Osteoporosis, a condition characterised by fragile bones, low bone mass, deterioration of bone tissue, and an increased risk of fracture, impacts millions of people around the world. It is also more likely to impact women; according to some studies it affects almost four times … [Read more...] about Five things everyone should know about osteoporosis
Question from: Khushbu Datta, 32 Answer by: Dr. Sangay Bhutia, a hair transplant specialist at Hair & Senses. She is also a member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery When people start to see more hair fall than usual, extra hair on their comb, … [Read more...] about Ask a Doc: How can we prevent hair loss? Is it reversible?
High impact sports, which include running and jumping, can increase your risk of arthritis if you are genetically predisposed to it, says Dr. Abhishek Kumar Mishra, an orthopaedic and joint replacement surgeon at the Apollo Spectra Hospital in New Delhi. However, not losing … [Read more...] about What causes arthritis?
Menopause marks the end of a woman’s menstrual period, and their reproductive years. When a woman hasn’t had a period for a year, it is called menopause. In the years leading up to menopause, the production of the female hormone - estrogen - drops, causing symptoms like hot … [Read more...] about Six important things women should know about menopause
It is safe for girls above nine-years old to get the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine for protection against cervical cancer. Girls between the age of 9-13 years get the maximum benefit from the vaccine and it doesn't impact their fertility as many parents fear, says Dr. Rama … [Read more...] about Cervical cancer prevention: Gynae oncologist talks about HPV vaccination for teens
The complete reversal of osteoporosis is not possible, but treatment can curb it, and help people go back as close to normal as possible, says Dr. Abhishek Kumar Mishra, an orthopaedic and joint replacement surgeon at the Apollo Spectra Hospital in New Delhi. Osteoporosis, a … [Read more...] about Is osteoporosis reversible?
Have you ever wanted to go back in time and change a few things in your life, move some stuff around, maybe do some things differently. Everyone has that feeling once in a while. However, we might not be able to do that for ourselves, but maybe what we learnt could help someone … [Read more...] about Six people share health advice they would give their younger self
Cervical cancer may have no symptoms in its early stage. To diagnose cervical cancer early and in it’s precancerous condition, women should visit their gynaecologists regularly and get periodic health tests, says Dr. Rama Joshi, gynae oncologist and director- gynaecology … [Read more...] about Cervical cancer may be asymptomatic in early stages; regular screenings essential
Ageing has various physiological, psychological, biological, as well as sociological implications for women. There isn’t enough conversation about issues like menopause and other biological changes that women go through as they grow older. Oftentimes, women’s health issues remain … [Read more...] about Everything we loved from Michelle Obama’s podcast on women’s health
Staying physically active, getting an adequate amount of calcium and vitamin D, and getting a dexa scan post menopause, can help women in the prevention of osteoporosis, says orthopaedic and joint replacement surgeon Dr. Abhishek Kumar Mishra. Osteoporosis, a condition that … [Read more...] about Preventing osteoporosis: Exercise and nutrition are key