PCOS – Understanding and Demystifying the Phenomenon

Polycystic ovary syndrome or PCOS is a common hormone disorder in women of reproductive age. However, it remains a mystery owing to its diverse diagnosis and a deceptive name. It affects the menstrual cycle and ovulation of the affected female. Due to hormonal defects,  eggs do not grow adequately and are not released into the […]

The Young Adult Knee and Early Arthritis – what to know

Although arthritis is a condition mostly attributed to the senior population, athletes and young adults are also susceptible. Knee arthritis is defined as a group of conditions caused by defective articular cartilage and alterations in bone morphology. It is considered the most prevalent type of arthritis, and the most notable health issue that permeates modern […]

वजन घटाने के बाद उसे कायम कैसे रखा जाए- पोषण भी ज़रूरी

एक बार तो वजन घटाने के लिए हम मेहनत कर लेते हैं परंतु उसके बाद हमें यह चिंता सताती रहती है कि घटा हुआ वजन कहीं वापस ना आ जाए। पतला होने के लिए महीनों तक डायटिंग और व्यायाम की कड़ी मेहनत लगती है।‌ जब आखिरकार भारतोलन मशीन की सुई नीचे को सरक जाती है […]

Knee Instability & Treatment Options – When to Seek Physiotherapy and Medical Attention

The painful, wobbly, and unstable feeling of a loose knee cap is commonly caused by an injury that has either sprained or torn the ligaments. Anterior cruciate ligament or meniscus injury may also cause knee instability and pain. The kneecap is connected to the thigh bone(femur) above and the shin bone(tibia) below. It moves up […]

बच्चे दानी के मुख की आरोग्यता (सर्वाइकल हेल्थ)- मिथक बनाम तथ्य।

बच्चेदानी का मुख यानी गर्भाशय ग्रीवा का स्वस्थ होना एक महिला के स्वास्थ्य और प्रजनन क्षमता दोनों के लिए अत्यंत महत्वपूर्ण है। परंतु ज्यादातर महिलाओं में इसकी जानकारी बहुत कम है या ना के बराबर है। इसीलिए ग्रीवा के स्वास्थ्य और देखभाल को लेकर कई मिथक और मनगढ़ंत बातें जुड़ गई हैं। इस लेख के […]

The Big Cs – Cancers of Cervix and Breast

Breast cancer is the most commonly detected cancer found in women in India, followed by cervical one worldwide. If not diagnosed early,  these malignancies prove fatal for many women. But now, improvements in screening and therapies for cancer have boosted the survival rates substantially. Both of these diseases are preventable and entirely curable with vaccination […]

An Effective Daily Warm-Up to Prevent Sprains and Strains

While sportspersons and their coaches understand the vital role of warm-ups and stretching exercises, other people don’t realize as much.  The result? Frequent pain, strains,  and sprains.  Frequent injuries, however small, affect both our professional and personal life adversely.   Warm-ups before a workout, jogging, playing a sport, and also your work( if you do a […]

आइए समझें – किशोरों में अग्रवर्ती घुटने का दर्द (एंटीरियर नी पेन)

किशोरों में अग्रवर्ती  घुटने का दर्द एक स्थानीय चोट है जो घुटने की टोपी के नीचे और पिंडली की हड्डी के ठीक ऊपर, घुटने के अग्रभाग में केंद्रित होती है। इसे अंग्रेजी में AKP यानी एंटीरियर नी पेन कहा जाता है। सरल भाषा में इसका नाम है ‘रनर्स नी’ यानी एक धावक का घुटना। मूलतः […]

Cervical Health – Myths and Facts

The cervix and its health are vital to the reproductive health and fertility of a woman. Yet, most women are either unaware or have little understanding of it. As a result, there are many myths attached to cervical health. In this article, we will understand the role of the cervix and try to bust the […]