Why do hiccups come and How to stop Hiccups

Hiccups and Only Hiccups! Hic and Hic… well, it’s not a pleasant sound neither is the feeling. Most of us have brought up to believe that they can be stopped if you drink water or well, to get ourselves scared by someone. There might be some more traditional but not scientifically techniques prevalent all around. […]

ADHD: Causes, Symptoms & Favourable Characteristics

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder What is ADHD disease? Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is a common childhood disorder, wherein the child is inattentive, impulsive, and hyperactive. These characteristics persist through the growing years of the child and extend into adulthood. Little is known adult stage onset of the condition. But, even with those negative characteristics, the children can be credited […]

Passive Smoking or Secondhand smoking: Harmful health effects

What is secondhand smoke? You might not have smoked a single cigarette in life. But your parents or partner might. This second-hand exposure is called passive smoking. The harmful effects of secondhand smoking or passive smoking are not very much different from that of actually smoking. It’s a little bit a hard to accept, isn’t […]

Anxiety: Types, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

The fear of starting a new job? The apprehension in facing your boss? The stress to do well in exams? The doubts about the test results from the lab? It is nothing but anxiety engulfing you! What is anxiety? It is the nagging feeling that comes along with you in all of the above settings. […]

Oral Cancer

Laxmi, 25 year old female patient comes to the hospital with persistent reddish white lump in her mouth region (photograph above). She mainly complains of difficulty in eating and pain in that region. She had a chronic habit of tobacco chewing which she developed by observing her father and that for instance led her to […]

HPV Vaccine: Effectiveness, Side Effect, Risk, Facts, Schedule

What is HPV? Human Papilloma Virus or commonly referred to as the HPV is one of the difficult viruses. And the HPV is mostly associated with Cervical cancers. HPV is a double-stranded DNA virus and is classified into various numerical types.  Types 6 and 11 are associated with 90% of cases of genital HPV warts, […]

Treatment of Eczema through Homeopathy

Eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis is a skin condition that manifests as raised red rash. There is a lot of itching on the skin. The skin may bleed on scratching. It may start early in childhood. There is no known cause of eczema. It is believed that it is an immune-related disorder and genetics […]

Sedentary Lifestyle- Effects and Management

Do you have a sedentary lifestyle? What are the bad effects and how best to manage them! Modern-day improvements in transportation’s, food varieties, entertainments all considered essentials for survival, have pushed humans into a “sedentary mode”. A sedentary lifestyle is not just a choice of lifestyle for many but the mode of survival. True the […]