Doctor’s Desk

Heartburn – How To Tackle It While You Are Pregnant?

By Rubi Kumari, Gynaecology Heartburn is not an uncommon problem during pregnancy. More than 50% of women get heartburn during pregnancy. This is especially common for women who are in the third or second trimesters of the pregnancy. It is also highly likely that you may harm your baby if you try…

Diabetes & Lifestyle Alteration – How Can You Keep It Balanced?

By Dr. Prashant Dwivedi, General Physician Diabetes is a disease resulting in increased glucose content in the blood stream. It is a metabolic disorder that leads to various symptoms such as frequent urination, thirst and increased hunger. It is either caused by reduced sensitivity of the body to insulin or reduced the…

How Can You Treat Dandruff?

By Dr. Rajat Gupta, Dermatology Small amounts of dead skin cells which are shed from the scalp are called dandruff. Dandruff is a harmless, chronic condition that occurs when the scalp becomes dry or greasy and produces white flakes of dead skin that appear in the hair or on the shoulders. People…

Blood Pressure Changes – How Complicated Can They Be?

By Dr. Shilanjan Roy, Cardiology Today 1 out of 3 people are suffering from high blood pressure problem. It proves to be a “silent murderer” that slowly damages your body from the inside before the symptoms are witnessed. A blood pressure reading less than 120 over 80 is considered normal and 140-159…

Know More About ACL Reconstruction Surgery!

By Dr. Mayank Poddar, Orthopaedics ACL Surgery is basically Anterior Cruciate Ligament reconstruction, which is carried out for patients suffering from damaged ligaments which can lead to stiffness, pain and decreased mobility among a host of other symptoms and ailments. This kind of surgery aims at reconstructing the ACL with the use…

Peritoneal Cancer – Signs & Symptoms You Must Know!

By Dr. Vikas Goswami, Oncology Peritoneal cancer is a rare type of cancer which forms in the thin tissue layer present in the abdomen lining. This layer of tissue also lines the bladder, rectum and the uterus. The peritoneal structure is made up of epithelial cells; its role is to produce fluids…

High Blood Pressure – Ayurvedic Cure For It!

By Dr. Ashwini Vivek Mulye, Ayurveda Hypertension is a condition which is characterized by elevated blood pressure in the arteries. This condition can be a result of aging, stress or a poor diet (including an unhealthy lifestyle as well). In the present day, hypertension is mainly caused due to an unhealthy diet…

In Depth About Recurrent Miscarriages & Its Treatment!

By Dr. Ajay Aggarwal, Gynaecology If you lose a baby before 24 weeks of pregnancy, it is called a miscarriage. If this happens in the first 3 months of pregnancy, it is known as an early miscarriage. Unfortunately, early miscarriages are common, with 10–20 in 100 (10–20%) pregnancies ending this way. Late miscarriages, after…

Can High Cholesterol Level Cause Heart Disease?

By Dr. Rajiv Agarwal, 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 diseases.…

In Detail About Nightfall!

By Dr. Kapil Arora, Sexology Nightfall, commonly known as nocturnal emissions or wet dreams, is an offhand and spontaneous orgasm which both men and women (vaginal discharge) may experience when they are asleep. Wet dreams are common during the adolescent years and early adulthood phases, but might occur any time after one…