PCOS is a metabolic syndrome caused by a combination of genetic, lifestyle or environmental factors. Despite its name it is not caused by cysts in the ovary. It actually affects many body systems. When someone has PCOS they also have insulin resistance. The levels are important for other diagnostic criteria. The diagnostic criteria for… Continue reading The rise of PCOS in teens: A cause for concern!
The vertebrae that make up your spinal column are stacked one on top of the other. The column is made up of seven cervical spine bones, twelve thoracic spine bones, five lumbar spine bones, the sacrum, and the coccyx at the base. Discs support these bones and cushion them. By absorbing the shocks from… Continue reading Why are young people more prone to Slip Disc?
Glaucoma is a condition where an artery group of eye disorders combine and damage the optic nerve. This is an age related eye problem. It is the most prevalent form of damage to the optic nerve that leads to loss of vision. Here a fluid is accumulated in the front part of the eye.… Continue reading Symptoms, types, causes, and treatment of Glaucoma
Blood in the human body flows with certain pressure. That is called blood pressure. If the pressure exceeds then it is called high blood pressure or hypertension. It is not a chronic disease. But it is a condition to be taken care of. Menopause is the point where the menstruation in women is stopped… Continue reading Premenopausal Hypertension in Women. Are you concerned as well?
Mother’s milk is the safest liquid on the planet! There are a lot of myths around breastfeeding in general and the medications that a mother can consume. There are many medications such as cough mixture, antibiotic and general pain killers that breastfeeding mothers can consume. If you are suffering from other serious medical conditions… Continue reading Want to learn more about breastfeeding? Is it safe to take medications while breastfeeding?
Vitamin D, also called sunshine vitamin, is produced in our body. This vitamin is essential for bone strength and muscle development. Vitamin D deficiency is very common among people because of their lifestyle. Sitting in front of the desk doesn’t allow people to get enough vitamin d which leads to fragile bones and muscle… Continue reading Fragile bones, Muscle Weakness : Vitamin D deficiency in your child? Time to Switch to Superfoods!
Pregnancy is a boon to any woman. The foremost thing to be done by anyone is taking care. From diet to prenatal care everything is to be taken care of. Once the pregnancy is confirmed gynecologist visits are to be done regularly without fail. The first trimester is very important for both mother… Continue reading Screening tests can detect Down syndrome during pregnancy.
Burns occur when we touch something too hot or a boiling substance. It can burn the skin surface. Also, some chemicals, prolonged exposure to sunlight or radiation can cause burns. Even electricity can cause skin burns. If burns occur, the skin cells in the affected area will die. A protein named collagen is produced… Continue reading There is a way to treat Burn Marks, read on to find out more.
International Day of Disability is celebrated on 3rd of December with a different theme and a motto of treating everyone equal all around the world. This creates a sense of responsibility and awareness. Disability is a special ability in a human process. In medical terms many like orthopaedic surgeons think that it can be… Continue reading International Day of Disability : Need of Hour!
Flu, also known as influenza, is a contagious disease. It is a viral infection that mostly affects lungs, nose and throat. Normal cold and cough are different from the flu. If it is the flu, the symptoms appear all of a sudden and increase continuously. In rare cases this can cause severe diseases like… Continue reading Develop an awareness on flu vaccination