Post-Surgery Lung Transplant: Care And Precautions

What Is A Lung Transplant? A lung transplant or a pulmonary transplant is a surgical procedure that is performed on people with end-stage pulmonary disease. The surgery is performed to remove the affected, non-functioning lung with a healthy functioning lung from an organ donor.  The success rate of pulmonary transplants are commendable, patients can expect […]

Post-Surgery Kidney Transplant: Care And Recovery

What Is A Kidney Transplant? A kidney transplant or a renal transplant is a surgical procedure that is performed on people with end-stage kidney disease or when one or two kidneys fail to perform. The surgery is performed to remove the affected, non-functioning kidney with a healthy functioning kidney from an organ donor.  The success […]

Post-Surgery Heart Transplant: Care And Recovery

What Is A Heart Transplant? A heart transplant or a cardiac transplant is a surgical procedure that is performed on people with end-stage heart disease or coronary artery diseases. The surgery is performed to remove the affected heart with a healthy functioning heart from an organ donor.  Though the death rate is constant, patients can […]

Pcos: Get To Know About The Things You Didn’t Know. 

What Is Pcos? PCOS  stands for polycystic ovarian syndrome. The main cause of it is unknown however it is considered to affect women due to a combination of both environmental issues as well as due to genetic reasons. Unlike PCOD, PCOS is a more complicated disorder and it can sometimes lead to anovulation that is […]

Pcod: It’s Time To Bust Some Myths.

What Is PCOD? PCOD stands for Polycystic Ovarian Disease. It is a hormonal disorder that causes the formation of cysts on the outer edge of the ovarian wall. The ovaries become enlarged. The ovary produces many immature or partially mature eggs. It mostly occurs due to lifestyle problems, obesity, stress and hormonal imbalancement. People often […]

Omicron And Things You Should Know About It. 

What Is Omicron? Omicron is a new variant of coronavirus. According to research and studies, it is stated that omicron is more infectious than the delta variant of coronavirus. People who were affected by covid-19 are seen to get recurrent infections. In terms of symptoms and infections, the new variant is slightly milder than the […]

Things You Should Know For A Smooth Recovery After Oesophageal Cancer Surgery.

What Is Oesophageal Cancer? One of the common cancers among individuals who smoke and are involved in tobacco oriented activities is oesophageal cancer. It is also known as esophageal carcinoma. Every year around 6.0 to 6.5 per 100,000 male individuals get affected by esophageal cancer and 4.2 per 100,000 women get affected.  Oesophageal cancer in […]

Knee Pain In Elderly: Care And Precautions In Winter Months

What Is Knee Pain? Knee pain is a common complaint that affects nearly all age groups but the most prone are the elder people. Knee pain can be the result of any previous injury, torn ligament or cartilage. The good part about it is that it can be avoided if proper precautions are taken. If […]

Should We Tell You That Allergic Rhinitis Can Be Managed At Home?

What Is Allergic Rhinitis? Around 10-30% of the world’s population suffers from allergic rhinitis. Nearly 8% of the adults experience this and the remaining numbers belong to the children. Allergic rhinitis is an allergic reaction to a specific allergen. The most common is the pollen of flowers. It occurs seasonally or year-round. It is usually […]

How To Handle Asthma In Polluted Cities

How to handle asthma in polluted cities

Asthma Asthma is a serious life threatening chronic respiratory disease that affects our lungs and breathing mechanisms. The air passage becomes inflamed, narrowed and swelled. It produces more mucus which makes it difficult to breathe.   There are about 30 million people in India suffering from asthma. Among them, 2.4% are adults and 20% are […]