Living Healthy

Detoxifying Diet – Know How To Plan It!

  By Dt. Lavanya Bachwal, Dietitian/Nutritionist Detoxification is the process of eliminating toxins from the body through the colon and liver. If you have been consuming a lot of junk food, medicines or alcohol, your body will benefit from a detox. It is important to have healthy meals during a detox. Extreme…

Diabetes During Pregnancy – What Are The Risk Factors And Symptoms Of It!

  By Dr. Sameer Pahlajani, IVF Speciality There are two types of Diabetes which may occur during pregnancy, Type 1 and Type 2 and together they form the most common complications to pregnant women. The occurrence of diabetes during pregnancy also increases the chances for the newborn child to contract diabetes in…

Can Exposure To Sun Cause Premature Ageing?

  By Dr. Tanuja Tamhankar, Dermatology Overexposure to the sun can damage your skin in multiple ways. The collagen beneath the skin is broken down leading the skin to lose its elasticity and have a dull appearance. In addition to breaking down the collagen, it also does not allow new collagen to…

Everything You Must Know About Vocal Cord Nodules!

  By Dr. Sunil Agrawal, Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Vocal nodules are noncancerous growths which occur on the vocal cords and it is most commonly caused by vocal abuse. Polyps appear as a blister-like lesion, stalk-like growth, bump or swelling on at least one but sometimes even both the vocal cords. Polyps also tend…

Migraines – How To Tackle It?

By Dr. 7 Orange Hospital, Multi Speciality Migraines are a severe form of headache wherein the excruciating pain is accompanied by an extreme sensitivity to sound and light; you also experience nausea. The headaches usually affect either side of the head and are throbbing in nature. Hot flashes, numbness of limbs and…

Know In Detail About Eye Floaters!

  By Dr. Santosh Singh Patel, Ophthalmology If you find dark moving spots right in front of your eyes obstructing your vision, it is extremely probable that you have eye floaters. They manifest themselves especially when you look at brighter things. They disturb your vision and they can be precursors to loss…

Dry Eyes Causes And Treatment!

By Dr. Aditi Manudhane, Ophthalmology Dry eye is a common problem among people. This is a mild disease but can lead to serious eye problems. Dry eye symptoms collectively are referred to as Dry eye syndrome. Dry eye syndrome occurs when decreased tear production does not allow for adequate lubrication of the…

Hypertension And Heart – How One Affects Other?

  By Dr. M Wali, Internal Medicine Yes, they are closely related! Hypertension acts a catalyst to worsen the heart health. It is considered a silent killer. Hypertension or High Blood Pressure is a serious medical condition which occurs when the pressure of the blood pumping through your arteries is too strong…

Birth Control Methods – Know More About Them!

  By Dr. Yogesh Tandon, Sexology Birth control is a way to prevent unwanted pregnancy. Increase in awareness about birth control measures helps partners plan their childbearing in a better way. Methods of Birth Control- 1) The most effective birth control methods are intrauterine devices (IUDs) that are often ‘T’ shaped and inserted in the…