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?
Health & Wellness
Do you know that heart disease impacts as many women as men? Almost one in five women in India possibly have PCOS? You could experience menopause even before you are 40?
Not all women are aware of these and other facts related to their bodies and wellbeing. Moreover, women’s health is very often reduced to statistics. Our aim is to go beyond cold numbers and highlight some of the biggest health issues that impact Indian women. These include, breast cancer, heart disease, PCOS, menopause, among others. Femoai aims to empower you with information on all these issues from the best doctors and healthcare professionals.
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?
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
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
Do you ever wonder why we start forgetting things, will solving puzzles keep us sharp, is the food we eat making us dull, or is our brain ageing like our body? Neurosurgeon Dr. Mazda Turel takes us deep inside the human brain, and talks to us about the intricacies of brain … [Read more...] about Know your brain: How to keep it healthy as you age
Turning 40 is a big milestone. Our bodies start changing dramatically once we hit 40. We may start noticing more grey hair, lower metabolism, more wrinkling of skin, vaginal dryness, or menstrual irregularities. Turning 40 calls for more attention to our health and well being so … [Read more...] about Essential health tests for women in their 40s and 50s
Periods belong in the workplace because women belong in the workplace It's 2020. Women have made great progress. And as of a week ago, so has menstruation. Charting an unlikely journey, Aunt Flo has progressed from our collective pants to our social media feeds. All thanks to … [Read more...] about There Will Be Blood: Zomato’s period leave policy is a brilliant show of equity vs equality
Delhi-based nutritionist Dr. Akanksha Mishra talks about the importance of well-balanced diets to boost our immunity, and how we can make regular Indian meals more nutritious. Indian food contains various nutrients necessary for the healthy functioning of the body as … [Read more...] about Diet and immunity: How to make Indian food healthier
All women, even if they are young and healthy, should be visiting the doctor at least once a year for a health checkup. It is a good addition to healthy eating, exercising, and other good habits that people need to inculcate to live a healthier, longer life. Health checkups … [Read more...] about Essential health tests for women in their 20s and 30s