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Maheswari Narasimhan was in her 30s when deteriorating health forced her to quit her job. Then a sole breadwinner of her family, she worked at a senior level in a company that exported yarn. Diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at the age of 32, she first complained of blurring vision which quickly progressed to her losing feeling below the waist. It made everything harder for her -- seeing the color of the yarn at work, putting on a saree, or even walking with slippers. Archana, a Karate teacher from Chennai, had her own set of challenges. Listen to their stories of living with multiple sclerosis.
Multiple sclerosis is a debilitating neurological condition affecting the brain and spinal cord, which form the central nervous system. This autoimmune condition degrades the protective sheath around neurons. As a consequence, lesions can develop in the brain and spinal cord, giving rise to a diverse range of symptoms.
Calf raises, standing quads stretches, hamstring stretches and squats improve blood circulation and strengthen muscles in the lower body. Calf raises engage the calf muscles and improve blood circulation in the lower body. Standing quads stretch stretches the quad muscles which become tight and stiff on sitting long hours. Hamstring stretch stretches the hamstring muscles that shorten due to prolonged sitting. Squats engage and improve blood circulation in the lower body and core, strengthens muscles. Featuring Neha Jain of Happiest Health. All stretches are done as per expert advice.

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Dealing with diabetes

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Which of these produces insulin (hormone)?

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Which of these conditions occurs due to genetic conditions and can be detected early in life?

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Does the vegetarian diet reduce the risk of diabetes?

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Can diabetes be reversed?

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Which of these is another term for type-2 diabetes?

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When does gestational diabetes occur?

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