Cardiovascular disease (CVD) or as we simply term heart health is the leading cause of concern for women. Doctors claim that as women mature with age they are increasingly exposed to high levels of major risk factors for cardiovascular diseases which can be a poor lipid...

Poly Cystic Ovarian Disease is also known as Poly Cystic Ovary Syndrome, PCOD, or PCOS in short. It is globally prevalent in 4%-8% of women in the reproductive age group. The condition affects the endocrine system of the female which eventually impacts metabolic as well...

Painful cramps that may occur immediately before or during the menstrual period are called as menstrual cramps or dysmenorrhoea. There are two types of menstrual cramps or dysmenorrhea Primary dysmenorrhea or common menstrual cramps Secondary dysmenorrhea Primary Dysmenorrhea – These cramps usually begin one to two years...

Cysts in or on the ovary are solid or fluid-filled sacs. These are generally harmless and come and go as per menstruation cycles. Yet, in some women, these could turn large and even malignant. It is observed that ovarian cysts can cause no symptoms in women...

We all know that prevention is better than cure: so, nowadays, your Gynecologist also emphasizes you to go for regular Checkups. In order that you understand your body well, some issues that you need to understand and consult as and when the need arises are ...

SYMPTOMS OF PREGNANCY Some of the important symptoms are: Morning sickness- which can occur at any time of day or night usually begins as early as three weeks of conception. Due to the increased level of hormone estrogens and progesterone, this problem arises. Pregnant women usually...

The number of expecting mothers aged above 35 years is now increasing in developing countries like India. Today’s women are more educated, becoming independent, and career-oriented. This is one of the major reasons that pregnancy after 35 years is common especially in Metro cities. Though for...

1. How soon after conception do the first signs of pregnancy appear? First signs of pregnancy can appear as soon as you miss your period or within 7 days of missing the period. Every woman is different. So are her experiences of pregnancy. Not every woman...

Pelvic pain It is pain in the abdomen below the belly button. It may be a harmless sign of fertility, a digestive disorder like IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), or a red flag for a life-threatening emergency. Common Causes Acid peptic disease Irritable bowel syndrome Painful ovulation Premenstrual...

The most common issues that affect the quality of life in PCOS women are anxiety, depression, and destructive self-image. These psychological problems make women feel low about their bodies, their feminine identity, and their self-worth. PCOS patients are treated physically and emotionally. Fertility is generally the...