your attention please....

குணம் நாடி குற்றம் நாடி அவற்றுள்
மிகை நாடி மிகக் கொளல்.”


THIS bilingual BLOG


nothing in this blog will ever ever substitute a sincere consultation and a meaningful advice of a doctor.

மருந்து தருவது மருத்துவன் கடமை. ஆரோக்கியம் பெறுவது ஆண்டவன் அருள்.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Stroke has a new indicator...Stick out Your Tongue

     Stroke has a new indicator - IMPORTANT !!

Stroke has a new indicator They say if you e.mail this to ten people, you stand a chance of saving one life. Will you send this along? Blood Clots/Stroke - They Now Have a Fourth Indicator, the Tongue


I will continue to forward this every time it comes around!

STROKE: Remember the 1st Three Letters..... S. T. R.

During a BBQ, a 30 year woman stumbled and took a little fall__she assured everyone that she was fine (they offered to call paramedics).She said she had just tripped over a brick because of her new shoes. They got her cleaned up and got her a new plate of food. While she appeared a bit shaken up, Jane went about enjoying herself the rest of the evening.

Jane's husband called later telling everyone that his wife had been taken to the hospital - (at 6:00 PM Jane passed away.) She had suffered a stroke at the BBQ. Had they known how to identify the signs of a stroke, perhaps Jane would be with us today. Some don't die. They end up in a helpless, hopeless condition instead.

It only takes a minute to read this.

A neurologist says that if he can get to a stroke victim within 3 hours he can totally reverse the effects of a stroke...totally. He said the trick was getting a stroke recognized, diagnosed, and then getting the patient medically cared for within 3 hours, which is tough.


Thank God for the sense to remember the '3' steps, STR.

Sometimes symptoms of a stroke are difficult to identify. Unfortunately, the lack of awareness spells disaster. The stroke victim may suffer severe brain damage when people nearby fail to recognize the symptoms of a stroke.

Now doctors say a bystander can recognize a stroke by asking three simple questions:

S *Ask the individual to SMILE.

T *
Ask the person to TALK and SPEAK A


(I.e. It is sunny out today.)

R *Ask him or her to RAISE BOTH ARMS.

If he or she has trouble with ANY ONE of these tasks, call emergency number immediately and describe the symptoms to the dispatcher.

New Sign of a Stroke -------- Stick out Your Tongue

NOTE: Another 'sign' of a stroke is this: Ask the person to 'stick' out his tongue. If the tongue is 'crooked', if it goes to one side or the other that is also an indication of a stroke.

A cardiologist says if everyone who gets this e-mail sends it to 10 people; you can bet that at least one life will be saved.

PS: I got this valuable information from one of my acquaintances through email. i thought of sharing this with all.

Saturday, November 5, 2011

அருள் கூர்ந்து உதவி செய்யவேண்டும் அம்மா.

அம்மா !! 
சென்னை கார்போரஷன் லே புதிதாக இணைக்கப்பட்டுள்ள எங்கள் வளசரவாக்கம் பகுதியிலே மாசக்கணக்காக சாக்கடைக் குப்பைகள் தெருவோரம் குவிந்து மலை போல இருக்கின்றன.  சாக்கடை நீர் குடி நீருடன் அடிக்கடி கலக்கும் அபாயம் இருக்கிறது. எல்லா விதமான வியாதிகளும் இங்கே வருகின்றன. என்னைப் போன்ற வயதானவர்கள் தெருவிலே இறங்கி நடக்க இயலவில்லை.
குறிப்பாக, போரூர் முதல் விருகம்பாக்கம் வரை சாலைகள் மிகவும் மோசமாக இருக்கின்றன. வளசரவாக்கதின் உள் நகர்கள் பழனியப்பா நகர் வீதிகள் ராதா கிருஷ்ணன் சாலை இரு பக்கங்களும் குப்பை மேடுகள் சாக்கடை நீருடன் கலந்து இருக்கின்றன. லாமேச் பள்ளிக் குழந்தைகள் இந்த சகதி வழியே அங்கே விற்பனை செய்யும் மிட்டாய், சுண்டல் இவைகளை வாங்கி மிகவும் அசுத்தமான சூழ்நிலைகளில் தின்கிறார்கள். 
குப்பை அகற்றப்படவேண்டியது போர்கால அடிப்படையிலே செய்யப்படவேண்டியது. 
சென்னை நகர் அலுவலர் துரிதமாக செயல் படவேண்டும்.
உங்களுக்கு எனது வேண்டுகோள் இதுவே.
அருள் கூர்ந்து உதவி செய்யவேண்டும் அம்மா.

Friday, November 4, 2011

Doctor...!We admire and adore Your selfless the same time ....

Yesterday, I had to consult my doctor  for a perceived ailment which has been troubling me for the last several years. And being a family friend, the doctor has been closely observing me as well as my family members to decipher problems arising out of heredity and diagnose and prescribe drugs if need be.

To start with this, I should say that  I have great regards for this gentleman doctor for the last two decades.  He retired recently from services. Being  philanthropic, he had allotted one day in a week for FREE SERVICE to the community, under the auspices of a Trust devoted to his GREAT GURU, who has admirers and followers throughout the length and breadth of the world.  And I came to know of this as I entered the clinic. Usually there used be a single receptionist only. But this day I found quite many of them, apparently to serve the people who come on the FREE SERVICE DAY to consult the doctor.  And they are quite in number in relation to the number who visit the doctor on other days, I was later told.

There was pouring rain outside. Patients who entered the doctor's office were treated respectably, offered chairs and their turn was informed.  There was one volunteer who helped me close my rain-soaked umbrella and put it at a safe distance so that the pathway is not becoming slippery. Another volunteer helped me take out my chappals and put it outside.

I was impressed by the routines followed by the volunteers of the Trust devoted to The Guru in issuing slips to consulting patients, regulate the queue etc.

 When I had my turn, I was taken inside the Doctor's chamber, and being a person of great integrity and charisma, let alone his personal affinity to me and to our family, he welcomed me, made me comfortable and started examining me.   And after a few minutes, he narrated in detail the prognosis of the problem, myself having crossed seventy, and advised to bear and put up with problem, rather than imagining that there could be a final cure for the same.  Of course, he prescribed a few drugs and said he would like to see me again after a fortnight.

And, being a FREE SERVICE DAY, he did not receive any consulting fees nor I offered him, as usual, in consonance with the divine environment around.

While I am all appreciation for the dedication of this great doctor in doing yeoman service to the community once a week, I was equally embarrassed by another event which was happening simultaneously.

The relationship as between a patient and a doctor is said to be sacrosanct and can never be diluted at any cost.  The confidentiality of the information that the patient passes on to the doctor is supreme.

This being my long held view, the continued presence of four volunteers of the Trust ( not nurses ) standing by the side of the doctor irked me, and made me hesitate in having a free and frank talk with the doctor.

The people who were standing there as I was being prescribed by the doctor are devotees of the Great Guru.  I am quite aware of this. 

Nevertheless, the confidentiality of the patient-doctor relationship has to be respected.

Can there be an exception to this Golden Rule ! I wonder.