Maintaining strong and healthy knees is an essential part of going about our everyday activities. Do you have a knee replacement surgery scheduled for the near future? Knee replacement may seem like a major operation, but recovery from it is getting easier with technological advancements happening every year.
Cervical Cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths in India. It is also the third most common cancer in women around the world. All cancers are scary. But some cancers are highly treatable. Cervical cancer, if caught early through routine screenings and vaccination, is one of those. It is observed that most cervical cancers are caused by a sexually transmitted infection.
Kidneys! They are highly complex organs that control blood chemistry, blood pressure, and the amount of fluid in the body. Healthy kidneys do many important jobs. They remove wastes and extra fluid from the body, help make red blood cells, keep bones strong, and work to maintain the right amount of minerals in the blood.
Keeping your lungs in the best shape is a lot easier than you think! Most of us don't give our lungs much attention until something goes wrong. But the last few months of the COVID-19 pandemic has taught plenty that we need to stop taking lung and respiratory health for granted and make healthy lungs a priority. Take a moment to think about your lungs.
The skin is the body's largest organ. More than just prodigious in size, the skin is incredibly important in function. It protects against heat, sunlight, injury, and infection. It helps control body temperature and stores water, fat, and vitamin D.
Our heart is one of the most crucial and sacred organs of our body. One of the simplest lifestyle changes that will benefit your heart is watching your diet. Most of us are conscious of our weight, but trying out a new fad diet every year just is not the best way to protect your heart.
Depression is not a sign of weakness or a reason for shame, it is an illness. Even in cases of serious clinical depression, treatment is usually very successful. And the earlier treatment is started, the more successful it is.
There's nothing wrong with feeling anxious right now. You're not alone. There is a common fear of acquiring COVID-19. It is easy to succumb to fear in the face of uncertainty and fear, yet experts insist there is always room for a bit of optimism.
Cardiac arrest and heart attack — the terms might be familiar to most people but are often confused with one another. Although the terms heart attack and cardiac arrest are often used interchangeably, they are two different heart conditions.
A kidney transplant is now one of the most common organ transplant surgeries. In this surgery, kidneys that aren't working well are replaced by a healthy kidney from a deceased or living donor. Kidney transplants have been performed since the 1950s.
Fevers are extremely common in children. Fevers can happen when the child's immune system is fighting off infections such as cold, cough, and ear infection. At the first sign of attack, the body's defenses launch infection-fighting chemicals into the blood. It is important to remember fever is a symptom, much like a cough, runny nose, or a sore throat.
Preterm birth is a global health challenge. Staying pregnant for the full term, 39-40 weeks, is one of the best ways to give babies the time they need to grow. Preterm birth is a birth that takes place before the 37th week of pregnancy.
Online medical services are growing across the world rapidly due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Realizing you have a health issue that needs medical attention and treatment can cause anxiety. Instead of visiting the doctor and describing your symptoms in order to receive treatment, seeing a doctor online for any kind of periodical consultations seems to be a great option now.
A heart attack happens when the flow of oxygen-rich blood to a section of heart muscle suddenly becomes blocked and the heart can’t get oxygen. If blood flow isn’t restored quickly, the section of heart muscle begins to die.
Prostate Cancer is one condition that is specific to men and they have exclusive fear of developing. Since among the risk factors age is a major one, it is advisable that men over 40 undergo a prostate cancer screening.
What we commonly call as blood in urine is in medical terms known as ‘hematuria’. Usually blood in urine may not be a serious health issue but it is always advisable to consult a doctor because it may be a symptom of some serious health problem.