Allergy specialist. And keep in mind other monsoon diseases too

Pollen allergies in warm countries like India

Pollen allergy is fairly common in India. No, not maple, oak or birch. These plants are not found in the plains of India, yet they are included in the allergy testing panel of major blood allergy tests. Pollen allergies can cause asthma, allergic rhinitis, allergic conjunctivitis, skin rashes and other manifestation of allergy. common symptomsContinue reading “Pollen allergies in warm countries like India”