About:  Dr. Rachita Narsaria

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Dr. Rachita is a practising doctor with a passion for prose. With over 6 years of medical writing experience for patients and doctors alike, this doctor-cum-entrepreneur loves learning and sharing knowledge.

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  • Antioxidants: A Potential Treatment For Rheumatoid Arthritis, 28 Feb 2018 in Arthritis

    Rheumatoid arthritis can have a considerable impact on the patient’s quality of life due to the pain and disability it causes. It can negatively impact your work, home, and social life, because it restricts movements and mobility. Rheumatoid arthritis tends to affect multiple joints of the body simultaneously. The joints that are most commonly affected in […]

  • The ‘Sunshine’ Vitamin May Offer A Ray of Hope in Arthritis!, 26 Feb 2018 in Arthritis

    Many of us complain of joint stiffness and pain every few days well before we are in our 40’s. We blame our sedentary life and lack of exercise, adulterated foods and polluted air for this pain. But is there more to these joint pains? Similarly, for patients who have already been diagnosed with arthritis, is […]

  • Does Thyroid Medication Increase Your Osteoporosis Risk?, 24 Oct 2016 in Osteoporosis

    Plenty of stories in the popular media link thyroid medicine levothyroxine (popular names include Synthroid, Levothroid, Levoxyl, Levo-T and Unithroid) to increased osteoporosis and hip fracture risk. Is there any truth in this? Should you be taking calcium supplements? What Is Hypothyroidism? Let’s get the basics out of the way first. Hypothyroidism is a hormonal […]

  • A Natural Remedy For COPD And Asthma: Beet, 07 Oct 2016 in Living Well

    If you have been experiencing shortness of breath and frequent cough attacks lasting more than a few weeks, chances are that you might be suffering from either Asthma or COPD. Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) are common respiratory disorders. Symptoms include: Tightness in the chest Prolonged, sudden bouts of coughing (with mucus) Wheezing […]

  • Selenium: The Wonder Antioxidant For The Thyroid Gland, 19 Sep 2016 in Hypothyroidism

    Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is an autoimmune disorder leading to the inflammation of the tiny butterfly-shaped thyroid gland situated in the throat. For reasons not yet clear to medical science, the body attacks it’s own thyroid gland, disrupting the production of thyroid hormone.

  • Supplements For Depression, 16 Sep 2016 in Mental Health

    Depression is a common mental health disorder that affects 1 in 10 Americans and based on the symptoms, depression can vary from mild to severe.

  • Calcium Supplements And Kidney Stones: Is There A Connection?, 12 Sep 2016 in Living Well

    Kidney stones, or renal calculi, are masses made of crystals and are extremely common and very painful. The most common symptoms of kidney stones include: Painful Urination Bloody Urine Lower Back Ache Repeated urge to urinate It’s important to note that kidney stones have a tendency to recur in patients. What Causes Kidney Stones? Kidney […]