Healthcare Technology

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…

Homeopathic Remedies for Bloating and Gas

By Dr. Manu Pratap Singh, Homeopathy Bloating is a condition in which the abdomen swells up and the affected person starts feeling uneasy. It affects both children and adults. Gas is a condition which is characterized by bloating, burping and pain in your abdomen. It usually forms when swallowed air reacts with…

Cardiovascular Disease: Signs and Symptoms of Heart Problems

By Dr. Skand Kumar Trivedi, Cardiology Heart disease can be defined as a range of conditions affecting the heart; ailments under this umbrella include problems in heart rhythm (arrhythmias), blood vessel disorders such as coronary artery disease, and congenital heart defects among others. The common indications of heart diseases are as follows:…

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,…