healthy living

Ways To Treat Running Nose and Body Ache

By Dr. Vishwas Madhav Thakur , General Physician Not feeling like going to work? The joints are paining and the nose seems to have a life of its own? A very common ailment during the winters or the monsoons, a running nose accompanied by body ache is not usually a very serious…

What Is Diabetic Retinopathy?

By Dr Pawan Sthapak , Ophthalmology Diabetic retinopathy is an ailment that occurs when the retina of the eyes gets damaged due to diabetes. Your vision might be at risk if you have diabetes undiagnosed for a long duration of time. The ailment causes blood vessels in the retina to…

Does Stem Cell Therapy Cures Almost All Diseases?

By Dr Pravin Patel Vijay Patel , General Physician What are stem cells? Stem cells are cells in our body which have the remarkable potential to develop into many different cell types in the body during early life and growth. When a stem cell divides, each new cell has the…

Prostatitis: Diagnosis and Treatment!!

By Dr Ashok Kumar Gupta , Urology The prostate gland is a gland located just below the bladder in men and is responsible for producing semen. When this gland becomes inflamed or swells, it is known as prostatitis. Symptoms of Prostatitis include pain while urinating as well as flu-like symptoms and also…

Coronary Artery Disease – Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

By Dr. Rajashekhar, General Physician Coronary artery diseases occur because of the damage to the blood vessels supplying the requisite amount of nutrients and oxygen to the heart. Inflammation and fatty deposits (plaque formation) in the arteries are usually responsible for coronary artery diseases. Plaque formation narrows the coronary arteries limiting the…

Insomnia – 6 Ways to Treat It!

By Dr Guruprasad Shivakamat , Psychology If you are unable to sleep properly at night no matter how physically or mentally exhausted you are or keep on waking up frequently, it might be a sign of insomnia. This condition adversely affects your energy levels, health, mood and your ability to function. Apart…

Wrinkles: Facts on Treatments and Cosmetic Procedures

By Dr. Yv Rao , Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery Wrinkles are one of the most predictable signs of aging. But that doesn’t mean you have to let them hinder your beauty. Aging and Wrinkles With age, skin cells divide more slowly, and the skin’s inner layer, called the dermis, begins to thin. That starts to…

Deal with Low Sex Drive after Pregnancy

By Dr. M A Khokar , Sexology Do you shudder at the sheer thought of intimacy and intercourse after having gone through your pregnancy? And all of this despite having a spiced-up sex life previously? Do you find yourself feeling low as your passion and sexual desire take a back seat? Well…

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

By Dr. K. S Somasekhar Rao, Gastroenterology Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a disorder of the digestive system that is characterized by a reflux of the stomach acid or stomach content through the food pipe. This action causes irritation to the lining in the food pipe and leads to GERD. The symptoms…

Asthma Or Allergies – 5 Homeopathic Remedies At Your Rescue!

By Dr. Tarachand Meshram, Homeopathy Asthma is a chronic respiratory condition. In asthma, the airway routes of the lungs get swollen. This causes irritation and gives rise to swelling inside these routes. For some people, a chilly climate comes with its own share of troubles and pain. Individuals who are sensitive to…