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Eating Disorders – Know More About Them!

By Dr. Vikas Patel, Psychiatry Extreme sensitivity and obsession with weight and food-related issues are the primary characteristics of eating disorders. There are mainly three types of eating disorders. Many people believe that eating disorders are lifestyle choices, but these are in fact very serious psychological disorders that should be treated promptly.…

Hormonal Contraception – Know More About It!

By Dr. Shamik Das, Sexology Hormonal contraception is the most common means of post-intercourse contraceptive remedy in the world. It refers to adopting contraceptive methods that are administered to the endocrine system through steroid hormones, which is inclusive of normal contraceptive pills. Pills are the most opted for method of hormonal contraception…

Laser Hair Removal – What Should You Know?

By Dr. Himanshu Singhal, Dermatology Although much has been spoken in favor as well as against the removal of body hair in different discourses, one can’t deny the fact that hair removal has emerged as one of the most pertinent fashion concerns for many in the recent times. To remove unwanted hair,…

What Is Impotence In Men And Women?

By Dr. Ravindra Borade , Sexology Both men, as well as women, suffer from intimacy issues that range from vaginal dryness in women, erectile dysfunction in men, to low sex drive in both the partners. It is not simply limited to lack of interest in sex but can involve pain while having intercourse,…

Heartburn – How To Handle It In Pregnancy?

By Dr. Dipti Jain, Gynaecology Heartburn is not an uncommon problem during pregnancy. More than 50% of women get a heartburn during pregnancy. This is especially common for women who are in the third or second trimesters of the pregnancy. It is also highly likely that you may harm your baby if…

Spinal Cord Injury – How To Avert It?

By Dr. Santosh Kumar Gupta, Spine Surgery A spinal cord injury is damage to the spinal cord. It’s an extremely serious type of physical trauma that’s likely to have a lasting and significant impact on most aspects of daily life. The spinal cord is responsible for sending messages from the brain…

ACL Injury – How To Handle It?

By Dr. Chirag V. Thakkar, Orthopaedics ACL injuries or Anterior Cruciate Ligament injuries are generally perceived as tears in any one of the knee ligaments joining the two bones. They range from minor injuries, like small tears, to more serious ones, such as complete ligament tears or when the ligament and a…

Menopause – Know Physical Changes In It!

By Dr. Ruchi Rai Ahuja, Gynaecology Menopause is a normal condition experienced by all women as they age. It is used to describe changes a woman goes through just before or after she stops menstruating, marking the end of her reproductive period. Most women experience menopause in their 40s or 50s. Perimenopause…

Fatigue – Know Signs To Watch Out For!

By Dr. Sajeev Kumar, General Physician Fatigue refers to the exhaustive and tiring condition most people experience due to lack of strength or energy. We’ve all encountered fatigue problems at some point in our lives. More often than not it acts as a negative force that takes a toll on your…

Love Making – How To Avoid Awkwardness In It?

By Dr. S.K. Tandon, Sexology If you are in a long term relationship, awkwardness during sex is all but non-existent, but if you are in a new relationship or this is the first time you are embarking on a sexual encounter, awkwardness can creep into the bedroom. Here are a few tips…