When I was a school boy, I used to jog with an older friend who was 10 years my senior. Soon, I left the little village to pursue my medical studies.
Fat cells are the ‘storeroom’ of our body. An average human adult has 30 billion fat cells with a weight of 30 lbs or 13 kilograms and their function is to store excess energy.
Sam (not his real name) told me during a consultation, “I had a chest pain some years ago. I was 40 then, fit and in good shape. I had no diabetes, high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol nor a family history of heart attack.
Once we are hooked, it will hardly let us go. The addictive property of cigarette is even stronger than marijuana.
Itch is not a disease. Yet it is a symptom of many diseases. It can be so unbearable and devastating; tormenting one’s life, day and night causing eczema, sleep deprivation, stress, anxiety etc.