Trigger Finger

Trigger Finger

What is a Trigger finger? Trigger finger is a painful condition characterized by finger or thumb locks or clicks in its bend position. It is a common disorder which can cause pain and swelling in the finger or palm. In some extreme cases of trigger finger, fingers may not be able to be straightened and may need surgery. What are the causes and factors of developing trigger finger? The exact cause of trigger finger is still unknown. The repetitive forceful use of fingers or thumbs may cause trigger finger or…

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Teeth Whitening Procedure

Teeth Whitening Procedure

What is a Teeth Whitening Procedure? Tooth whitening is the procedure that lightens the existing color of the teeth and helps to remove stains and discoloration. It is a common cosmetic dental procedure that will make teeth appear whiter. What to expect during teeth whitening procedure? Teeth whitening is done by a dentist in his clinic. It will only be done on you if your dentist feel you are suitable for this procedure. The dental team uses rubber shield / gel on your gums in order to protect them. Post…

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Asthma

All about Asthma

What is Asthma? Asthma is a chronic disease that affects the airways that carry air to and from your lungs. It is a common disease that inflames and narrows the airways. It can affect people of any age group but commonly, the disease starts from younger age. What are the Symptoms of Asthma? Some of the common symptoms of asthma are: Shortness of Breath Coughing Wheezing Tightness of the Chest Uneasiness while Breathing If you get these symptoms and they are severe, it is known as ‘Asthma Attack’. Asthma attack…

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How To Reduce Blood Pressure Naturally?

Reduce Blood Pressure Naturally

High Blood Pressure / Hypertension Blood pressure is the pressure of blood against the blood vessels that carries blood from the heart to all parts of the body. Blood pressure can vary from time to time. High blood pressure, also called hypertension, is a condition that occurs when the pressure is higher than the normal range. It is a common disorder that can affect the heart and blood vessels of our body and thereby leading to dangerous conditions such as stroke, heart attack etc. How can I reduce my blood…

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Skin Problem And Swimming

Swimming and Skin Care

Swimming is one of the best fitness exercises for a healthy body. Many people enjoy swimming and go for a swim for relaxation or enjoyment. Many of them regularly go for swimming as part of their exercise routine. But swimming can cause most of the skin problems. What are the skin problems caused by swimming? The majority of the skin problems are caused due to swimming in impure or chlorinated water. Some of the skin problems that can be affected when swimming are: Itching or Rashes on skin called Swimmer’s…

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Complete Body Profile

Complete Body Profile

What is Complete Body Profile? A complete body profile is the whole body check up, simply called health check up. It contains of a set of medical examinations evaluating the overall health condition of your body. It helps in the diagnosis of any underlying diseases that has affected your body without any symptoms. It also helps in the early detection of diseases and can warn you of any ill-health that may occur. What is Annual Health Checkup? As per your age, problems, doctor would suggest you to undergo health checkup…

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Milk Allergy

Milk Allergy

What is Milk Allergy? Milk allergy is a common food allergy that occurs when the immune system of the body reacts adversely to milk and milk products. Cow’s milk allergy (CMA) is the common milk allergy seen mainly in infants and children. Milk allergy can also be caused from other types of milk like sheep’s milk, goat’s milk, etc. How is Milk Allergy Caused? Milk allergy is caused when the body’s immune system responds abnormally to milk and products containing milk. Cow’s milk allergy is mainly caused by the milk…

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Blood Pressure

Blood Pressure Treatment

What is Blood Pressure? Blood pressure is the pressure of blood circulation against the walls of the arteries. Arteries are blood vessels that carry oxygenated blood from the heart to different parts of the body. The pressure of the blood varies according to the need of the body. When the blood pressure remains high over a long time then it is called high blood pressure, also called hypertension. Blood pressure can also remain very low due to some health conditions of the body. This condition is called hypo-tension. High blood…

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Arthritis

Prevention of Arthritis

What is Arthritis? Arthritis is the disease of the joints that can cause inflammation or pain in one or more joints. It is a joint disorder for which symptoms may develop slowly or suddenly. It is seen commonly among people, especially women and older people. There are more than 100 types of arthritis. What are the early signs of arthritis? Arthritis can occur in any age. Your body will show symptoms in early ages. But many of the people do not suspect it as arthritis and will not consult a…

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Eye Checkup In Kids

Eye Checkup in Kids

Eye is an important sensory organ of our body. It is really important that we keep a regular check on our eye to ensure they are functioning properly. A preventive checkup can help us avoid many major future problems in eyes. This is even applicable for kids. The first eye screening can be done at an age of 6 months where an eye doctor can check for any issue affecting your infant’s eye. There are many eye issues which if detected at an early age (like lazy eye) can be…

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