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Prevent Heart Attack – Change Your Lifestyle!

By Maxcure Hospitals , Cardiology A heart attack is said to happen when the blood flow to a portion of the heart gets blocked. This occurs when the plaques that are formed in the arteries break open and produce blood clots which block the normal blood circulation. In India, one-fifth of the…

Homeopathy for Alcohol Addiction Treatment!!

By Dr. Chetan Raj , Homeopathy Homeopathy offers a wide range of medicines that help to decrease the craving for alcohol. Moreover, there are specific medications that treat sleep disorders, irritability, liver problems, problems of appetite, sadness, and many other consequences of overconsumption of alcohol. It is imperative that case history of…

Nutrition and Fitness : Pregnancy

By Dr. Sheenu Sanjeev , Dietitian/Nutritionist Nutrition and fitness during pregnancy are emphasized upon because they affect health of both the mother and the child. Many women stop exercising during pregnancy; however, doctors advice eating whole foods and doing light exercises as they will keep you fit during your pregnancy phase. Here…

Warts – Here Are The Causes!!

By Dr. Deepak Sharma , Dermatology Warts are normal outgrowths caused by HPV or human papilloma virus which is responsible for stimulating cells to grow rapidly on the skin’s outermost layer. They most often appear on the hands, fingers or near the fingernails, as coarse or grainy skin. Causes The main cause…

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – How To Deal With It?

By Dr Lakshmi Prabha , Psychiatry Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, commonly known as OCD, is a psychological disorder. It is basically characterised by obsessive and abnormal thoughts which tend to influence several activities which become persistent over a period of time and are commonly referred to as compulsions. There have been cases where people…

Erectile Dysfunction and Erection Problems: Know The Treatments!

By Dr. Abhishek S Parihar , Gynaecology Erectile Dysfunction (ED) is the inability to achieve or maintain an erection, firm enough for sexual intercourse. Men at any age can suffer from this problem. There are a number of factors which can cause ED, such as environmental factors and certain health conditions. Besides…

Image Testing For Breast Cancer!

By Dr Shilpy Dolas , Oncology Breast cancer is cancer that forms in tissues of the breast, usually in the ducts (tubes that carry milk to the nipple ) and lobules (glands that make milk). It occurs in both men and women, although male breast cancer is rare. Almost 15 %…

Homeopathic Vaccines: An Alternative to Conventional Needles

By Dr. Chetan Raj , Homeopathy First developed and practiced in Germany during the late 18th century, homeopathy or homeopathic medicine is a widely recognized medical ideology and practice based on the body’s natural ability to heal itself over time. Focusing on the body’s regenerative powers, homeopathic medicines are aimed at enhancing…

Sleep Apnoea – Role Of A Dentist In Treating It!

By Dr. Premendra Goyal , Dentistry When a person snores, we generally tend to poke fun at his expense, but this could be a symptom of a larger problem. Obstructive sleep apnoea is a common condition that is characterised by the blockage of airflow while sleeping leading to the repeated stopping and…

Stents or Surgery? Which Is Right for You?

By Dr. Skand Kumar Trivedi , Cardiology Quite often you hear or may have heard that someone in your family, professional or social circle has had a heart attack or blockage and has been advised either bypass or stenting. From here begins a state of confusion, doubt, dilemma and the questions that both patients…