Himabindu Venkatakrishnan's Profile
Her expertise is in the area of speech and hearing and she also holds a certificate in Medical Transcription. She is an activist against 'heavy school bags' that can cause damage to the "backs" of young kids in India.
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Guidelines on stuttering on the things to do and things to avoid for people who stutter and for those who speak to the people who stutter.
Poor blood circulation is the impaired flow of blood to certain parts of the body. It is mostly noticed at body extremities like the toes and fingers.
Solutions to reduce the weight of heavy school bags is by carrying the right books and notes in the bag to prevent strain to the back, shoulders and hands.
Hookworm infection, a parasitic intestinal infection is more prevalent in places with poor sanitation and hygiene as the hookworms spread through contaminated soil.
Hallucinations or false perceptions, are often associated with mental disorders and neurological disorders. In the elderly, it occurs with dementia and auditory hallucinations are most common.