Budget 2021- Health Is Wealth!
Budget 2021- Health Is Wealth!

It has been understood by health workers for a long long time that prevention is better than cure and that any health initiative that seeks to prevent disease has a far greater impact than an initiative to cure a disease. Public health measures that seek to provide good sanitation, safe drinking water, and universal Vaccination, etc are much more beneficial…

Testing for Vertigo and Balance Disorder
Testing for Vertigo and Balance Disorder

Vertigo, Dizziness, Giddiness are common symptoms that are poorly understood by the patient as well as physicians. It has been my experience that patients who suffer from a sudden episode of Vertigo reach the emergency unit of hospitals where they are admitted and subjected to a whole range of investigations, including a cardiac evaluation and an MRI of the brain.…

Audiometry- Hearing Testing
Audiometry- Hearing Testing

Hearing Loss is a common symptom.  Once patients come with a history of hearing impairment, the simplest and most common hearing test that is carried out is the Pure Tone Audiogram (PTA).  It is so-called because an instrument (Audiometer) is used to produce Pure Tones at different frequencies – these are then presented to the subject at different sound levels…