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...
Ovarian Cancer Screening

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...

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...

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...