The G spot

Arvindh Santhosh

Welcome to 'The G Spot with Dr Arvindh Santhosh'. This is a podcast on medicine and health. I am your host, Dr Arvindh Santhosh, a doctor of modern medicine, specializing in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. In this podcast, I talk about the science behind medicine and how to improve your health using it. New episode every Sunday. read less
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#25 When race played with Blood
25-09-2023
#25 When race played with Blood
Ladies and gentlemen, welcome back to The G Spot! In today's episode, we delve into the fascinating history of blood transfusion. From ancient bloodletting to early attempts at transfusion, we uncover the pivotal moments that led to the development of modern blood banking. But our focus today is on one remarkable individual who revolutionized the field and challenged the discriminatory practices of his time. Join me as we explore the inspiring story of Charles Richard Drew, an African American physician who dedicated his life to advancing the science of blood transfusion and fighting for equality in healthcare. Get ready for an episode filled with groundbreaking discoveries, tragic setbacks, and a legacy that continues to inspire. Social Media Links: Email: arvindh@drarvindhsanthosh.com Website: www.drarvindhsanthosh.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theguynec/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheGuynec Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drarvindhsanthosh/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIvMn-oaCbqBqd4uoTdrTWQ/featured Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/theguynec Linktree: https://linktr.ee/Guynec Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5nQnoQFXism83FNmASZNa2?si=49a363b9a2c4443d Apple podcast : https://podcasts.apple.com/in/podcast/the-g-spot/id1583993007 Amazon music: https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/b6637d8c-c806-43f1-9e2e-613dd0b12ac5/the-g-spot Anchor : https://anchor.fm/arvindh-santhosh Google Podcasts: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy82ODI0OTZmMC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw?ep=14 Radiopublic: https://radiopublic.com/the-g-spot-GygXeJ Castbox: https://castbox.fm/channel/id4623303?utm_source=website&utm_medium=dlink&utm_campaign=web_share&utm_content=The G spot-CastBox_FM Gaana: https://gaana.com/podcast/the-g-spot-season-1 JioSaavan: https://www.jiosaavn.com/shows/the-g-spot/1/eBWkmgyq4ws_ Buymeacoffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/theguynec Keywords: blood transfusion, medical student, health care, OB GYNs, vampires, blood test, women's health, family health, science, bloodletting, treatment, diseases, Roman times, transfuse blood, English physician, Richard Lower, Jean Baptiste Dennis, multiple deaths, American physician, Philip Fisig, postpartum hemorrhage, husband, wife, transmissions, successful transcription, bed transmissions, rational indications, Joseph Lister, antiseptics, control infection, US physicians, milk, cows, goats, adverse reactions, blood components, blood groups, Karl Landsteiner, Alfred Cielo, Adriano Socilli, Nobel Prize, complex history, Charles Richard Drew, Washington DC, determination, organization, African American, limited education opportunities, Paul Lawrence Dunbar High School, athletic scholarship, Hammers College, track, honors, medical school, McGill University, research, blood banking, Karl Lansner, storage, anticoagulation, transfusing blood, refining methods, separating blood components, shelf life, adequate blood supply, plasma, erythrocytes, volume replacement, clotting factors, world war 2, blood transfusions, racial identification, Red Cross, absurd, insulting, segregation, moral courage, chief surgeon, International Congress of Surgeons, tragic death, surgery, equality, betterment of humanity. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/arvindh-santhosh/message
#24 A (G)Love Story!
02-07-2023
#24 A (G)Love Story!
There is a fascinating love story behind surgical gloves. And in this episode, we'll explore how wearing gloves during surgery became a common practice in modern medicine. Before the 1800s, surgeons did not wear gloves, but we'll uncover the reasons behind this change. For more details about me, have a look at my website. Website: www.drarvindhsanthosh.com I have a fortnightly newsletter where I write about science, medicine and sometimes funny medical stories. Click here to Subscribe to Newsletter. You can also find me on: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theguynec/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheGuynec Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drarvindhsanthosh/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIvMn-oaCbqBqd4uoTdrTWQ/featured Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theguynec The G Spot is also available on: Spotify, Apple podcast, Amazon music, Google Podcasts, Radiopublic, Castbox, Gaana, JioSaavan. A quick disclaimer: This podcast represents the opinions of Dr. Arvindh Santhosh and his guests to the show. The content here should not be taken as medical advice. The content here is for informational purposes only. See the show notes for more. This podcast represents the opinions of Dr. Arvindh Santhosh and his guests to the show. The content here should not be taken as medical advice. The content here is for informational purposes only and because each person is so unique, please consult your healthcare professional for any medical questions. Views and opinions expressed in the podcast are our own and do not represent that of our places of work. While we make every effort to ensure that the information we are sharing is accurate, we welcome any comments, suggestions or correction of errors. This podcast should not be used in any legal capacity whatsoever, including but not limited to establishing “standard of care” in a legal sense or as a basis for expert witness testimony. No guarantee is given regarding the accuracy of any statements or opinions made on the podcast or website. In no way does listening, reading, emailing or interacting on social media with our content establish a doctor-patient relationship. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/arvindh-santhosh/message
#23 The most dangerous surgery to the most common surgery - A brief history of Caesarean section
25-06-2023
#23 The most dangerous surgery to the most common surgery - A brief history of Caesarean section
Today's episode is all about C-sections, the history, development, and improvements in the medical procedure over the last few centuries. Dr. Santhosh traces the origins of C-sections all the way back to ancient civilizations, including Julius Caesar's supposed delivery, through the Renaissance era where human anatomy was better understood, to the modern-day in which C-sections are commonly performed worldwide. Join Dr. Santhosh as he discusses key milestones in medicine that have improved C-sections, and learn more about the differences between vaginal delivery and a C-section. Don't forget to check out our website for transcripts and citations. Stay tuned for the next episode airing next week. For more details about me, have a look at my website. Website: www.drarvindhsanthosh.com I have a fortnightly newsletter where I write about science, medicine and sometimes funny medical stories. Click here to Subscribe to Newsletter. You can also find me on: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theguynec/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheGuynec Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drarvindhsanthosh/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIvMn-oaCbqBqd4uoTdrTWQ/featured Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theguynec The G Spot is also available on: Spotify, Apple podcast, Amazon music, Google Podcasts, Radiopublic, Castbox, Gaana, JioSaavan. A quick disclaimer: This podcast represents the opinions of Dr. Arvindh Santhosh and his guests to the show. The content here should not be taken as medical advice. The content here is for informational purposes only. See the show notes for more. This podcast represents the opinions of Dr. Arvindh Santhosh and his guests to the show. The content here should not be taken as medical advice. The content here is for informational purposes only and because each person is so unique, please consult your healthcare professional for any medical questions. Views and opinions expressed in the podcast are our own and do not represent that of our places of work. While we make every effort to ensure that the information we are sharing is accurate, we welcome any comments, suggestions or correction of errors. This podcast should not be used in any legal capacity whatsoever, including but not limited to establishing “standard of care” in a legal sense or as a basis for expert witness testimony. No guarantee is given regarding the accuracy of any statements or opinions made on the podcast or website. In no way does listening, reading, emailing or interacting on social media with our content establish a doctor-patient relationship. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/arvindh-santhosh/message
#22 Myth Busters Pregnancy Edition: From Cravings to Caffeine and Everything In Between
18-06-2023
#22 Myth Busters Pregnancy Edition: From Cravings to Caffeine and Everything In Between
The podcast episode debunks pregnancy myths and offers helpful tips for taking care of oneself during pregnancy. The host Dr. Arvindh Santhosh is a gynecologist. Listeners are provided with information such as the truth about caffeine intake, how to manage morning sickness, and how to exercise safely during pregnancy. The host also debunks myths about prenatal care, such as checking the baby's portion in a scan and predicting the sex using a wedding ring. Additionally, the episode addresses the issue of sex determination in India, where it is illegal to inquire about the sex of an unborn child. For more details about me, have a look at my website. Website: www.drarvindhsanthosh.com I have a fortnightly newsletter where I write about science, medicine and sometimes funny medical stories. Click here to Subscribe to Newsletter. You can also find me on: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theguynec/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheGuynec Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drarvindhsanthosh/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIvMn-oaCbqBqd4uoTdrTWQ/featured Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theguynec The G Spot is also available on: Spotify, Apple podcast, Amazon music, Google Podcasts, Radiopublic, Castbox, Gaana, JioSaavan. Timestamps: [00:01:44] Pregnant women can consume up to 200mg of caffeine daily. Exercise is good for both mother and baby's health, but avoid strenuous activities. [00:06:05] Wear gloves for gardening, wash hands without gloves. Myth: check baby's sex through weird methods. Use ultrasound. In India, sex of fetus cannot be revealed due to anti-female feticide law. [00:06:58] Asking for sex determination is forbidden, consequences include fines and imprisonment. Some exceptions due to genetic diseases. Drinking wine during pregnancy is a myth. A quick disclaimer: This podcast represents the opinions of Dr. Arvindh Santhosh and his guests to the show. The content here should not be taken as medical advice. The content here is for informational purposes only. See the show notes for more. This podcast represents the opinions of Dr. Arvindh Santhosh and his guests to the show. The content here should not be taken as medical advice. The content here is for informational purposes only and because each person is so unique, please consult your healthcare professional for any medical questions. Views and opinions expressed in the podcast are our own and do not represent that of our places of work. While we make every effort to ensure that the information we are sharing is accurate, we welcome any comments, suggestions or correction of errors. This podcast should not be used in any legal capacity whatsoever, including but not limited to establishing “standard of care” in a legal sense or as a basis for expert witness testimony. No guarantee is given regarding the accuracy of any statements or opinions made on the podcast or website. In no way does listening, reading, emailing or interacting on social media with our content establish a doctor-patient relationship. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/arvindh-santhosh/message
#21 How to get pregnant?
12-07-2022
#21 How to get pregnant?
There’s a lot of information for how NOT to get pregnant. But what if you are trying to see those two lines on the test? Listen to this episode of 'The G Spot' to find out how. For more details about me, have a look at my website. Website: www.drarvindhsanthosh.com I have a fortnightly newsletter where I write about science, medicine and sometimes funny medical stories. Click here to Subscribe to the Newsletter. You can also find me on: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theguynec/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheGuynec Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drarvindhsanthosh/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIvMn-oaCbqBqd4uoTdrTWQ/featured Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theguynec The G Spot is also available on: Spotify, Apple podcast, Amazon music, Anchor, Google Podcasts, Radiopublic, Castbox, Gaana, JioSaavan. A quick disclaimer: This podcast represents the opinions of Dr. Arvindh Santhosh and his guests to the show. The content here should not be taken as medical advice. The content here is for informational purposes only. See the show notes for more. This podcast represents the opinions of Dr. Arvindh Santhosh and his guests to the show. The content here should not be taken as medical advice. The content here is for informational purposes only and because each person is so unique, please consult your healthcare professional for any medical questions. Views and opinions expressed in the podcast are our own and do not represent that of our places of work. While we make every effort to ensure that the information we are sharing is accurate, we welcome any comments, suggestions or correction of errors. This podcast should not be used in any legal capacity whatsoever, including but not limited to establishing “standard of care” in a legal sense or as a basis for expert witness testimony. No guarantee is given regarding the accuracy of any statements or opinions made on the podcast or website. In no way does listening, reading, emailing or interacting on social media with our content establish a doctor-patient relationship. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/arvindh-santhosh/message
Trailer - Season 2
10-05-2022
Trailer - Season 2
Welcome to season 2 of 'The G spot with Dr Arvindh Santhosh'.  Check my website for more details. Email: arvindh@drarvindhsanthosh.com Website: www.drarvindhsanthosh.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theguynec/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheGuynec Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drarvindhsanthosh/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIvMn-oaCbqBqd4uoTdrTWQ/featured Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/theguynec Subscribe to Newsletter: https://www.subscribepage.com/theguynecsnewsletter Disclaimer: This podcast represents the opinions of Dr. Arvindh Santhosh and his guests to the show. The content here should not be taken as medical advice. The content here is for informational purposes only and because each person is so unique, please consult your healthcare professional for any medical questions. Views and opinions expressed in the podcast are our own and do not represent that of our places of work. While we make every effort to ensure that the information we are sharing is accurate, we welcome any comments, suggestions or correction of errors. This podcast should not be used in any legal capacity whatsoever, including but not limited to establishing “standard of care” in a legal sense or as a basis for expert witness testimony. No guarantee is given regarding the accuracy of any statements or opinions made on the podcast or website. In no way does listening, reading, emailing or interacting on social media with our content establish a doctor-patient relationship. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/arvindh-santhosh/message
#17 Should I become an OBGYN? Feat. Dr.Surakshith Battina
21-01-2022
#17 Should I become an OBGYN? Feat. Dr.Surakshith Battina
So you want to become an OBGYN? But you have no idea how the field is or works. And then there are the 'stereotypes' about OBGYNs, which are enough to scare a lot of people. Here are Dr.Arvindh Santhosh and Dr.Surakshith Battina to your rescue. Listen to two OBGYNs talk about life as an OBGYN in residency, post residency and as a consultant, while discussing about the field, future career choices and sub-specialties. About today's guest: Dr.Surakshith Battina is consultant gynaecologist and Director of Laparoscopic surgery at Indigo Women's Centre, Chennai, India. He specialises in Laparoscopic surgery and cosmetic gynaecology. You can find him on Instagram @dr_baby_maker.  Find Dr.Surakshith Battina: linktr.ee/drbabymaker and https://www.instagram.com/dr_baby_maker/ Subscribe to my Newsletter: https://www.subscribepage.com/theguynecsnewsletter Find me on: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theguynec/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheGuynec Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drarvindhsanthosh/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIvMn-oaCbqBqd4uoTdrTWQ/featured Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/theguynec Linktree: https://linktr.ee/Guynec Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5nQnoQFXism83FNmASZNa2?si=49a363b9a2c4443d Apple podcast : https://podcasts.apple.com/in/podcast/the-g-spot/id1583993007 Amazon music: https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/b6637d8c-c806-43f1-9e2e-613dd0b12ac5/the-g-spot Anchor : https://anchor.fm/arvindh-santhosh You can reach out to be by email at - theguynec@gmail.com --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/arvindh-santhosh/message
#15 5 fornications for 1 fight!?
08-01-2022
#15 5 fornications for 1 fight!?
A science based relationship advice? This is IT. Tune into this episode to learn how to make relationships last. Email : theguynec@gmail.com Find me on: Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drarvindhsanthosh/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theguynec/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheGuynec YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIvMn-oaCbqBqd4uoTdrTWQ/featured Linktree: https://linktr.ee/Guynec facebook : https://www.facebook.com/theguynec anchor : https://anchor.fm/arvindh-santhosh Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5nQnoQFXism83FNmASZNa2?si=49a363b9a2c4443d Apple podcast : https://podcasts.apple.com/in/podcast/the-g-spot/id1583993007 Buymeacoffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/theguynec DISCLAIMER: This podcast represents the opinions of Dr. Arvindh Santhosh and his guests to the show. The content here should not be taken as medical advice. The content here is for informational purposes only and because each person is so unique, please consult your healthcare professional for any medical questions. Views and opinions expressed in the podcast are our own and do not represent that of our places of work. While we make every effort to ensure that the information we are sharing is accurate, we welcome any comments, suggestions or correction of errors. This podcast should not be used in any legal capacity whatsoever, including but not limited to establishing “standard of care” in a legal sense or as a basis for expert witness testimony. No guarantee is given regarding the accuracy of any statements or opinions made on the podcast or website. In no way does listening, reading, emailing or interacting on social media with our content establish a doctor-patient relationship. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/arvindh-santhosh/message
#14 How Social media 'INFLUENCES' Health!
25-12-2021
#14 How Social media 'INFLUENCES' Health!
Social media has changed the world. It has made people billionaires, helped people win elections, played cupid for the millennials and gen Z. But what has it done to health? Find out in this episode of 'The G Spot'. Further Reading: 1. White House strategist to lead UAB’s Personalized Medicine Institute - School of Medicine - News | UAB 2. Hunting down his son’s killer 3. Dermatology without dermatologists? Analyzing Instagram influencers with dermatology-related hashtags - Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 4. How Influencer Marketing Makes an Impact for Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Brands | Inmar Inc. My go to 'Reliable' Sources: 1. https://www.who.int 2. https://www.mohfw.gov.in 3. https://www.nhs.uk 4. Dr. Mike - https://www.instagram.com/doctor.mike/?hl=en 5. Dr. Karan Raj - https://www.instagram.com/drkaranrajan/?hl=en 6. Dr. Danielle Jones - https://www.instagram.com/mamadoctorjones/?hl=en 7. Dr. Ashwin Vijay - https://www.instagram.com/drashwinvijay/?hl=en 8. Dr. Renita Rajan - https://www.instagram.com/drrenitarajan/?hl=en 9. Dr. Surakshith Battina - https://www.instagram.com/dr_baby_maker/?hl=en  My Social Media Profiles: Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drarvindhsanthosh/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theguynec/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheGuynec YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIvMn-oaCbqBqd4uoTdrTWQ/featured Linktree: https://linktr.ee/Guynec facebook : https://www.facebook.com/theguynec anchor : https://anchor.fm/arvindh-santhosh Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5nQnoQFXism83FNmASZNa2?si=49a363b9a2c4443d Apple podcast : https://podcasts.apple.com/in/podcast/the-g-spot/id1583993007 Buymeacoffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/theguynec Email : theguynec@gmail.com --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/arvindh-santhosh/message
# 12 Harvey Specter Vs Dr. House M.D
11-12-2021
# 12 Harvey Specter Vs Dr. House M.D
What happens when a doctor gets sued? We all know that they have to pay up a lot as compensation for their 'negligence'. But is that all? Does it end there? Tune in to this episode of The G spot, where I talk about a recent lawsuit which made news all over the world and how lawsuits against doctors affect the healthcare system as a whole. Further reading: Dr. Mithchel's law firm statement - https://www.clydeco.com/en/insights/2021/12/evie-toombes-v-dr-m-clyde-co-act-for-gp-in-claimNews article about the Lawsuit - https://www.pulsetoday.co.uk/news/clinical-areas/womens-health/spina-bifida-patient-wins-legal-case-against-gp-for-not-advising-folic-acid-supplement/Official Website of Ms. Evie Toombes - https://www.evietoombespararider.comNHS website article on Spina Bifida - https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/spina-bifida/causes/#:~:text=It's%20estimated%20that%20taking%20folic,defects%2C%20such%20as%20spina%20bifidaIndian perspective to medical negligence - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5109761/Defensive medicine - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3728884/Article on medical lawsuits in India - https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/gurgaon/only-15-medical-negligence-cases-genuine/articleshow/67579198.cms Find me on: Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drarvindhsanthosh/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theguynec/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheGuynec YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIvMn-oaCbqBqd4uoTdrTWQ/featured Linktree: https://linktr.ee/Guynec facebook : https://www.facebook.com/theguynec anchor : https://anchor.fm/arvindh-santhosh Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5nQnoQFXism83FNmASZNa2?si=49a363b9a2c4443d Apple podcast : https://podcasts.apple.com/in/podcast/the-g-spot/id1583993007 Buymeacoffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/theguynec --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/arvindh-santhosh/message
#10 Plan B
27-11-2021
#10 Plan B
What do you do when you had sex, but didn't use protection? What are options you have in such a situation? Tune in to this episode of The G spot to learn more. Further reading: https://onlinedoctor.lloydspharmacy.com/uk/contraception-advice/history-morning-after-pill https://www.acog.org/clinical/clinical-guidance/practice-bulletin/articles/2015/09/emergency-contraception Follow me on: Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drarvindhsanthosh/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theguynec/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheGuynec YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIvMn-oaCbqBqd4uoTdrTWQ/featured Linktree: https://linktr.ee/Guynec Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/theguynec Anchor : https://anchor.fm/arvindh-santhosh Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5nQnoQFXism83FNmASZNa2?si=49a363b9a2c4443d Apple podcast : https://podcasts.apple.com/in/podcast/the-g-spot/id1583993007 Buymeacoffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/theguynec Contact me at: theguynec@gmail.com Disclaimer: This podcast represents the opinions of Dr. Arvindh Santhosh and his guests to the show. The content here should not be taken as medical advice. The content here is for informational purposes only and because each person is so unique, please consult your healthcare professional for any medical questions. Views and opinions expressed in the podcast are our own and do not represent that of our places of work. While we make every effort to ensure that the information we are sharing is accurate, we welcome any comments, suggestions or correction of errors. This podcast should not be used in any legal capacity whatsoever, including but not limited to establishing “standard of care” in a legal sense or as a basis for expert witness testimony. No guarantee is given regarding the accuracy of any statements or opinions made on the podcast or website. In no way does listening, reading, emailing or interacting on social media with our content establish a doctor-patient relationship. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/arvindh-santhosh/message