Keep Fit And Lead A Happy Life With Pink Fitness

Around 3.2 million deaths each year are attributed to physical inactivity as per WHO report. As the life expectancy increases, there is a trend in increasing chronic health conditions (hypertension Diabetes, Cardiovascular disease etc.) and declining physical activity. WHO guideline recommends at least 150 minutes per week of moderate intensity physical activity is required for health benefits in older adults. The exercise regime should include aerobic (cardio), strength training and also balance exercises. Studies have shown that those who exercise have a positive effect on their health. It is true…

Debunk Some Exercise Myths

Pink Fitness is the leading Fitness Chain in Tamil Nadu that serves exclusively for women. Our Fitness Experts have come across many interesting questions / statements from members during their first few days of their workout. Listed below are some of the most popular fitness myths and facts that our experts have clarified: If you don’t exercise your muscles turn to fat. Fact: You burn (lose) fat and build (gain) muscles. They are as different as “Apples and Oranges”. Lack of exercise will result in reduction in muscle mass/size, unwanted…

KMCH Launches ‘Project HEAL’ Mobile Unit

In a joint initiative, Kovai Medical Center and Hospital (KMCH) and Rotary District 3202 alongwith the Rotary Club of Mettupalayam as the Lead Club launched Project HEAL aimed at offering free screening and free surgery for breast cancer and cervical cancer among underprivileged women across 30,000 sq. km area. A vehicle will be fitted with advanced digital mammography devices and Pap smear testing equipment, and will go to various locations within this region to provide these free services. Breast cancer today is the most common type of cancer among women…

VG Hospital Offers Triple Assessment Protocol For Analysis of Breast Diseases

Globally breast carcinoma is the leading cause of cancer related death in women worldwide. With the approach of world cancer day on February 4th, I think there cannot be a more significant time to express the importance for early detection and follow up in breast cancer. The Cancer Statistics Report, National Cancer Registry Programme, India for the year 2020, showed that majority of patients with cancer were diagnosed to have locally advanced/locoregional (57.0%) cancer of breast. Over 50% breast cancer patients in India were found to present with stages 3…

Dr Vishnukumar’s Tips For Good Vascular Health

In the world of high-flying professions, you won’t find many other unique personalities like Dr. Vishnukumar Venkateshan, a Consultant Vascular and Endovascular surgeon, now at VG Hospital and Ramakrishna Hospital Coimbatore, whose interest in the treatment of blood vessels motivated him into the fields of vascular surgery. With a dearth of vascular surgeons in our country, Dr. Vishnukumar talks about the various vascular therapies and the need to create more awareness in the field. What is the difference between a cardiac surgeon and a vascular surgeon? Before the advent of…