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Hirsutism – What Causes It?

By, Hairline International, Dermatology Hirsutism is a condition where a female has excessive hair growth in the male pattern. It is seen mainly on the face, chest, and hands. Hair growth pattern is often determined by various factors, largely hereditary. However, hirsutism is due to excessive levels of male hormones in…

Health Risks Associated with Coffee

By, Dr. Sonal, Dietitian/Nutritionist Coffee is one of the most consumed beverages on the planet and many people need a cupful to start their day. The debate for the benefits and the health risks of coffee has been raging for quite some time. Let’s take a look at some of the…

Cervical Osteoarthritis – Physiotherapy Treatment Approach

By  Cervical osteoarthritis is also known as cervical spondylosis. It is a medical condition which involves changes in the joints of neck, bones and discs. This is generally caused due to the deterioration of the muscles owing to old age. With age, the cervical spine breaks down and loses all…

Gastritis: Causes, Symptoms and Remedies

By, Dr. Rashmi Sudha, Ayurveda Gastritis is characterized by erosion, irritation and inflammation of the lining of the stomach. Gastritis causes nausea, extreme stomach pain, vomiting and indigestion. It can also make you feel tired and lethargic. Gastritis is very common and stomach inflammation should be avoided to reduce gastritis. Causes-…

Symptoms And Treatment Of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

By, Dr. Hardik Shah, Gynaecology Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome or PCOS is a condition that leads to a hormonal imbalance in women, primarily between the age group of 18-44. Women suffering from the syndrome tend to develop small cysts in their ovaries. These cysts generally lead to hormonal imbalances. In PCOS, the…

Homeopathic Treatment to Increase Fertility

By, Dr. A.K Gupta, Homeopathy If a woman is unable to get pregnant even after a significant duration of frequent and unprotected sex with a male partner, the condition is referred to as infertility. The male, female or sometimes both the partners can be responsible for this condition. Infertility may result…

7 Ways to Deal with Stress and Anxiety

By, Peacful Mind, Psychology You may feel there’s nothing you can do about stress. The bills won’t stop coming, there will never be more hours in the day, and your work and family responsibilities will always be demanding. Stress and anxiety negatively impacts your health as it makes you prone to…

Type 2 Diabetes – Living Well With It!

By, Dr. Dilip Kumar Kandar, Diabetology Type 2 diabetes, also known as non-insulin dependent diabetes, is a chronic state that has an adverse effect on the way your body metabolizes sugar. If you are affected with Type 2 diabetes, your body either combats the consequences of insulin (hormone regulating the flow…

Homeopathy To Avoid The Risk Of High Blood Pressure

  By Dr. Mukesh Singh, Homeopathy Blood pressure is the force at which blood pumps from the heart into the arteries. A normal blood pressure reading is less than 120/80 mmHg. When blood pressure is high, the blood moves through the arteries more forcefully. This puts increased pressure on the delicate…

Types and Effectiveness of Birth Control Methods

By Dr. Pooja Choudhary, Gynaecology,  Birth control is a way to prevent unwanted pregnancy. Increase in awareness about birth control measures helps partners plan their childbearing in a better way. Methods of Birth Control- 1) The most effective birth control methods are intrauterine devices (IDUs) that are often ‘T’ shaped and inserted…