Living Healthy

Obesity and Functional Gastrointestinal Diseases

By Dr. Monika Jain, Gastroenterology Obesity is a chronic condition that results due to the presence of an excess amount of fat in the human body. If the amount of fat is found in excess (More than 25% in males and 30% in females), it leads to obesity. It is a chronic…

Bloated Stomach Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

By Dr. Monika Jain, Gastroenterology Excessive gas build-up in your digestive system can make you 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…

Irritable Bowel Syndrome – Know The Causes & Symptoms Of It!

By Dr. Monika Jain, Gastroenterology Irritable bowel syndrome is a disorder of the large intestine that is characterized by symptoms of bloating, stomach pain, constipation and diarrhea. The condition is usually chronic; however, the symptoms of IBS can be controlled by managing your lifestyle, stress and diet. Symptoms – The symptoms of…

Hair Transplant – Things You Must Know!

By Dr. Ipshita Johri, Dermatology Hair transplant is a surgical procedure where hair is surgically implanted on the head. You can opt for this procedure, if you suffer from hair loss and bald spots on your head. The surgery comprises of shifting hair follicles from one part of the head to another.…

A Guide For Prenatal, Intranatal And Postnatal Care!

By Dr. Renubala Rout, Gynaecology There are three stages of caring for an expecting mother: prenatal, intranatal, postnatal care. This is essential to ensure smooth pregnancy and labour and to keep the mother healthy after giving birth. This care is a combined effort between the doctor and the expectant couple. Here are…

Infertility – Know Its Causes, Risks & Treatment!

By Dr. Renubala Rout, Gynaecology Infertility is a condition where a couple trying to conceive in a natural way is not able to do so even after one year of trying. It is also a matter of worry for patients who are over the age of 35 years and those who are…

Alopecia Areata – How Can Homeopathy Help?

By Dr. Upendra Kumar Verma, Homeopathy Alopecia areata is an auto-immune disorder that leads to bald patches on the head, beard and eyebrows. Even though it doesn’t affect your physical health in any way, this loss of hair can be very embarrassing or distressing to you. It comes suddenly and is essentially…

Irritable Bowel Syndrome – Know Reasons Behind It!

By Dr. T Lakshmikanth, Gastroenterology Irritable bowel syndrome is a disorder of the large intestine that is characterized by symptoms of bloating, stomach pain, constipation and diarrhea. The condition is usually chronic; however, the symptoms of IBS can be controlled by managing your lifestyle, stress and diet. Symptoms- The symptoms of IBS…

Gallstones – Who Are At More Risk?

By Dr. Ashok M Ram, General Surgery Gallstones are actually hard deposits or lumps that are formed in gallbladder. Gallbladder is a pear shaped, sac-like structure that is located in the upper right part of the abdomen that stores bile. Many people have gallstones present in their bladder but they never…

Memory Loss – What Can Cause It?

By Dr. Parth Nagda, Psychiatry Memory loss, also called amnesia, happens when a person loses the ability to remember information and events they would normally be able to recall. It could be something that happened seconds or minutes ago, or a memorable event that occurred in the past. The loss of memory…