Urinary Tract Infection in Women – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

Urinary Tract Infections in women   Urinary  Tract  Infection  ( UTI ) is  defined  as  the  infection  of  any  part  of  the  Urinary  system  i.e  the  Urethra, Urinary  bladder, Ureters  or  the  Kidneys. These  infections  are  quite  common  in  women  because  of  the  short  length of  the  urethra  &  the  proximity  of  the  urethral  opening  to  vagina &  anal  opening  in  females.  How does Urinary Tra

Balanced Diet Before & During Pregnancy

Best Nutrition Tips for Pregnancy  A  nutritious  diet  forms  the  basic  foundation  of  a  healthy  lifestyle  at  any  point  of  time ,  but  it  is  even  more  important  if  you  are  pregnant or  planning  a  pregnancy.  This  is  so  because  your  baby  receives  nutrition  through  your  body  during  pregnancy  and  hence  well  nourished  mothers  give  birth  to  healthy  babies.  This  of  course,  does  not  mean  that  during  p

Are You Well Prepared for Pregnancy ?

Pregnancy  is  the most dynamic time of  a  woman’s  life . It  is  a  roller coaster  journey  where  you  may  feel  ecstatic &   joyful   one  moment  and   quite  low & tearful  the  next .Most  of  these  changes  are  dependent  upon  your  body’s  response  to  the  pregnancy  hormones  and  there  isn’t  much  that  you  can  do  about  it. However,  you  can  ensure  that  your  body  is  better  prepared  to  deal  with  these  change

Endometriosis: Is there a cure?

Endometriosis is a condition in which cells of uterine lining i.e the Endometrium, are present in abnormal locations outside the uterus, for eg. over the ovaries, fallopian tubes, pelvic wall and in the space between rectum and the postrier aspect of the uterus. Just as the uterine lining grows and bleeds under the effect of hormonal cycles every month, similarly these abnormally located cells also grow and cause bleeding every month in the body part where

Pelvic Infections: Causes and Prevention

Pelvic Infections or Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID), is a term used for infection of Pelvic organs i.e the Uterus, Fallopian tubes & Ovaries in a woman. These are commonly transmitted sexually but may, sometimes, be attributed to other causes. According to WHO, about 448 million new cases of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) are diagnosed annually and it is among the top 5 disease categories for which an individual seeks medical care.Signs a

Treatment of Fibroids in Uterus – What are your options?

Uterine fibroids or myomas are benign (non-cancerous) tumours of the muscle cells of the uterus. These are produced due to a localized overgrowth of the smooth muscle and connective tissue of the uterus and can cause a variety of symptoms. They are hormone dependant tumours found in about 20%- 30% Indian women. They are usually found in the age group of 30- 50 years but can actually present at any age. The exact cause of development of fibroids is unknown

8 Alarming causes of abnormal vaginal bleeding you need to know about

Vaginal Bleeding stands for blood loss from vagina (including the vaginal wall) or uterus. To mark the beginning of new reproductive cycle; normal vaginal bleeding (menstruation) takes place between, every, 21 and 35 days. It will be considered abnormal if it takes place- Outside the normal menstruation period - When one is pregnant - After menopause - Menstrual flow is heavier or lighter than normal Common Causes of Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding: 1.

Uterine Cancer Prevention

How to Prevent Uterine Cancer Uterine Cancer is also known as Endometrial Cancer and it mainly happens to middle aged women. The uterus of a woman is a muscular organ. Cancer can affect any part of the uterus and it is quite common with women suffering from obesity, diabetes and hypertension. In most cases, the cancer starts in the endometrium, hence called endometrial cancer. Uterine Cancer can be treated by using any of the following methods:Surgi

Exercises that’ll help you during Labour – Pregnancy Exercise for Normal Delivery

There are multiple ways in which one can get their body prepared for labour. Although one may not know how their labour will progress; they can ease the pain that they might go through during childbirth to a significant amount by doing these following four exercises: Best Pregnancy Exercises for Normal Delivery : 1. Kegel Exercises: These exercises target the muscles that provide support to their bladder, uterus, urethra and rectum. By working out the mu

Prolapse of the Uterus / Vagina

The uterus is a muscular structure that is placed inside women’s pelvis and held in place with the help of muscles, ligaments, and tissues. These muscles become weak due to pregnancy, childbirth or delivery complications, which can turn into severe complications. One such complication is Uterine Prolapse. Uterine Prolapse occurs when the uterus sags or slips from its normal position into the vaginal canal.  Causes of Uterine Prolapse The causes
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