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Health Articles by Dr. Vasantha K S


Gastro Health
11.Feb.2019
Worm infestations are one of the major causes of stomach pain in children. Worms tend to live in the digestive tracts and feed off of the host's nutrition. This article talks about worm infestation and the importance of deworming.
13.Nov.2018
The regurgitation of the stomach contents into the food pipe is known as acid reflux. It causes pain and discomfort in the chest. If left untreated, it can cause problems such as ulcers, strictures and even cancer. Read on to know more about it.
 
Women's Health
08.Feb.2019
Although the severity of PMS varies widely among women, it is believed to affect 75 % of the menstruating women in some way or other. Hence, it is essential to be aware of its timing, symptoms, and management.
 
Respiratory health
29.Jan.2019
COPD is becoming increasingly common, especially in developed and developing countries. It is a disease of the lung as a direct result of its irritation due to smoke, dust, and other pollutants.
 
Emotional and Mental Health
28.Jan.2019
The age of the internet, apart from giving us reasons to cheer, has also given us many things to worry about. As parents, here is what you must know about these new age disorders and how you can steer your child in the right direction.
13.Dec.2018
PTSD is a mental health condition where the person who undergoes an extremely stressful condition, develops disturbing thoughts and emotions such as being frantic, panic-stricken, and distraught for a very long time after the incident.
 
HIV and AIDS
24.Jan.2019
This article explains the difference between HIV and AIDS and how you can protect yourself from this life-threatening infection.
 
Neurological Health
16.Jan.2019
We all are familiar with the term epilepsy, and always associate it with fits or seizures. But, there is more to it. So, what is it precisely? Read on to know.
 
Pregnancy and Trying to conceive
29.Dec.2018
Once you realize you are pregnant, you want to ensure your baby gets only the best. You leave no stone unturned to verify the facts you come across. This article deals with common apprehensions that might cross the minds of newly-pregnant moms.
 
Orthopedic Health
22.Dec.2018
Slipped rib syndrome, also referred to as slipping rib syndrome, clicking rib syndrome, displaced ribs, painful rib syndrome, etc., is a painful condition where the lower ribs slip away from their normal position and move up and down causing a sensation of 'rib slipping.'
 
Common Medical Conditions
19.Nov.2018
The terms cold and flu are used interchangeably in many contexts. Although both are viral infections, they are caused by different types of virus and symptoms are slightly different in each. It is important to know the difference in order to take measures early and avoid complications. This article gives you an idea on how to effectively deal with cold and flu.
 
Ear health
13.Nov.2018
Bilateral sensorineural hearing loss refers to a condition where there is a hearing loss in both the ears due to the hair cells of the inner ear being damaged. This article deals with the causes, types, symptoms, and treatment of SNHL.
 
Dental & Oral Health
03.Nov.2018
The medical terminology for inflamed gums is 'gingivitis'. It is one of the most common oral health concerns faced by each of us. This article talks about the causes and cure for gingivitis.
 
Sexual Health
26.Oct.2018
There is an enormous shift in attitude among the youth towards sex. Although they are leading a modern lifestyle, they are often caught up in unfamiliar situations. This article aims to create more awareness regarding the popular 'morning-after' pill and how to use it correctly to avoid an unplanned pregnancy.
 
Endocrine Diseases
17.Oct.2018
The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in front of your neck. Along with the other glands of the endocrine system, it regulates the metabolic functions of the body by releasing thyroid hormones. This article talks about the normal functions of the thyroid as well as common thyroid disorders and their symptoms and treatments.