How do I improve my liver health and get rid of a fatty liver? Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver occurs on a broad spectrum – from fatty liver/steatos, to inflammation in fatty liver/steatohepatitis or cirrhosis of liver. When left unchecked the condition could have serious consequences for your health, so it is imperative that you take the
How is quality of life after a kidney transplant? It is a known fact that India’s organ donation rate is one of the lowest in the world for both living and cadaver donors. One of the major reasons for this aremyths associated with the procedure. However, it is vital for us to understand that living
What advantages does a robotic surgery have over traditional surgeries? Robotic surgeries involve the use of machines that have tiny cameras and very small instruments attached to them. A surgeon, working on the console, places himself/herself close to the patient and makes precise movements from inside the console, mimicked by the robotic equipment. These are
What are the consequences of having ones gall bladder removed, and what is the best solution for gall stones?
What are the consequences of having ones gall bladder removed, and what is the best solution for gall stones? Stones often form in the gallbladder when bile deposits harden due to high cholesterol content, too much bilirubin or the bile becoming concentrated. While some people suffer from tremendous pain from gallstones, others experience no symptoms
Stroke first aid: Think FAST The incidence of Stroke is on the rise due to multiple lifestyle factors and is commonly seen among the elderly. Unfortunately, studies reveal that the younger population is also increasingly falling victim to it. Lack of knowledge regarding the signs, symptoms and first aid, or the delay in getting help
If someone suddenly collapses or falls unconscious, what should I do? A person can fall unconscious for many different reasons. The first thing to do is to check for pulse. If it is not to be found, a BLS (Basic Life Support) trained individual should assess the patient and administer CPR, if need be. If
How do you know if someone is having a stroke? It is important to note that the initial assessment of the patient, goes a long way in helping the team of doctors figure out their course of action. Once the symptoms are recognised, there should be no delay in getting him/her to the nearest medical
Who is at risk for a stroke? While stroke can be sudden and come without a warning, there are certain risk factors associated with it. Individuals who smoke, consume excess alcohol, excessive processed and fatty foods, are unusually stressed or overweight – are at a higher risk for strokes than those who don’t. Some of
What is a stroke-ready hospital? A stroke ready hospital is ready for patients with 24×7 availability of the required equipment, technology needed to get imaging and scans of the brain and trained consultants. If a patient is bought to such a facility within 4.5 hours of the onset of symptoms, a treatment known as Thrombolysis
All You Need to Know About Foetal Movements Getting a peek into your baby’s world before it actually enters your world is both thrilling and useful. Hence, it is important to keep a track of the baby’s movements to ensure he/she is doing well. After all, developing within you is a brand new life and
Safety protocols being followed by Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai The unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic has forced the entire world
Safety protocols being followed by Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai The unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic has forced
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How is life after Coronary (Heart) Angioplasty with one Stent at the age of 46?