Healthcare

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…

Sleeping – How To Do It In Pregnancy?

By Dr. Kavita Mandal, Gynaecology Pregnancy induces certain hormonal changes in the body and in order to maintain good health, one needs to abide by some conditions when it comes to sleep. During the gestation period, a lot of calories get burned in the process of gestation, resulting in drowsiness and lack…

Stress Post Trauma – Know How To Overcome It!

By Dr. Juhi Parashar, Psychology Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), is marked as a serious condition where a person, after witnessing or experiencing a horrifying or traumatic event, can develop unnatural mental health conditions. The traumatic event can include sexual assault, traffic collisions, warfare or a potential danger to a person’s life. PTSD…

IVF – Know Facts About It!

By Dr. @ Prem Test Tube Baby Center, IVF Speciality IVF has become an increasingly popular and preferred method of having a baby. However, the whole experience can be harrowing if you are unaware of these fundamentals of IVF – 1. Standard IVF is time-consuming – Conventionally, the IVF method is time…

Cracked Heels – Know Reasons Behind Them!

By Dr. Chinmoy Raj, 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…

Fractured Hip – Know More About Its Causes, Precautions & Treatment!

By Dr. Umesh Jain, Orthopaedics A fracture in the hip is caused by the breaking off the upper part of the thigh bone. The degree of the fracture varies on the forces that are involved. The surgery used to treat a hip fracture is fundamentally based on the level of your fracture…

Vaginitis – How To Avert It?

By Dr. Bhagyashree Deshmukh, Gynaecology Vaginal infections or vaginitis is the condition in which the vagina gets inflamed due to bacterial action. It results in excess vaginal discharge, pain and itching in the genital area. Another cause that can be attributed to vaginal infections is the reduced levels of estrogen after menopause…