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Postpartum Insomnia: Causes, Symptoms And Tips To Deal With It

Postpartum Insomnia: Causes, Symptoms And Tips To Deal With It

Devika bandyopadhya  |  Saturday, November 17, 2018, 12:00 [IST]
Although denied by many, postpartum insomnia is not uncommon. The pregnancy days would have given you some deep sleep troubles with having to wake up every now and then to run to the washroom or run to the kitchen to satisfy ...
Tick Bites In Children: How To Identify And What To Do

Tick Bites In Children: How To Identify And What To Do

Devika bandyopadhya  |  Friday, November 16, 2018, 16:01 [IST]
Ticks are small insect-like creatures that attach to the human skin. They belong to the arachnid class and hence might possess a few features similar to that of mites, spiders and scorpions. You might have heard that tick bites are actually ...
14 Home Remedies For Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye) In Babies

14 Home Remedies For Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye) In Babies

Devika bandyopadhya  |  Thursday, October 25, 2018, 16:20 [IST]
Conjunctivitis, or pink eye as it is usually referred to, is not uncommon in babies and young children. It is the inflammation of the conjunctiva. The conjunctiva is a thin, transparent membrane that lines the whites of the eyes and the ...
Can Vasectomy Cause Erectile Dysfunction?

Can Vasectomy Cause Erectile Dysfunction?

Devika bandyopadhya  |  Sunday, October 14, 2018, 11:00 [IST]
Vasectomy is a simple surgery performed by a doctor, which is done in order to protect against pregnancy on a permanent basis. Also known as male sterilization, in this procedure, the tubes in the scrotum that carry the sperm are blocked ...
Tuberous Sclerosis: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis And Treatment

Tuberous Sclerosis: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis And Treatment

Devika bandyopadhya  |  Saturday, October 13, 2018, 10:53 [IST]
A rare genetic disorder that results in benign tumours on many parts of the body is known as tuberous sclerosis. These are the noncancerous overgrowth of the normal tissue. This disorder is most likely to be detected during infancy. However, the ...
Things To Know About Inherited Large Intestine And Rectal Cancer

Things To Know About Inherited Large Intestine And Rectal Cancer

Devika bandyopadhya  |  Friday, October 12, 2018, 18:10 [IST]
A family history of colorectal cancer can increase the one's chances of having this illness. Research has found that gene mutations causing colorectal cancer can be passed on to the family members. A gene is a block of the DNA. This ...
Thyromegaly: Everything You Need To Know

Thyromegaly: Everything You Need To Know

Devika bandyopadhya  |  Friday, October 12, 2018, 15:10 [IST]
A condition wherein the butterfly-shaped gland in the neck turns abnormally large is known as thyromegaly. We commonly refer to this condition as goitre. Although the major reason behind it is insufficient iodine, there could be other causes associated with its ...
How To Help Someone With Anosognosia?

How To Help Someone With Anosognosia?

Devika bandyopadhya  |  Thursday, October 11, 2018, 15:34 [IST]
You would have come across quite a few mentally ill people who actually tend to disagree on the fact that they are mentally sick. The term for such lack of knowledge or acceptance of one's mental health is termed as anosognosia. ...
Can Eczema Be Mistaken For Ringworm?

Can Eczema Be Mistaken For Ringworm?

Devika bandyopadhya  |  Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 18:30 [IST]
A skin condition that causes rashes alongside dry and highly sensitive skin is known as eczema. However, a particular kind of eczema - nummular eczema - is sometimes mistaken to be ringworm infection. Ringworm, quite like nummular eczema (also referred to ...
What Are The Chances Of Surviving Glioblastoma?

What Are The Chances Of Surviving Glioblastoma?

Devika bandyopadhya  |  Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 15:06 [IST]
The most common kind of malignant brain tumour in adults is glioblastoma. This is a kind of brain cancer. It grows and spreads very quickly. This ailment does not have a cure as of now, however, it can be treated to ...
What Colour Is Healthy Semen And What Other Colours Could Mean?

What Colour Is Healthy Semen And What Other Colours Could Mean?

Devika bandyopadhya  |  Tuesday, October 09, 2018, 18:00 [IST]
Did you know that the colour of semen could actually hint at how healthy the semen is? Well, going by what doctors have to say, the colour of the semen can tell you much more about your health than you actually ...
Do You Smell Something That Is Not There? This Could Be Why...

Do You Smell Something That Is Not There? This Could Be Why...

Devika bandyopadhya  |  Tuesday, October 09, 2018, 14:00 [IST]
When you can feel an imaginary odour, that probably no one else around you can sense, then the medical term associated with this feeling is phantosmia. This feeling is also known as olfactory hallucination. The smell is mostly unpleasant and only ...
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