Doctor’s Desk

Mouth Cancer – How To Identify It?

By Dr. Dale D Rodrigues, Surgical Oncology Mouth or oral cancer is a type of cancer that may affect any part of mouth and occurs mostly in the tongue, the tissue lining the mouth and gums, inside the cheeks, area of the mouth underneath the tongue called the floor, roof of the…

Nutrition – Clearing Misconceptions About It!

By Dt. Arti Jain, Dietitian/Nutritionist When it comes to something like nutrition, it’s very necessary to distinguish between myths and facts. Unfortunately, there are many misconceptions about nutrition, which are so well circulated and popular that they have acquired the status of facts. Following these lies can not only increase the risks…

Bone Problems In The Elderly!

By Dr. Sanjay Kapoor, Orthopaedics With aging, body suffers loss of functions with the muscular and skeletal systems. Especially vulnerable are the bones as many elderly people suffer from loss of strength and fragility increasing the chances of fractures. Let’s look at some of the common bone related disorders in the elderly.…

Non-Invasive Stress Tests For Cardiac Diseases!

By Chd City Hospital, Multi Speciality Noninvasive stress tests are referred to as a group of procedures which are helpful for the determination of heart functions and the chances of heart-related complications through less to no chances of the incision. The noninvasive stress tests are as follows:  Exercise Stress Test: This test involves…

Depression In Children – How Parents Can Manage It?

By Ms. Mala Vohra Khanna, Psychology This may come as a shock to many but children have to face the problem of depression as well. This is actually one of the biggest and most complicated problems which psychiatrists face as they may not have the choice of giving the regular antidepressants that…

STDs – Know Forms Of Them!

By Dr. S K Verma, Sexology Some examples of sexually transmitted diseases include genital herpes, chlamydia, syphilis, gonorrhoea, warts and HIV/AIDS. These are infections; the main mode of propagation being unprotected sexual intercourse. Healthcare providers and doctors have major roles to play in the prevention and treatment of STDs. Most STDs are…

GERD – Know More About It!

By Dr. Jagdish Kaswan, Gastroenterology What is GERD? Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease or GERD is a chronic disease of the digestive system that affects the junction between the stomach and the esophagus. It occurs as a result of stomach acid or stomach contents flowing back into your esophagus (food pipe). Such a reflux…

Asthma – How To Administer It In Kids?

By Dr. Gurmeet Singh Chabbra, Pulmonology Asthma is basically the inflammation of the airways that are present in the lungs. When this happens, normal respiration faces an obstacle and asthma attacks or difficulty in breathing is observed. Asthma attacks can be triggered by allergens present in the air, like pollen grains and…

Allergy – Frequently Asked Questions

By Dr. Vivek Patil, Pulmonology What is an Allergy? An allergy is body’s abnormally high sensitivity to certain substances resulting in exaggerated reactions in the target organs leading to symptoms like itchy eyes, sneezing, runny or blocked nose, cough, breathing difficulty, itching or skin rashes. What are the most common Allergic Diseases?…

Healthy Sexual Life – Know How Ayurveda Can Be Effective !

  By Dr. Bhupinder Singh Arora, Sexology A good sex life can make you stress-free and healthy. Many times an unhealthy and stagnant sex life can affect your marriage or relationship with your partner and can also result in the loss of self-esteem. Sex also makes you relaxed and helps you build a strong…