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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…

Lifestyle Tips to Help Control Your Diabetes

By Dr Pravin Patel Vijay Patel , General Physician Diabetes is a disease resulting in increased glucose content in the blood stream. It is a metabolic disorder that leads to various symptoms such as frequent urination, thirst and increased hunger. It is either caused by reduced sensitivity of the body…

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…

Hypothyroidism – Ayurvedic Remedies For It!

By Dr Ashwini Vivek Mulye , Ayurveda Hypothyroidism is the most common thyroid disorder occurring when the thyroid becomes damaged or inflamed, making it unable to produce enough of the hormone thyroxine. Hypothyroidism is more common in the elderly and mostly common in women than men. The chances of developing…

5 Nutrition Myths You Should Stop Believing

By Dt Suraksha Shetty Shah , Dietician/Nutritionist When it comes to something like nutrition, it’s very necessary to distinguish between myths and facts. Unfortunately, there are many misconceptions about nutrition, which are so well circulated and popular that they have acquired the status of facts. Following these lies can not…

High Cholesterol – Know Its Symptoms!

By Dr Kewal Krishan , Cardiology Cholesterol is a waxy substance that is naturally produced by the liver and is usually contained in the fats of the blood. Although cholesterol is essential for the synthesis of vitamin D, cell membranes and certain hormones, yet increased cholesterol count can heighten chances…

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.…

Fibromyalgia – Know All About It!

By Dr Akhlaq Ahmed , Orthopaedics The word ‘Fibromyalgia’ has been taken from the new Latin word fibro meaning ‘fibrous tissues’ and Greek words myos meaning ‘Muscle’ and algos meaning ‘Pain’. It’s an unremitting disorder wherein the patient suffers from aches in fibrous tissues such as tendons, muscles and ligaments.…