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Advantages And Disadvantages Of IVF!

By Dr. Arun Muthuvel, IVF Speciality, In-vitro fertilization or IVF is a very useful procedure for people trying to conceive. Countless couples and single mothers every year take advantage of the IVF procedure to get pregnant and give birth to healthy offspring. However, like most medical procedures, IVF has some benefits, but…

5 Most Common Nervous System Disorders!

By Dr. Vishal Jogi, Neurology, The nervous system helps co-ordinate and regulate the different body functions. It constitutes the brain, the spinal cord, and nerves. A disorder of the system would mean that one or more of its components are not functioning properly. The causes of nervous system disorders include infections, trauma,…

Poor Ovarian Reserve – Frequently Asked Questions!

By Garbhagudi Ivf Centre,  1. What is Ovarian Reserve? Ovarian reserve of a woman is defined as an estimated number of oocytes/ eggs a woman has in her ovaries at a given time. A female foetus has a maximum of 6 to 7 million eggs at 16 to 20 weeks of…

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) – Symptoms You Must Not Ignore!

By Ms. Aarathi Selvan, Psychology, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), is marked as a serious condition where a person, after witnessing or experiencing a horrifying or traumatic event, can develop unnatural mental health conditions. The traumatic event can include sexual assault, traffic collisions, warfare or a potential danger to a person’s life. PTSD…

Stents or Surgery? Which Is Right for You?

By Dr. Avinash, 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 patients and…

Heart Bypass v/s Stenting: How To Choose The Right One?

By Dr. Samanjoy Mukherjee, 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 patients and…

Is Fatigue A Constant Companion- Things You Need To Watch Out For

By Dr. Haresh Tolia, General Physician, Fatigue refers to the exhaustive and tiring condition most people experience due to lack of strength or energy. We’ve all encountered fatigue problems at some point in our lives. More often than not it acts as a negative force that takes a toll on your health,…

5 Ways to Make Your Marriage Last and Keep Each Other Happy

By Dr. Pooja Anand Sharma, Psychology, Marriage is not rocket science, and it should never get that complicated. Marriage is a bond between two people who have decided to spend the rest of their lives together. But after a while, you might feel unhappy and struggle to believe your bond can last.…

Breast Cancer – What Causes It?

By Dr. Chaitanyanand B. Koppiker, Oncology, Breast cancer is an abnormal growth of cells in the tissues of the breast. This cancer can occur in both the genders; however, is primarily diagnosed in women as compared to men. The survival rates for breast cancer have gone up significantly due to the availability…

Botox – Surprising Benefits You Must Know!

  By Dr. N Hari Krishna Reddy, Dermatology, What Is BOTOX? BOTOX is an injectable agent used to temporarily diminish or eliminate lines and wrinkles on the face by relaxing underlying facial muscles. BOTOX contains a highly diluted form of the toxin and has been proven safe. This exceptional treatment is often…