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Know Everything About Chemical Peels!!

By Dr. Vijaya Patil , Cosmetic Physician Chemical peeling is a technique used to improve the tone and texture of skin. A Chemical peel is a solution that causes the dead skin to slough off and eventually peel off. Removal of dead skin gives birth to new skin which has improved tone…

How To Live A Healthy Life with HIV

By Dr Pravin Patel Vijay Patel , General Physician The human immunodeficiency virus, better known as HIV, is a lentivirus (a specific type of virus) which overtime causes AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome). HIV spreads when an infected person engages in intercourse or through infected blood transfusions. The common symptoms in…

Diabetes – Debunking Myths About It!

By Healthbox Clinic , Super Speciality Diabetes is a disease that results in excessive amount of glucose in the blood stream. It is fairly common in the present scenario and naturally, there are several myths surrounding the concept. There are many myths about diabetes that make it difficult for people…

Symptoms and Treatments – Rheumatic Fever

By Dr Dhananjay K Mangal , Pediatrics Rheumatic fever is a complication that is associated with strep throat. If it is not treated, it is capable of causing stroke, permanent heart damage or even death. This condition is caused by a type of bacteria known as streptococcus, which causes strep…

Hip Pain Associated Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

By Dr Radhakrishnan Paulraj , Orthopaedics The hip joint is an important joint of the body that is used to withstand continuous motion, stretching and wear and tear. There is a cushion of cartilage in the hip joint which prevents friction of the bone ends. The wear and tear of the cartilage…

5 Foods to Boost Your Eye Health!

By Dr Shalini Shetty , Ophthalmology Are you eating the foods that are best for your eyes? There’s more to eye nutrition than just carrots. Learn which foods boost your eye health and help protect against sight-threatening diseases. Go Green and Eat Spinach- Dark green vegetables help in dealing with eyesight…

Tips To Deal With Pain In Biceps

By Dr Gautam Das , Pain Management The muscle that is present in the frontal region on the upper part of the arm is called the bicep. Bicep pain is usually brought about by muscle straining, tearing or irritation of the tendon connecting the biceps. Causes behind pain in the…

PRP for Hair Fall – Know About It!

By Dr Shilpi Bhadani , Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery Hair loss may be caused due to multiple factors, and it may lead to baldness or alopecia. Alopecia is a condition where you may lose hair from all over the body instead of just the scalp. Whether it is alopecia, normal or pattern baldness, hair…

Anal Sex Safety and Health Concerns

By Dr Sudhakar Petkar , Sexology As per statistics, 90% of men who indulge in a sexual relationship with men and about 5% of women who are sexually active, try anal intercourse. Anal sex does have high health risks, as the anal region has a cluster of sensitive nerve endings,…

Liposuction – 6 Factors to Consider Before Going!

By Dr Prashantha Kesari , Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery Liposuction is more or less a cosmetic surgery that helps in removing excess fat from areas such as thighs, abdomen, flanks and other parts of your body with an aim to transform your body shape. The surgery is mostly combined with the other…