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Alopecia – Know How Effective Can Homeopathy Be!

By Dr. Naveen Kumar Boggarapu, Homeopathy Alopecia areata is an auto-immune disorder that leads to bald patches on the head, beard and eyebrows. Even though it doesn’t affect your physical health in any way, this loss of hair can be very embarrassing or distressing to you. It comes suddenly and is essentially…

IVF – Know Merits & Demerits Of It!

By Dr. Riddhi Doshi, IVF Speciality IVF or in vitro fertilisation is defined as assisted reproductive technology. It is a process where the eggs are extracted and fertilized with sperm, after retrieving it in a laboratory dish. The resulting embryo is then placed in the uterus for implantation and inducing pregnancy. It…

Pigmentation – How Effective Is Ayurveda In It?

By Shodhanam Kerala Panchakarma Ayurveda, Ayurveda Pigmentation refers to the dark patchy area caused by the consistent rush of the pigment melanin to the surface of the skin as a result of the endless application of harmful beauty products or cosmetics, free-flowing pollutants or extreme exposure to sunlight. Melanin is the very…

Stress Causes Nervous Breakdown – Is This True?

By Dr. Ujjawal Roy, Neurology It is common to be affected by anxiety or stress on a regular basis, but it can be managed easily. Nervous breakdown occurs when stress and anxiety accumulate to such a large extent that it has a huge wrecking impact on your life. It is a type…

Earache – How To Handle It Well?

By Dr. Palak Shroff Bhatti, Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) An earache is a problem we often have but don’t pay much attention to. Like that minor leak in the pipes which later turn into major ones, your earache might lead to a number of complications including hearing loss. You can take a look at the…

Varicose Veins – How To Avert It?

By Dr. Vijay Thakore, Vascular Surgery Varicose veins are enlarged or dilated veins which turn red or bluish-purple in colour. Varicose veins are extremely painful and more than 25% of adults suffer from them. These patients are more often women than men. Causes- Veins like any other blood vessels have valves…

Urologic Problems – Know Forms Of Them!

By Dr. Vinod Saralal Javeri, Urology The medical condition characterized by the presence of blood in urine is known as Hematuria. The kidneys and other organs in the urinary system (such as the urinary bladder, the ureter or the urethra) malfunction and cause blood cells to leak into the urine. So, this…

Preconception Counselling – Why Is It Necessary?

By Dr. Dimpy Irani, Gynaecology Preconception counselling is consulting a medical professional to stay to stay in good health during pregnancy and to avoid complications: be it related to physical, mental or emotional health. Preconception counselling is the perfect opportunity to prepare for events during your pregnancy and plan how you are…

Daily Activities To Combat Type 2 Diabetes!

By Dr. Chintan B. Patel, 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…

How To Stop Sneezes Naturally?

  By Dr. Tarun Jhamb, General Physician Sneezing continually can be a serious problem. Perpetual sneezing might not surface as a grave problem in itself, but it might refer to a serious underlying condition. Allergies, animal dander, smoke, mold, dust, wood dust, pollen and other such irritants are the most common causes…