Healthcare

Cracked Heels – Know Reasons Behind Them!

By Dr. Chinmoy Raj, Dermatology The soles of your feet are quite sensitive and the skin often tends to dry and split open, which can be quite painful. These fissures or cracks not only cause pain when walking but can also get infected. What are the causes for cracked heels? Cracked heels…

Fractured Hip – Know More About Its Causes, Precautions & Treatment!

By Dr. Umesh Jain, Orthopaedics A fracture in the hip is caused by the breaking off the upper part of the thigh bone. The degree of the fracture varies on the forces that are involved. The surgery used to treat a hip fracture is fundamentally based on the level of your fracture…

Vaginitis – How To Avert It?

By Dr. Bhagyashree Deshmukh, Gynaecology Vaginal infections or vaginitis is the condition in which the vagina gets inflamed due to bacterial action. It results in excess vaginal discharge, pain and itching in the genital area. Another cause that can be attributed to vaginal infections is the reduced levels of estrogen after menopause…

Laser Hair Removal – Know More About It!

By Dr. Malini Patil , Dermatology We all love hair but having hair at unwanted places is disturbing. Regular waxing or threading needs to be done to remove the hair which is very painful. The laser is one of the most popular treatments for permanent hair reduction. The laser works on the growing…

Sexual Disorders – Know Forms Of Them!

By Dr. Pahun, Sexology Sexual disorders are issues or complications which hamper your sex life. This can have unintended consequences such as depression and separation. Sexual disorders may be either physical or psychological; at present, there are treatments available for most sexual disorders. Sexual disorders interfere with certain parts or the whole…

Know Some Healthy Food Items For Improving Child’s Immunity!

By Dr. Arsha Kalra, Pediatrics Could the snacks you feed your kids cut their chances of getting sick? Healthy things in everyday foods — from yogurt to fruits & veggies — may help boost a child’s natural defenses. 1. Make your child have yogurt - Ear infections are common in children. They can result…

Running Nose & Body Ache – How To Tackle It?

By Dr. Prakhar Singh, General Physician If you have a runny nose and your entire body aches for no rhyme or reason, chances are, you have a common cold. Viral infection in the sinuses, upper airways, nose and throat are the main causes of common colds. While there is no cure,…

Post Knee Replacement – Recovery Tips!

By Dr. Sunil Kumar Dash, Orthopaedics Most of us may not be aware, but the knee is the largest joint in the human body and contributes the maximum to a person’s physical movement from one place to another. The knees play a significant role in a variety of movements including squatting, supporting…

Oral Cavities – Its Causes & Treatment!

By Dr. Ruchi Lohia, Dentistry A set of healthy teeth is imperative for the well being of an individual. However, the teeth are most susceptible to damage and decay. The holes in the teeth caused due to decay are commonly known as dental cavities. Tooth decay is one of the most common…

Some Myths & Facts About LASIK Eye Surgery!

By Dr. Anurag Bansal, Ophthalmology One of the most cutting edge eye procedures which has been very successful in practice and has been loved by millions of patients is LASIK. LASIK is a form of eye surgery performed with the help of a precise laser and is very effective in correcting nearsightedness, farsightedness as well as astigmatism (imperfections with the shape…