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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…

Premature Ejaculation – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

By Dr. S.K.Tandon , General Physician Premature ejaculation is characterized by involuntary and uncontrolled orgasms, either before or after sexual intercourse. The resulting situation can be very distressing and frustrating for the individual as it can hamper his sex life drastically. However, it cannot be regarded as a cause of concern unless…

High Cholesterol Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

By Dr. Balaji Ramagiri , 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…

Causes of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

By Dr. K. S Somasekhar Rao , Gastroenterology Irritable bowel syndrome is a disorder of the large intestine that is characterized by symptoms of bloating, stomach pain, constipation and diarrhea. The condition is usually chronic; however, the symptoms of IBS can be controlled by managing your lifestyle, stress and diet. Symptoms- The…

Addison’s Disease: Causes, Risks, & Treatment

By Dr. Ravi Kumar Muppidi , Endocrinology Addison’s disease is a disorder caused due to significant damage in the adrenal cortex (located alongside the adrenal gland’s perimeter that helps mediate stress reaction) which leads to a deficiency in the secretion of the hormones ‘aldosterone’ (that regulates the sodium and potassium level of…

3 Steps To Treat Constipation In Children

By Dr Nishantadeb Ghatak, Pediatrics One of the most difficult things as a parent is to witness your kids experiencing pain and discomfort. And while most kids are often healthy, many of them will experience constipation at one point or another. Constipation is a very common cause of pain and discomfort in…

Your Post-Baby Belly: How To Tone It?

By Dr Suneet Khanna, Dietitian/Nutritionist While holding your newborn is surely one of the happiest moments of your life, the flap that sticks to your tummy post childbirth is not a very happy sight. So to ease your mind about what can you do to get rid of the fat and tone…

The Ayurvedic Approach To Balancing Blood Cholesterol

By Dr. Nandeesh J,  Ayurveda Cholesterol is a substance which is present in the blood. Cholesterol helps in producing healthy cells in the body, but in excess, it can increase the risks of heart disease. High cholesterol in the body causes fat deposits to form in the blood vessels. These fatty deposits,…

Infertility in Women: Causes, Diagnosis, Risks, Treatments

By Dr. Rajeev Agarwal, IVF Speciality Infertility is the incapability of a couple to conceive after indulging in unprotected sex multiple times over a long period. It can also be referred to as the biological inability of a man to cause conception or a woman to conceive as well as being unable…

All About Nosebleeds

By Dr. Shashidhar, Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Nosebleeds can indeed be frightening. But with the right care and it being provided at the right time, this condition can be taken care of without you having to go through all the hassles and the tension involved in it. There are two types of nosebleeds: Anterior Nosebleed,…