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Quitting Smoking – 5 Homeopathic Remedies for Nicotine Withdrawal

By Dr Sumit Dhawan , Homeopathy The risks associated with smoking tobacco has been made obvious to large majority of the population. A large number of solutions have been suggested for people who wish to disconnect from the habit. Most seem to provide limited relief. The nature of craving for…

Gout – How To Prevent It?

By Dr Akhlaq Ahmed , Orthopaedics Gout is a medical condition which is characterised by the formation of crystals around a body joint because of a rise in uric acid levels in the blood. Gout is an extremely painful sub-sect of arthritis which might result in sudden unbearable pain. Gout…

What Is Joint Replacement Surgery?

By Dr Ankit Varshneya , Orthopaedics What is joint replacement surgery? Though we have only 206 bones, we have over 300 joints in the body. At any joint, the end of the bones is covered with cartilage that acts as a cushion and facilitates smooth movement. With age, this cartilage…

Symptoms That You Are Pregnant!

By Motherhood , Gynaecology Are you pregnant? Well, if this is the question that is bothering you, then all you need to do is undergo a pregnancy test. However, there are several signs and symptoms which a woman experiences that indicate that she might be pregnant. Except for missed periods,…

Eating For Optimum Performance!

By Dt Neha Suryawanshi , Dietician/Nutritionist There is an old saying ‘survival of the fittest’. But today we can say it as ‘performance of the fittest’. In this fast pace life with ample of competition, stress, ambitions, opportunities we need to perform at our 200% to achieve our dreams be…

Diarrhea: How To Prevent It?

By Dr Sudeepta Kumar , Gastroenterology Diarrhoea is a condition characterized by the frequent passing of stools, especially watery stools. Generally, the symptoms subside within two or three days. Depending on its duration and severity, diarrhoea can be classified into three types: Acute diarrhoea: It can last anywhere between a…

Mental illness in children: Know the signs

By Dr Rohit Garg , Psychiatry Mental health problems in children and adults are similar in nature. It can be difficult for a parent to identify if the child is mentally ill; this can result in the child not receiving the necessary treatment at the early stages, which paves way…

False Labour Pain – How To Detect It?

By Dr Sanket Pisat , Gynaecology Also known as “false” labor pains, Braxton Hicks contractions usually occur before the actual labor sets in. Their purpose is to prepare the body for the process of giving birth as well as to endure the immense pain once the labor starts. Symptoms The…

Breast Cancer – Know Its Symptoms And Treatment!!

By Dr Sajjan Rajpurohit , Oncology The initial sign of breast cancer is usually an abnormal mammogram or a breast lump. Stages of breast cancer vary from early, curable breast cancer to metastatic breast cancer, which includes a number of such cancer treatments. Symptoms: Breast Cancer does not usually have any…

Treating Piles With Ayurveda

By Dr Kant Veer Vikram , Ayurveda Piles or haemorrhoids is a condition in which the rectal veins become inflamed, thus causing bleeding and swelling. Hemorrhoids are clumps or cushions of tissue which get aggregated around the anal canal and are full of blood vessels, muscle and elastic fibres. Piles can…