Are you scared of heights? What about needles, injections, or getting prepared for a major surgery? Doesn’t sound pleasant, right? This is where Virtual Reality (VR) is helping the medical world.What is Virtual Reality?Virtual reality, as the name suggests, is ‘near... Read More
About 8 months ago, one night, I had a call from a patient - a young man employed with a successful corporate firm. Apparently, he was troubled with thoughts about HIV infection, after an unprotected sexual encounter a few months ago. He had taken up multiple tests with... Read More
Winter is a beautiful season. But, for people suffering from arthritis, this season becomes a reason for aggravated pain, stiffness, and swelling in their joints. If you have arthritis and still desire to enjoy the weather then here is the key. Practice these on-the-bed... Read More
Depression is a leading contributor to the global burden of diseases worldwide. This suggests how important it is to encourage awareness about depression. Ironically, depression causes so much suffering, yet it remains surrounded by myths and misconceptions. There is a ... Read More
"Is my blood pressure (BP) high?" I bet this question must have hit your mind every time you had a routine BP exam. You may not have hypertension or related symptoms but still, your BP is almost always checked during every visit to the doctor. Do you know why?Here is th... Read More
Are you suffering from arthritis pain and wondering how to get rid of it? Try loading up your daily diet with some anti-inflammatory food choices, and you will certainly notice a difference in your arthritis-related pain.Here are 6 simple foods that you must include in ... Read More
Do you feel tired all the time for no obvious reason? Though in most cases fatigue could be nothing beyond normal sleep deprivation; in some cases, it may be a sign of some serious health concern. Here is a list of few health problems that could possibly be the culprits... Read More
As the days become shorter in winter, some of us suffer from excessive fatigue, over sleepiness and anxiety. Normally, this uneasiness goes away in a week or so. However, if it gets prolonged for a month, then it can be a health concern that needs serious attention. May... Read More
Unhealthy cholesterol levels are being detected in young adults and even in teens these days. You must have heard that high blood cholesterol is an established risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. Having said that, high blood cholesterol does not necessarily mean th... Read More
Spending long hours before a laptop or computer screen is more of a norm today. With such prolonged staring at computer screens, it’s only normal to get your eyes affected. So, if your head pains almost perpetually, and your vision goes blurry because of strained eyes... Read More
Weather changes throughout the year, and if you have asthma, you know how adversely it affects. The change in environment exposes you to allergies and viruses that trigger asthma. While the allergic symptoms can get worse at specific times of the year, adequate inf... Read More
A - I read your question carefully and I understand your concern. Given the normal MRI and if there are no other symptoms such as throbbing pain or increasingly warm and red skin (which might indicate a...
A - Hi and thanks for query, 1)Please tell me your height age and sex? If you know your body fat percentage you can mention it. You have to take 100 calories less then your maintainance calories. I would...