HOW INDOOR PLANTS CAN GIVE US A BREATH OF FRESH AIR IN THIS POLLUTED ENVIRONMENT

Dr.Sugata Pyne, Medical Superintendent, Modi Luxury Wellness Centre, Rishikesh Although we have done great strides in technology, we are still in the process of deciphering the usefulness of plants in our lives. Living in this concrete jungle, we are yet to realize the astounding benefits that the nature can impart in our lives through trees. […]

WHY IS SLEEP IMPORTANT?

Dr.SugataPyne, Medical Superintendent, Modi Luxury Wellness Centre Most of us do not realise the importance of sleep for our health and well being. Under normal conditions, the human body can live more than 3 weeks without food, without water for may be a week. But without sleep for 24 hours there is significant performance impairment […]

METABOLIC MINERAL SERIES –IODINE

Iodine is a mineral which the body cannot produce and needs from outside. Hence we depend on food and absorption of iodine as the mineral is essential for normal functioning of the thyroid gland.  Iodine is an essential component of the thyroid hormones thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3). Thyroid hormones regulate many important biochemical reactions, […]

DECODING HORMONES: TESTOSTERONE &MALE SEXUALITY

Dr.SugataPyne, Medical Superintendent, Modi Luxury Wellness Centre Introduction “You werecreated to be strong, dauntless and valiant. You were uniquely designed to subdue wilderness and carve canals across mountains, to defeat nations and create empires, to cross turbulent seas and set your feet on the moon….” Testosterone is a chemical (hormone) which is secreted primarily from […]

HOW DOES IV THERAPY HELP IN DETOX ?

Dr.KalpanaShekhawat, MD INTRODUCTION  IV Therapy is basically a method of feeding vitamins, minerals, amino acids, oxygen, ozone etc. directly into the blood stream. If you feel run down fatigued & exhausted, slipping memory, unable to lose weight then IV detox is the right therapy for you. It helps support your largest detox organ of your […]

The Marvels of Magnesium- Part II

DR.SUGATA PYNE, MEDICAL SUPERINTENDENT, MODI LUXURY WELLNESS CENTRE MAGNESIUM- ITS ROLE IN DIFFERENT DISEASES In Part I, we learnt about magnesium and its role in our body. In this part, we will learn about how it is linked to almost all chronic diseases. OBESITY & STRESS Obesity is consistently linked to chronic stress, insulin resistance […]

Metabolic Mineral Series The Marvels of Magnesium- Part I

DR.SUGATA PYNE, MEDICAL SUPERINTENDENT, MODI LUXURY WELLNESS CENTRE Introduction Minerals are inorganic elements which the earth is composed. They cannot be produced within the body. Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral present in the human body. Half of the body’s magnesium is present in the bones and the other half inside the cells of […]

The Curse Of Antibiotics

Dr.SugataPyne, Medical Superintendent, Modi Luxury Wellness Centre “The world is on the brink of losing these miracle cures,” said former WHO Director-General, Dr Margaret Chan referring to antibiotics that were often hailed as “wonder drugs”, the miracles of modern medicine. The discovery of Penicillin by Alexander Fleming in the earliest 19th century can be termed […]

Ayurvedic Body Type- A Key To Good Health

Key to good health The key of health is not a “one size which fits all” proposition but it is the Wellness and healing knowledge of Ayurveda. The science Ayurveda accepts the presence of three “doshas” in human body – Vata,Pitta and Kapha. The individual predominance of these three doshasmakes three body types. 1-Vata Body […]

Keep Aside Your Cosmetics, Let Vegetables Be Your Skin BFF.

VEGETABLES FOR A RADIANT SKIN The secret to great skin, lies in good eating. Time and again, nutritionists extoll the virtues of fruits and berries to achieve great skin. But the humble and not so glamorous vegetables can help you equally in achieving a radiant, smooth exterior. Here are some vegetables and their skin-loving properties. […]