Doctor Blogs

covid vaccination in kidney patients
by: Dr. Mohit Khirbat
Director and HOD Nephrology and Kidney Transplant

The past one year has been a difficult time for everyone more so for patients with an underlying chronic disease such as chronic kidney disease.

Chronic kidney disease patients often have other associated disease such as diabetes, hypertension and coronary artery disease. Often having m...

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GLAUCOMA
by: Dr. Nikhil Seth
Senior Consultant Ophthalmology

Glaucoma is a condition that causes damage to your eye’s optic nerve and gets worse over time. It’s often linked to a buildup of pressure inside your eye. Glaucoma tends to be inherited and may not show up until later in life.

The increased pressure, called intraocular pressur...

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Mental Health in the COVID Era
by: Dr. Jaya Sukul
Clinical Psychologist

‘What's the importance of having a choice?’ someone asked, ‘It allows me to decide what
makes me happy or sad’, I replied. Choice is essential for letting us have control over our
emotions, our decisions and ultimately our life. The 2020 Covid-19 Pandemic and the...

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The 6 Possible Ways to Reduce Cataract Risk
by: Dr. Nikhil Seth
Senior Consultant Ophthalmology

1. Quit Smoking
2. Wear sunglasses : Your sunglasses should block out 99% to 100% of UVA and UVB rays so that your eyes stay protected
3. Limit Alcohol
4. Keep Blood Sugar in check : Eye complications develop from high blood sugar so be alert
5. Get regular eye check-ups : The...

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The approach of Clinical Psychology in Mental & Physical Health
by: Dr. Jaya Sukul
Clinical Psychologist

We often have an extreme understanding of ‘disorders of the mind’, when we hear someone is
visiting a Psychologist/Psychiatrist we often think that this person must have gone completely
‘crazy’, and more often than not, we never think that people with physical he...

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Precautions for Asthma patients in the time of COVID 19
by: Dr. Gurmeet Singh Chabbra
Director Pulmonology

Bronchial Asthma is a chronic lung disease caused by inflammation of airways leading to its swelling and narrowing. It affects people of all ages. Worldwide around 300 million people have asthma. It is not curable but can be kept under control with regular use of medications, including inhalation...

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Tuberculosis Is Treatable & Preventable
by: Dr. Gurmeet Singh Chabbra
Director Pulmonology

What causes Tuberculosis?

Tuberculosis (TB) is a notifiable disease caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis and uncommonly by Non tuberculous mycobacteria. It most commonly affects the lungs although it can also affect the ...

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SUFFERING FROM BACKPAIN? Know How to Deal with it.
by: Dr. Sumit Batra
Director Orthopaedics and Joint Replacement

The spine consists of multiple bones called vertebrae that are stacked on top of each other. In between each vertebra there are protective circular pads called discs that contain a softer gel-like substance. A slipped disc occurs when one of the discs is damaged and pr...

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Are you losing your hair?
by: Dr. Anil Kv minz
Sr. Consultant- Dermatology

Hair are an important aspect of our appearance. Having a full lusturous scalp hair reflects a healthy individual and add to our self-confidence.

Hair loss and scalp problems are quite common. Generally we try home remedies first before we seek professional help. However these home remedie...

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Heart Bypass surgery- Myths & Facts
by: Dr. Neerav Bansal
Director Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery

What is bypass surgery?

Heart bypass surgery is an operation in which a blood vessel is taken from your chest or leg and attached to the blood vessel of your heart (coronary artery) past the area which is having a blockage causing symptoms like chest pain, tightness, shor...

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Tiger Parents of New India
by: Dr. Jaya Sukul
Clinical Psychologist

Unfortunately, even today in India's most modern era, psychology is 'mostly' cognizant of mental retardation and not of mental & emotional wellbeing. Psychological wellness is compromised behind the veil of the hardy Indian personality and avoidance related to emotional issues and lack of fam...

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ENT Diseases During Rainy Season
by: Dr. Anil Thukral
Director and HOD Department of ENT Head and Neck Surgery

We all wait for “Moonsoon” to get relief from peak heat of summer months in North India. Rains bring smile on our faces , as they make the weather pleasant but the rainy season brings along a number of air borne & water borne diseases. Along with flaring up of general diseases lik...

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Coronary Artery Disease
by: Dr. Rakesh Rai Sapra
Director and Sr. Consultant- Cardiology

What is Coronary Artery Disease ?

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) is the disease of deposition of fat/cholesterol in the blood vessels (arteries) supplying blood to the heart. This leads to a blockage/reduction of blood supply to the heart and it manifests with presentations like ang...

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