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?
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.
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
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
Hair loss is mainly caused by genetic reasons. But lately lifestyle factors like nutritional deficiencies, stress and disturbed sleep patterns, and environmental factors like pollution are contributing to people losing their hair much earlier in life, says hair transplant expert … [Read more...] about Everything you need to know about hair loss
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