In Sri Lanka, we are presently going through a very difficult time. Rising cost of living, lack of fuel, gas, access to commodities, forex shortage and COVID hit economy and tourism and the list goes on and on. Add to this one’s own personal difficulties such as bereavement, workplace stresses and family disputes etc, it… Continue reading Dealing with difficult times
There is a huge uproar about the so-called “black fungus disease”. This is an infection in the nose and sinuses that can extend into the local structures like the eye and the brain. The scientific name of the infection is “Rhinocerebral Mucormycosis”. This condition is a known diagnosis – not a new thing that has… Continue reading “Black Fungus Disease” and COVID
The College of Otorhinolaryngologists and Head and Neck Surgeons of Sri Lanka has issued a public announcement. It’s timely and contains many practical tips you can use. There are YouTube videos as well.
You must practice social distancing. That has been proven beyond doubt to be useful in containing pandemics. This fact is clearly shown in the Spanish Flue pandemic. Combined with other methods of prevention, social distancing is of paramount importance in this hour of need. Currently, Sri Lanka is in a state of travel restrictions. Please… Continue reading Travel Restrictions due to COVID
It comes through (portal of entry) nose, mouth and eyes(rarely). Protect the danger area mindfully.
Fear will paralyze. Don’t be afraid of COVID. BUT please give due respect. Take guard. Be mindful. But be brave. We are humans. We have gone through tough times. True, there will be some lives lost. But we will be victorious at the end.
Going by the increasing number of patients being positive, it is inevitable that some patients will need to be managed at home. It is important to know how best to do that. basics Isolate in a separate room mask frequent hand washing limit or stop sharing stuff hydrate rest look out for dangerous pointers like… Continue reading If you are COVID positive and (at the moment) at home, what to do
There are many articles on the web about the importance of a morning routine. Many high performers apparently have had a fairly consistent morning routine. It’s a very individual thing. A student’s morning routine has to be different from a working mother for example. However there are four (4) fundamental components to a morning routine… Continue reading Create a Healthy Morning Routine
COVID 19 is spreading rapidly. Again. As the “third wave”. There are no dearth of concoctions that claim to “boost immunity”. What should you do ? Should you try them ? They seem to be “harmless” at worst and may be of some use? These are the thoughts among many these days. My take :… Continue reading COVID-19 and Syrups to Boost Immunity