Women Health

Does Breast Pain Indicate Breast Cancer?

By Aster Cmi Hospital, General Surgery, A lot of women develop pain and tenderness in their breasts. This can come and go with the monthly period cycle or it might not follow any pattern. Breast pain is also called mastalgia. It is generally of two types- Cyclic Pain- This is the most common type…

Vaginal Infections – What Causes It?

By Dr. Rahul Manchanda, Gynaecology Women can be at their weakest in terms of their health and strength during the months of pregnancy. Tender and sensitive might have been better words, but extra care is always taken by pregnant women to ensure that they have a safe delivery. While there are…

Menopause and Your Changing Body

By Dr Sanket Pisat , Gynaecology Menopause is a normal condition experienced by all women as they age. It is used to describe changes a woman goes through just before or after she stops menstruating, marking the end of her reproductive period. Most women experience menopause in their 40s or…

Tips To Treat Endometrial Polyps!

By Dr. (Mrs.) Pulkit Nandwani, Gynaecology Endometrial polyps is a common abnormality of the uterine lining and found in many women. These are small growths, which are found attached to the inner uterine wall. Such polyps occur due to the excessive growth of the endometrial lining. In some cases, the polyps…

Homeopathic Way To Deal With PMS!!

By Dr. Sonam Jain, Homeopathy PMS or pre-menstrual symptoms are certain troublesome symptoms which you may undergo before the onset of your monthly periods. The symptoms may either be physical or completely psychological. You may experience physical symptoms such as abdominal bloating, diarrhea, constipation and tenderness in the breast. Mental symptoms include…

PCOS – Know The Exact Signs!

By Dr Sanket Pisat , 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…

Premature Menopause – Ways It Can Be Treated!

By Dr. Savita Gupta , 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…

Postpartum exercise: Is your body ready?

By Dr Parul Aggarwal , Gynaecology An important change that comes with pregnancy is the physical change in a woman’s body. It is understandable that with the newborn in hand, the new mother would not have too much time to think about a workout plan for herself. However, the sooner…

Breast Cancer – Are Surgical Treatments Beneficial?

By Dr Sanket Pisat , Gynaecology Breast cancer is an abnormal growth of cells in the tissues of the breast. This cancer can occur in both the genders; however, is primarily diagnosed in women as compared to men. The survival rates for breast cancer have gone up significantly due to…

Top Ways To Check For Uterine Cancer.

By Dr. Minu Pandey Shah , Gynaecology Uterine cancers can be very difficult to suspect given the symptoms are similar to any pelvic problem. However, once the doctor suspects that a woman could be suffering from uterine cancer. The following is a list of tests, starting from the most non-invasive, which is…