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10 Common Diagnostic Tests In Urology

13 November, 2014
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This article discusses various diagnostic procedures most often recommended by urologists to analyze the health of the urinary system. Urine Analysis – It is the simplest evaluation of the urine. Various components of urine are examined via various techniques. Microscopic examination of the urine sample is performed to look for any abnormal organisms, blood cells …

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Reasons For Growth Of Medical Tourism in India

7 September, 2017
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Medical tourism is the term given to the phenomena of people traveling to another country seeking medical treatment. Therefore, medical tourism in India essentially refers to patients from other countries coming to India for their medical treatments. India is among the top three destinations for medical tourism in Asia – along with Thailand and Singapore, …

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Alzheimer’s Disease Causes, Stages and Treatment

16 August, 2017
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Alzheimer’s disease causes the slow progressive neurological disorder which impacts the memory and other cognitive mental functions like thinking and reasoning skills. It is the most common form of neurodegenerative dementia which starts very slowly and steadily gets worse in a progressive manner. This memory-loss causing brain disease increases after the age of 70 and …

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Burning After Urination – Why & What to do?

28 March, 2017
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Burning urination or painful urination is medically referred to as dysuria. And it may be a caused by multiple factors. It may occur during urination or shortly afterwards. Women are more prone to this condition, since they have shorter urethras and there is close proximity of the urinary tract to the anus and vagina, both …

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Symptoms of Uterine Fibroid

22 March, 2017
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Uterine fibroid are abnormal growth that happens in a woman’s uterus and thought here is no reason as to why they form, most of the researchers attribute their growth to hormones and family history. In most cases their growth continues and may cause severe abdominal pain and heavy periods. Most of the fibroid are non-cancerous …

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Signs of Bladder Infection in Men

18 March, 2017
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Bladder infection in men are usually not found below the age of 50. Most of these infections are caused by the internal bowl flora, which may be harmless to bowel but may cause infection in nearby organs. Most of the times, they make their passage through the ureters or urethra. In the elderly patients, with …

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Preventing Bladder Infection

16 March, 2017
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Bladder infection can be really hard on the patient since apart from frequent visit to the washroom, is causes burning sensation in the genital area and is painful. Preventing Bladder Infection however is always beneficial than cure and following the essential pointers given below, would reduce the chances of bladder infection to a minimal. Hygiene …

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Brain Swelling – Causes & Symptoms

14 March, 2017
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Causes of Brain Swelling: Brain edema also known as cerebral edema or brain swelling, happens as a result of an impact to the brain or a brain injury. It may happen either to sudden increase in blood pressure, any accident that causes brain injury or due to any infectious disease like mumps, malaria, Reyes syndrome, …

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Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH) – Things You Should Know

7 March, 2017
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Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH), also known as Prostate Enlargement is the most common cause of lower urinary tract problems in ageing male. Men in their 50s hardly experience any symptoms of benign prostate hyperplasia. The symptoms begin to surface as they enter in their 60s and 70s. However, almost 75-80% of men above 75 years of age …

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Signs & Symptoms of Meningitis

21 February, 2017
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Meningitis represents the swelling of the membranes of the brain and spinal cord. Meningitis can be caused by variety of pathogens like viruses, fungi or bacteria. Most of the times, meningitis is caused by bacteria and viruses. A neurologist has to be consulted if you experience any of the below mentioned signs or symptoms of …

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Prostate Cancer Screening

23 December, 2016
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Prostate cancer screening helps in diagnosing a disease before the symptoms appear. An early diagnosis is better to ensure better treatment and mitigating the symptoms. It is essential to understand that if a urologist suggests a screening test, it doesn’t necessarily mean the patient has cancer; Screening procedures are carried out on a routine basis. Based …

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Kidney Cancer: Signs and Symptoms

28 October, 2016
595 Views

Human body has two bean-shaped kidneys, each being of a fist size. Their main job is to produce urine, remove waste products and clean the blood. Found in the lower abdomen under the ribcage, it not only filters the waste but also makes sure that enough red blood cells are produced in the body. Like …

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Understanding the Concept of Dialysis

22 October, 2016
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Dialysis is carried out in patients whose kidney/kidneys have stopped functioning normally. External support helps perform the functions of the kidney. It helps patients with kidney failure to lead a normal and productive life. Certain vital functions performed by kidneys include regulation of fluid balance, removal of waste products like urea and uric acid. When …

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Understanding Bipolar Disorder Symptoms

10 October, 2016
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Bipolar Disorder is a psychological disorder that causes extreme shifts in mood of the person . The mood of the person can range from a period of depression to a period of maniac, why the person appears to be on drugs. In a maniac phase the bipolar patient is burned with a sudden inflow of …

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Migraine: 4 Yoga Poses for Relief from Pounding Pain

7 October, 2016
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Headaches are a particularly nasty things to deal with because they can happen during any time of the day. They are especially annoying when happening in the morning. Migraine is a more aggressive form of headache that can cause extreme pain and discomfort, as well as is harder to get rid of. Medication does exist, but a …

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Why Not Talk About Men’s Infertility? Removing the Social Stigma!

17 August, 2016
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<p>I like going through the websites that talk about women’s health issues, but nobody addresses Men&#8217;s Infertility and rarely anybody discusses about Azoospermia, a hormonal imbalance in men that leads to reduced production of semen. But don...

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Five Foods to Avoid if you Have PCOD/PCOS

17 August, 2016
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If you have Polycystic Ovary Disease or Syndrome (PCOD/PCOS), then managing your diet is really important. In this article, we are going to list five foods that must be avoided like the plague. Before that, let’s know what PCOD is. Read: Female Hormones: How do they Effect Mood, Appetite and Libido? What is PCOD? Polycystic …

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Five Foods to Avoid When you Have Kidney Stones

27 July, 2016
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Kidney stones are formed when three compounds: calcium, phosphorus and oxalate, found in urine, become over concentrated. In order to gain energy and repair body tissues, we eat food. After absorbing what it needs from foods, our body transfers waste product in the kidney and excreted as urine. So, among the various factors triggering kidney …

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Women: 10 Health Symptoms to Watch Out

27 July, 2016
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Women tend to get so engrossed in taking care of everybody else that they barely get time to take care of themselves. Some of the symptoms may seem trivial but it just might be an underlying cause to a serious health condition. It is, thus, important to have an eye out for any changes in …

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What Can I do about an Overactive Bladder?

23 July, 2016
571 Views

What is an Overactive Bladder? An overactive bladder can be a socially embarrassing condition where the person faces difficulties in bladder storage, which causes sudden urges to urinate. The urge is so strong and difficult to stop that it leads to incontinence (involuntary loss of urine). When kidneys produce urine, they drain it into the …

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