Doctor’s Desk

Diabetes & Pancreas – How Can Former Affect Latter?

By Dr. Sankar Nath Jha, Endocrinology You pass by the cake shop and happen to glance at a sumptuous chocolate cake, and then realization dawns on you that you are not allowed to eat simple sugar. Why? The answer to it is diabetes, for which you only have your pancreas to blame.…

Kidney Stones – How To Avert Them?

By Dr. Bivek Kumar, Urology A kidney stone occurs when mineral deposits which are small but are very hard, accumulate in your kidneys. There are many causes of kidney stones and they may form in any part of the urinary system ranging from your bladder all the way to your kidneys. Stones…

Liposuction – What To Check Prior To It?

By Sculpt Aesthetic Clinic, Multi Speciality Liposuction is more or less a cosmetic surgery that helps in removing excess fat from areas such as thighs, abdomen, flanks and other parts of your body with an aim to transform your body shape. The surgery is mostly combined with the other procedures of…

Morning Sickness – How To Handle It In Pregnancy?

By Dr. Divya Malik Chawla, Gynaecology Morning sickness during pregnancy is not at all a rare problem. 90% of pregnant women experience some type of nausea or vomiting during their pregnancy. This is actually a symptom that you are having a perfectly healthy baby and it usually disappears around the fourth month…

Abdominal Spasms – How To Handle Them?

By Dr. Prakhar Singh, 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…

Erectile Dysfunction – What Causes It?

By Dr. Pahun, Sexology Erectile Dysfunction is a male disorder signifying the inability to ‘get’ or ‘maintain’ an erection firm enough for a sexual intercourse. In common parlance, many refer to this condition as impotence. Some people consider Erectile Dysfunction to be particularly an old-age related disorder. The fact is that you…

Bloated Stomach – How To Get Rid Of It?

By Dr. Radhakrishna Patta, Gastroenterology Excessive gas build-up in your digestive system can make your stomach protrude outwards. It also makes you feel “heavy”. If this sounds familiar, you have a bloated stomach. There are myriad reasons behind a bloated stomach, and the symptoms could be mild and temporary or could mean…

Do Negative-Calorie Food Items Exist?

By Dr. Deepa Agarwal, Dietitian/Nutritionist What are negative calorie food items? The concept of consuming negative-calorie foods is catching up as a popular weight loss aid. According to sources, negative-calorie foods are certain food items which when consumed burn more calories than they contain. The theory behind calling certain foods negative-calorie…

Contraceptive – Know Forms Of Them!

By Dr. Ashwini Talpe, 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…

Kidneys – How To Keep Them Fit?

By Dr. Tauhidul Alam Choudhury, Nephrology Kidneys are a pair of bean-shaped organs that are situated behind the abdomen. The primary function of the kidney is to filter blood from the body. It removes various wastes and maintains the electrolyte balance of the body. So now that you know what role this…