Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS): Diet, Medication and Alternative Therapies

In India Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is known to affect about 15% of the population and usually occurs in the ages of 15-50.

It is characterised by intermittent episodes of pain or cramps and changes in bowel patterns.  Symptoms may range in intensity. At times you may experience severe pain that may cause you to take a day off from work while at other times the pain may not be as bad.  

5 Tips to Reverse Prediabetes

Prediabetes means that you have a higher than normal blood sugar level but it is not high enough to be classified as type 2 diabetes.

“Prediabetes is becoming an increasingly alarming condition given its high prevalence in India and its asymptomatic nature,” says Dr. Kartikeya Kohli, Associate Consultant, Internal Medicine at Sitaram Bhartia Institute of Science and Research.


Go Nuts for a Healthy Heart

A healthy heart lowers the risk of developing cardiovascular disease regardless of how old you may be. But did you know that good heart health could also reduce the risk of developing dementia and depression?

Despite the numerous benefits of maintaining a healthy heart and preventing cardiovascular diseases such as heart disease, stroke,


Sleep Better: How to Measure & Manage Your Sleep

With the world in a state of panic and grappling with the increasing number of COVID-19 cases and the side effects of the pandemic, it is no wonder that many people are struggling to cope with stress, work life balance and sleep.

While data from India is lacking, the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention has found that one in three adults suffer from lack of sleep on a daily basis,

Bow Legs in Children: Causes, Correction and Tips

Ruchita Shah was extremely worried when she realized that her 3 year old son’s bow legs had not straightened despite many visits to her pediatrician. She decided to travel from Raipur to Delhi to meet a pediatric orthopedist. 

What are bow legs?

Bowed legs tend to occur when the knees are turned outward even when the feet are placed together,

Menorrhagia Treatment: Is Mirena IUD an Option?

Smita Jain, 45, experienced heavy menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia) for about a year before she finally decided to do something about it. On a friend’s recommendation, she visited Dr Swati Sinha, Consultant Obstetrician-Gynecologist at Sitaram Bhartia hospital in South Delhi  for menorrhagia treatment. 

“Heavy menstrual bleeding occurs when you lose more than 80 ml of blood every menstrual cycle.


Epilepsy in Hindi: मतलब, लक्षण और इलाज

जब वह 9 साल की थी, तृषा को एक दौरा (seizure in hindi) पड़ा। उसके शरीर, हाथ और पैर अजीब तरीके से हिलने लगे।

“मुझे आज भी उस घटना को याद करके डर लगता है,” तृषा की माँ कहती है। “उसका दौरा कुछ देर चला और फिर रुक गया। बाद में तृषा कुछ बोल भी नहीं पाई। “