Ludhiana, May 15
Department of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy these days observed “National Safe Motherhood Day” by using establishing an interactive consultation and consciousness campaign, for promoting healthy motherhood among ladies for the duration of pregnancy and after the delivery of the child.
The programme was carried out in Obstetrics and Gynae OPD Block of the sanatorium. On occasion, a brand new block of ‘Physiotheraphy and Occupational Therapy Department’ for expectant and new mothers became additionally inaugurated using Sunila Gupta.
Dr Ashima Taneja (Professor and Head of Obstetrics and Gynae) informed the target audience about various physiotherapy sports, which can be carried out with the aid of ladies before and after the delivery of toddler. Several guest lectures regarding physiotherapy exercises were additionally carried out.
The dignitaries, at some point of the occasion, had been vice-president of DMCH Managing Society Gian Chand Dhawan, Secretary Prem Kumar Gupta, Sunila Gupta and scientific directors of the organization.
Secretary Prem Kumar Gupta lauded the efforts of Department of Physiotherapy on organising the programme for the gain of moms, earlier than and after the delivery of toddler.
Dr Avkash Teotia (In-fee, Department of Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy) said that the principle cause of undertaking the occasion was to create consciousness among all the mothers that a good workout throughout being pregnant has a superb effect on each mother and her toddler. Safe and easy postnatal physical activities for mothers additionally assist one to remain healthy and healthful after shipping.
Students who exhibited numerous posters at the worried topic and have been given away prizes through the dignitaries
Being a diabetic, you probably know… especially if you are following the Beating Diabetes diet… that regular exercise is good for you.
In fact, 30 minutes a day of exercises, such as brisk walking, swimming, cycling, dancing, gardening and similar activities, can actively help you control your diabetes.
The benefits of these kinds of moderate exercise include:
- Lowering your blood glucose levels as you expend energy through exercise;
- Improving insulin resistance so that it is easier for glucose to get into your muscle cells;
- Reducing your weight, overweight is one of the triggers for the onset of diabetes;
- Building and toning muscles so that more glucose from your digestive system is used;
- Lowering your risks of heart disease and strokes which diabetes can increase dramatically;
- Improving the circulation of your blood and delivering glucose and insulin more efficiently to where they are needed;
- Reducing stress, a major aggravator of diabetes, and so enhancing the quality of your life.
But there is another benefit that is seldom mentioned… exercise can improve the functioning of your brain and improve your cognitive abilities.Indeed exercise is the most scientifically proven enhancer of your brain.
How exercise boosts the brain
Exercise increases the blood flow to the brain, delivering the extra oxygen and nutrients which the brain requires to function. This confers a variety of benefits on the functioning of your brain, viz:
- Improved executive functions
- Improved focus
- Increased cognitive flexibility
- Improved willpower
- Enhanced long-term memory
- Faster thinking
- Reduced brain atrophy
- Increased in new brain cells
- Reduced risk of stroke
- Lowered risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease
- Improved academic performance
 Improved executive functionsExecutive functions are higher level of brain skills. They include things such as control over impulses, attention span, task and goal management, working memory capacity, and so on… all skills that are important for planning, organising, problem-solving etc.
A study published in the US National Library of Medicine (National Institutes of Health) in February 2013 Benefits of regular aerobic exercise for executive functioning in healthy populations found ample evidence that doing aerobic exercises regularly enables healthy people to optimize a range of executive functions.
A meta-analysis (a scientific review of multiple studies) published in March 2003 in the same media as Fitness effects on the cognitive function of older adults examined the results of 18 different papers on how the brains of older people are affected by regular exercise. All participants in the studies were healthy but led sedentary lifestyles. Fitness training was found to have robust benefits for various aspects of cognition, with executive-control processes benefiting the most.