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Morning Sickness – How To Handle It In Pregnancy?

By Dr. Divya Malik Chawla, Gynaecology Morning sickness during pregnancy is not at all a rare problem. 90% of pregnant women experience some type of nausea or vomiting during their pregnancy. This is actually a symptom that you are having a perfectly healthy baby and it usually disappears around the fourth month…

Abdominal Spasms – How To Handle Them?

By Dr. Prakhar Singh, General Physician Abdominal spasms occur when the muscles in the abdominal area become stiff and cause pain. This usually occurs due to gastrointestinal or urologic problems but the other possible causes include strained muscles, dehydration, fatigue, drug abuse or complications in the colon and intestine. How to deal with…

Erectile Dysfunction – What Causes It?

By Dr. Pahun, Sexology Erectile Dysfunction is a male disorder signifying the inability to ‘get’ or ‘maintain’ an erection firm enough for a sexual intercourse. In common parlance, many refer to this condition as impotence. Some people consider Erectile Dysfunction to be particularly an old-age related disorder. The fact is that you…

Bloated Stomach – How To Get Rid Of It?

By Dr. Radhakrishna Patta, Gastroenterology Excessive gas build-up in your digestive system can make your stomach protrude outwards. It also makes you feel “heavy”. If this sounds familiar, you have a bloated stomach. There are myriad reasons behind a bloated stomach, and the symptoms could be mild and temporary or could mean…

Do Negative-Calorie Food Items Exist?

By Dr. Deepa Agarwal, Dietitian/Nutritionist What are negative calorie food items? The concept of consuming negative-calorie foods is catching up as a popular weight loss aid. According to sources, negative-calorie foods are certain food items which when consumed burn more calories than they contain. The theory behind calling certain foods negative-calorie…

Contraceptive – Know Forms Of Them!

By Dr. Ashwini Talpe, Gynaecology Contraception (also called birth control) can help you prevent pregnancy until you are ready to bring a baby into your life. Picking a contraceptive method that fits your life is extremely important. Some types of birth control can also protect you and your partner from sexually transmitted…

Kidneys – How To Keep Them Fit?

By Dr. Tauhidul Alam Choudhury, Nephrology Kidneys are a pair of bean-shaped organs that are situated behind the abdomen. The primary function of the kidney is to filter blood from the body. It removes various wastes and maintains the electrolyte balance of the body. So now that you know what role this…

Sleeping – How To Do It In Pregnancy?

By Dr. Kavita Mandal, Gynaecology Pregnancy induces certain hormonal changes in the body and in order to maintain good health, one needs to abide by some conditions when it comes to sleep. During the gestation period, a lot of calories get burned in the process of gestation, resulting in drowsiness and lack…

Stress Post Trauma – Know How To Overcome It!

By Dr. Juhi Parashar, Psychology Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), is marked as a serious condition where a person, after witnessing or experiencing a horrifying or traumatic event, can develop unnatural mental health conditions. The traumatic event can include sexual assault, traffic collisions, warfare or a potential danger to a person’s life. PTSD…

IVF – Know Facts About It!

By Dr. @ Prem Test Tube Baby Center, IVF Speciality IVF has become an increasingly popular and preferred method of having a baby. However, the whole experience can be harrowing if you are unaware of these fundamentals of IVF – 1. Standard IVF is time-consuming – Conventionally, the IVF method is time…