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Apollo Hospital - Greams Road

Multi-speciality Hospital (ENT Specialist, Endocrinologist & more)

#21/22 Greams lane, Thousand lights, Off Greams Road. Landmark : Near Asan Memorial Senior Secondary School Chennai
26 Doctors · ₹0 - 1000
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Apollo Hospital - Greams Road Multi-speciality Hospital (ENT Specialist, Endocrinologist & more) #21/22 Greams lane, Thousand lights, Off Greams Road. Landmark : Near Asan Memorial Senior Secondary School Chennai
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Apollo Hospital - Greams Road is known for housing experienced Oncologists. Dr. T. Raja, a well-reputed Oncologist, practices in Chennai. Visit this medical health centre for Oncologists recommended by 67 patients.

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08:00 AM - 11:59 PM
SUN
08:00 AM - 07:00 PM

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#21/22 Greams lane, Thousand lights, Off Greams Road. Landmark : Near Asan Memorial Senior Secondary School
Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 600006
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Doctors in Apollo Hospital - Greams Road

Dr. T. Raja

MBBS, MD - Paediatrics, DM - Oncology
Oncologist
30 Years experience

Dr. Abraham Oomman

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist
27 Years experience
1000 at clinic
Available today
08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Dr. Gobalakichenin M

MBBS, MS - General Surgery
General Surgeon
24 Years experience
Unavailable today

Dr. Rakesh Gopal

MBBS, MD - Cardiology, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist
19 Years experience
1000 at clinic
Available today
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Dr. Abdul Ghafur

MBBS, MD - General Medicine
General Physician
23 Years experience
Unavailable today

Dr. Usha Srinivas

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Gastroenterology
Gastroenterologist
40 Years experience
Unavailable today

Dr. Venkatraman S

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
General Physician
39 Years experience
1000 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. K. Krishnamoorthy

MBBS, Diploma in Orthopaedics, DNB - Orthopedics
Orthopedist
29 Years experience
1000 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Muralidharan Manikes

MBBS, MS - General Surgery
General Surgeon
29 Years experience
1000 at clinic
Available today
11:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Dr. Raghavan Narasimhan

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Urology
Urologist
26 Years experience
1000 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Devarajan T V

MBBS, MD - General Medicine
General Physician
47 Years experience
1000 at clinic
Available today
10:00 AM - 07:30 PM

Dr. Prakash K C

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DNB - Nephrology
Nephrologist
40 Years experience
1000 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Shyamala Gopi

MBBS, MRCS, FRCS
General Physician
33 Years experience
1000 at clinic
Available today
09:30 AM - 05:00 PM

Dr. Ganapathy Krishnan

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Burns & Plastic Surgery
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon
32 Years experience
Unavailable today

Dr. Leela Praveenkumar

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Burns & Plastic Surgery
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon
18 Years experience
1000 at clinic
Available today
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Dr. P. Senthur Nambi

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, FNB ( Infectious Diseases)
General Physician
15 Years experience
1000 at clinic
Available today
08:00 AM - 05:30 PM

Dr. A. Vinutha

MBBS, MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist
28 Years experience
1000 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Balaji R

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Surgical Oncology
Oncologist
14 Years experience

Dr. Venkatakarthikeyan.C

MBBS, MS (AIIMS), DNB (ENT)
ENT Specialist
20 Years experience
600 at clinic
Available today
08:00 AM - 07:00 PM

Dr. Nitesh Jain

MCh - Urology, MBBS
Urologist
8 Years experience
1000 at clinic
Available today
09:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Amla Health Benefits

MSc
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Lucknow
Amla Health Benefits

Winter is the season of amla, also known as Indian gooseberry. This little fruit is a storehouse of nutrients. It is extremely rich in Vitamin C and has a sour taste. It can cure many ailments and has numerous other health benefits. So let’s take a look at some of its many health benefits and hence, more reasons to add amla to your diet

Amla health benefits: 

• Hair: Amla is extremely good for the hair. It enhances hair growth and also beautifies it. It improves the lustre of our hair. If you have a hair fall problem, amla is an excellent solution to cure it. 

• Skin: Being rich in Vitamin C as well as antioxidants, amla brightens the skin and gives it a glow. Regular intake of amla can also help you to get rid of pimples and acne. Hence, for a glowing and clear skin, amla is one of the best foods to consume. 

• Better eyesight: Amla is good for eyesight as well. It is believed to improved vision. It can also improve near sightedness as well as cataract. It is mainly because of the presence of beta carotene in amla. 

• Weight loss: Amla also aids in weight loss. It is known to boost metabolism and thus helps in weight loss. Hence, if you are trying to lose weight, adding amla to your diet is an excellent choice. 

• Good for the heart: What more? Amla is also good for the heart. Cholesterol builds up being the major reason of heart diseases, amla helps in reducing the build-up of bad cholesterol. Thus, it is good for cardiovascular health. 

Ways amla can be consumed: There are various ways in which amla can be consumed. It is better to buy fresh amla and prepare various things with it rather than the store bought amla things. • You can eat amla just as it is. • Prepare amla juice. • Amla pickle. • Amla candy. • Or you can try out any other recipe that you like.

3 Workouts to Enhance Your Sexual Power

MD - General Medicine
Sexologist, Delhi
3 Workouts to Enhance Your Sexual Power

3 Penis Workouts That Will Stretch Your Manhood and Make It Longer in No Time

If you are looking for penis workouts that will give you a longer penis size in no time at all, then you have come to the right place. This article will teach you 3 easy penis workouts that you can do stretch your manhood and make it longer.

Workout 1: The A-Stretch

The A-stretch will require you to get a semi-erection to start and to prepare yourself to do 5 repetitions each time. Most penis workouts will require nothing but your hands; for this particular one, you will need both of them.

To start, grab your manhood an inch below the glans and then pull it straight out. After that, place your second arm under your stretched manhood and grab the wrist of your first arm with it. To add more force, try pushing up with your second arm. Hold the stretch for around half a minute. Finish the exercise after doing 5 complete repetitions.

Workout 2: The Assisted A-Stretch

There are quite a few modified penis workouts that you can follow out there, as well, one of which is the assisted A-stretch. The assisted A-stretch is basically just a modified version of the stretch mentioned above. As with the regular A-stretch, the assisted A-stretch will require you to get a semi-erection to start and to prepare yourself to do 5 repetitions each time. Aside from your hands, however, you will also need a cylindrical object to help you out with the exercise, like a soda can or a PVC pipe with a thick diameter.

To start, grab your manhood an inch below the glans and then pull it straight out. After that, place your choice of cylindrical object under your manhood and stretch your penis over it while pushing up onto the object at the same time. Hold the stretch for around half a minute. Finish the exercise after doing 5 complete repetitions.

Workout 3: The Internal Stretch

The internal stretch concentrates on stretching out the inner penis, which refers to bit of your penis that can be found inside of your body. To do this exercise, you have to get a semi-erection to start and prepare yourself to do 5 repetitions each time.

Most penis workouts will require nothing but your hands; for this particular one, you will need both of them. To start, sit down with your legs spread and make an OK sign with one of your hands. Place that sign onto the base of your penis, with your actual penis and your testicles hanging outside of your grip. It would be important not to grab your testicles while doing this particular exercise!

Then, stretch your manhood straight up while grabbing your penis with your other hand an inch below the glans. Hold the stretch in place for about half a minute before resting and then doing another repetition. Finish the exercise after doing 5 complete repetitions.

Penis workouts are actually very common nowadays and men from all over the world follow them to get the penis size that they want. If you happen to be interested in penis enlargement yourself, though, then these exercises would be the best method for you to follow to get the job done. After all, they will ensure that you get your dream size in the end, but in the safest way possible.

Since penis workouts mostly use nothing but your hands in the process and don't involve ingestion of different chemicals or the use of harmful devices, you can be sure that you won't harm yourself unintentionally by following them.

4 Weeks Diet Plan and Healthy Lifestyle Changes for Bride

MSc
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Lucknow
4 Weeks Diet Plan and Healthy Lifestyle Changes for Bride

Every bride dreams of her wedding to be perfect. Right from the decorations to the food and of course, to her too, a bride would want everything to be spot on. And why wouldn’t she? After all, there’s this one day in every girl’s life where she gets to be the centre of everyone’s attention. And so, it’s important that she looks flawless, right from head to toe. 

Most brides-to-be are confused so as to what kind of a diet and beauty routine they should follow weeks before their wedding. 

So, here’s a 4 week diet guide and beauty tips for all the brides-to-be out there: 

First of all, before beginning the diet plan, make sure that you: 

• Avoid all kinds of refined sugar for example sodas, sweet treats etc. It is very common for you to get the bride jitters and hence, give in to sweet cravings. But make sure that you avoid all these completely. 

• Avoid oily food as well. Consuming oily food will surely take a toll on your skin and might lead to various skin issues. Hence, steer clear of oily food. 

• Avoid junk food too. You wouldn’t want to put on a few kilos right before your wedding, right? You wouldn’t even want your skin to look unhealthy or unclear, right? Well then, make it a point to avoid junk completely. 

4 week diet plan for brides-to-be: 

Early morning: A glass of warm water with lemon and honey. A glass of warm water with lemon and honey on an empty stomach will ensure that your digestive system is in good shape. Along with this, it will also help you in weight loss and also help you in achieving a clearer and better skin. Warm water with lemon and honey is very good for detoxifying your body. 

Breakfast: Sprouts with a serving of fruits. • Oatmeal with a serving of fruits. • Upma/ poha/ idli with a serving of fruits.Lunch: For lunch, 

Have 2 rotis along with dal, vegetables and a bowl of curd. Include a source of protein such as chole, rajma etc. twice a week.Snacks: 

For snacks, you can have: • Fruits • Roasted makhana • A serving of dry fruits and nuts • Roasted puffed rice with peanuts 

For added benefit, along with your snack you can have fresh coconut water. Along with keeping you hydrated, coconut water is full of important nutrients and will keep your skin and hair in the best of shape. 

Dinner: It’s best to keep your dinner light; especially if you are trying to lose weight. For dinner, you can have: • A salad and a soup • A serving of fruits and a after some time, a salad • Boiled vegetables • Brown rice with veg curry • Stir fried paneer/ tofu/ chicken/ fish with veggies Healthy lifestyle changes: 

Stay hydrated: This is extremely essential. Have at least 3 litres of water daily. 

Exercise: Get enough exercise; work out at least 5 to 6 times a week. 

Get your beauty sleep: Sleep at proper time every night and get at least 7 to 8 hours of sleep. Steer clear of stress: Yes if you are getting married then it’s pretty normal to be a little stressed out; but take your time out to stay stress free and go to bed with a clear and stress-free mind. Beauty routine: Visit your beautician and get facials and hair spas done on a regular basis.

Cinnamon and Health Benefits

MSc
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Lucknow
Cinnamon and Health Benefits

Dalcheeni, also known as cinnamon, cassia, Ceylon cinnamon or Saigon cinnamon is a commonly used spice, found to be a natural healer for various ailments. It provides pain relief and helps to treat infections because of its antiseptic and antimicrobial properties. 

Cinnamon is greatly productive in dealing with PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) mainly because it helps in reducing insulin resistance, which is believed to be the major cause of PCOS. It also lowers down the blood sugar levels of diabetic patients. 

If mixed in hot water and consumed regularly, cinnamon can repress appetite and food yearnings, which helps women dealing with PCOS to cope with obesity. Cinnamon is also Scientifically proven to be a bountiful source of calcium, manganese and dietary fibre. 

Cinnamon boosts phosphorylation of insulin receptors which improves insulin function and sensitivity. A diet rich in cinnamon helps in revamping the menstrual cycle and also helps during pregnancy or by increasing fertility at the time of conception. 

Women with PCOS are comparatively more prone to developing diabetes and high blood sugar levels due to insulin dysfunction. Cinnamon balances the insulin levels and thus, lowers blood sugar and the pressure; and facilitates speedy weight loss. A cinnamon rich diet will also reduce the risk of acquiring cardiovascular diseases. 

After eating a carb-rich diet, women with PCOS face a rapid rise in insulin which causes multiple problems and hormonal dysfunctions. However, if they add cinnamon to the same diet, it will minimise the insulin reaction. 

It is, therefore, highly recommended by experts to include cinnamon in your diet if you have PCOS. Since it does not have any side effects, a teaspoon of dry cinnamon twice a day should pose no harm. It can also be consumed with water or in baked products like muffins. Even if you are taking medicines or other supplements, cinnamon is a safe choice. An overdose, however, might lead to hypoglycaemia, so do not consume more than two teaspoons a day.

Exercise at Work Place

BPTh/BPT, MSPT (Master of Physical Therapy)
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Exercise at Work Place

After every hour, take mini-breaks from your work desk and do some stretches to loosen your shoulder and neck muscles and shift position.

Early Signs of Strain

BPTh/BPT, MPT
Physiotherapist, Pune

Don't ignore the early signs of strain injury like weakness of the grip, numbness, and pain or discomfort in the arms, hands, wrists or shoulders.

Appendicitis - How Homeopathy Can Help You?

BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
Appendicitis - How Homeopathy Can Help You?

Appendicitis is a chronic or acute medical condition where the appendix gets inflamed and causes severe pain.  If left untreated, the condition can prove to be fatal. The appendix is a small tube shaped sac at the end of the large intestine. In humans, it is typically not known to have any functional value although some studies suggest that it helps digestion by creating a conducive environment for friendly bacteria. Surgical removal of the appendix is suggested as the most common treatment for the ailment.

One of the key causes of appendicitis is believed to be the partial or complete obstruction at the mouth of the appendix. The common causes of obstruction include accumulation of fecal matter, worms, enlarged lymphoid follicles, trauma or tumors. It is also possible that an infection in the stomach could have extended into the appendix.

Appendix is commonly detected because of its progressive worsening pain in the stomach which narrows down to the lower right side of the abdomen called McBurney point. Half of the patients though do not have this typical symptom and instead come in with a complaint of gastroenteritis, urinary tract infection or even a kidney stone. Further blood tests, urine tests and MRIs or ultrasounds are used to pinpoint the area causing the pain.

In most cases of advance appendix, a surgical intervention is necessary. The type of surgery will vary on a case to case basis.

Homeopathy can be tried in early stages and is especially useful to treat chronic and recurrent cases. It works with the principle of 'like cures like' which means that the elements that cause the problem are a key to its solution too. It employs a holistic healing methodology getting rid of the signs and symptoms and restoring complete health. While other treatments focus on curing the 'problem', homeopathy also deals with the basic reason of the problem and the individual's susceptibility to it. Here are some of the remedies:

1. Arsenicum album: This is used when the appendicitis has resulted in sepsis and the patient also suffers from diarrhea.
2. Belladonna: This is an early stage remedy for cases where appendicitis is accompanied by headache, fever
3. Bryonia alba: This is an effective remedy when the pain aggravates with movement. 
4. Colocynthis: This is a recommended remedy when the patient experiences spasmodic or entwining pain which worsens with indigestion. Applying warm pressure over the area helps in such cases
5. Rhus Tox: This remedy is also called the 'homeopathic knife' to treat appendicitis. It is used when the pain is constant and the patient is never free from pain.

To customize the selection of the remedies according to your specific symptoms, it is best to consult with a practitioner. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

9 Causes Behind Sciatica You Need To Know

MCh - Neurosurgery, MBBS
Neurosurgeon, Chennai
9 Causes Behind Sciatica You Need To Know

Sciatica refers to the pain one experiences due to the irritation or compression of nerve roots contributing to formation of Sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is the longest and widest nerve in the body, running from the lower back, down to the back of each leg. The pain can occur in the lower back and spread to the hips, buttocks and leg. Sciatica generally affects one side of the body. There are numerous causes of irritation of the sciatic nerve and sciatica.

Some of them are:

  1. Spinal Stenosis: The narrowing of the spinal canal caused by natural wear and tear of the vertebrae (individual bones in the spine protecting underlying nerves) of the spine is known as spinal stenosis. The narrowing may put pressure on the roots of the sciatic nerve, causing pain.
  2. Herniated Disc: A disc is made up of cartilage and acts as a cushion between vertebrae, allowing flexibility of the spine. A herniated or slipped disc occurs when a disc is temporarily pushed out of place, putting pressure on the sciatic nerve.
  3. Spondylolisthesis: It is a condition where one of the lower vertebrae slips forward over another. This also causes a collapse of the disc space between both, causing the nerve to get pinched. This may cause sciatica.
  4. Piriformis Syndrome: Piriformis is a muscle found deep inside the buttocks, which connects the lower spine to the upper thighbone, running directly over the sciatic nerve. Spasming of this muscle can pressurize the sciatic nerve, triggering symptoms of sciatica.
  5. Sacroilitis: Sacroillac joints are the place where the lower spine meets the pelvis and inflammation of one or both of these joints causes sacroilitis. This can give rise to symptoms of sciatica as it causes pain in the lower back, buttocks and legs.
  6. Spinal tumors: Very rarely, tumors growing inside or along the spine may put pressure on the sciatic nerve.
  7. Infection or injury: Muscle inflammation, infections, fractures or any other spinal injury may lead to irritation or compression of the sciatic nerve.
  8. Pregnancy: Pregnant women may suffer from sciatica due to weight gain, expansion of the uterus or increased fluid retention or other changes occurring in the body, which put pressure on the sciatic nerve.
  9. Other causes: Osteoarthritis and fractures caused by osteoporosis may also affect the sciatic nerve, producing symptoms of sciatica.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

Colonic Polyps - Tests That Can Help You Diagnose!

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, M.Ch - Surgical Gastroenterology/G.I. Surgery, Fellowship in Hepatobiliary Surgery & Liver Transplantation, International Visiting Scholar
Gastroenterologist, Hyderabad
Colonic Polyps - Tests That Can Help You Diagnose!

Colon polyps are growths that are typically found in the large intestine. Although the causes behind the occurrence of colon polyps are not known, this condition is usually seen to affect adults. These colon polyps might turn into colon cancer over a period of time; the development of cancer can happen over a number of years.

Colon polyps are usually symptomless; hence it becomes difficult to diagnose the condition. They are commonly found as additional results of screening tests for colon cancers. Screening tests are conducted when there is a suspicion of a disease but it displays no significant symptoms. The symptoms can only be visible if the polyps are enlarged.

Typical symptoms include:

  1. Rectal bleeding.

  2. Changes in bowel conditions such as diarrhoea and constipation.

  3. Changes in urination patterns.

  4. Change in appearance of stool.

As the presence of most polyps becomes evident only during colon cancer tests, it is recommended that regular tests for colon cancer be conducted for adults over the age of 50.

Some of these tests include:

  1. Colonoscopy: This is highly recommended for detecting colon polyps. A small tube used for viewing is inserted into the colon by the doctor.

  2. Flexible Sigmoidoscopy: It is similar to colonoscopy with the only difference being that the tube is smaller.

  3. Computed Tomographic Colonography (CTC): Also known as virtual colonoscopy, various computer systems and X-rays are used to create a detailed picture of the colon so that the doctor can search for polyps.

The size of the colon polyps helps to identify if the polyp is cancerous or not. Chances of the polyp being cancerous are high if the size of the polyp is higher than 1 cm or 0.4 inches. Hyperplastic polyps (smaller polyps) do not become cancerous and hence, do not need to undergo a colonoscopy. Another form of polyp is the sessile polyp which is usually a flat growth without a stalk and grows on the inner wall of the colon. Similar to other polyps, these polyps can be found and removed using a colonoscopy or a sigmoidoscopy. 

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

How To Control Pain After Knee Replacement?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, Fellowship Joint Replacement Surgery
Orthopedist, Delhi
How To Control Pain After Knee Replacement?

Knee replacement can be extremely painful. Previously, opioids or narcotics were administered for pain relief. But excessive addition of opioids is not exactly effective for controlling pain.

Multimodal pain management has become an important part of the perioperative care of patients undergoing total joint replacement. The principle of multimodal therapy is to use interventions that target several different steps of the pain pathway, allowing more effective pain control with fewer side effects. Many different protocols have shown clinical benefit. The goal of this review is to provide a concise overview of the principles and results of multimodal pain management regimens as a practical guide for the management of joint arthroplasty patients.

Multimodal denotes administering two or more than two types of medications that work with different mechanisms. The following are the techniques used:

  1. Pre-operative Femoral Nerve Block: Prior to the surgery, a catheter is placed beside the femoral nerve for blocking it. This nerve is located in the upper thigh. Medication is delivered through the catheter for the nerve to be numbed for 24 hours. Thus, pain signals to the brain are blocked. This method reduces the use of narcotics and the consequent side effects.

  2. Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA): This method is also known as ‘Pain Pump’. An intravenous pump is used to administer pain relief medications, such as oxymorphone or morphine, after the surgery. The control button of the machine could be pressed, by the patient for 6 to 10 times per hour. The machine is used for two post-operative days.

  3. Oral Medications: The oral medications include Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory drugs or NSAID; such as Celebrex which is similar to aspirin, structurally. Alternatively, acetaminophen, such as Tylenol or its equivalent composition, can also be used.

  4. Acetaminophen: It acts on the Central Prostaglandin Synthesis and relieves the patient of pain through multiple mechanisms.

  5. Epidural Analgesia: It produces lower pain scores and involves less time for achieving physical therapy goals. However, this is subject to side effects such as dizziness, urinary retention and itchiness.

  6. Gabapentinoids: These medications include membrane stabilizers such as Gabapentin and Pregabalin.

The objective of multimodal treatments is to provide quick relief to the patient and immediately so. Earlier the rehabilitation, more successful will be the knee replacement surgery. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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