Knee pain is a common affair among people nowadays. So common, that people don't tend to visit the doctors is a tinge of pain arises in their knee joints. They find it as normal as a minor headache. Not many bother to look up reasons for it though, and hence don't make an effort to cure it immediately. They'll only go to a doctor if it is serious, or they're entirely unable to move around. During a recent study by the Mayo Clinic, USA, osteoarthritis and joint disorders were among the top 10 reasons for people to visit doctors. Many factors are contributing to such pains. Some of them can be ageing, being overweight, arthritis, an unattended or ignored old injury, or lack of sufficient physical activity. People usually let these factors overtake while they do nothing to become aware
Many people today are quite open about discussing sex in any form. But again, not all consider it very comfortable to do so. Sex education has always been important, if not considered so in some parts of the world. Dr. Alyssa Dweck, the author of The Complete A to Z for your V and a gynecologist, agrees that many of her patients have doubts on the topic. According to her, sex can be all enjoyable for some, but it has its pitfalls for others. She says many of her patients was to know about safe sex which can still be adventurous. Also, they want to be aware of the various types of bacterial infections to keep their ever so delicate vagina safe. Seeing all the commotion going on in the minds of her patients, Dr. Alyssa sits down and answers seven most asked questions. How can U...
Missing on Period dates could be an alarming situation when one was not indulged in sexual activity. Periods on time are the sign that a woman's body is functioning properly. Therefore one should go for a check-up if the period dates are missed. Here are the reasons one of which might be the reason of your period miss: 1. Stress: It can affect many functions of the body including Periods. Stress hormones elevate the sex hormone GNRH and subsequently suppresses ovulation. Getting more stressed decreases the amount of GNR hormone and the periods stop altogether. 2. Illness: A sudden short illness or even longer illness can cause the periods to be delayed.If there is a bad case of the flu or a stomach bug, one might miss the period for the month. 3. Medication: Although it is no
Vipin Khadse of final year MBBS student from Nagpur helped a woman give birth to a baby on board the Ahmedabad-Puri Express with instructions from his senior doctor through WhatsApp. Vipin Khadse, who is in his final year of MBBS training but not a qualified doctor yet at the Nagpur-based Government Medical College & Hospital, performed a complicated delivery when 24-year old woman Chitralekha went into labour on the train. Khadse told that the train was about 30km from Nagpur when Chitralekha's relatives pulled the chain to halt the train near Wardha junction. Vipin said "The ticket collector and guard were looking for a doctor on the train. Initially, I kept quiet presuming there could be some experienced doctor. But, when they came for the second round of inquiry, I offer