Category: Doctors Speak

Understanding Appendicitis during Pregnancy

Appendicitis occurs when the appendix gets inflamed and is filled with pus. This condition requires immediate surgery and removal of the appendix. If the pus is not treated then it may burst and spread around the body causing serious infection. Appendicitis is a common surgical emergency occurring in women who are and are not pregnant. […]


Spleen Removal Surgery and After Care

The spleen is a small organ in our human body which protects our body from infections and filters our blood. It acts on behalf of our immune system. At times, due to some accident or injury, the spleen may get damaged. Certain infections too cause harm to the spleen causing it to rupture. In such […]


Good Cholesterol for a Healthy Heart

‘As they say, you can’t beat a healthy heart’ Taking care of our heart is as important as taking care of our exterior body. Our heart is one of the hardest working organs of our body. Keeping it healthy should be our prime concern. We all want our heart to keep beating strongly for years […]


Symptoms and treatment for enlarged prostate

The prostate gland in men starts enlarging after reaching the age of 40 years. Although it is a natural process that cannot be reversed or stopped. Sometimes, it may lead to certain complications in a few cases and create urination troubles for an individual. This medical condition is very common among men who are more […]


Physical therapy after knee replacement surgery?

If you had a knee replacement surgery then there are high chances that you can roam around easily and feel less pain. A physical therapy is an important part of recovery after a knee replacement surgery. However, it is important to perform the physiotherapy sessions under the supervision of an experienced physiotherapist. After a surgery, […]


Five Myths about Angioplasty Recovery

An angioplasty is a surgical procedure that is performed to unblock or repair a blood vessel particularly in the coronary artery. People generally have a lot of confusion about how this procedure is performed and what are the risks involved. There are several myths about angioplasty that leads to more confusions. Here are some common […]


All you need to know about Angioplasty

Angioplasty is a common procedure used to greatly reduce the chances of cardiovascular diseases in people who fall in the high-risk zone of cardiac dysfunction. The process essentially involves correction of narrowing blood vessels in human body. Angioplasty is mostly used to treat heart related issues but can easily be applied to any other accessible […]