Balloon sinuplasty for a happy sinus

Clinical research proves that the Balloon Sinuplasty method of surgically addressing chronic Rhinosinusitis is a proven, minimally invasive option for dilating blocked sinuses. Sinuses There are four types of sinuses on each side of the face. These are hollow cavities around your cheekbones and eyes. The cavities are covered with a mucous layer and cells that contain a lining of…

This winter, breathe easy

Come winter and respiratory problems are on the rise and become worse. Two of the most common respiratory problems that affect people are asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Asthma is more common than COPD and affects over 100 million people all over the world. Those suffering from respiratory disorders have congested lungs, blocked/tight or swollen airways…

Stock up on citrus fruits!

Citrus fruits encompass a vast plethora of fruits belonging to the common genus Citrus. Each variant exhibits a characteristic colour, texture, degree of sourness and flavour. They make for a valuable addition to any diet, thanks to their rich nutrient density and fresh zest and tangy taste. Be sure to stock up your fridge with these citrus fruits in and out of the seasons as…

Sinusitis: another lifestyle disease?

The sinuses are air pockets within the bones of the skull and face and are connected to the nose via channels. The four main pairs of sinuses are: Frontal: in the forehead and above the eyebrows Sphenoid: deep in the head at the back of the nose Ethmoid: between the eye sockets Maxillary: in the…

Breathe right with septoplasty

Do you get a cold every time you enter a cold room or a car? Do you have a runny nose all through the day? If yes, then you must be suffering from a deviated septum. A deviated septum occurs when the cartilage or the bone is not straight. The septum is the wall between…

Managing stretch marks

Stretch marks are a common skin condition seen in many women. There is no medical reason for their appearance but it is often a cause of embarrassment for many. Stretch marks look like thin white scars on the skin and it often occurs when the skin stretches beyond its capacity. “Stretch marks can sometimes be…

Living with pelvic pain

Pelvic pain is often described as any discomfort or pain below the navel or pelvic region. This pain becomes apparent during sex especially in women but is also caused by other reasons, too. Pelvic pain in itself is not a sign of a problem but can prove to be asymptom of other serious health conditions….

Early detection of breast cancer

Early detection of breast cancer has a lot of benefits. Firstly, it simplifies surgical and other treatment modalities. The fifteen minutes you spend periodically to examine your own breasts is one of the three valuable means of early detection of breast cancer. Cancer of the breast is by far the most common cancer in women in urban India. For this reason it deserves your attention…