Healthcare Technology

Botox Injections – Its Benefits, Reasons to Get Done and How it Works

By Dr. Sreelatha Murugappan , Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery Botox, derived from Clostridium Botulinum, is a cosmetic treatment often used to smooth wrinkled skin. Botox was originally used to treat spasms as it has muscles freezing qualities. Eventually, it was primarily used to cure the wrinkles present at the corner of the eyes (known…

Is Lack Of Sleep Wrecking Your Sex Life?

By Dr Ajay Kumar Gupta , Sexology Research shows that not clocking the adequate sleep hours can adversely affect your sex life. If you are sleeping for 5 hours or even less, it is time you take notice and fix the problem. Here are a few ways how lack of sleep can…

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…

Blocked Fallopian Tube: Causes and Treatments

By Dr. Asha Gavade, Gynaecology One of the most common causes of female infertility is a blocked fallopian tube. Fallopian tubes are two tubes located one on each side of the uterus. It helps to transport the matured eggs from the ovaries to the uterus. When there is a hindrance that prevents…

Obesity and Functional Gastrointestinal Diseases

By Dr. Neeraj Nagaich , Gastroenterology Obesity is a chronic condition that results due to the presence of an excess amount of fat in the human body. If the amount of fat is found in excess (More than 25% in males and 30% in females), it leads to obesity. It is a…

Ayurveda For Diabetes

By Dr. Samarth Kotasthane, Ayurveda Diabetes mellitus, commonly known as diabetes, is a metabolic disease which is characterised by high blood sugar levels. Diabetes is caused either because your pancreas (an endocrine gland) isn’t producing enough insulin (Type 1 Diabetes) or because your body is not responding to the insulin very well…

Replace Those Junk Foods With These Healthy Choices

By Dr. Kritika Bhola, Dietitian/Nutritionist Junk food is something you should generally avoid, courtesy to the health problems that they may cause. However, in some cases, when you are hungry you tend to go for junk food items as they are easily available. The other reason is that you don’t know what…

Asthma – Common Triggers Behind it?

By Dr. Pradip Tawde, Pulmonology If you have been diagnosed with asthma, it is important for you to know about the most common triggers of asthma. Asthma is a medical condition, which is characterised by paroxysmal wheezing respiration dyspnoea. It causes breathing difficulties, tightened chest and coughing. By identifying and reducing your…