About DrGoel
Doctor by profession and more than a decade of practice behind her Dr Goel occasionally writes to bring awareness on various diseases and conditions.

7+ Ways To Get Rid of Hickey Fast

November 5, 2015 DrGoel

A hickey, which is also known as a ‘love bite’ or a more sedate ‘kiss mark’, tends to occur after a passionate physical exchange between lovers. It may happen to you if your lover kisses or bites on your skin […]

Treatment of SIBO and IBS with Rifaximin

September 30, 2015 DrGoel

What is IBS? Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is one of the most common functional gastrointestinal disorders and is characterized by chronic abdominal pain and discomfort, bloating and alterations in bowel habits[1]. A meta-analysis including 260,960 subjects showed that the prevalence […]

Probiotics: Side Effects and Safety

September 28, 2015 DrGoel

What are Probiotics? The word probiotic which means ‘ for life’ was coined in 1965 by Lilly and Stillwell [1] and is defined as live microorganisms, which when administered in adequate amounts confer a health benefit on the host. Probiotics […]

SIBO and Liver Diseases

September 28, 2015 DrGoel

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is characterized by the presence of >10 5 colony forming units (CFU)/ml in the jejunal aspirate.  SIBO occurs as a result of disruption of the gut microbial community in response to various environmental and genetic […]

SIBO and Stress: Is it Beneficial or Harmful?

September 28, 2015 DrGoel

In the modern lifestyle, stress is being an omnipresent part of our life. Literally, stress denotes emotional or mental stress and physiological or physical stress. In a stressful event, our body likely responds with sympathetic nervous system, release of various […]

Is Chronic or Acute Bronchitis Contagious?

August 21, 2015 DrGoel

What is Bronchitis? Bronchitis is a condition that affects the passages of the nose and lungs and it is usually a result of repetitive irritation and injury to the lungs. The infection causes swelling and inflammation of the bronchi (bronchial […]

Natural Remedies to Get Rid of a Cough Fast

August 21, 2015 DrGoel

Coughing is a reflex reaction of the upper respiratory system characterized by the rapid expulsion of air from the lungs through the mouth. It’s the body’s natural way to clear the throat and breathing passage of foreign particles, irritants, fluids […]

11+ Home Remedies to Get Rid of Dandruff Fast Naturally

August 7, 2015 DrGoel

Dandruff is an extremely common, non-infectious scalp condition. It is characterized by a chronic production of visible white flakes that can be highly embarrassing for the sufferer. It rarely has any serious implications on the health of the sufferer. Causes […]

Hives Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

July 15, 2015 DrGoel

What is Skin Hives? Hives (urticaria) is a skin condition characterized by red, raised bumps that may or may not itch. Typically, hives are an immune-system response to contact with an allergen. However, a person may break out in hives for […]

Tea Tree Oil for Skin Tags & Moles

July 11, 2015 DrGoel

Tea tree oil is a pale-yellow oil extracted from the melaleuca alternifolia plant in Australia. It has been used for centuries by the Bundjalung people of eastern Australia to treat skin disorders, wounds, coughs, and colds. The oil has antiviral, […]

Top Way to Treat Nail Fungus

June 30, 2015 DrGoel

Fungal nail infection, medically known as Onychomycosis or tinea unguium, is a chronic and potentially persistent condition that affects millions of people worldwide. While the condition is usually caused by the same fungi associated with athlete’s foot (dermatophytes), a variety […]

Chemical Peels for Treating Acne Scars

June 7, 2015 DrGoel

You can choose across different types of treatments for getting rid of your acne scars. Some treatments are rather invasive and expensive, such as Surgical Treatments while some are non-invasive and affordable, like Chemical Peels. Introduction to Chemical Peels Chemical […]

Microdermabrasion for Acne Scars

June 7, 2015 DrGoel

You can consider many treatments for permanently getting rid of Acne Scars. One of the most common treatment approaches is Physical Resurfacing. In its earliest version, this treatment was referred to as Dermabrasion. Now, it has progressed into a more […]

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