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Gum Disease – Know The Silent Signs Of It!

By - Dr. Suneet Khandelwal,Dentistry Overall oral health consists of the health of both the soft and the hard tissues in the mouth. While teeth are the hard tissues, the soft tissues include the lips, tongue, cheek, palate, and most importantly the gums.  The gums or the periodontium (peri – around,…

Libido – How To Improve It?

By Dr. Ajaypal Singh, Sexology Loss of libido is typically recognized as sexual dysfunction, a low sex drive, or simply a lack of interest in sexual activity. It is a common state of erectile dysfunction in males but it is, however, more common, in women than it is in men and there…

Daily Exercises To Deal With Type 2 Diabetes!

By Dr. Deepak Sharma, General Physician Regular exercise is highly recommended if you are suffering from type 2 diabetes. In addition to taking medications, exercises help in regulating your blood sugar levels. Besides, staying active and fit help you in maintaining your weight levels; thereby keeping a check on diabetes. Running: Running is…

Methods Of Contraception And Family Planning!

By Dr. Amit Kyal, Gynaecology Contraception (also called birth control) can help you prevent pregnancy until you are ready to bring a baby into your life. Picking a contraceptive method that fits your life is extremely important. Some types of birth control can also protect you and your partner from sexually transmitted…

Know The Impacts of Skin Aging!

By- Dr. Love Patidar, Dermatology Before the onset of any skin related problem, our body starts throwing up warning signs, which sadly, a lot of us tend to ignore. If not dealt with on time, there is a chance that the warning signs might develop into something nastier, which will not…

Gestational Diabetes – Its Symptoms And Risks In Pregnancy!

By Dr. Asha Niranjan Ghokhale, Gynaecology 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. The occurrence of diabetes during pregnancy also increases the chances for the newborn child to contract diabetes in early…

Stress & Sex – How Can Former Affect Latter?

By Dr. Nikhil Chandoori, Sexology Stress stemming from negative events (distress) tends to take a toll on your sex life. When you are dealing with distress, it is difficult to cope with whatever is happening on the sexual front, which is why you tend to lose focus and end up making things…

Learning More About Gender Dysphoria!

By Dr. Nk Tak, Psychiatry Gender Identity Disorder refers to a condition where a person fails to associate himself or herself with his or her natural sex at birth. The difference between sex and gender is particularly potent in this context. While ‘sex’ is what you are born with; for instance male…

Asthma – Causes, Signs And Symptoms!

By Dr. Manav Manchanda, Pulmonology When the breathing passages of the lungs are affected in some way, an individual may suffer from asthma. It does not develop in a day or two. Chronic inflammation of the passage results in sensitive breathing tubes. Various triggers can aggravate this condition. The triggers can be…

Buerger’s Disease – Its Causes, Symptoms And Treatment!

By Dr. Zeeshan Hakim, General Surgery Many people know that smoking causes several problems including cancer, heart disease, and respiratory disease. However, there are other diseases occur because of smoking and chewing tobacco. Buerger’s Disease is one such disease in which the blood vessels in legs and arms get blocked. This blockage will…