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Coronary Artery Disease – Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

By Dr. Rajashekhar, General Physician Coronary artery diseases occur because of the damage to the blood vessels supplying the requisite amount of nutrients and oxygen to the heart. Inflammation and fatty deposits (plaque formation) in the arteries are usually responsible for coronary artery diseases. Plaque formation narrows the coronary arteries limiting the…

Hair fall – Dos and Don’ts

By Dr Anuj Saigal , Dermatology Hair fall is a serious problem among most people. Not only women, most men as well are susceptible to such a condition. There are a lot of agents that accelerate hair loss and even lot more that inhibit the process. If you are experiencing…

Laser Skin Resurfacing – Know Its Types and Benefits!

By Dr Siddheshwar Mathpati , Dermatology Laser skin resurfacing is a technique that can be used for reducing the negative effects that prolonged exposure to the sun, acne or aging can have on the skin. This includes wrinkles, scars, blemishes, lines or blotches. The treatment utilizes focused and pulsating light…

Know More About Braxton Hicks Contractions!

By Dr Jaideep Malhotra , IVF Speciality When you decide to give motherhood a chance and prepare yourself to bring a life into the world, you may also have to prepare yourself for a lot of changes to your lifestyle and health. You may go through bodily changes that you…

Heart Attack and Cardiac Arrest: Know Its Emergency Treatment!!

By Ace Heart & Vascular Institute , Cardiology Heart attack, also known as myocardial infarction, is a severe condition where death of the heart muscle occurs because of the loss of blood supply. The blood loss usually happens because of the blockage of a coronary artery. Due to electrical instability,…

Insomnia – 6 Ways to Treat It!

By Dr Guruprasad Shivakamat , Psychology If you are unable to sleep properly at night no matter how physically or mentally exhausted you are or keep on waking up frequently, it might be a sign of insomnia. This condition adversely affects your energy levels, health, mood and your ability to function. Apart…

Wrinkles: Facts on Treatments and Cosmetic Procedures

By Dr. Yv Rao , Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery Wrinkles are one of the most predictable signs of aging. But that doesn’t mean you have to let them hinder your beauty. Aging and Wrinkles With age, skin cells divide more slowly, and the skin’s inner layer, called the dermis, begins to thin. That starts to…

Asthma – Know Its Symptoms And Management!

By Dr Hardik Thakker , Internal Medicine Asthma is a disease which affects the airways that carry air to and from the lungs. People suffering from asthma have swollen or inflamed airways. The inflammation causes the airways to be narrower which causes less air to pass through them into and…

The Ayurvedic Approach to Diabetes!!

By Vedic Gram , Ayurveda Diabetes mellitus (DM), commonly known as diabetes, is a collection of metabolic diseases, characterized by high glucose levels over a drawn out period. Side effects of high sugar include regular urination, excessive thirst and increased hunger. If left untreated, diabetes can cause a number of…

Left Ventricular Assist Device or LVAD for Heart Failure

By Dr Manan H. Desai , Cardiology The heart is a pump which works constantly to pump blood to different parts of the body. The heart has 4 chambers, and the left ventricle which is the largest is responsible for pumping pure oxygenated blood to all parts of the body.…