Author Archives : Mohan Garikiparithi

Mohan Garikiparithi got his degree in medicine from Osmania University (University of Health Sciences). He practiced clinical medicine for over a decade before he shifted his focus to the field of health communications. During his active practice he served as the head of the Dept. of Microbiology in a diagnostic centre in India. On a three-year communications program in Germany, Mohan developed a keen interest in German Medicine (Homoeopathy), and other alternative systems of medicine. He now advocates treating different medical conditions without the use of traditional drugs. An ardent squash player, Mohan believes in the importance of fitness and wellness.


Stretching is More Beneficial then Walking to Lower High Blood Pressure

Those looking to lower their blood pressure may find that stretching is more beneficial than walking. A new study from the University of Saskatchewan (USask) has found that stretching is superior to brisk walking for reducing blood pressure. According to new figures from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly half of all here to read more


You Don’t Need to Go Low Fat for Heart Health

The advice you’ve heard the most, or for the longest time, isn’t necessarily the best, especially if you’re talking about heart health. The importance of a low-fat diet to prevent heart disease was reiterated for decades. The American Heart Association (AHA), federal dietary guidelines, and other organizations and experts suggested cutting fat would improve heart here to read more

Can You Be a Super Ager?

Can you be a “super ager” that’s protected from cognitive decline? It’s possible. Regardless of your opinion of the Queen of England, one thing is for sure: she is a highly functioning 94-year-old. Most people experience “normal” aging that brings on cognitive decline, yet she still seems to function decades younger from a mental standpoint. here to read more