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Asthma – Learn About Its Symptoms,Diagnosis & Treatment!

By Dr. Suresh Ade,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 from the lungs.…

Fracture In The Elderly – What To Do?

By Dr. Amit Kale, Orthopaedics Senior citizens are extremely vulnerable to fractures. Most of the Fractures in elderly occur due to an unattended condition or due to fall. One out of every three senior citizens in India experience fractures due to falling. Common Fractures in Elderly Hip: A fracture in the hip is…

Common Cold – Know Ways To Treat It Naturally!

By Dr. Meghanath Yenni, General Physician The common cold, as its name suggests, is perhaps the most common illness in the world today. However, there are a large number of remedies which help cure it as well. Common remedies used to treat the common cold include gargling in saltwater, taking rest and…

Abdominal Spasms – How To Deal With It?

By Dr. Shivram Bhonagiri, General Physician Abdominal spasms occur when the muscles in the abdominal area become stiff and cause pain. This usually occurs due to gastrointestinal or urologic problems but the other possible causes include strained muscles, dehydration, fatigue, drug abuse or complications in the colon and intestine. How to deal with abdominal…

Dementia – Know Initial Signs Of It!

By Sarvam Global Healthcare, Psychiatry Dementia is a disorder of old age characterized by a decline in mental capabilities in a person. It is primarily caused by Alzheimer’s disease but can also be caused by damage to the brain from an injury or a stroke. The cells of the brain fail to…

Insulin – Myths And Facts!

By Dr. Arun Kumar Singh,Endocrinology Many diabetics are prescribed insulin injections. Though insulin is a common form of treatment for diabetes, there are a number of myths surrounding it. Let’s take a closer look at some of these myths. Myth 1: Insulin is required only for those people who do not…

4 Ways To Prevent Dementia!

By Dr. Anjali Nagpal,Psychiatry Unlike what most people think, dementia is a group of symptoms rather than a specific disease. It is marked by a decline in memory as well as other cognitive skills. Alzheimer is responsible for about 60 to 80% of dementia cases. Vascular dementia is the second most…

Sleeping During Pregnancy – Know The Right Way!

By Dr. Yuvakshi Juneja,Gynaecology Pregnancy induces certain hormonal changes in the body and in order to maintain good health, one needs to abide by some conditions when it comes to sleep. During the gestation period, a lot of calories get burned in the process of gestation, resulting in drowsiness and lack…

Male Sexuality – How To Enhance It?

By Dr. R Grover, Sexology Complications in libido can cause problems in having sexual intercourse. Late arousal is one such problem. In addition to the male hormone testosterone, other psychological factors may affect libido in men. Lower levels of testosterone in the body brings reduces libido in men, it also increases chances…

How To Combat Diabetes With Ayurveda?

By Swapnadeep Ayurveda, Ayurveda Ayurveda can be used efficiently in treating diabetes, which is an abnormal condition where the level of sugar in humans are abnormally higher. In Ayurvedic terms, diabetes is known as Prameha. Ayurveda states that the health of a person is dependent on doshas, which is said to be…