Dr Vivek Baliga

Dr VIvek Baliga is a medical physician and heart specialist with an interest with diabetes and heart failure.

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Understanding Hypothyroidism – A Patient Guide

Hypothyroidism is a condition where the thyroid gland is unable to produce normal levels of thyroid hormone. We sometimes call it an ‘underactive thyroid’. It is a fairly common condition and it is one of the most easy-to-manage conditions that I see in clinical practice. Hypothyroidism is commonly seen in women, individuals over the age …

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Latest Home Isolation COVID Guidelines for India (2022)

These are the latest home isolation guidelines as of January 2022. Please note that these can keep changing. Has someone around you tested coronavirus disease (COVID-19) positive? Like your roommate, or your sibling? Or is someone at home developing fever, cough, or has an achy body and exhaustion? Since the start of this pandemic, many …

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What Triggers The Annoying Eye Twitch — And When To Seek Medical Help

Have you had trouble focusing due to repetitive uncontrolled eye twitching? Its quite a common problem. I understand how irritating this continuous flickering of the lower eyelid muscle can be. Incidentally, I suffer from it myself from time to time. In the medical world, eye twitching is also known as Myokymia. It often affects the …

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5 Fruits That Boost Immunity Against COVID Infection

Looking for some fruits that boost immunity against COVID infection? The outbreak of the COVID pandemic has made us sit up and become more mindful of our lifestyle and health practices. While everyone is grappling with the havoc caused by this virus, practicing social distancing, sanitizing and wearing a mask, and maintaining a healthy immune …

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Iron Rich Food – Here Are Some Of The Best Sources

Our body needs a complex combination of vitamins, minerals, proteins, carbohydrates and fats to stay healthy. Amongst the important minerals, iron is one of the most important ones. This is because iron is essential to ensure we do not develop anemia, or low hemoglobin levels. Unfortunately, we don’t seem to get sufficient iron in our …

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