Periods can be a challenge even on your best days. But if they are accompanied by continuous heavy bleeding, things can get worse. Statistics show that about 60% of menstruating women in India, at some stage in their life, experience excessive bleeding during their periods. The medical term for this condition is menorrhagia. This medical […]
Know The Difference Between Ovarian Cysts And PCOS
Among the numerous issues related to the menstrual cycle, PCOS is the most prevalent one. Studies show that among the population of menstruating women in India, about 22.5% of them suffer from PCOS. Also, about 16% of women aged between 20 to 29 suffer from this menstrual disorder. Also called polycystic ovarian syndrome, PCOS is […]
Difference Between Gynaecologist And Obstetrics: Everything You Need To Know
Gynecologists and obstetrics are among the most visited fields of medicine. As per the statistics, over 70,000 gynecologists and obstetricians are practicing in India. Such a large number of healthcare professionals in the field are due to their constant requirements. While the two disciplines are distinct, they both deal with female reproductive health. However, many […]
What causes abdominal pains during pregnancy?
The journey to motherhood for a pregnant woman is not always a bed of roses. While she enjoys the little beautiful movements of realizing her baby’s fluttering movements and hearing her baby’s first heartbeat, the pain and bodily changes she undergoes are tremendous. Most pregnant women experience mild, subtle pain in the upper abdomen that […]
High-risk Pregnancy: What is it, Types, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment
A high-risk pregnancy is one where there is a higher likelihood that the mother or child will experience complications during the pregnancy. A high risk pregnancy may result from a health condition present prior to conception. Other times, you or your baby may develop a medical condition during pregnancy that makes pregnancy high risk. Special […]
PCOS and Fertility: Symptoms, Treatments, and More
As life gets more hectic, a larger percentage of people are suffering from stress and unhealthy eating habits. Diseases like PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) in women are also on the rise due to lifestyle issues. Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine and hormonal imbalance condition that affects 9 to 22% of women of their […]
PCOS vs PCOD: How are they different?
Often used interchangeably, PCOS and PCOD are both similar and different from each other in many ways. They are both ovarian conditions and cause hormonal imbalances and affect the body in more than one way. Here, we try to break down the PCOD and PCOS difference and give a clearer picture.Dr Ravjyot Kaur is one […]
Normal Delivery or Cesarean: Which is better?
When it comes to delivering babies, two main procedures are chiefly followed- Normal Delivery or Cesarean. When it comes to risk, experts say that vaginal delivery or normal delivery has fewer risks when compared to cesarean delivery. Whatever be the case, the delivery mainly depends upon the condition of the mother. To have a better […]
Ovarian Cysts: Types, Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention
Ovaries are the production houses of female reproductive cells or eggs. These are ductless organs that develop and release mature eggs during the menstrual cycle in a reproductive-aged woman.At some point of time, the ovarian surface may develop sac-like structures filled with fluids. These abnormal sacs are called ovarian cysts. Though the cysts cause less […]
Everything you need to know about PCOS
Our lives have become highly fast-paced, and we are trying to achieve more and more goals now. Unfortunately, with this comes increased levels of stress. While this is good for our economic and personal growth, it might prove to be fatal for our health. Several lifestyle diseases are now becoming increasingly common in the population […]