Women’s Health

Breast Reduction Surgery – When Should You Go For It?

By Dr Prashantha Kesari , Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery Breast reduction surgery, though a rarity, is still conducted on women who might want to reduce the size of their breasts because of the problems they experience; physical or psychological. The reasons for this can be vast; such as pain and discomfort with the…

How the Internet Can Afflict Your (Mental) Health?

By Dr. Hema Karthik , Psychology Health anxiety is a form of anxiety disorder, which falls under the obsessive compulsive disorder group. People with health anxiety are likely to be worrying about health all the time and suffer from the anxiety of falling sick. This in return causes great mental stress –…

Heart Bypass v/s Stenting – Which Is Better?

By Dr. Maxcure Hospitals , Cardiology Quite often you hear or may have heard that someone in your family, professional or social circle has had an heart attack or blockage and has been advised either bypass or stenting. From here begins a state of confusion, doubt, dilemma and the questions that both…

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.…