Insomnia in the elderly

Insomnia is highly prevalent in the elderly. Sleep deprivation is often debilitating and can last for even years resulting in memory loss, irritability, depression. There are basically two categories of insomnia. Sleep onset insomnia – difficulty with falling sleep, and Sleep maintenance insomnia – inability to remain asleep throughout the night. Causes of insomnia Causes … Read more

Obesity and sedentary lifestyle

Obesity is currently one of the most recurring medical issues that we face today. A large percentage of Indian adults and children living in urban areas placed in the overweight or obese classification. Studies show that obesity and sedentary lifestyle are inter-linked. What is causing higher obesity rates? Perhaps the 2 most obvious factors that … Read more