Health Care

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…

Curing Cleft Palate with Plastic Surgery

By Dr Venkata Ramana, Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery What is Cleft Palate? Cleft Palate is known to occur when the roof of the human mouth, does not close completely. This leads to an opening that can almost extend to the nasal cavity. The cleft can involve any of the two sides of the palate. It…

Peritoneal Cancer: Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

By Dr. Sanjaya Mishra, Oncology Peritoneal cancer is a rare type of cancer which forms in the thin tissue layer present in the abdomen lining. This layer of tissue also lines the bladder, rectum and the uterus. The peritoneal structure is made up of epithelial cells; its role is to produce fluids…

Anal Fistula – Causes, Symptoms and Ayurvedic Treatments

By Dr. Shailendra Kumar Naithani , 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…

Role of Homeopathy in Rheumatoid Arthritis

By Dr. V.K. Pandey, Homeopathy Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic autoimmune disorder which affects the joints and results in warm, swollen and painful joints. This condition is usually characterised by pain, loss of function and stiffness in the joints. Rheumatoid arthritis can cause low RBC (Red Blood Cell) count and inflammation in…

Physiotherapy for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

By Dr. Mukesh Vyas, Physiotherapy Also known as Median Nerve Compression, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is characterized by a sensation of tingling and numbness in the hands or the arm caused due to a strained nerve of the wrist. This condition occurs due to stress which affects the functioning of the part of…