Health Tips

The 5 Most Common STDs in Men

By Dr. Sharath Kumar C , Sexology Some examples of sexually transmitted diseases include genital herpes, chlamydia, syphilis, gonorrhoea, warts and HIV/AIDS. These are infections; the main mode of propagation being unprotected sexual intercourse. Healthcare providers and doctors have major roles to play in the prevention and treatment of STDs. Most STDs…

4 Ways to Make Awkward Sex Less Awkward

By Dr. Rajiv , Sexology If you are in a long term relationship, awkwardness during sex is all but non-existent, but if you are in a new relationship or this is the first time you are embarking on a sexual encounter, awkwardness can creep into the bedroom. Here are a few tips…

Gonorrhea: Symptoms, Tests, and Treatment

By Dr. Sheikh , Sexology Gonorrhoea is a sexually transmitted disease that is known to affect parts of the body that are moist and warm. These regions include the eyes, throat, anus, vagina and urethra. The condition is a result of infection due to a specific a bacterium called ‘Neisseria Gonorrhoeae’ and…

Teen Depression and How Parents Can Help

By Dr. Hema Karthik , Psychology Depression has been a major issue especially among teenagers now-a-days. It has increased from over a century till now. It has also increased a number a disorders in teenagers including mental dis-functioning, rapid weight loss or weight gain and many others. A better understanding of depression can do…

Protein Deficiency In India – An Overview

By Dr. Narendra , Dietitian/Nutritionist Protein deficiency in India is growing at an alarming rate but unlike calcium or iron deficiency it does not get the attention it needs. The lack of protein or a diet deficient in protein can cause fatigue or weakness. A survey conducted by The Indian Market Research…

Broken Toe – Symptoms And Treatment

By Dr. Gaurav Khera , Orthopaedics The toe is a commonly injured part of the foot thus, making the phalanges or toe bones to be few of the most injured bones of the human body. It isn’t a rare phenomenon to accidentally stub your toe. These minor injuries sometimes may either lead…

Debunking Myths Related To Heart Health – Know the facts!

By Maxcure Hospitals , Cardiology   When it comes to the heart, we often accept myths. We might often get agitated by pain in the chest, mistaking it for a symptom of heart attack. In many cases, the usually accepted symptoms we try to recognize heart problems might be very different from…

Prevent Your Unplanned Pregnancy!!

By Dr. Savita Gupta , Gynaecology Nearly 85% of the sexually active females who do not use precautions or contraceptives get pregnant within a 12-month time. A woman can conceive at the time of breastfeeding, from 1-2 weeks post childbirth, and even at the time of her menstruation. Taking out your penis…

Klinefelter’s Syndrome – Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

By Dr. Duraisamy , Sexology Klinefelter’s syndrome is a medical condition, in which a boy is born with an extra copy of the ‘X’ chromosome. Klinefelter’s syndrome has an adverse effect on testicular growth and results in the formation of smaller than normal testicles. This affects the production of sex hormone testosterone. It…

How the Internet Causes Health Anxiety

By Dr. Archana , 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…