Hormone Replacement Therapy

Definition Hormonal Replacement Therapy, or HRT, is a treatment recommended by doctors to relieve the menopause symptoms in a woman. The therapy is highly effective in relieving dryness in the genital tract, changing mood swings, and moderating hot flushes. HRT also...

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Ovarian Cancer Screening

Definition Ovarian cancer is a medical condition wherein cancerous or malignant cells are traced in the female’s ovaries. The tumour mainly arises from the epithelial tissues (cells lining the ovary), including primary peritoneal, fallopian tube, and epithelial...

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Adenomyosis

Definition Adenomyosis or uterine endometriosis is essentially a benign disease which is constricted to the uterine muscle. In this condition, the endometrial cells lining the uterus migrate to the back wall or posterior side of the uterus. This leads to the...

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Treatment of Urinary Leakage

Scores of women are known to suffer from the problem of urinary leakage. In this medical condition, the urine leaks accidentally. The urinary incontinence condition is of two types: Stress Incontinence: In this condition a woman is unable to control urine while...

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MANAGING MENOPAUSE

Menopause is considered as a natural phenomenon in a woman as they age. It marks the end of a female’s reproductive period as her ovarian follicles cease to function and becomes depleted. Due to this, their progesterone and oestrogen hormone levels decline, while the...

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Endometriosis

– Laparoscopy and conservative treatment are the options. Endometriosis is a chronic illness where cells similar to those that line the womb cavity are found in an unnatural site outside the womb in the pelvis and surrounding the reproductive organs. Affecting 5-10%...

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Painful Menstruation

Menstruation is a normal physiologic process women undergo.  During menstruation, the woman’s uterine lining is shed.  A number of women go through menstruation with associated pain.  This pain is known as menstrual pain or dysmenorrhea.  This pain...

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Yeast Infection in Women

Yeast Infection in Women Yeast infections are concurrent and common for women. Actually, three out of four women will experience yeast infection at some point of their lives, brought about by different causes. However, there is no need to fear if you think that you...

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Nutrition for growing children

Nutrition for growing children As a child progresses through the critical growth years, it is important that that they are provided with  the optimum nutrition they need in order for proper growth and even teach them a lifetime habit of choosing good food. What...

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Vaginal Rejuvenation

“...it was like I was a virgin all over again!” Vaginal Rejuvenation Sex is a form of expression of love, intimacy and a channel for reproduction. However, like all things beautiful, it is not eternal. Age, disease, stress and emotion do influence sexual behavior....

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Fibroids & Cysts

  Dr Lee Keen Whye explains the difference between the two and the various ways of identifying and treating them.   What are uterine fibroids and ovarian cysts? Gynaecology is the study of female diseases as opposed to obstetrics which is the study of pregnancy and...

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Handling a child’s temper tantrum

Having children is a joy and a blessing. Any parent would attest to that as they witness the growing years of the child, how their physical appearances change, and how their personalities get shaped. Yet every parent knows that as the child grows, bouts of temper...

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Losing Post-Pregnancy Weight

Now that you are enjoying every bit of time that you spend adoring the new member of your family, you might be thinking of starting to lose that post-pregnancy weight. Having a baby doesn’t mean you should neglect yourself; it is high time you get back into that sexy...

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Preparing for Pregnancy

If this is the moment that you have decided to get pregnant, or you are well underway to begin showing that baby bump, then it is best that you begin preparing for your pregnancy. Pregnancy is a nine-month long event that brings about many changes to your body, and is...

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Postpartum Depression

So you’ve given birth to your baby. It’s been weeks or probably months, and there is this nagging feeling of sadness, anger, hopelessness, and indifference to yourself, your baby, and the people around you. Many experienced mothers will tell you that you might be...

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COMMUNICATION WITH CHILDREN

The best parent-child relationships are those with a strong sense of connection. The greatest way to establish contact and teach the young ones is through proper communication. It is important that parents learn how to best commune with their children in order for...

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