Doctor’s Desk

Silent Heart Attack – How To Avoid It?

By Dr. Shivram Bhonagiri, General Physician A heart attack does not always have obvious symptoms, such as pain in your chest, shortness of breath and cold sweats. In fact, a heart attack can actually happen without a person knowing it. It is called a silent heart attack, or medically referred to as…

Invasive Gastrointestinal Surgery – What Should You Know?

By Dr. Prashant Saxena, General Surgery Minimally invasive gastrointestinal surgery, also identified as laparoscopic surgery or hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery (HALS), deals with minimally invasive methods where only one small keyhole incision is made in the abdomen in order to treat diseases originating from the gastrointestinal tract. This is, however, in contrast…

How To Avert The Awkwardness During Sex?

By Dr. Shobhit 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…

How To Avoid Constipation After Back Surgery?

By Dr. Anil Mittal, General Surgery Many people who are recovering from back surgery tend to suffer from constipation. The condition leads to considerable pain as well as discomfort. Even though it is never included in the recovery process, constipation, along with its adverse side effects, can pose a significant challenge…

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…