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Blood in Urine: Causes & Treatment

By, Dr. K.S Shiva Kumar, Urology Hematuria is a condition which is characterized by the presence of blood in your urine. Blood in your urine is most often benign, however sometimes the condition can be more serious. When you can see the blood in your urine with the naked eye, it…

10 Foods That Help Prevent Acne

By, Dt. Rashmi Sharma, Dietitian/Nutritionist Acne is a very common skin problem which bothers most people, primarily teenagers. Many factors contribute to an outbreak of acne on your face but eating right may just prevent those troublesome pimples. Dietary changes may help clear your face and restore the balance of your…

Varicose Veins – Know Everything About It!!

  By, Dr. Himanshu Verma, Vascular Surgery Enlarged and twisted veins are known as Varicose veins. Even though it can occur anywhere, it usually refers to the veins present in the legs. Pairs of leaflet valves are present in the veins which prevent the backward flow of blood (venous reflux or…

Six Factors to be Considered Before Liposuction

By, Dr. Richa Kumar, Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery Liposuction is more or less a cosmetic surgery that helps in removing excess fat from areas such as thighs, abdomen, flanks and other parts of your body with an aim to transform your body shape. The surgery is mostly combined with the other procedures of…

You Can Be Thin and Unhealthy – Or Fit and Fat!

By Dt. Nidhi Chandra, Dietitian/Nutritionist The incidence of obesity is on the rise all across the globe and thus the drive to be fit is also on its way up. Thus, there is rush to lose weight and become fitter, which may come with its own set of problems. Being thin…

Common Gynaecology Problems Most Women Suffer From

By, Dr. Samriti Uppal, Gynaecology In addition to various problems concerned with day to day living, women also experience problems of the physical body especially gynaecology related. So, let’s discover the four down there woes that affect you and other women the most. 1. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) The calling cards…

Treatment of Choice in Acute Asthma Attack

By, Dr. Anand N Yannawar, Pulmonology A clinical diagnosis of Asthma should be suspected in the presence of recurrent/episodic wheezing, breathlessness, cough and or chest tightness with no alternative explanation for these symptoms. Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disorder of airways which causes hyper-responsiveness of airways and variable airway obstruction. Role…

Risk Of Diabetes In Pregnancy!!

By, Dr. Parimal Swamy, Diabetology There are two types of Diabetes which may occur during pregnancy, Type 1 and Type 2 and together they form the most common complications to pregnant women. Occurrence of diabetes during pregnancy also increases the chances for the new born child to contract diabetes in early…

Ayurvedic Cow Urine Therapy for Diabetes

By, Dr. Vinod Pandey, Ayurveda Diabetes is a condition that is characterized by presence of excessive sugar in the blood. It either occurs due to insulin sensitivity or impaired insulin production in the body. Diabetes is a lifestyle disorder and can last an entire lifetime. Hence, it is important to make…

Low Libido – An Often Neglected Problem!

By, Hakim Hari Kishan Lal Dawakhana Shafakhana, Sexology Loss of interest in sex (commonly described as low libido) is a common problem affecting up to one in five men and even more women at some point in their lives. Many people experience it occasionally usually due to professional and personal stress, but…