Dr. Vidya Viswanath's Profile

M.B.B.S, M.D. Pathology, Fellowship in Pain and Palliative Medicine

Dr. Vidya enjoys reading about medicine, travel, art and culture, biographies and autobiographies. She lives by her guiding principle, "Grant me the serenity to accept what I cannot change, the courage to change what I can and the wisdom to know the difference."

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Quality of Life

Quality of Life

A combination of Physical, Mental and Social well being contributes to a good Quality of Life. When it is related to Health and Disease, we call it Health Related Quality of Life or HRQoL.

Disease & Condition
Premature Ovarian Failure

Premature Ovarian Failure

Premature menopause is ovarian failure which occurs 2 SD in years before a mean menopausal age and presents with amenorrhoea along with hormonal variations.

Disease & Condition
Avascular Necrosis

Avascular Necrosis

Avascular necrosis or Osteonecrosis affects the bone and occurs because of the interruption to its blood supply resulting in bone death and leading to secondary osteoarthritis.

Disease & Condition
Transient Ischemic Attack

Transient Ischemic Attack

Transient Ischemic Attack is a mini stroke caused due to interruption in the blood supply to the brain leading to symptoms which last for a short time.

Disease & Condition
Osteosarcoma

Osteosarcoma

Osteosarcoma is a primary cancer of the bone which targets adolescents most commonly and mainly affects the areas around the knee, shoulder and hip joint.

Cancer