Doctor Blogs

SAVE YOUR KIDNEYS from Recurrent Stones
by: Dr. Alok Kumar Jha
Sr Consultant and HOD Urology

The first documented case of urinary stone disease was seen in an Egyptian mummy about 6000 years old. Since time immemorial, urinary tract stone disease has plagued mankind causing immense misery and suffering. Repeated stone disease is a well-known risk factor for Ki...

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Tuberculosis Is Treatable & Preventable
by: Dr. Gurmeet Singh Chabbra
Sr Consultant Respiratory and Sleep Medicine

What causes Tuberculosis?

Tuberculosis (TB) is a notifiable disease caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis and uncommonly by Non tuberculous mycobacteria. It most commonly affects the lungs although it can also affect the ...

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KIDNEY TRANSPLANT is better than Dialysis
by: Dr. Jitendra Kumar
Director Nephrology and Kidney Transplant Unit

In India, chronic kidney disease is the eighth leading cause of death where diabetes is the largest contributor. And with rising number of diabetics, this figure is likely to worsen.

According to study in 2015, about 1,36,000 Indian ...

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CARE OF FEET FOR THE DIABETICS
by: Dr. Prabal roy
Director Department of General and Minimal Access Surgery

The news that India is likely to be the diabetes capital of the world has been going around for a while. Diabetic patients are at a unique risk of developing foot wounds whenever the skin barrier is breached due to injury and disease.

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SUFFERING FROM BACKPAIN? Know How to Deal with it.
by: Dr. Sumit Batra
Sr Consultant Orthopedics and Spine Surgery

The spine consists of multiple bones called vertebrae that are stacked on top of each other. In between each vertebra there are protective circular pads called discs that contain a softer gel-like substance. A slipped disc occurs when one of the discs is damaged and pr...

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BLOOD PRESSURE MATTERS: Keep check on Hypertension
by: Dr. Gajinder Kumar Goyal
HOD and Sr. Consultant- Cardiology

Hypertension is one of the most common diseases worldwide afflicting humans and is a major risk factor for stroke, myocardial infarction, heart failure, vascular diseases and chronic kidney disease. Hypertension is directly responsible for 57% of all stroke deaths and 24% of all coronary heart di...

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Are you losing your hair?
by: Dr. Anil Kv minz
Sr. Consultant- Dermatology

Hair are an important aspect of our appearance. Having a full lusturous scalp hair reflects a healthy individual and add to our self-confidence.

Hair loss and scalp problems are quite common. Generally we try home remedies first before we seek professional help. However these home remedie...

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Inflammation of kidney
by: Dr. Jitendra Kumar
Director Nephrology and Kidney Transplant Unit

Glomerulonephritis refers to a range of kidney conditions which cause inflammation in the very small blood vessels in the kidneys, known as glomeruli. It can be acute, which means it starts suddenly, or chronic, when the onset is gradual. But the consequences can be fatal.

Role of...

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TIPS TO REDUCE KNEE PAIN IN OLD AGE
by: Dr. Harish Ghoota
Director Orthopedics and Joint Replacement

Arthritis means inflammation of joints & surrounding tissue. There are more than 200 type of diseases that affect joints. The predominant disease is osteoarthritis. Other forms of arthritis include rheumatoid arthritis, gout etc. The more severe forms of arthritis like inflammatory arthritis ...

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VARICOSE VEINS - Here’s what you can do about them
by: Dr. Prabal roy
Director Department of General and Minimal Access Surgery

What are varicose veins?

Veins have the job of taking blood back to the heart. Your legs have 2 groups of veins: superficial veins, which lie near the skin; and deep veins in the leg muscles. Blood passes from the superficial veins through perforator veins to the deep vei...

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Heart Bypass surgery- Myths & Facts
by: Dr. Neerav Bansal
Director Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery

What is bypass surgery?

Heart bypass surgery is an operation in which a blood vessel is taken from your chest or leg and attached to the blood vessel of your heart (coronary artery) past the area which is having a blockage causing symptoms like chest pain, tightness, shor...

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Tiger Parents of New India
by: Jaya Sukul
Clinical Psychologist

Unfortunately, even today in India's most modern era, psychology is 'mostly' cognizant of mental retardation and not of mental & emotional wellbeing. Psychological wellness is compromised behind the veil of the hardy Indian personality and avoidance related to emotional issues and lack of fam...

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DON’T MISS YOUR MISSING TOOTH
by: Dr. Swati Arora
Sr. Consultant and HOD - Dental Surgery

It is unfortunate when someone loses a tooth; however we now have several options to replace it. When a tooth is removed, the bone melts away and the other teeth in the area will shift to fill the gap. There are many ways of replacing teeth which can either be removable or fixed. The removable op...

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Guard against joint aches as winter sets in
by: Dr. Yuvraj Kumar
Director - Orthopedics & Joint Replacement


With the temperatures dipping, joint pains are likely to increase. Renowned orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Yuvraj Kumar, Director Department of Orthopedics and Joint Replacement Surgery, QRG Health City, Delhi NCR gives simple tips that arthritic patients can take and enjoy the cold weather this s...

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What is Antenatal, Why it is important
by: Dr. Mamta Rawat
Senior Therapist

What is Antenatal? Why it is Important?

Antenatal means before delivery or during pregnancy. Antenatal means care given to pregnant women before their babies are born. Pregnancy is a crucial time to promote healthy living behaviours and parenting skills. Good care during ...

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Can Fathers Attend Antenatal Sessions
by: Dr. Mamta Rawat
Senior Therapist

Can Fathers Attend Antenatal Sessions?

Yes of course, a father’s response to the pregnancy and antenatal exercise classes has to be considered with utmost importance.

Some women doesn’t even know what they need from these classes. So, the physiotherapi...

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ENT Diseases During Rainy Season
by: Dr. Anil Thukral
Sr. Consultant- ENT

We all wait for “Moonsoon” to get relief from peak heat of summer months in North India. Rains bring smile on our faces , as they make the weather pleasant but the rainy season brings along a number of air borne & water borne diseases. Along with flaring up of general diseases lik...

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Coronary Artery Disease
by: Dr. Rakesh Rai Sapra
Director and Sr. Consultant- Cardiology

What is Coronary Artery Disease ?

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) is the disease of deposition of fat/cholesterol in the blood vessels (arteries) supplying blood to the heart. This leads to a blockage/reduction of blood supply to the heart and it manifests with presentations like ang...

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