Bhargava Phytolab Conducts a Factory Visit for Medical College Students

Medical college student receiving certifications at BhargavaOn Saturday, April 11, 2015, Bhargava Phytolab conducted a factory visit for students from Bhartiya Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, Bharatpur, Rajasthan. The visit was supervised by Mr. Divyesh Tewari (Product Development Executive) and Dr. Rahul (Product Development Executive) from our Head Office in Noida. Mr. Naveen Goel (Production Manager) and Mr. Manoj Bhardwaj (Admin Manager) from our factory helped plan the program. Read more

5 Simple Tips to Deal with Spondylitis Pain At Home

Spondylitis painThere is one thing that every patient of cervical spondylitis must know: It doesn’t have a long-term cure. While performing surgery is a rarity here, there are a plethora of exercises that you can opt for to reduce the ill-effects of this ailment. Of course, you can take medication and can even visit the physiotherapist on a regular basis, but the key to dealing with Spondylitis lies in all those small things you do on a day to day basis. Read more

What Do I Eat to Control Cervical Spondylitis

Everyone knows the basic guidelines to healthy nutrition. In fact, every doctor stresses on having a variety of foods such as green leafy vegetables, fruits, meat, fish and dairy products in your diet. In addition, drinking 8-10 glasses of water is also considered essential.

Assorted vegetablesAccording to Spondylitis Association of America, maintaining a healthy diet can help curb the ill effects of various physical ailments, such as cervical spondylitis for instance. In an article published in OMICS, it was revealed that even though proper medication and physiotherapy were good options for helping patients deal with this disease, diet also played an important role.

Since cervical spondylitis is caused by the chronic wear on the cervical spine, a permanent solution to this is elusive. However, a proper diet can ensure a long-lasting relief from this type of spondylitis. Read more

How to Have an Active Life Even if you’re Busy

Let’s get one thing clear right at the beginning – when we say ‘active life’, we aren’t talking about spending 12 hours a day in office. That is NOT an active lifestyle. What we do mean is that no matter how busy you are, you have to exercise!

woman jogging in woodsIn this day and age, everyone talks about eating healthy, going organic and going off alcohol. Unfortunately, all that isn’t enough to maintain a healthy lifestyle and keep oneself fit. All that is well and good, but you have to ‘physically’ move around, and work out.

We know, we know, like most people, you must be groaning at the mention of words like ‘exercise’ and ‘gym’. But let us face it: Even you know you are cutting back on years of healthy life by compromising on health and fitness because of your hectic schedule. Read more

How Sedentary Lifestyle Can Lead To Neck And Shoulder Pain

Tired girl resting on table in officeAh! Everyone loves the financial perks that a 9-5 job brings to the table. Unfortunately, most of us don’t realize that this oh-so-comfortable schedule is killing our neck and back. Ever heard of the ‘Sitting Disease’? I am not making this up. It’s for real and the Women’s Health Magazine was the first to mention it about 5 years ago.

In a study conducted by the Institute for Medicine and Public Health, nearly 6,300 people spent roughly 56 hours a week sitting in front of their computer screens. The results were shocking. Apart from weakening eyesight, this particular posture had nasty effects on the neck and back, for three main reasons – lack of exercise, lack of sleep, and poor exercise.  Read more

Top 5 Exercises To Ease Neck Pain

Women doing yoga

A pain-free neck is one of the many things that we take for granted. However, when things go kaput for our dear old neck, we do nothing but suffer quietly. Our sedentary lifestyles have made it impossible for us to even think about exercising! But it is time to break away and finally do something about our health.

There are many reasons for neck pain – poor posture, soft tissue abnormalities and injury. If left unattended, neck pain can aggravate into a bigger ailment. Apart from this, shoulders, upper back, and arms also ultimately get affected.  Read more

What Is That Heavy Bag Doing To Your Kids?

Child carrying heavy school bagAn article in Times of India back in 2013 revealed that 30% of school-going children complained of back ache. Why? Because of heavy school bags. Did you know that children aren’t supposed to carry more than 10% of their total body weight?

Unfortunately, most parents are unaware of this fact and give into the pressure of making their children ‘self-sufficient’ through a heavy school bag. Even though schools are now making a progress by opting for online teaching methods, the medical fraternity is still worried.  Read more

Spondylitis & Its Types

Cervical spondylitisPronounced as spon-d-lie-tiss, this disease is a form of inflammatory arthritis that majorly affects the spine and hips. It is derived from the Greek word spondylos, meaning ‘vertebra’, and itis, meaning ‘inflammation’. In other words, Spondylitis is the chronic degeneration of the vertebral joints.

Spondylitis usually appears in people above the age of 40 and progresses in intensity with age. It’s usually quite difficult to diagnose this condition. Owing to the generic nature of the symptoms – neck pain, lower backache and stiffness – most people dismiss it casually or pop a pill to handle the pain. This is usually a big mistake.  Read more