Service to humanity is at the core of what we wish to do. When a young woman, who has suffered in life, has no support system, is suffering from Cancer and HIV- who has been rejected by many hospital, reaches the doors of KJ Somaiya Hospital - our doctors lived up to our belief. A touching chronicle of care and medical aid. Dr Pundalik Sonawane, Dr. Sanket Mehta, Dr.Amiti gave the patient back her dignity.

When should you wash your hands?

As Monsoon arrives, it could also bring with it higher probabilities of catching an infection.It is important to keep your hands clean at all times to reduce the possibility of catching infection to the bare minimum.

Ayurveda Tips for Ritu Sandhi

The transition period between the ritus is called Ritu Sandhi. It is a period of fifteen days. The last seven days of the ending season and the first seven days of the beginning season.

What is Hypothroidism

Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the body lacks sufficient thyroid hormone. It is also called underactive thyroid. This slows down many of the body's functions, like its metabolism.

Schizophrenia

Today is World Schizophrenia Day, observed around the world to create awareness about this condition. Basically, schizophrenia is a chronic and serious mental disorder which is surprisingly common. At least 1 in every 1,000 Indians suffers from schizophrenia. When the condition is acute, patients lose touch with reality and have hallucinations and delusions, and in... Continue Reading →

Hypertension

Ayurved is the science which believes in prevention of disease hence it emphasises on proper eating habits and daily routine.

Middle/ Thoracic Spine

The thoracic spine joins the cervical spine and extends down past the bottom of the shoulder blades, where it connects with the lumbar spine. The thoracic spine made up of twelve vertebrae is built for stability, holding the body upright and protecting the vital organs in the chest. The most common cause of thoracic back pain is due to muscular irritation or other soft tissue problems, caused by poor posture, overuse injuries such as repetitive motion, or trauma.

Asthama ( Tamaka Shwasa)

Tamaka Shwasa is one of the five types of Shwasa Vaydhis described in Ayurved. It is caused due to the vitiation of Vata and Kapha doshas in pitta sthana. The Hetus or causes of this vitiation are Regularly having dry, cold, heavy to digest, incompatible food. Irregular intake of food ( having food at bizarre... Continue Reading →

Spine Care : Upper Back Pain

Upper back pain is caused by many reasons most common being muscle strain or ligament sprain in the neck or middle back regions of the spine, usually the result of repetitive movements or poor posture.

The cases of ASD are on the rise, there is a dire need to create awareness amongst parents and educators and other stakeholders. Schools can play a critical role in creating this awareness as often the child’s behavioural symptoms are identified in the early years in school.

Our experts at Somaiya Ayurveda Centre advice on Diet Chart for the Winter Season

Dr Nishat Goda, Orthopaedic Surgeon at the K J Somaiya Super-Speciality Centre, answers questions on knee replacement as an option.

Dr Samir Pagad, Consultant Cardiologist, K J Somaiya Hospital- Super Speciality, Mumbai talks  to ET Health World https://youtu.be/S82izZVXPLQ

Dr. Nihar Mehta Consultant Cardiologist, K J Somaiya Hospital, Mumbai Talks about Premature Heart Diseases to ET Health World https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=feDIU0rR6lc

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