Health Care

5 Benefits of Rising Early, and How to Do It

By Dr. S K Tyagi, General Physician, Rising with the sun is considered to be a healthy habit among various cultures; and with good reason too. Rising early has many benefits, not just for the physical health, but also for your mental health. Beating the clock and starting your day at 5 a.m.…

Stuffy Ears And Sinuses – Know The Complications!

By Dr. Ajay Singhal, Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT), If your sinuses (tissue or a bone cavity) are clogged, then in addition to having a blocked nose, you may also exhibit symptoms of dizziness, pain and a muffled ear sensation. The ears and the sinuses are interconnected in the head; hence, blockage in the sinus…

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…

Healthy Eating After 50

    By Dr. S Kumar,  Dietitian/Nutritionist Contrary to the popular opinion, maintaining the ideal diet can help your body systems quite a bit as you continue over your 50s. A well-balanced diet can help to maintain health and general functioning of the organs which begin deteriorating naturally with advancing age.…

Know Everything About Chemical Peels!!

By Dr. Vijaya Patil , Cosmetic Physician Chemical peeling is a technique used to improve the tone and texture of skin. A Chemical peel is a solution that causes the dead skin to slough off and eventually peel off. Removal of dead skin gives birth to new skin which has improved tone…

Coronary Artery Disease – Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

By Dr. Rajashekhar, General Physician Coronary artery diseases occur because of the damage to the blood vessels supplying the requisite amount of nutrients and oxygen to the heart. Inflammation and fatty deposits (plaque formation) in the arteries are usually responsible for coronary artery diseases. Plaque formation narrows the coronary arteries limiting the…

Deal with Low Sex Drive after Pregnancy

By Dr. M A Khokar , Sexology Do you shudder at the sheer thought of intimacy and intercourse after having gone through your pregnancy? And all of this despite having a spiced-up sex life previously? Do you find yourself feeling low as your passion and sexual desire take a back seat? Well…

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

By Dr. K. S Somasekhar Rao, Gastroenterology Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a disorder of the digestive system that is characterized by a reflux of the stomach acid or stomach content through the food pipe. This action causes irritation to the lining in the food pipe and leads to GERD. The symptoms…

Acne – Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

By Dr. Sreelatha Murugappan, Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery Acne is a skin condition caused due to the plugging of the hair follicles on the skin with dead skin cells and excess oil (sebum) secretion. Acne is characterized by the formation of pimples, mainly around the face, neck, chest and the back. There can be…

Yes, Over-Masturbation Does Impact Your Health!

By Dr. Nitin Sharma, Sexology Since, physical intimacy is an integral part of one’s life and masturbation helps him in getting through the satisfaction and orgasm when your partner is not around. Masturbating once a day is healthy and twice a day is considered normal; however, going beyond the spectrum of normal…