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P V Vaidyanathan

P V Vaidyanathan
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Dr P V Vaidyanathan, MD, DCH, is a Mumbai-based paediatrician in private practice, hobbyist writer, and author of a book on childhood stress management.

Why concealing uncomfortable truths is a bad idea

Many people opt for diplomacy rather than frankness, in order to avoid embarrassment to others and themselves. But that is not a wise thing to do

Are you a helicopter parent?

Back off! The constant hovering could be detrimental to your child’s growth

Is your bed robbing you of sleep?

A bed without the right support and comfort may cause disturbed sleep

Placebo Nocebo: Pills of belief

In the world of placebos and nocebos, what you believe in will surely be manifested
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Dying To Be Me by Anita Moorjani

According to the book, disease is nothing but our own negative energies trapped in our bodies. The author stresses that if we can get rid of fear, we could get rid of a whole lot of problems plaguing us.
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The biology of belief: Unleashing the power of consciousness, matter, & miracles by Bruce H. Lipton

Lipton uses many real-life examples to demonstrate the power beliefs have on our body

OTCs: Don’t shop till you drop

Here’s what you need to know about taking medicines without a prescription
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Evolutionary Enlightenment by Andrew Cohen

According to Cohen, traditional enlightenment means recognising oneself as being pure consciousness.

The when and how of second opinions

Unhappy with your doctor's suggestions? Here's what you should do when struggling with a decision related to second opinion

Kid’s Sleep: Smooth slumber

Learn how to solve common sleep problems in children, without medicines

IMPORTANT COVID-19 NOTICE!

Until the pandemic is declared to be over always:

  • Wear a proper face mask when stepping out
  • Maintain a distance of six feet
  • Wash your hands with soap and water frequently; Use a hand-sanitiser when outdoors

If you have COVID-19 or suspect that you do, but have mild symptoms, including mild fever, tiredness, dry cough or sore throat, you should self-quarantine right away.

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