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Prevention and Treatment of High Cholesterol (Hyperlipidemia)

By Dr. Siddhant Jain , 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 of heart…

The sexual dysfunction no man talks about: DELAYED ejaculation!!

By Dr. Shyam Mithiya , Sexology When it takes an abnormally long period of sexual stimulation for a man to ejaculate, then he is suffering from delayed ejaculation. In some cases, it becomes so severe the affected person is not able to ejaculate at all. Delayed ejaculation is common enough as a…

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder – Know Its Causes And Symptoms

By Dr. Vikas Jain , Psychiatry Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a serious potentially debilitating condition that can occur in people who have experienced or witnessed a natural disaster.This can cause a serious and shocking response in the sufferer’s mind. What Causes PTSD? Post-traumatic stress disorder is a mental health condition that is…

Anal Fistula – Ayurvedic Treatments For It!

By Dr. Tushar Chipra , Ayurveda Anus is the external open through which output of stool takes place. Sometimes, one of the glands of the anus forms an abscess which may drain out spontaneously or may require surgical treatment. This then develops into a fistula, which is a small tunnel that connects…

Stents vs. Bypass Surgery: Which Is Better?

By Dr. Ramesh Kawar , Cardiology Quite often you hear or may have heard that someone in your family, professional or social circle has had an heart attack or blockage and has been advised either bypass or stenting. From here begins a state of confusion, doubt, dilemma and the questions that both…

Effects of Obesity during Pregnancy

By Dr. Sushma Dikhit , Gynaecology Obesity (when BMI is 30 or greater) during pregnancy is very harmful and affects not only the parent but also the child. It also harms the fertility and the outcome of IVF. Here are a few reasons why you should shed those extra kilos before getting…

9 Reasons Why You Should Say ‘No’ To Self Medication

“I was running a temperature since evening, I reached home and popped a paracetamol before I headed out for the formal dinner I was to attend.” How often do we do this? Very often! We pop in pills when we run a temperature or have a stomach ache, to de-cold…

Lybrate launches “Say No To Self Medication” campaign in association with top doctors

Lybrate, in collaboration with the finest doctors in India, has started an awareness campaign about the hazards of Self Medication for patients. The campaign would see doctors like Dr M.C. Mishra, Director AIIMS, among others, educating people about the perils of Self Medication and the measures to curb this potentially…