Articles by: Dr. Sarita Bhargava

Determinants and Pillars of our Health….

Determinants and Pillars of our Health….

Dr. Sarita Bhargava – Pediatrician. Qualified PALS by Indian Academy of Pediatrics. Author of a very popular book ‘Your Precious Gem & You’.      

Health Myths……

Health Myths……

Health Myths…… Myth is a belief which tries to explain natural phenomena or a social custom. Myths are beliefs prevailing in our society from ancient times. They are being carried in the families from generations giving them a traditional pattern. Health myths are those beliefs which in some way or the other are related to the health .They may be[Read More…]

Physical, Mental & Emotional Development with Sports…..

Physical, Mental & Emotional Development with Sports…..

  SPORTS – Playing on the field in groups influences an individual mentally , emotionally and physically .The emotional factors refer to the psychological influences.The fear of competitions may make the participating individuals to react negatively . This can lower their performance abilities.They become stressed , sweat and their heart rates rise as they worry about the result of the[Read More…]

Pregnancy – useful guidelines for the expecting mother…..

Pregnancy – useful guidelines for the expecting mother…..

Your Routine Daily Life: Eat a healthy balanced diet comprising of milk, cheese, curd, green leafy vegetables, fruits sprouts, cereals and pulses. Egg, meat and fish can be taken by the non-vegetarians. Eat small frequent meals Drink 6-8 glasses of water in a day Take iron, calcium and folate supplements regularly Visit your doctor /health personnel regularly for ante natal[Read More…]

The Physiology of Mensutration

The Physiology of Mensutration

The Mensuration (Menstrual Cycle), is the scientific term for the physiological changes that occur in women for the purpose of sexual reproduction. During this period, the woman bleeds from her uterus via the vagina. The cycle consists of 28+/-7 days and is under the influence of hormones. The cycle is divided into the following phases- Follicular phase Ovulatory phase Luteal[Read More…]