Migraine is one of the most common cause of headache. Patients with migraine suffer from recurrent attacks of half or both sides of the head. The characteristic episodes of migraine are of throbbing in nature, associated with nausea and or vomiting, irritation of light, sounds, smell and aggravating on movements. These features may not be […]
Post COVID Hair Loss
Months after recovering from COVID-19, many people find that their hair is falling out in large clumps. Temporary hair loss is normal after a fever or major illnesses. Fever is a common symptom of COVID-19. A few months after having a high fever or recovering from an illness, many people see noticeable hair loss. While […]
The WHO & US centre for disease control recommends influenza vaccination annually for all persons from 6 months of age and older with some rare exceptions. Influenza vaccination reduces sickness, medical visits, hospitalisation, deaths, and additional health care burdens on the governments. Influenza vaccine is particularly important for high-risk individuals with asthma, diabetes, heart diseases, […]
Observing Ramadan during the time of COVID-19
With only a few days left before Ramadan begins, many around the world are wondering if fasting will pose an increased risk of catching the COVID-19 virus. As the coronavirus pandemic continues to sweep its way across the world, people are being more cautious than ever. Iftar gatherings and family get-togethers also stand to be […]
What is the difference between a cold and flu?
A stuffy nose, an irritated throat, and a bad headache – is it a cold or the seasonal flu? It is easy to mistake one for the other as the symptoms overlap. While both the flu and the common cold are respiratory illnesses, they are caused by different viruses. The flu will make you feel […]