Common Thyroid Disorders

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Problems with the Thyroid include a variety of disorders that can result in the gland producing too little thyroid hormone (hypothyroi...

Salmonellosis

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Salmonellosis is an infection with a bacteria called Salmonella. We had a chat with Dr Shehan Silva, a Consultant Physician with Speci...

From Frustration to Feeding Freedom: Dr Bharathi Baranage on...

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The new mother stared at her crying newborn, a knot of worry tightening in her stomach. Breastfeeding, something that seemed natural, f...

Eating for your blood type - does it matter?

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For the majority of us, planning and consuming a balanced diet daily can be a difficult and time-consuming task. But what if there is a...

From Monster to Playground: Conquering Your Gym Anxieties

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Let’s be honest, the gym has always been my personal monster lair. The idea of walking in, clueless and clumsy, surrounded by sculpte...

The Importance of Good Nutrition

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People with healthy eating patterns live longer and are at lower risk of serious health problems. Good nutrition means that your body g...

Debunking some common nutrition myths

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When it comes to nutrition, it is important to not buy into every tip you hear. To separate fact from fiction to help you make healthie...

Diabetes

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Diabetes is a chronic or long-lasting health condition that affects how your body turns food into energy. It is a common ailment among ...

Keep An Eye

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Getting your eyes tested regularly is vital even if your vision seems to be fine. Such tests allow a specialist doctor to monitor your ...

Dealing with Dementia: Advice for families of patients

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Dementia is a condition that usually affects older adults. The two common types of it are Alzheimer’s disease and Vascular Dementia. ...

Caring for the Elderly

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Taking care of the elderly or your ageing parents is a responsibility we must all take. After all, they nurture us, educate us, provide...

Accidents at home…

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We chat to Consultant Family Physician Dr Sarath Paranavitane, to ask him about how to avoid accidents at home and what needs to be in...

Dentistry in 2023: What we need to know…

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Dentistry is a very interesting subspecialty of Medicine. This sub speciality was derived when the physicians realised that the issues ...

Running for Mental Health: Subi’s Inspirational Ultramarat...

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Running for a cause is a powerful way to make a difference, and mother of two Subhashi Aubert, took on an extraordinary challenge to su...

NIJA LUXURY WELLNESS : Holistic Wellness at Cinnamon Grand C...

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Relaxation, rejuvenation and regeneration to the mind, body and soul - NIJA Luxury Wellness officially opened its doors on 27th January...

World Stroke Day: Learn The Signs Of Stroke And Save #Precio...

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Stroke occurs as a result of a sudden disturbance of the blood supply to a particular area of the brain resulting in death or damage to...

Buzz with Danu - Kamilka Perera on Thyroid Cancer awareness ...

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Today on the Buzz, I feature Kamilka who has battled her demons with Thyroid Cancer. You may ask why I’m doing a write-up on this. Th...

Expansion of 1926 Mental Health Helpline to WhatsApp

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The COVID-19 pandemic followed by the unprecedented economic crisis impacted the lives of Sri Lankans with feelings of uncertainty, tak...

World Wellness Weekend with Cinnamon City Hotels

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Sri Lanka is a land rich in culture and tradition. For centuries we have heard stories of the strength, grit and determination of our a...

AYURVEDA FOR THE BODY, MIND & SOUL - AYUWANNA BY BARBERYN

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For Sri Lankans suffering from ailments, turning to the holistic science of Ayurveda has been a practice for generations. Meaning the �...

Traditional medicine to bridge drug shortage?

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Traditional medicine has been at the core of Sri Lanka’s bygone heritage. Ayurveda and Deshiya Chikitsa systems were used to treat va...

Buzz with Dan - Dr Miuru

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Today on the Buzz I speak to Dr. Miuru who I have known for many years from our days on TV always an all-rounder and full of life. Toda...

Dr. Jayamaha: ’’People need not worry to get themselves ...

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“Vaccines are given to millions of people and any vaccine could have rare or adverse side effects,” opined Dr. Jude Jayamaha, Consu...

Buzz with Danu - Think pink this month

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Today on the Buzz I speak to Dr. Lanka Jayasuriya - Dissanayake, the Chairperson - Indira Cancer Trust. This Trust came to life from a ...

Meditation During Grief & Loss

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May your heavy heart find some comfort and ease in the following words. When we experience life-changing events that can throw us into ...

Physiotherapy

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Physiotherapy is a practice that has been embraced by people worldwide, yet the majority of people have no clear understanding of what ...

Little Yogi Adventures: Pause. Breathe. Reflect.

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All adults and children live in a ‘busy’ world, where everything is in ‘hurry-up’ mode. Online lessons, virtual activities, vid...

Meditation For the Curious

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Does one have to be trained in sitting cross-legged for forty-five minutes straight before qualifying to be a ‘meditator’? Should o...

Mental Health Allies

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Although discourse on the topic of Mental Health is comparatively widespread, it is still misunderstood. Psychologist Hansini Gunasekar...