Health Care

Happy Senior Citizen Day 2015

On Senior Citizen’s Day – 21st August 2015 we extend our special thanks to senior citizens for all the wisdom they share with us and we once again recognize their contribution and achievement towards building this nation and society. Get Regular Updates on Special Facilities for Senior Citizens in Desun Hospital Facebook

Senior citizens have contributed as citizens in nation building through their work and effort; they have been social and family people who have contributed towards the growth and development of the present generation. Today they are also performing various roles as a socially conscious citizen and sharing their wisdom that is very valuable to the society and nation.

Our grandparents, parents, uncles, aunts, friends and associates can be senior citizens and it is good to spend time with them especially today; be grateful for their contribution and presence in our life and society. It is important to make feel special.

Happy Senior Citizen Day August 21 2015
Happy Senior Citizen Day August 21 2015

Today government and government organizations like banks, railways etc have special privileges for senior citizens. Many private organizations like hospitals and other health care institutions etc have special facilities for senior citizens.

Many non-government organizations (NGOs) are working for the senior citizens.

Health and security is very important for senior citizens. Senior citizens mostly face various health problems like heart problems, blood sugar, blood pressure, thyroid, neural and joint related health issues that require proper diagnosis, medicines and even surgeries and medical procedures like angiogram, angioplasty, heart bypass, joint replacement and surgeries and other general surgeries for gall bladder stones, hernia and gynecological problems.

Many senior citizens living alone or leaving home alone for morning walks, evening walks and for regular work may face security issues.

We by making senior citizens in the family and society special do give a good message to our next generation who are growing up to become responsible and compassionate.

Desun Hospital has special facilities for senior citizens in terms of discounts on surgery package cost and others that keeps updating time to time, For recent facilities and offers for senior citizens do call 86977 21124 | 83340 31345

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Health Care

Cold or Flu – Quick Read – Know it all

During the season changes and also in summers, winters, monsoon we often get cold related infections, at times the start is with minor health problems before it makes us feel really sick resulting in missing working days.

Proper treatment is important and we need to be aware about some common symptoms that will help us determine how quick we visit our doctor to get proper medical advice so that we are healthy and energetic.

The common types are cold and flu, although some of the symptoms are similar but the enormity of their impact on our health is very different.

Cough and Cold OR Flu
Cough and Cold OR Flu

Common Symptoms of Cold

Runny or stuffy nose

Sore throat or pain in the throat

Sneezing and coughing

Mild fever or feeling feverish



Body pain

Fatigue and low energy

Common Symptoms of Flu

Dry cough or cough

Moderate or high fever few may not get fever)

Sore throat or pain in throat

Feeling chill

Severe muscle cramp or body pain


Blocked and runny nose

Extreme fatigue (may last up to two weeks)

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When to see a doctor?

It is best to visit the doctor early, as we feel the symptoms. Symptoms of cold or flu initially may be similar but within a day or two the impact on health is different, so it is best to visit a specialist doctor and follow advice for quick and easy recovery.

How to be healthy during the season change?

Avoid refrigerated water, cold drinks. Prefer room temperature water etc

Do keep yourself dry. Use rain protection gears

Consume Vitamin C enriched food, zinc and other vitamins needs to be balanced in the diet

Exercise, pranayama, other breathing and cardio exercises helps to keep us strong and healthy

Cold and flu also spreads through contamination, so practice hygiene and safety

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Varicose Veins – Definition |Symptoms | Causes |Precautions | Diagnosis | Treatment

What is varicose veins or spider veins ?

In simple words when the veins become inflated, they are called Varicose Veins

Commonly Affected Areas

  • Thighs
  • Legs
  • Feet

Symptoms of varicose veins

  • Feet feel heavy
  • Terrible pain after longs hours of sitting or standing
  • The colour of affected veins turn purple or blue
  • The affected veins tend to bulge
  • Itchiness around the affected veins
  • Muscle cramping in lower legs
  • Fatigue

Causes of varicose veins

  • Weak vein walls
  • Vein inflammation (phlebitis)
  • Frequent clotting of blood or any obstruction in flow of blood
  • Congenital vein problem
  • Ageing
  • Pregnancy

Precautions – varicose veins

  • Elevate the legs while sleeping or sitting
  • Compression dressings
  • Avoid sitting with crossed legs
  • Don’t wear heels
  • Check the diet and weight
  • Exercise
Varicose Veins -Spider Veins
Varicose Veins -Spider Veins

Precautions – Diet that may help prevent varicose veins

  • Ginger
  • Beet
  • Avocado
  • Apples
  • Grapes
  • Apricot
  • Lentils
  • Pomegranates

Gender and varicose veins

Women and older population are more likely to fall prey to Varicose Veins

Treatment of varicose veins

To treat any kind of disorder, visiting a physician is a must. However steps can be taken to stop further aggravation. The physician may prescribe medicines, surgery or Sclerotherapy

It is mostly attended by specialist doctors may be neurologists, doctors dealing with vascular problems. Certain medical tests may also be required that may include some superspeciality tests depending on various latent or direct complications and health condition of patient.

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