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?
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
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
Guest contributor Mugdha Singh makes a case for adding new words to our vocabulary as we live through a pandemic, and encounter experiences and emotions that we don't necessarily have the means to express. I wake up late, like all other days, with … [Read more...] about Covid-19: A case for expanding our vocabulary
The spread of the coronavirus has caused massive disruptions in how people live. There is also a lot of uncertainty about whether we can go back to the way we lived in pre-covid times, at all. People are anxious about not being able to do the simplest of things, like getting a … [Read more...] about How we are coping with the pandemic: People share their stories
People who are prone to anxiety, or are suffering from anxiety disorders don’t always have access to resources and professional help. It has been even harder for them as they come to terms with an unprecedented situation in the form of a pandemic. The spread of the coronavirus … [Read more...] about What should you do when you have anxiety
When our brain perceives something as a threat, it leads to a fight or flight reaction, which can trigger anxiety. It is normal to feel a little anxious but if it hinders your everyday functioning, it can be treated using therapy and, in some cases, medication. Bengaluru-based … [Read more...] about Why do we feel anxious?
There has been a special focus on doctors and healthcare professionals this year as they battle an unprecedented health crisis in the form of Covid-19, in the most resource-strained circumstances. There have also been incidents of doctors as well as nurses, who have faced stigma … [Read more...] about Doctor’s Day: Women talk about doctors helping them through difficult times
Mental health issues are given little importance in India. Psychologists say that if our emotional and mental state is so disturbing that it is interfering with everyday functioning, then it is time to seek professional help. Do you believe that women in India are still not … [Read more...] about Indian women are still reluctant to talk about mental health
Young girls face a serious amount of pressure on their mental health due to factors like social media, and academic performance, as they go through physical, psychological and emotional changes associated with puberty During these crucial years, parents need to find the right way … [Read more...] about The art of having a conversation with adolescent girls