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Kidney Transplant – Surgery and Life Expectancy

By Dr. Gireesh Reddy , Nephrology Kidney transplant surgery is a surgical procedure to replace a diseased kidney with a healthy donated one. The function of the kidneys is to remove wastes from the body and maintain electrolyte balance. When the kidney loses its ability to filter out the wastes, it causes…

What Are The Best Ways To Deal With Accident Trauma?

By Dr. Shreya Chatterjee, Psychology Being in an accident can leave a lot of stress and it may be difficult to get over it easily. A person may feel anxious and stressed out for years following the event. Some people feel a constant sense of danger, and painful memories, this may be…

Pregnancy, Motherhood and Ayurvedic Infertility Treatment

By Dr. Suneet V Shende, Ayurveda Ayurveda is a holistic method of treatment that is natural and free from side effects unlike conventional treatment methods. These treatments focus on getting rid of the cause of the disease instead of just treating the symptoms. The factors that are responsible for the birth of…

Albinism – Myths And Facts

By Dr. Shruti Kohli, Dermatology Albinism is a fairly well known condition that affects people of all races across the world. Albinism causes the affected person to either develop a lack of or a complete loss of pigmentation within their bodies. It’s not just the skin that is affected, but the hair…

What You Need to Know About Neck Sprains and Strains?

By Dr. Ankit Bhartia, Orthopaedics A neck sprain occurs due to tearing or stretching of ligaments in the neck. Ligaments are fibrous tissues holding two bones together around the joints. A neck strain refers to the injury inflicted on the tendons or muscles moving and supporting the neck and the head; tendons…

Frozen Shoulder – Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

By Dr. Vishwas Virmani, Physiotherapy Frozen shoulder, also called adhesive capsulitis, is a condition in which the shoulder swells and stiffens and the flexibility of the shoulder joint reduces. It usually affects only one of the shoulders. This leads to the development of scar tissues in the shoulder, thus thickening and tightening…

How To Deal With Excessive Dandruff?

By Dr. Rashmi Sharma, Dermatology Dandruff is a very common skin ailment that affects men, women and children regardless of their age. Dandruff is not a serious health hazard on its own but can affect a person’s self-confidence and be very frustrating to deal with. Possible causes of dandruff include excessive oil…

Achilles Tendinitis – Causes Behind It!

By Dr. Amit Shridhar, Orthopaedics The Achilles tendon is one of the longest tendons of the human body, which binds the calf muscles to the bones of the heel. Intense pressure put on the Achilles tendon as a result of extreme physical activities such as running or jumping might lead to extremely…

Female Dyspareunia – How To Treat It?

By Dr. Ravindra B Kute, Sexology Are you experiencing painful sexual intercourse? This is a health condition known as dyspareunia that occurs because of various reasons such as structural problems, psychological issues, and many others. It is common for a lot of women to experience painful intercourse during some point in life.…

How to Eat Healthy With a Busy Lifestyle?

By Dr. Rajat Jain, Dietitian/Nutritionist It is not uncommon to see people sacrificing on healthy food and gorging on junk food, the primary reason being their busy lifestyles. In today’s world, where time is money, eating healthy has taken a backseat; this has led to an exponential rise in lifestyle related disorders…