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Hernia Surgery – When To Opt For It?

By Dr. Ashvind Bawa, General Surgery Hernia is a small protrusion or escape of any structure or organ through nearby weak spot or muscle. There are several types of hernia like inguinal hernia (direct and indirect), femoral hernia, umbilical hernia, umbilical hernia, epigastria hernia and incision hernia. This hernia can be…

Cracked Heels – Know The Reasons Behind It!

By Dr. Abhinav Singh, Dermatology The soles of your feet are quite sensitive and the skin often tends to dry and split open, which can be quite painful. These fissures or cracks not only cause pain when walking but can also get infected. What are the causes for cracked heels? Cracked heels…

Misconception About IVF And Facts To Debunk Them!

By Dr. Rupali Bassi Goyal, IVF Speciality IVF or In-Vitro Fertilisation is one of the commonest methods of Artificial Reproduction Technology.  A decade back, this technology wasn’t so talked about because of the lack of knowledge regarding this process. However, recently the overwhelming results of this technology has increased the demand for…

Know How To Prepare For IVF Procedure!

By Dr. Rutvij Dalal, IVF Speciality The process of IVF or in-vitro fertilization can be financially burdensome along with giving you emotional and psychological stress. Therefore, couples going for IVF treatment are often advised to take the requisite preparations to increase their chances of getting pregnant. Here are some tips to help…

Chipped Tooth – How To Take Care Of It?

By Dr. Signature Smiles, Dentistry A broken or a chipped tooth can occur either due to calcium deficiency or from sustaining a physical injury. Broken tooth may be of different types such as craze lines (hairline vertical cracks on the teeth), fractured cusp (a break in a small portion of the chewing…

Know More About Minimally Invasive Gastrointestinal Surgery!

By Dr. Goutham Kumar, General Surgery Minimally invasive gastrointestinal surgery, also identified as laparoscopic surgery or hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery (HALS), deals with minimally invasive methods where only one small keyhole incision is made in the abdomen in order to treat diseases originating from the gastrointestinal tract. This is, however, in contrast to…

Diabetes – Easy Ways For Self-Maintenance Of The Disease!

By Dr. Rajiv Kovil, Diabetology 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 production of…

What Are The Advantages Of Laparoscopic Fibroids Removal?

By Dr. Harshini.V, Gynaecology Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that occur in the reproductive systems of women. The age and the medical history of the woman are factors that influence the cause of these tumors. The chances increase with an increase in age and they are more prevalent in women who are…

High Blood Pressure – What Are The Causes & Complications Of It?

By Dr. Pankaj Kumar, Internal Medicine 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…

Learn More About Eyelid Lift Surgery!

By Dr. Vikas Verma, Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery Blepharoplasty is a type of surgery done to the eyelids. It is done to remove excess fat, muscle or skin from the eyelids. It is carried out on an outpatient basis which means that you will be released the same day that you come to the…