Come winters and it takes a major toll on skin. The dryness in weather becomes quite evident on your skin. To make things worse, heaters strip away the moisture from your skin when indoors, making the skin look even duller.Though we can’t reduce the harshness of winte... 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
Hypoglycemia is a condition characterized by low level of blood sugar. It is commonly seen in people suffering from diabetes. However, anyone starving for long durations can also, at times, suffer from hypoglycemia. It is a relatively dangerous condition as compared to ... Read More
Asthma is a condition in which the tube-like passages that carry oxygen to your lungs swell and become narrow. This makes breathing difficult and causes coughing and wheezing. Luckily, for most people, asthma episodes are mild and occasional and hence do not interfere w... Read More
When I discuss the fitness regime with my patients, the most common excuse for not being physically active is that there is “no time to exercise”. The reasons for this ‘no time’ include a 9-hour desk job, time spent in hectic commuting, and other social commitme... Read More
Drinking a juice made of certain special green vegetables for ten days will flush out all toxins from your system and “cleanse” it. Sounds convincing? Oh yes, it sure does! And that is precisely why a countless number of detox diets have become so popular. How... Read More
When it comes to contraception most of the people still prefer those old favorites, ‘the pill and the condom’. However, with the rapid advances in the medical world, there are a number of other contraception options available today. So do not shy anymore asking for ... Read More
Whether you're planning a high-intensity interval workout or any other exercise, it's important to understand the nutritional needs to support it from start to finish. Because what you eat pre-and post-workout actually helps you to reach your training and health goals.&... Read More
Even though microwaves have become a popular kitchen appliance and they add loads of convenience to life, they continue to be viewed with suspicion. The most common worry is that they destroy the nutritional value of food.A fair number of articles have been reviewed in ... Read More
You are in a rush to make it to work, but you realize that your fellow commuter apparently has to get dropped first. The next moment you see crazy traffic building up. Already tensed? Please take a deep breath and don’t even think of leaving the cab and start running ... Read More
Battling mental illness is nothing short of fighting a war against other people’s reaction. Just like any physical ailment, mental illness affects the sufferer beyond we can even fathom. Mental illness is not the easiest subject to talk about, as it is shrouded in myt... Read More
A - Hello, Thanks for the query. As per your description it seems like you are having recurrent urinary tract infection. You also have enlarged prostate and diabetes. Both these conditions predispose you...
A - Hello, I have gone through your question and understand your concern. Weakness in lower limbs can be due to neuropathy, myopathy or spinal cord involvement. Evaluation by a doctor preferably Neurolog...
A - Hello Thanks for query . Based on the fact that you have posted you have repeated episodes of UTI and being cured with Moxifloxacin . The recomonded dose of Moxifloxacin is twice daily hence there ...
A - Hi, Nothing can be said with the description you gave. Ulcer pain can be burning to boring pain. It can vary sometimes. Ice can cause spasm and be spasmodic pain of the stomach or oesophagus. Obviou...
A - Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice. It looks like you are suffering from dystonia, parkinsonism. it may result as first sign of parkins...