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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…

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – How To Deal With It?

By Dr Lakshmi Prabha , Psychiatry Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, commonly known as OCD, is a psychological disorder. It is basically characterised by obsessive and abnormal thoughts which tend to influence several activities which become persistent over a period of time and are commonly referred to as compulsions. There have been cases where people…

Image Testing For Breast Cancer!

By Dr Shilpy Dolas , Oncology Breast cancer is cancer that forms in tissues of the breast, usually in the ducts (tubes that carry milk to the nipple ) and lobules (glands that make milk). It occurs in both men and women, although male breast cancer is rare. Almost 15 %…

Lower Back Pain – Know Its Treatment Options!!

By Dr Gautam Das , Pain Management Lower back pain is a symptom for many underlying conditions such as arthritis. However, it may just be caused by lifting a heavy weight the day before. There are many treatments for lower back pain and these are just some of them: 1.…

What You Need to Know About Giving Birth by Cesarean Section?

By Dr Amit Patil , Gynaecology Babies can enter this world in one of two ways: Pregnant women can have either a vaginal birth or a surgical delivery by Caesarean section, but the ultimate goal is to safely give birth to a healthy baby. A C-section, or Caesarean section is…

Laser Resurfacing for Dark Circles Under Eyes

By Dr Dhananjay Chavan , Dermatology Dark undereye circles can be caused by a host of different things from heredity to allergies to poor sleep. Treatments include eye creams, peels, intense pulsed light therapy, Q switched Nd Yag laser therapy, skin resurfacing and injectable fillers, but before you choose one,…

How To Live A Healthy Life with HIV

By Dr Pravin Patel Vijay Patel , General Physician The human immunodeficiency virus, better known as HIV, is a lentivirus (a specific type of virus) which overtime causes AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome). HIV spreads when an infected person engages in intercourse or through infected blood transfusions. The common symptoms in…

Diabetes – Debunking Myths About It!

By Healthbox Clinic , Super Speciality Diabetes is a disease that results in excessive amount of glucose in the blood stream. It is fairly common in the present scenario and naturally, there are several myths surrounding the concept. There are many myths about diabetes that make it difficult for people…

Symptoms and Treatments – Rheumatic Fever

By Dr Dhananjay K Mangal , Pediatrics Rheumatic fever is a complication that is associated with strep throat. If it is not treated, it is capable of causing stroke, permanent heart damage or even death. This condition is caused by a type of bacteria known as streptococcus, which causes strep…

Hip Pain Associated Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

By Dr Radhakrishnan Paulraj , Orthopaedics The hip joint is an important joint of the body that is used to withstand continuous motion, stretching and wear and tear. There is a cushion of cartilage in the hip joint which prevents friction of the bone ends. The wear and tear of the cartilage…