Women’s Health and Pregnancy

Breast Rash – Causes, Pictures and Symptoms

Skin rashes are a common medical problem that can occur anywhere on the body A breast rash is a common complaint among women at some point or the other in their lives. Depending on the type of rash, it may not be serious and not even require treatment. But at other times it can cause distressing symptoms, affect a >> Read More ...

Common Causes Of Dizziness In Teen Girls

Most parents would know that dizziness is one of the common complaints among teen girls along with fatigue, abdominal pains and headaches. Often these symptoms are temporary and the exact cause is not always identified. It is usually not a cause for concern if it does not lead to fainting and does not recur frequently. >> Read More ...

Common Causes For Chest Pain During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is often associated with aches and pains especially in the second half but some pains can be a cause for concern. Most women are accustomed to abdominal and pelvic pain, headaches and aching legs but chest pain during pregnancy elicits the thought of serious life-threatening ailments. This is usually not the >> Read More ...

Tips For Remedying Light Or Absent Periods

Changes in menstrual blood flow occurs from time to time and should not be an immediate cause for concern if it is temporary. Some periods may be lighter than others. But a missed periods may be more troubling, especially if it does not come a few days later or if a second and third periods is also missed. However, these >> Read More ...

Some Reasons For Mid Menstrual Cycle Pain

Most women are accustomed to period pain, whether they suffer with it themselves or know of other women who do. For some it is just part of menstruation. While there may be mild discomfort, period pain itself is not the norm. It can be a symptoms of various gynecological problems. But what about mid-cycle pain? What could >> Read More ...

Differences In PCOS, Endometriosis and Fibroids (Uterus)

There is an immediate assumption that a gynecological problem means that a woman cannot conceive or carry the pregnancy to full term. Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), endometriosis and uterine fibroids, particularly when it occurs in women during their reproductive years it is immediately associated with infertility. >> Read More ...

How Heavy Periods Are Treated With Drugs And Surgery

Menstrual blood loss is usually minor and should not compromise a woman’s health. Most women lose less than 60ml (about 2 fluid ounces) during a period. Some women may lose slightly more blood that others but usually it is not enough to be considered as a heavy period. The body quickly restores the lost blood and >> Read More ...

How To Know When You Are Ovulating (Egg Cell Released)

Most women only focus on their period and go by the rest of the month without much concern about the menstrual cycle. But for women who are having difficulty conceiving or use a calender-based method of contraception, the time of ovulation is the most important time in the month. If you are one of these women then knowing >> Read More ...

How To Manage Menopause Symptoms Without HRT

Menopause is a natural phase in a women’s life that signals the end of her reproductive years. It is not a disease. However, the symptoms of menopause and the transition to it can be debilitating for some women and adversely affect their quality of life. Furthermore there are some diseases that are more likely to >> Read More ...

Top 8 Breastfeeding Do’s and Don’ts for Mums

It is often a topic of debate but the fact is that breastfeeding is the best nutritional option for your baby. While commercial milk formula is an excellent option for feeding your baby, no product can replace breast milk. As more women choose to breastfeed, the question plaguing every mother’s mind is what they >> Read More ...
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