“Many years ago I was diagnosed with high level of cholesterol. Doctors detected that I had Familial Hypercholesterolemia. The prescribed drugs never reduced the levels of cholesterol. Then at the age of 45, I was suggested to undergo a surgery. After Surgery I never felt breathlessness or chest pains while engaging in activities again.”
In the recent times, lung cancer has become a killer health ailment. Though, there are many treatments available for the cure of this health problem, but mostly it is inbuilt fear within the minds of patients that keeps them from effective cure. But the patients on their part cannot be blamed, as more than 65% patients diagnosed with lung cancer eventually fall prey to the disease. Though people over the age group of 60-65 are more prone to this cancer, but that is not a thumb rule as patients from every age group were diagnosed with this cancer in the last year.
Are you facing any of these eye problems?
- Blurred vision or blind spot
- Difficulty in recognizing faces
- Not able to adapt to low-lit areas and need more light while reading
- Colors do not seem as bright
- Getting glares
If yes, then you could be a victim of Age-related Macular Degeneration!
Diabetes is one of the most talked about diseases across the world affecting around 455 million people worldwide and the numbers are mounting rapidly every year. Unfortunately, India is amongst top 3 countries with high diabetic population and the number has doubled in 13 years in India with a whooping increase from 32 million in 2000 to 63 million in 2013.
Seeing such exponential increase, India certainly has a challenge to face which deliberates all of us to know the disease well and understand its adverse effects.
Heart defects in kids have become an evident fact in the modern life. Medical research groups estimate that 1 in every 100 kids has heart defects and most of these are easily treatable.
“My son Rehan aspired to be a cricketer. His friends claimed that he bowled quicker than any of them. Everything was going fine, before one day he was carried home by his coach. He had collapsed on the field. Just as a precaution we took him to a doctor, and then the testing times began for us. He was diagnosed with a severe heart condition. But, luckily medical intervention on time helped him get back to normal life.
“My husband came home one day from his office reporting immense abdominal pain. We thought it was caused by food poisoning. But the pain kept on returning. So, we consulted a doctor. After many tests, it was confirmed that my husband was suffering from a special type of liver cancer known as Hepato Cellular Carcinoma. In the weeks that followed, he underwent a surgery. After this prolonged surgery, he recovered quickly. Now, he is again back to his normal life.”
“From childhood I heard several stories about my uncle who was a brilliant student with a bright future ahead. His talent was not solely confined to academics; he was good in sports and art too. All of his teachers hoped that one day he would glorify our small town with his talents. But all his talents could not see him through Leukemia! After battling against this killer disease for eight months, he succumbed. A misfortunate story of a talented life cut short by blood cancer.”
Gynecological problems are very common and they start with our menstrual cycles and may affect any organ of the female reproductive system. Irregular periods, heavy or thin bleeding, pain, itching or swelling in vaginal areas are few common symptoms which most of us do face at some point of time in our life but, we are shy of discussing such IMPORTANT ISSUES openly.
Erectile Dysfunction (ED) is disorder in which male partner is not able to sustain erection in Sex that is sufficient for sexual intercourse. Erectile Dysfunction is psychosomatic problem having various factors. Most men have trouble with erections from time to time but in some men it is a regular and more bothersome problem. ED can cause low self-esteem, depression, performance anxiety, stress, affect quality of marriage or intimate relationship.