Health Tips

Heart Attack and Cardiac Arrest: Know Its Emergency Treatment!!

By Ace Heart & Vascular Institute , Cardiology Heart attack, also known as myocardial infarction, is a severe condition where death of the heart muscle occurs because of the loss of blood supply. The blood loss usually happens because of the blockage of a coronary artery. Due to electrical instability,…

Insomnia – 6 Ways to Treat It!

By Dr Guruprasad Shivakamat , Psychology If you are unable to sleep properly at night no matter how physically or mentally exhausted you are or keep on waking up frequently, it might be a sign of insomnia. This condition adversely affects your energy levels, health, mood and your ability to function. Apart…

Wrinkles: Facts on Treatments and Cosmetic Procedures

By Dr. Yv Rao , Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery Wrinkles are one of the most predictable signs of aging. But that doesn’t mean you have to let them hinder your beauty. Aging and Wrinkles With age, skin cells divide more slowly, and the skin’s inner layer, called the dermis, begins to thin. That starts to…

Asthma – Know Its Symptoms And Management!

By Dr Hardik Thakker , Internal Medicine Asthma is a disease which affects the airways that carry air to and from the lungs. People suffering from asthma have swollen or inflamed airways. The inflammation causes the airways to be narrower which causes less air to pass through them into and…

The Ayurvedic Approach to Diabetes!!

By Vedic Gram , Ayurveda Diabetes mellitus (DM), commonly known as diabetes, is a collection of metabolic diseases, characterized by high glucose levels over a drawn out period. Side effects of high sugar include regular urination, excessive thirst and increased hunger. If left untreated, diabetes can cause a number of…

Left Ventricular Assist Device or LVAD for Heart Failure

By Dr Manan H. Desai , Cardiology The heart is a pump which works constantly to pump blood to different parts of the body. The heart has 4 chambers, and the left ventricle which is the largest is responsible for pumping pure oxygenated blood to all parts of the body.…

Mini Face Lift or Upper Eye Blepharoplasty: Which to Do First?

By Dr Anubhav Gupta , Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery Your physical appearance changes considerably with progressing age. The skin starts to wrinkle and droop especially in and around your cheeks and the eyes. There are a number of techniques which help you to regain your youthful look. Most common procedures include a…

Thyroid Cancer – Types and Treatment Overview

By Dr Anirban Biswas , Endocronology The thyroid gland is a small gland located at the neck whose function is to produce hormones that play an important role in regulating various functions of the body. Cancer of the thyroid gland is known as thyroid cancer. This type of cancer mostly affects…

Deal with Low Sex Drive after Pregnancy

By Dr. M A Khokar , Sexology Do you shudder at the sheer thought of intimacy and intercourse after having gone through your pregnancy? And all of this despite having a spiced-up sex life previously? Do you find yourself feeling low as your passion and sexual desire take a back seat? Well…

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

By Dr. K. S Somasekhar Rao, Gastroenterology Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a disorder of the digestive system that is characterized by a reflux of the stomach acid or stomach content through the food pipe. This action causes irritation to the lining in the food pipe and leads to GERD. The symptoms…