Facts about Periods

Periodic Cramps – How Can They Be Relieved?

By Dr. Gaurav Mohan, Physiotherapy, More than fifty percent of women complain about some pain in their lower abdomen or back throughout their life. This pain can be, either before or after the menstrual cycle. In medical terms it is known as dysmenorrhea. The chief causes of periods cramps are- irregular periods,…

10 Facts About Period Sex You Should be Aware Of

By Dr. N A Khan (Unani Specialist), Sexology Many couples feel anxious about making love during periods because in India, we have been culturally conditioned to believe that menstruation is something dirty. From a medical point of view, sexual intercourse during menstruation is considered to be completely normal. However, most people…

How should you treat period pains of your daughter?

By Dr. Yuthika Bajpai Sharma, Gynaecology What causes period pains? Period cramps, also known as dysmenorrhea, are caused as a result of contractions of the uterine walls that inhibit the flow of blood to the endometrium (innermost lining of the uterus). Certain chemical mediators such as lprostaglandins are secreted in excess…

Periods – 3 Interesting Facts You Never Knew!

By Dr. Nanda Kumar, Gynaecology An average woman spends around a total of 3,500 days or 10 years of their lives on their period. During that time, the amount of blood loss varies from person to person. But periods are not all about bleeding out. There are many other things that…

Prevention Of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

By Dr. Vandana Jain, Gynaecology Blood clots are a critical issue, and even more so when you are pregnant. During pregnancy, blood clots are serious concerns for you and your baby. Fortunately, they are rare during pregnancy and there is not much to worry about them. Normally, when you cut your…

Premature Menopause – 4 Signs You Are Suffering From It!

By Dr. Gayatri Bala Juneja, Gynaecology Premature menopause is a condition where the female body stops producing estrogen before the age of 40. Premature menopause can either be natural or induced. A woman who undergoes this condition is affected by additional physical and emotional problems. Symptoms- The symptoms of premature menopause are as…

What You Can Do To Reduce Or Even Eliminate PMS

  By Dr. Neha Lalla, Gynaecology PMS, abbreviation for Premenstrual Syndrome, is a condition which affects one’s emotions, behaviour and physical health when one is experiencing her menstrual cycle. PMS affects almost 80% women and results in depression, fatigue and headaches. A woman generally experiences PMS a few days before the menses…

3 Facts about Periods You Might Want to Know

By Dr. Renu Yadav, Gynaecologist An average woman spends around a total of 3,500 days or 10 years of their lives on their period. During that time, the amount of blood loss varies from person to person. But periods are not all about bleeding out. There are many other things that…