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High Cholesterol – Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

By Maxcure Hospitals , 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 diseases.…

Waterborne Diseases – Ways To Prevent!

By Dr Pravin Patel Vijay Patel , General Physician Waterborne diseases tend to be very common during monsoons or during periods of natural calamities such as during a flood or cyclone. All waterborne diseases are caused by the presence of microorganisms in the drinking water. Water from flooded areas tend…

Hematuria – Know Its Causes and Treatment!

By Dr. Shilpi Tiwari , Urology Hematuria is a condition which is characterized by the presence of blood in your urine. Blood in your urine is most often benign, however sometimes the condition can be more serious. When you can see the blood in your urine with the naked eye, it is…

Hyperpigmentation – Know Its Causes and Treatments!

By Dr. Lipy Gupta , Dermatology Hyperpigmentation is the increase in melanin which causes the skin and nail to darken in color. It occurs when excess melanin is deposited within the tissues. It is a very common and harmless skin disorder which leads to skin patches becoming darker than the normal surrounding…

Laser Treatments For Under Eye Dark Circles

By Dr. Pradeep Kumari , Dermatology Dark undereye circles can be caused by a host of different things from heredity to allergies to poor sleep. Treatments include eye creams, peels, intense pulsed light therapy, Q switched Nd Yag laser therapy, skin resurfacing and injectable fillers, but before you choose one, it’s important…

Kidney Disease – Know The Prevention Tips!

By Dr. Arunesh Dutt Upadhyay , General Physician The kidney is the organ that helps to filter out the waste from the blood. It also helps in maintaining blood pressure. Kidney disease is the condition when the kidney fails to filter out the waste mixed with blood. These causes buildup of waste in the…

Schizophrenia – Know Its Causes!

By Dr. Indranil Saha , Psychiatry Schizophrenia is a disease which eradicates the borders between reality and illusion in your mind and affects your daily perception. Additional mental disorders such as depression as well as anxiety disorders may also develop as a result of schizophrenia. Several factors are responsible for schizophrenia.…

Stent: Risks Associated With It!

By Dr Jitesh Arora , Cardiology The tiny tube inserted into an obstructed passageway in the body to clear it is called a stent. A stent is used to cure weakened or narrow arteries in the body. Depending on its placement, the stent revives the flow of fluids or blood.…

Laser Skin Resurfacing – Know Its Types and Benefits

By Dr Shilpi Bhadani , Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery Laser skin resurfacing is a technique that can be used for reducing the negative effects that prolonged exposure to the sun, acne or aging can have on the skin. This includes wrinkles, scars, blemishes, lines or blotches. The treatment utilizes focused and pulsating light…

Parents’ Guide to Building Better Bones!!

By Dr Radhakrishnan Paulraj , Orthopaedics Strong bones and healthy nutrition is all what a child need. Strong bones are crucial to health and healthy nutrition is crucial to strong bones. Especially in child’s age the bones are rather more delicate and are in a growing phase. A healthy set of bones…