Ask A Doctor

Homeopathic Treatment for Piles (Haemorrhoids)

By Dr Shrutika Lolayekar , Homeopathy Piles is a condition which is also called hemorrhoids. Piles is when the veins around the anus or the lower rectum get swollen and/or inflamed. It is a very common problem and it is seen that about half the population gets piles by the time they…

Tuberculosis – Know Its Symptoms and Causes!!

By Dr. Mool Chand Gupta , Pulmonology Tuberculosis, often referred to as TB, is an infectious disease which is caused by a particular bacterium known as Mycobacterium Tuberculosis. This disease usually affects the lungs but in severe conditions, can affect other parts of the body as well. Tuberculosis can be of two…

11 Common Oral Problems Caused By Smoking

By Dr. Sharad Mohan , Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) It is needless to mention how bad smoking is for your health. Most people have already become quite aware of its harmful consequences, thanks to the repetitive disclaimers and government initiatives. However, many still do not know that apart from causing life-threatening diseases, smoking may…

Management of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

By Dr. S. Gupta , Pediatrics The most common form of arthritis which occurs in adolescents and children is known as Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). It is an autoimmune and inflammatory joint disease which usually lasts for around 6 weeks. Being an autoimmune disease, changes in the environment provoke the immune system to act.…

Borderline Personality Disorder: A Guide to Causes, Symptoms, Treatment!

By Dr.Swarajit Ghosh , Psychiatry Borderline Personality Disorder, often abbreviated as BPD is a psychological condition. People suffering from this condition generally do not have a clear identity, can harm themselves and have serious difficulties in maintaining relationships. This particular condition is usually characterised by the lack of ability to manage…

Know The 5 Tops Of Bipolar Disorders

By Dr. Armaan Pandey , Psychiatry Bipolar disorder is a mental illness marked by extreme shifts in mood ranging from a manic to a depressive state. Bipolar disorder is also called bipolar disease or manic depression. Bipolar disorder is very serious and can cause risky behaviour, even suicidal tendencies, and can be…

Coping With a Depression Relapse

By Dr. Vikas Jain , Psychiatry Depression is arguably one of the most feared illnesses in the modern days. Although, it does not directly impute any physically detrimental symptom, some of the pitfalls of depression turn out to be serious health issues. One potentially loses the zeal to live and is prone…

5 Herbs To Give Your Sexual Drive A Boost

By Gautam Clinic Pvt Ltd , Sexology Emotional turmoil, age, and health certainly affect your physical relationship with your partner. Discussing your problems with a doctor and finding a remedy is always the best option, but in recent times, there has been a change in this outlook. Especially in the Western world,…

Platelet Rich Plasma- Skin Rejuvenation And Hair Loss Treatment

By Dr. Vijaya Patil , Cosmetic Physician One of the techniques which is slowly gaining ground since the past few years is PRP or Platelet Rich Plasma therapy. This technique is very effective in case of hair fall and skin rejuvenation and is being offered in more and more clinics nowadays. What…

4 Major Sex Myths Debunked

By Dr. Sharath Kumar C , Sexology There are a lot of myths that revolve around sex and which most people, unfortunately believe to be true. However, these myths need to be debunked to make people aware about the factual aspects of sex. Here are a few sex myths debunked: #1Myth: You cannot…