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Managing Pain After Burn Injury

By Dr. Sanjay Sharma , Pain Management Burn related injuries are often one of the most difficult types of pain to manage. This is because burns destroy skin tissue much more than a similar injury caused by cuts on the skin. The pain can be quite intense even with injuries that are…

Effect of Stress on Sex

By Dr. Nitin Sharma, Sexology Stress stemming from negative events (distress) tends to take a toll on your sex life. When you are dealing with distress, it is difficult to cope with whatever is happening on the sexual front, which is why you tend to lose focus and end up making things…

The Affect of UV Rays on Your Eyes – How to Prevent

By Dr. Tejas D. Shah, Ophthalmology UV rays are of two types-UV-A and UV-B. Exposure to any of these UV rays can lead to eye problems. UV-A hurts central vision. Central vision is when the light entering your eyes is changed into nerve signals, by the cells which tells your brain what…

Is Internet Causing Health Anxiety And Mental Stress?

By Dr. Shreya Chatterjee, Psychology Health anxiety is a form of anxiety disorder, which falls under the obsessive compulsive disorder group. People with health anxiety are likely to be worrying about health all the time and suffer from the anxiety of falling sick. This in return causes great mental stress – The…

Implant dentistry

By Dr. Amit Chavan , Dentistry Implant dentistry is a surgical process which substitutes a damaged or missing tooth roots with an artificial tooth. People who have one or more missing/damaged tooth owing to decay, accidents or ageing can seek respite in dental implants as this procedure restores the normal function of…

Adrenal Gland – 5 Common Disorders!

By Dr. Hanish Gupta, Endocrinology Small endocrine glands, which are located on top of each kidney are known as Adrenal glands. These Adrenal glands produce hormones that regulate blood sugar, stress and sexual functions. Any problem in the pituitary gland can affect the adrenal gland as the pituitary gland regulates all endocrine glands.…

Physiotherapy – All You Need to Know About it!

By Dr. Gaurav Tyagi, Physiotherapy Physiotherapy or physical therapy as it is also known, addresses injuries, mobility issues, illnesses and disabilities through physical healing methods. For people recovering from accidents and other traumatic events that have affected their body, physiotherapy is a must. Neck and back pain, sports injuries, accident related injuries,…

Do You Know Airplane Travel Can Damage Your Entire Body? Here’s How You Can Manage it!

By Dr. Deepthi Rao Gorukanti, General Physician Flying seriously messes up your body. But it is not only the bad hair and jetlag, there are other subtle damages that we hardly notice. Thankfully, these damages are not completely irreversible. You can do something about them. Dehydration: The interior of an aircraft is dry.…

Ayurvedic Treatments For Piles

By Dr. Satish Sawale, Ayurveda Piles or haemorrhoids is a condition in which the rectal veins become inflamed, thus causing bleeding and swelling. Hemorrhoids are clumps or cushions of tissue which get aggregated around the anal canal and are full of blood vessels, muscle and elastic fibres. Piles can be of various…

Hypothyroidism and Role of Homoeopathy in Treating Hypothyroidism

By Dr. Uday Naik, Homeopathy Hypothyroidism is a condition in which there is a deficiency of thyroid hormones in the body. Hypo means under or below or less. Therefore hypothyroidism means an underactive thyroid gland. The thyroid gland is responsible for the release of the thyroid hormones and an underactive thyroid causes…