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Laser Prostate Surgery – What To Expect

By Dr. Waheed Zaman , Urology Prostate is a gland that performs the function of producing the fluid required to carry sperm. According to the Urology Care Foundation, 50 % of men have an enlarged prostate when they are around 50 years. An enlarged prostate is a condition that is medically termed…

Tummy Tuck Surgery – What To Expect?

By Dr. Lalit Choudhary , Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery Tummy tuck surgery, scientifically known as abdominoplasty, aims at removing excess fat or skin from around the abdomen, thereby flattening it, and improves the abdominal profile by tightening the weakened muscle around it. Though abdominoplasty is dissimilar to liposuction, you can still opt for a…

Prevention and Treatment of High Cholesterol (Hyperlipidemia)

By Dr. Siddhant Jain , 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…

High Cholesterol – Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

By Maxcure Hospitals , 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.…

Waterborne Diseases – Ways To Prevent!

By Dr Pravin Patel Vijay Patel , General Physician Waterborne diseases tend to be very common during monsoons or during periods of natural calamities such as during a flood or cyclone. All waterborne diseases are caused by the presence of microorganisms in the drinking water. Water from flooded areas tend…

Hematuria – Know Its Causes and Treatment!

By Dr. Shilpi Tiwari , Urology Hematuria is a condition which is characterized by the presence of blood in your urine. Blood in your urine is most often benign, however sometimes the condition can be more serious. When you can see the blood in your urine with the naked eye, it is…

Health and Pregnancy – How To Keep Yourself Healthy?

By Dr. Archna Gupta , Dietitian/Nutritionist Nutrition and fitness during pregnancy are emphasized upon because they affect the health of both the mother and the child. Many women stop exercising during pregnancy; however, doctors advice eating whole foods and doing light exercises as they will keep you fit during your pregnancy phase. Here…

Hyperpigmentation – Know Its Causes and Treatments!

By Dr. Lipy Gupta , Dermatology Hyperpigmentation is the increase in melanin which causes the skin and nail to darken in color. It occurs when excess melanin is deposited within the tissues. It is a very common and harmless skin disorder which leads to skin patches becoming darker than the normal surrounding…

Laser Treatments For Under Eye Dark Circles

By Dr. Pradeep Kumari , Dermatology Dark undereye circles can be caused by a host of different things from heredity to allergies to poor sleep. Treatments include eye creams, peels, intense pulsed light therapy, Q switched Nd Yag laser therapy, skin resurfacing and injectable fillers, but before you choose one, it’s important…

Kidney Disease – Know The Prevention Tips!

By Dr. Arunesh Dutt Upadhyay , General Physician The kidney is the organ that helps to filter out the waste from the blood. It also helps in maintaining blood pressure. Kidney disease is the condition when the kidney fails to filter out the waste mixed with blood. These causes buildup of waste in the…