If people experience abnormal sleep patterns that are interfering with their physical, mental, and emotional functioning, it may be time to seek professional help for it, says clinical psychologist Dr. Poojashivam Jaitly. Stress and anxiety during the pandemic may be leading to … [Read more...] about How the pandemic is impacting our sleep
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
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?
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
The immune system defends the body from foreign organisms and pathogens which can make us sick. Different kinds of nutrients like vitamin C, vitamin D, iron, zinc, protein, and selenium are essential for our immune system to function properly and fight infection and disease. … [Read more...] about Food and immunity: What should we eat in a day?