Liver Transplantation in America

Liver Transplant The liver is the body’s largest internal organ, weighing about 3 pounds in adults. It is located below the diaphragm on the right side of the abdomen. The liver performs many complex functions in the body, including: Makes most proteins needed by the body Metabolizes, or breaks down, nutrients from food to make energy, when needed Prevents shortages of nutrients […]

Psoriasis Treatment and self care

Psoriasis Treatment: 1. Topical applications: a. which reduce inflammation – these usually contain cortisone, which is a mild steroid and reduces inflammation and redness of skin. However, since it acts by suppressing immunity, it has various side effects too. It is also believed to make people dependent as the psoriatic patches appear to be healing […]

Can breastfeeding mothers drink wine?

Straight answer to this question should be ‘no.’ Consumption of alcohol both during pregnancy and lactation can prove harmful for your baby. That said, mothers can still treat themselves to a glass of wine occasionally. Even during pregnancy drinking wine once in a while is considered safe. But during breastfeeding, you need to be more cautious. […]

Yoga to prepare your body for labour and ensure a comfortable delivery

A pregnant body always deserves a little extra TLC. Your body expands and prepares for the most beautiful process a human body can endure. Here are must-perform yoga moves recommended by prenatal yoga for a smooth labour. Reclined bound angle pose: Often it’s the thigh muscle that gets fatigued during labour, and that’s when a doctor decides […]

Weight training

WEIGHT TRAINING FOR BEGINNERS If you are a beginner to weight training, and have just started going to the gym, you might be intimidated by all the regulars who have been doing this for so much time. They might be able to lift a lot more weight than you with absolute ease, and you may […]

Planning a second baby through c-section?

If you are planning a second baby and had undergone a c-section previously, chances are you might have to go for the same during the second time too. While most women try and opt for a vaginal birth after c-section (VBAC) but its outcome depends on a lot of factors – maternal health, scar thickness of the previous c-section, […]

Hearing loss — symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and complications

What are the common symptoms of hearing loss? Hearing loss can be present at birth (congenital) or become evident later in life (acquired deafness). The distinction between acquired and congenital deafness specifies only the time that the deafness appears. The first sign of hearing loss is a difficulty in hearing speech clearly in certain daily life […]

Women lactating without pregnancy sign of infertility

According to doctors, this medical condition is known as hyperprolactinemia in which a woman witness loss of menstrual cycles and libido besides the production of milk. “In hyperprolactinemia, there is a rise of prolactin hormone over the normal level. High levels interfere with estrogen production and cause changes in ovulatory cycles leading to irregular menstrual periods. […]