Women’s Health

Ovarian Cancer – What Are Its Symptoms?

By Dr. Preetham Raj , General Surgery Ovarian cancer is characterized by malignant growths in the ovaries. Usually most of these growths occur in the epithelium (outer lining) lining of the ovary. The initial stages of this cancer do not exhibit any defined symptom: The symptoms of ovarian cancer are: You may…

5 Homeopathic Remedies To Get Rid Of Dry Skin

By Dr. Nandini Sharma , Homeopathy Dry skin is a condition that is characterized by scaling and itching of the skin. Some other symptoms of dry skin are bleeding, parched lips and wrinkles. The condition tends to aggravate during winter and care should be taken to minimize cracks and bleeding through the…

Laser Skin Resurfacing – Know Its Types and Benefits!!

  By Dr. Pradeep Kumari , Dermatology Laser skin resurfacing is a technique that can be used for reducing the negative effects that prolonged exposure to the sun, acne or aging can have on the skin. This includes wrinkles, scars, blemishes, lines or blotches. The treatment utilizes focused and pulsating light beams…

Type-2 Diabetes and Exercise – How Exercise Can Help You Control Diabetes?

By Dr. Arunesh Dutt Upadhyay , 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…

Low Libido in Women – Know Reasons Behind It!!

By Dr. A. Kumar , Sexology A woman’s sexual desire tends to fluctuate over her lifetime. Factors such as pregnancy, illness or menopause may lead to highs and lows in her sexual desire. Certain medications such as anti-depressants and anti-seizure medications may cause a lack of libido in women. The symptoms a…

MRSA – Know Its Causes, Symptoms and Prevention!

By Dr. Preetham Raj , General Surgery MRSA or Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus is a bacterial infection caused by a type of staph bacteria which is now popularly referred to as ‘Super Bug’ because of its strong resistance against antibiotics. MRSA is associated with severe skin infections and can also lead to harmful…

Summer Skincare Tips To Follow This Season

      By Dr. Shruti Jadhav-devershi , Dermatology Every woman wishes to have a healthy and glowing skin. It is very difficult to manage your skin particularly when it is summer. During summer, you get exposed to sun tan, sun burn, marks, dry skin and dehydration leading to pimples and blemishes.…

Fibromyalgia – Know All About It!

By Dr Akhlaq Ahmed , Orthopaedics The word ‘Fibromyalgia’ has been taken from the new Latin word fibro meaning ‘fibrous tissues’ and Greek words myos meaning ‘Muscle’ and algos meaning ‘Pain’. It’s an unremitting disorder wherein the patient suffers from aches in fibrous tissues such as tendons, muscles and ligaments.…

Foods That Detox the Body!

By Dr Tulika Bakshi Sinha , Dietician/Nutritionist Detoxification is the removal of harmful waste substances from your body. Along with eating healthy and working out to stay fit, it is important to add food items to your diet that will help cleanse the internal organs of your body. Here are…

Chemical Peel – The Many Benefits Of It!

By Dr. Ganesh Avhad, Dermatology A chemical peel is an advanced dermatology technique which is generally used to enhance the quality and appearance of facial skin, as well as that of the hands and neck. The technique involves the application of a chemical solution, which effectively exfoliates the skin. Chemical…