The most common symptom of endometriosis is pain. As many as 90% of women with endometriosis experience pain, either during their period, before it, during ovulation, or throughout the month, says Dr. Abhishek Mangeshikar, a Mumbai-based endometriosis excisional specialist with … [Read more...] about What is endometriosis and why is it often misdiagnosed?
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India is home to some of the most polluted cities in the world. The quality of air in some of the biggest cities in the country is rarely ever at permissible limits, and poses a serious threat to people’s health and well being. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), … [Read more...] about Air pollution: How it affects our health
Hair loss is a particularly stressful subject, especially for women. Research says that almost one-third of women experience hair loss at some point in their lives. The problem can intensify in some post-menopausal women, who may experience hair thinning as well as develop bald … [Read more...] about Choosing the right hair fall solution
In the low-risk group, getting a pap smear and HPV test every five years is recommended for cervical cancer screening, but the frequency should be every three years for those at higher risk, says Dr. Rama Joshi, gynae oncologist and director-gynaecology oncology, Fortis Memorial … [Read more...] about Cervical cancer: Gynae-oncologist talks about screening, diagnosis, and treatment
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
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?
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
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