Insulin During Pregnancy: Why, When and How to Take It

During pregnancy some expecting women may not be able to cope with the increased insulin requirement. This may result in a need to take insulin during pregnancy.

For first-time mothers and especially women who did not have diabetes before pregnancy, this can be a stressful and frightening situation.

Priya Kashyap for example was counselled about gestational diabetes in her third month

Kidney Stone: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Causes and Treatment

Kidney stones are hardened deposits that occur in the kidneys but may develop anywhere along the urinary tract. 

“You may not know you have kidney stones until they cause pain,” says Dr. S.V. Kotwal, Senior Urologist at Sitaram Bhartia Institute of Science and Research, “which happens because the stones may have gotten into the ureter or elsewhere in the urinary tract.”

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.