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Tobacco And Cancer – Know The Link!

By Dr. Sandeep Nayak,Oncology Generally, the relationship or link between tobacco and cancer is required to be described; one thing which comes to our minds is that of lung cancer. People who consume tobacco, either through smoking cigarettes or through gutka, beedi and pan masala, have at least 70% chance of…

Smoking – Know Damaging Effect Of It!

By Dr. Pradeep R K A, Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) It is needless to mention how bad smoking is for your health. Most people have already become quite aware of its harmful consequences, thanks to the repetitive disclaimers and government initiatives. However, many still do not know that apart from causing life-threatening diseases, smoking…

Ways To Treat Stomach Ulcers

By Dr. Jayant Wagh,Gastroenterology Stomach ulcers are sores that develop in the stomach lining and the small intestine. They tend to form when the digestive juices in the stomach start to corrode the tissues of the stomach. A stomach ulcer is usually diagnosed using an endoscope, a fiber optic tube that…

The Ayurvedic Approach To Balancing Blood Cholesterol

By Dr. Ashwini Vivek Mulye, Ayurveda, Cholesterol is a substance which is present in the blood. Cholesterol helps in producing healthy cells in the body, but in excess, it can increase the risks of heart disease. High cholesterol in the body causes fat deposits to form in the blood vessels. These fatty…

Age-Related Macular Degeneration – Know Its Common Types!

By Dr. Anand Palimkar , Ophthalmology AMD i.e. Age-related Macular Degeneration severely impairs your vision because of retina disorientation. This condition is chronic and incurable but treatments such as vision aids, laser therapy, vitamins and medications are available. People diagnosed with AMD are usually 60 years of age or above. The name comes from the…

Know About Laser Treatments For Under Eye Dark Circles!

By Dr M.K Shetty, 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…

Atherosclerosis: Everything You Need To Know

By Dr. Samanjoy Mukherjee, Cardiology, The narrowing and hardening of the artery walls due to plaque (a substance made up of cholesterol, calcium, fats and other debris in the bloodstream) build-up is called atherosclerosis. This process of substance build-up happens gradually, and puts the flow of blood at risk. In fact, atherosclerosis…

Understanding The ABCs Of Bronchitis & How To Prevent It!

By Dr. Mool Chand Gupta, Pulmonology, Bronchitis can sometimes be difficult to diagnose, since the main symptom of the disease is a persistent cough. Such a cough may even bring up mucus, which can lead to it being misdiagnosed as flu or some other similar diseases. Bronchitis can last for a few…

Smoking And Your Sex Life – Know The Connection!

By Dr. Rekha George Kanugara, Sexology Smoking has never been the habit that one was endorsed to cultivate, least indulge in. Over the years, the maladies associated with smoking have been increasing at an alarming rate and its ability to harm one’s sexual life has not been discounted. According to doctors,…

11 Common Oral Problems Caused By Smoking

By Dr. Sharad Mohan , Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) It is needless to mention how bad smoking is for your health. Most people have already become quite aware of its harmful consequences, thanks to the repetitive disclaimers and government initiatives. However, many still do not know that apart from causing life-threatening diseases, smoking may…