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Physiotherapy for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

By Dr. Mukesh Vyas, Physiotherapy Also known as Median Nerve Compression, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is characterized by a sensation of tingling and numbness in the hands or the arm caused due to a strained nerve of the wrist. This condition occurs due to stress which affects the functioning of the part of…

High Cholesterol Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

By Dr. Balaji Ramagiri , Cardiology Cholesterol is a waxy substance that is naturally produced by the liver and is usually contained in the fats of the blood. Although cholesterol is essential for the synthesis of vitamin D, cell membranes and certain hormones, yet increased cholesterol count can heighten chances of heart…

Ovarian Cancer – Symptoms And Treatment

By Dr. Sajjan Rajpurohit, Oncology Ovarian cancer is referred to as the cancer of the ovaries. The ovaries are a component of the female reproductive system. There are two ovaries located on either side of the uterus in a woman’s body. Ovaries which are the organs responsible for producing egg cells also…

All You Need to Know About Chemical Peel

By Dr Shivashankar B. Sajjanshetty , Dermatology The chemical peel is a procedure done to improve your skin’s appearance. This treatment uses a chemical solution which causes the skin to blister and finally peel off. The new skin is usually less wrinkled and smoother than the old skin. Here is everything you…

Homeopathy Cure For Sleep Disorders!

By Dr. Uday Naik, Homeopathy Some people simply lie down and fall asleep instantly while others toss and turn for hours before going off to sleep. Getting a good night’s sleep is important for everyone be it toddlers or adults. There are many reasons as to why people find it difficult to…

Causes of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

By Dr. K. S Somasekhar Rao , Gastroenterology Irritable bowel syndrome is a disorder of the large intestine that is characterized by symptoms of bloating, stomach pain, constipation and diarrhea. The condition is usually chronic; however, the symptoms of IBS can be controlled by managing your lifestyle, stress and diet. Symptoms- The…

Addison’s Disease: Causes, Risks, & Treatment

By Dr. Ravi Kumar Muppidi , Endocrinology Addison’s disease is a disorder caused due to significant damage in the adrenal cortex (located alongside the adrenal gland’s perimeter that helps mediate stress reaction) which leads to a deficiency in the secretion of the hormones ‘aldosterone’ (that regulates the sodium and potassium level of…

Blocked Fallopian Tube: Causes and Treatments

By Dr. Asha Gavade, Gynaecology One of the most common causes of female infertility is a blocked fallopian tube. Fallopian tubes are two tubes located one on each side of the uterus. It helps to transport the matured eggs from the ovaries to the uterus. When there is a hindrance that prevents…

3 Steps To Treat Constipation In Children

By Dr Nishantadeb Ghatak, Pediatrics One of the most difficult things as a parent is to witness your kids experiencing pain and discomfort. And while most kids are often healthy, many of them will experience constipation at one point or another. Constipation is a very common cause of pain and discomfort in…

Best Foods To Combat Anaemia!

By Dr. Nidhi Chandra, Dietitian/Nutritionist Anemia is a common disorder of blood and generally occurs from a reduced count of Red Blood cells. In other words, the hemoglobin concentration in the blood reduces to a significant extent. Patients with anemia should ensure adequate intake of iron, vitamin B12, vitamin C and folic…