Hirsutism in teens: A hairy situation

Hirsutism is a condition of unwanted, male-pattern hair growth in women. Hirsutism results in excessive amounts of dark, coarse hair on body areas where men typically grow hair — face, chest, and back. However, hirsutism is a medical condition that can arise from excess male hormones called androgens, primarily testosterone. It can also be due […]

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Men’s Health Awareness Month

June is Men’s Health Month which is celebrated across the globe to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of diseases among men and boys. As a primary care physician, by appropriate preventive care, we can lessen future health decline in men. Health conditions that men should be screened […]

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Cardiovascular disease, Warning signs and Risk Factors

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of chronic disease morbidity and mortality all over the world.  Around 17.7 million people worldwide succumb to cardiovascular diseases every year.* Cardiovascular diseases, the leading cause of premature death, includes heart attacks, strokes, and other circulatory related diseases. Particularly shocking is the increased rate in heart attacks among young people. According to many studies all […]

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How to keep your Heart Healthy

It isn’t enough to just be aware of the risk factors for heart disease that you might possess. An active effort needs to be made in order to ensure that our hearts health is always a priority. Some ways in which we can maintain our heart health are: Stop smoking: Tobacco smoking directly increases your […]

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