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Sensitive about small penis? Go for penile implant

Does size matter? Today, there are many men who are looking for ways and methods to increase their penis size.



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Does size matter? Apparently, it does for most men. Interestingly, while there isn’t a consensus on what is considered to be the ‘normal’ size of the male organ, there are many men who are unsatisfied with what they have and are interested in solutions. Here’s what men can do

Today, there are many men who are looking for ways and methods to increase their penis size. But they hit a roadblock and feel shy about talking or asking around openly on this issue and what can be done. One is certain though that these men are desperately looking for answers. One solution can be a penile implant.

What is a penile implant?

It consists of two rods that are made to fit into the two cylinders of the penis through surgery. These rods are made up of various materials like silicon. There are various varieties available. The penile implant has a good life. It can last for years and in most cases an entire lifetime.

The implant is not a metal rod; still, it is stiff enough to withstand most pressures and provide enough rigidity. Many implants available also have other connections that fill these rods with water.

These connections are placed in the scrotum and in front of the bladder. The penile implants that have these connections make it possible to rest the organ in a flaccid state and achieve the erection at will.

What are the types of penile implants?

There are two main varieties of penile implants that are globally available: Non-inflatable semi-rigid implants – non-hinged and hinged and inflatable penile implants (inflatable penile prosthesis) — two-piece (cylinders with scrotal button) and three-piece (cylinders with scrotal button and reservoir).

The non-inflatable consists of just two rods that are rigid. These implants have an advantage. They are cheap therefore, men who have issues can afford the surgery involved.

The downside and it is a big one — once placed in the penis, the penis always remains erect. This means that the penis has to be either bent down forwards or worn over the abdomen to obscure the rigidity.

The inflatable one has an advantage. They can be deflated and the penis can return to an almost flaccid state like the normal penis. The disadvantage is that the implant is expensive and the surgery takes more time as the scrotal button and the reservoir also have to be put in.

Who is the correct candidate for a penile implant?

  • Not everybody is eligible for penile implant surgery. Here are the requisites:
  • Having a poor response to medical therapy and penile rehabilitation therapy.
  • Unable to use or not willing to use intracavernosal injections.
  • Penile Doppler study shows vasculogenic impotence.
  • Diabetes or severe neurogenic impotence.
  • Been on medical management for a reasonable period of time.
  • In a stable or active sexual relationship.

Do your homework properly

Before you choose the surgeon and the centre for penile implant surgery it is important that you do a lot of research. Any number of surgeons are available who can help but the need of the hours is to choose the one who is able to define the protocol of work.

How to choose the best among the many

  • Penile Implant surgery is performed by a Urologist and you must ensure that your surgeon is certified as a urologist and has training and experience in such implant surgeries.
  • The surgeon should have a protocol of care and should be confident in explaining post-operative course and care.
  • Ensure that the surgeon is operating in a sterile atmosphere because infections after implant surgery are the biggest scare. Surgeons working in sterile environments have lower infection rates.
  • The surgeon should be accessible for at least a week after the implantation.
  • The first seven days are crucial. This is when most complications happen.

There are many other questions that come to mind. Here’s a look at them.

Do you need to enlarge your penis?

Before you start researching ways and means to enlarge your penis, it is important to make sure that you need to increase your penis size. What is the average penis size of men? The average penis size is about 5 to 7 inches when erect. How to take measurements? It should be taken from the tip of the penis to the start of the abdomen.

If you have measured your penis and found that you fall within the average range, reconsider penis enlargement. This doesn’t mean that you should not go for increasing your size. After all, there are several benefits of having a larger penis.

Common penis enlargement methods

Besides penile implant, there are various other penis enlargement methods — penis enlargement contraptions like penis enhancer or penis pumps, applying certain creams, oils or lotions. Then there are hand massage techniques or even taking male enhancement supplements.

Which method is best?

There are many products that claim to solve your issue. The question is do they work? How can you know which one really works and which one is a dud? In some cases, invasive surgery to alter the penis tissue and muscle has been shown to produce some success.

But this is extremely expensive and can prove to be dangerous. There are a number of penis exercise techniques that are non-invasive and natural which can increase penis size.

To begin with, the best alternative will be herbal supplements. In most cases, they are to be able to increase blood flow to the penis and increase the size and hardness of the erection.

Make sure that these don’t have any side effects. They should also be affordable. The advantage is that taking male enhancement pills is easy and simple.

You spend less time working and exercising to increase the size of your penis and more time to enjoy better sex.

Safety first

However desperate you may be to increase your size and whatever method you choose to enlarge your penis to enhance your sexual performance, safety comes first. If you are considering surgery, remember that it is a very delicate process that can be dangerous.

Look for a specialist doctor who is reliable. If you are looking for male enhancement pills, check the contents of the pills. Consult your doctor and check if you take such pills.

Reason for small penis

The most known cause for this problem is genetics and most men blame it. However, a small genital organ has nothing to do with genetic predispositions.

It can be a result of an unhealthy lifestyle. Lack of nutritious foods or an unhealthy diet that causes poor blood flow can have disastrous consequences.

Hormonal imbalances might also be responsible. Other factors are lack of physical activity, alcohol and excessive medicines.

Dietary and lifestyle changes to be made

Foods that might have a negative impact on blood flow should be avoided. This means no sugar or fatty foods; no junk food and no caffeine, nicotine and alcohol. Eat foods that increase blood circulation and are rich in vitamins and minerals.

These are fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains and fish to name a few. Consult your doctor to know more foods that you can eat. Stretching exercises are effective too. Ayurveda has a solution as well.

Disclaimer: This article is only to create awareness and not to provide health advice. Always seek professional help and consult a qualified doctor before starting any medication or treatment.

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What you need to know about Transient Ischaemic Attack

Winter is here. Therefore, it is important to diagnose Transient Ischaemic Attacks. This can help to identify a patient who is at risk for subsequent stroke and prevent the same



Transient Ischaemic Attack
Source: @Oklahoma Heart Hospital

An episode of stroke in any family is devastating. The sad part is that it can result in premature death and lifelong disability. In India, the incidence rate of stroke is estimated to be 119-145 per lakh. This means that there are 1.44 to 1.64 million cases of strokes annually. Unfortunately, when we do not heed the warning signs of stroke, we end up becoming victims of this devastating episode.

One such sign is a Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA) or a mini-stroke. The risk of stroke in the first three months after a TIA is 2-17%. About 33% of those with a history of TIA have a major stroke within a year if not treated. Hence, it is important to raise awareness about TIA so we can alert ourselves regarding the subsequent stroke.

TIA cause

When the blood flow to the brain cuts off for a short while (less than 5 minutes) it causes transient neurological symptoms. This is similar to observed in stroke but is rapidly reversible. This is known as TIA. TIA is also referred to as mini-stroke because it is like a miniature version of a full-blown stroke. It causes less damage but it sure needs emergency care without delay.

The difference

When an artery that is supplying blood to the brain gets blocked due to a blood clot, it causes oxygen starvation resulting in TIA. In a TIA, such a temporary clog is generally pushed along and is broken down. The normal flow of blood to the brain returns quickly.

Symptoms of a TIA usually subside within an hour (typically less than 15 minutes) but may last up to 24 hours in some cases. In an ischemic stroke, the brain goes oxygen-deprived for a longer period. This causes more damage and brings long-lasting effects that can be fatal and cause permanent disability or death.


Apart from the risks that are not under our control like age and family history, generally, women have a higher risk of stroke/TIA than men. Obesity, carotid artery disease, high BP, high cholesterol, Diabetes, and preexisting heart conditions are also found to increase the odds of stroke/TIA. Excess smoking, alcohol consumption, eating foods high in cholesterol, and using drugs such as amphetamines, cocaine and heroin can increase the risk.


We must attempt to remember the term FAST — Face, Arms, Speech, Time. These are seen if a person is having a TIA. These include:

The facial droop may be observed where the eyes or mouth may droop to one side. One may also experience trouble smiling.

Problems related to speech such as slurred, garbled, or difficult to understand. Also, one may find it difficult to gather the right words.

Weakness or numbness of limbs may be experienced.

There might be trouble lifting or holding up the arms.

One may also notice balance and coordination related troubles, blindness or transient blurring of vision, inability to move one side of the body, dizziness, confusion, and difficulties in understanding others.

Changes to make

After knowing about TIA, it is important to make efforts to have a better lifestyle and adopt preventive measures to reduce the risk of experiencing a TIA/stroke. These include:

  • Quitting smoking and avoiding exposure to second-hand smoke from tobacco.
  • Eating a healthy and nutritious diet that includes a lot of fresh fruits and vegetables.
  • Having a check on the excessive intake of salt and fats
  • Exercising regularly
  • Keeping away from recreational drugs.
  • Maintaining ideal body weight.

Following the advice of the specialist and or timely treatment plan for heart disease, Diabetes and other health conditions can go a long way in managing TIA. A person can live a healthy life for a long time.


Diagnosis is generally established through a full body physical examination. Neurological tests and various imaging techniques (MRI, Angiography), medications like blood-thinners, anti-cholesterol medications with or without the use of minimally invasive procedures (carotid angioplasty/stenting) and surgical procedures (Carotid endarterectomy) may be advised depending upon the severity of TIA.

When the symptoms of a TIA strike one should get medical help immediately. It must be remembered that there is a lot of uncertainty about whether the blood flow will restore on its own or not. It is impossible to predict if one is having a TIA or stroke because the symptoms are more or less the same. Given the present pandemic, it can lead to blood clots in the vessels supplying the brain. This can subsequently progress to TIA and stroke.

Disclaimer: The article is meant only to create awareness among the people. For any treatment one must always consult a qualified and certified health professional.

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Top 5 online learning tools for your children

Today, parents re looking for overall development of their child. Let’s look at some of the tools that can help sharpen the child’s mind



Learning Tools
Source: @Pew Research Center

Technology has really changed the way we learn today. From a face-to-face tutor to a tutor online to offline classes to online, technology is playing a big role in the education sector. It is providing them with various opportunities.

Not only this, the benefits of e-learning are tremendous. For this reason alone, there has been an exponential boost in the use of online learning platforms.

Learning becomes interesting if the learner enjoys the process. There are many learning tools that make this process effective. E-learning platforms enhance children’s education. It helps them to engage with edutainment videos, fun-packed kits, innovative teaching, and several practical co-curricular activities.

These online courses have an attractive design, suitable graphics, animations, clear instructions and easy language that makes learning fun. The companies provide flexibility to the kids. They can learn at their own pace. Kids are rewarded once they compete in quizzes or chapters. This motivates them to study without outside pressure.

Let’s look at a few such companies.

Class Monitor

It is an Indore-based ed-tech start-up. It caters to today’s needs and provides world-class, comfortable home-based learning. This is an interactive way for early learners in India (0-8). Early childhood development is vital for developing socio-emotional skills. The firm offers fun-packed kits that let you play, teach and bond with your children.

The start-up provides effectively-researched early childhood education programmes blended with traditional and modern learning techniques. It focuses on developing your child fundamentally. It focuses on five core areas: Linguistic skills, logical thinking, sensory and motor skills, cognitive skills, and creativity. The firm’s hybrid early childhood programmes connect real-life learning experiences and hands-on activities with an app designed to help strengthen your children’s learning.


It’s considered to be a market leader in early childhood education. It transforms homes and classrooms into interesting collaborative activity spaces. The company has innovated the early education industry. It follows the e-commerce subscription model. All learning products and tools are intensively researched. The research center works with parents and early childhood teachers to create an ecosystem conducive to realising each child’s true potential.


It is one of the first early learning apps in India. It uses proprietary stories and song-based lessons to appeal to the youngest students. This interactive app aims to change the minds of young people by creating contextual and multilingual content.

This makes it easy for parents and children to identify with. With over 1 lakh-plus user and over 130 kindergarten subscribers, the firm is entering tier I, II, and III with its regional language content.

Kangaroo Kids

It is an online preschool that balances learning and development suitable for children 2 to 6 years old. Its programme aims to help young children develop critical skills in literacy, emotional intelligence, and social and physical development. The goal is to provide children with a safe and well-structured learning environment. This allows them to develop in a fun and exciting way.

They can explore their curiosity and learn at their own pace. Its unique curriculum helps children learn in a friendly environment while giving parents peace of mind.

Ocky Pocky

It is one of the first interactive English learning apps for preschool children. It has been created by Whizkids in India. It uses Artificial Intelligence/natural learning processes to help children meet their English learning needs. It provides feedback and allows children to build an early vocabulary base through voice, video, and vernacular. It is primarily for non-English speaking families.

Remember, a child learns the most in his first five years of age. In the first five years, experiences and relationships stimulate children’s development, creating millions of connections in their brains. A child’s brain develops connections faster in the first five years than at any other time.

It is therefore important to give the child the best that there is so that he has an all-around development. It will help him get the edge that this competitive world needs today.

Disclaimer: There are several other such platforms in the market today. The attempt here is to introduce a few of them and not to be considered as gospel truth.  Parents can choose whatever is best for their children.


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Looking to get recruited? Here are 5 newage technologies for recruitment

There are a few companies that are using newer technological advancements that can be used to solve hiring issues.




The present pandemic has made it tough for everybody looking for a job or for a fresher to get hired. It is just as tough for recruiters looking for the right man for the right job. But there are a few companies that are using newer technological advancements that can be used to solve hiring issues.

It is not just the people who are looking for jobs that find it tough to match their skills with the job. Even recruiters are constantly looking for skilled people to match the job description. Therefore, sourcing and acquiring top talent has always been essential and involves a lot of time and cost for the companies.

However, now, newer technological advancements have made it possible for recruiters in making better hiring decisions and thereby breaking the chain of traditional methods of recruiting. These technological innovations are helping recruiters to plan their hiring processes better and provide the best-fit candidates for the required roles. Several start-ups are using Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Analytics to meet the needs of companies.

Artificial Intelligence is one of the most disruptive technologies today. Its potential to evolve and enable innovations is now being leveraged by several industries across the globe, HR is no exception. Integration of AI is aimed at making life easier. This allows HRs to play an increasingly strategic role.

Here are 5 platforms that are leveraging technology to simplify the HR processes.


This is a SaaS-based HRTech and EdTech platform. The idea is to democratise job opportunities and empower college placement cells in Tier II and III cities in India. It is a technologically advanced two-way marketplace. It trains students and gives universities access to companies and startups. It connects corporates to over 18,000 placements cells across colleges and private institutes.

Today, there are several challenges. There is also a huge skill gap in students. The challenges faced by talent acquisition and campus recruiters make it tough to hire the right people. GetWork founders managed to recognise the potential of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to build this company as a solution and scale it up through college placement cells.


It was started in 2016. In the last five-six years, it has managed to create a peer-to-peer (P2P) networking platform. It brings together organisations and those seeking new career opportunities on one platform. The Delhi-based firm aims at building transparency and efficiency.

The entire process involves hiring the right candidate. Once the user identifies the companies they are interested in, the firm starts introducing them to peers in those organisations so that they can look out for an opportunity.

iXceed Solutions

This is a talent and workforce solutions services company. It is a service provider to Fortune 500 companies. It primarily focuses on these domains globally: Technology, IT consulting and Engineering Consulting.

The company uses Artificial Intelligence-based recruitment solutions. It creates an in-class experience for both clients and candidates. Its list of clients is impressive and hence those looking for a change in their job or freshers looking to get recruited should at least come here to check out the options. Some of their clients are: Infosys, HCL, Oracle, Mindtree and NIIT.


This was established in 2018. It is an online recruitment platform based on SAAS in the B2B space. It provides an online recruitment marketplace for recruitment agencies and independent recruiters to speed up the hiring process 10 times.

The platform connects specialised recruiters. They have the best track records for matching jobs. Multiple agencies working on a single job with a single point of contact makes hiring fast and efficient. This enables employers to hire accurately. It also saves them cost and time.

The firm helps in finding companies with the best candidates in the shortest time without any hassle of phone calls, emails, invoices, and agreements from multiple vendors.


This is another Delhi-based HR-tech start-up. It is an advanced hiring platform that uses Artificial Intelligence. This means that recruiters can hire top talent effortlessly. Getting the talent and the employer on the same page has never been an easy task.

This is so true in the present scenario of innovation and competition. With revamped technology, it is easy to find a suitable job or suitable candidate. Finding jobs or source talents has become much easier with the help of this firm.

There are several other companies that are in the business of hiring and recruitment. The idea here is to just give a sneak peek into a few of them and not to be considered as a rule of thumb.

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