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Preconception Nutrition

January 25, 2019 1:53 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

What is Preconception Nutrition? Preconception health and nutrition care focus on things you can do before and between pregnancies to increase the chances of having a healthy baby Why is it important? Preconception nutrition research has shown that food and healthy nutrition are tied to fertility health in both women and men. Additionally, there are substances that can hinder fertility. What is involved in preconception nutrition? Preconception Nutrition Preparation. Begin making healthy changes 3 months... View Article

Vulva And Vaginal Irritation

April 8, 2018 6:58 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Vulva And Vaginal Irritation The vulva is a regular name given to the outer parts of the female genitals. Vaginal discharge or secretion happens in all women; it helps to keep their vulva and vagina moist and get rid of bacteria and dead cells. If you are faced with vulva irritation, seeking medical advice from your doctor regarding the causes of irritation is essential. However, before hitting your doctor with a call, this piece will... View Article


March 25, 2018 6:36 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Endometrial ablation is a surgical procedure in which the endometrium (or uterine lining) is removed permanently. The endometrium is the lining of the inside of the uterus, and its growth and subsequent shedding is what causes the bleeding of menstruation. The burning away or removal of the endometrium is not exactly a permanent procedure, because the endometrium does grow back – especially in younger women. However, having more than one ablation is not advised. Women... View Article

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

March 25, 2018 6:35 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Abnormal uterine bleeding (sometimes referred to as dysfunctional uterine bleeding – DUB) is categorized as irregular uterine bleeding that occurs devoid of recognizable pelvic pathology, general medical disease, or pregnancy. The condition is symptomatic of a disruption in the normal cyclic pattern of ovulatory hormonal stimulation to the endometrial lining of the uterine wall lining. Experts largely point to hormonal disturbances as the major precipitator: where reduced levels of progesterone engender low levels of prostaglandin... View Article

Urinary Incontinence

January 3, 2018 9:01 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Urinary incontinence occurs when a person urinates even when they do not want to. This means there’s an involuntary discharge or leakage of urine. It usually happens either as a result of weakened or loss of control over the urinary sphincter. This is a common problem that affects a whole lot of people. This condition is a common occurrence among women with approximately 30 percent of women aged between 30 and 60 believed to suffer... View Article


January 3, 2018 9:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Why is hysterectomy performed? There are usually different reasons why hysterectomy can be performed for on a woman. There are several reasons which can be benign or Cancer. The Hysterectomy for Cancer is done via a Gynae Oncology Team. Few of the reasons for Hysterectomy are: Uterine fibroids Severe pelvic pain Endometriosis Abnormal vaginal bleeding Uterine prolapse Ovarian cancer, cancer of the cervix and cancer of the uterus Thickening of the uterus also known as... View Article

Morning sickness

December 6, 2017 6:54 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Morning sickness When morning sickness comes to mind before pregnancy, some women just think it’ll be a routine of waking up, feeling nauseous, throwing up and that’s it for the day. Unfortunately this pregnancy symptom doesn’t stop in the morning, for some it’s an all day affair. Causes and symptoms For so many women, the first three months of pregnancy are usually characterized by nausea and vomiting. Although it is called morning sickness by the... View Article

Heavy Periods

December 6, 2017 6:53 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Heavy Periods Menstruation is best described as the monthly shedding of lining from the uterine wall, passing through the cervix and being expelled via the vagina. While it is common for minor pain, mood swings and other forms of discomfort to occur, some women will experience excessive pain (dysmenorrhea). Heavy menstruation, also known as Menorrhagia, occurs when a woman experiences her monthly flow to such an extent that the situation demands a frequent change of... View Article


November 23, 2017 4:07 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Gеѕtаtiоnаl diаbеtеѕ iѕ a uniԛuе type of diabetes thаt оссurѕ whеn a wоmаn is рrеgnаnt. Aррrоximаtеlу fоur percent оf all рrеgnаnt women are аffесtеd bу gеѕtаtiоnаl diаbеtеѕ. Thе diѕеаѕе iѕ caused when the bоdу iѕ unable to рrореrlу рrосеѕѕ insulin, causing high levels оf blооd ѕugаr, vеrу similar to tуре 2 diаbеtеѕ. It usually occurs during the ѕесоnd trimеѕtеr, аnd оftеn disappears after thе сhild is bоrn. Lеft untreated, gеѕtаtiоnаl diаbеtеѕ саn саuѕе harm to... View Article


November 23, 2017 4:05 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Menopause iѕ аlѕо rеfеrrеd to аѕ ‘the сhаngе of life’. Menopause is the сеѕѕаtiоn оf оvаriаn follicular function. Menopause оссurѕ аѕ result of еxhаuѕtiоn of еggѕ frоm оvаriаn fоlliсlеѕ and consequent оеѕtrоgеn deprivation. Common Mеnораuѕе Sуmрtоmѕ 1. Irrеgulаr Mеnѕtruаtiоn Thе first mеnораuѕе ѕуmрtоm iѕ the сhаngе in the menstrual реriоd. As frоm thе age of 35 оr 40, some wоmаn may find that their period bесоmеѕ irrеgulаr, оr ѕсаntу or the flow mау also bе... View Article