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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…

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…

How To Live A Healthy Life With HIV?

By Dr. Pravin Patel Vijay Patel, General Physician The human immunodeficiency virus, better known as HIV, is a lentivirus (a specific type of virus) which overtime causes AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome). HIV spreads when an infected person engages in intercourse or through infected blood transfusions. The common symptoms in HIV patients…

Treating Diarrhea and Vomiting in Children

By Dr. Lata Bhat, Pediatrics Diarrhea and vomiting are common problems among most of the children. Most often diarrhea and vomiting happen together but they can occur alone too. Let’s have a quick overview on Diarrhea and vomiting- Diarrhea is a bacterial infection in which there is an increase in the frequency…

Treat Hair Loss With Ayurveda

By Dr Ashok Bansal, Ayurveda Treatment of loss of hair with Ayurveda is a subject of extensive research. As per Ayurveda, hair type has a direct relation to body type. Body type is further divided into three categories Kapha, Vata and Pitta. Each category has its own features and different causes for…