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Chickenpox In Pregnancy: What You Need To Know

1.What is chickenpox? Chickenpox is a very infectious illness caused by a virus called herpes zoster. Most people  get chickenpox in childhood, when it is a mild infection causing a rash. Once you have had [...]

April 19, 2017 Women's Healthcare

Women’s mental health

There is immense stigma attached to mental health in our societies. How do we fight this stigma and seek help when we actually need it? Women are known for their strengths, their patience, dignity, unconditional love [...]

May 13, 2016 Women's Healthcare
Health precautions during pregnancy

Health precautions during pregnancy

If you surf through television channels or flip through the newspaper pages, risk regarding pregnancy is a common topic. Everyone wants to give birth to a healthy child and hence they worry about what to [...]

April 19, 2016 Women's Healthcare

When to Call Your Gynecologist?

Among all the people who should be there in your speed dial list, your gynecologist is one of them. There are several reasons for which you need to visit a gynecologist and the list can [...]

April 14, 2016 Women's Healthcare

5 Reasons Your Period Might Be Painful

A regular and proper menstrual cycle is imperative for good health in women. However, there are times when this particular physiological phenomenon is accompanied by severe abdominal pain, cramps, profuse bleeding, and irritability. Although most [...]

April 11, 2016 Women's Healthcare

Do You Have Infertility Issues?

Infertility is a major problem throughout the world. Those who face it need emotional support and counseling. There are no apparent symptoms associated with this problem. Therefore, evaluation of both partners is mandatory to ascertain [...]

March 24, 2016 Women's Healthcare
Screening Tests Every Woman Needs

Screening Tests Every Woman Needs

With Simple tests like blood pressure, cholesterol screening, mammogram, PAP smear, Pelvic examination was done at appropriate times and intervals, several complicated health conditions can be diagnosed early for a potential cure. Similarly, several cancer [...]

March 23, 2016 Women's Healthcare
Unique Health Issues of Women: Do You Know Them?

Unique Health Issues of Women: Do You Know Them?

The health issues that are unique to women include menstrual problems, pregnancy, child birth, menopause and the issues of the female reproductive system. In addition, women experience heart attack symptoms differently, show signs of anxiety [...]

March 21, 2016 Women's Healthcare
How to Avoid Gaining Excess Weight during Pregnancy

How to Avoid Gaining Excess Weight during Pregnancy

Every woman feels on cloud nine once she becomes pregnant. Gaining weight during pregnancy is a normal phenomenon; however, excess weight gain is not advisable owing to some pregnancy related issues like gestational diabetes, premature [...]

March 18, 2016 Women's Healthcare
Can a woman with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) get Pregnant?

Can a woman with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) get Pregnant?

In a normal woman, every month 4-5 small follicles are recruited in one ovary from the pool of eggs and one of the follicle becomes dominant follicle and releases an egg. In a woman with [...]

February 26, 2016 Women's Healthcare