Living Healthy

About Mental Health Problems

By Dr Anuj Khandelwal , Psychiatry The mental or psychological condition of a person can refer to mental health. How good or bad the mental health is, depends upon the condition and behavior of that person.Good mental health is a sense of wellbeing, confidence and self-esteem. What are mental health problems? Mental…

Gynecomastia – Enlarged Breasts in Men

By Dr. Sunil Soni, Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery Gynecomastia is characterized by enlarged breast tissues in men. This condition occurs as a result of imbalances in hormones (testosterone and estrogen) which affect either one or both of the breasts, characterized by breast pain, tenderness and nipple discharge. Gynecomastia can occur during early childhood, puberty,…

Infidelity

By Dr. Amit Joshi , Sexology Marriage is the most essential event in everybody’s life. It might be love marriage or an arranged marriage all marriages are not 100 percent successful. It depends upon the honesty, love, care, understanding level and adjustability among the couples mutually. But this is really a highly tough…

Vaginismus and why it often threatens to break marriages

By Dr. M A Khokar , Sexology Vaginismus is the rather painful contraction of the vaginal muscles that occur on coming in contact with pressure or physical contact that occurs mostly during intercourse. Causes- Vaginismus may be primary (wherein the woman cannot indulge in sexual intercourse because of the debilitating pain that…

Headaches and Caffeine

By Dr Anil Mehta , General Physician There has been a debate in medical circles for years regarding the consumption of caffeine and its advantages or disadvantages for your body. One of the negatives which have been put forward in certain studies has been researching about the co-relation between headaches and caffeine.…

Type 2 Diabetes and Exercise – Exercise Makes It Easier to Control Your Diabetes

By Dr Umesh Alegaonkar , General Physician Regular exercise is highly recommended if you are suffering from type 2 diabetes. In addition to taking medications, exercises help in regulating your blood sugar levels. Besides, staying active and fit help you in maintaining your weight levels; thereby keeping a check on diabetes. Running: Running…

Diet for a Healthy Breastfeeding Mom

By Dt Zubeda Tumbi , Dietitian/Nutritionist Post pregnancy, your first priority is to lose the extra weight you gain during pregnancy. Even though it is important to get healthy and toned again, it is equally important that you do not skip on nutrients. Your body is now using all its resources to…

Diabetes and Foot Ulcers

By Dr. Shradha Doshi , Diabetology Common complications caused by diabetes include poor blood circulation and nerve damage. These issues may make the feet prone to skin sores or ulcers which are difficult to treat, and tend to worsen faster. But with proper foot care and management techniques, these foot ulcers can…

Ayurveda for Psoriasis

By Dr Shailendra Kumar Naithani , Ayurveda Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease that is mainly characterized by patches of irregular skin, which may be red, itchy and scaly. Its severity may range from a small and localized patch to patches on the entire body. It mostly occurs on the elbows, knees and…

Ways to Prevent Staining of the Teeth

By Dr. Sahil Singh , Dentistry It’s time you took the matter seriously if you don’t feel very comfortable flashing a smile fearing that people around might notice that yellowish tint on your teeth. Stained teeth are characterized by presence of colored stains on your teeth. It can be caused due to…