Female problems

PCOS: What Are The Causes?

By Dr. Mamatha Devi, Gynaecology, PCOS, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is characterized by the formation of small cysts on the outsides of the enlarged ovaries. This is caused by the imbalance of hormones such as ‘estrogen’ and ‘progesterone’. PCOS generally affects the heart function, body weight, menstrual cycle and the overall appearance. The…

What Causes Vaginal Infections?

By Dr. Nidhi Aggarwal, Gynaecology, Vaginal infections or vaginitis is the condition in which the vagina gets inflamed due to bacterial action. It results in excess vaginal discharge, pain and itching in the genital area. Another cause that can be attributed to vaginal infections is the reduced levels of estrogen after menopause…

Vaginal Dryness: One Of the Most Common Female Sexual Health Problems

By Dr Ajay Kumar Gupta , Sexology Vaginal dryness occurs during menopause due to the decreased production of estrogen in the female body. This also leads to irregular periods, mood swings and hot flashes (sudden feverish heat). Vaginal dryness is characterized by lack of moisture in the vagina and this can have…