Uterine fibroids are noncancerous tumors that grow in the muscle or wall of the uterus and usually only require treatment when symptoms such as heavy bleeding, pain, infertility, and frequent urination becomes a problem. There are various ways of treating fibroids
Most women after a vaginal delivery experience some trauma and damage to the supportive structure of their vagina. These supportive structures are scaffolding that maintains the position and the proper functioning of the organs surrounding the vagina
Women are at increased risk of depression during perimenopausal transition due to hormonal changes in this period so close to menopause. This syndrome is called perimenopausal depressive disorder or PMDD. Researchers hypothesis that during
Period pains or the menstrual cramps are the most common complaint in menstruating women of all ages. Studies show 60-70% of women complain of cramps and 13-33% of women suffer from severe cramps. These symptoms can be so severe and disruptive that 24-34% of women fail to report for
Vaginal infections are one of the most common conditions women complain about. They present as abnormal odor, itching, and discharge. They show up as recurrent urinary tract infections, pain with intercourse, and persistent and chronic irritations inside and outside of the vagina.
Endometriosis is the implantation of the endometrial tissue in the pelvis or the abdomen. Endometrial tissue is what you see on your pad during menses. We think it finds its way to the inside of the abdomen through the fallopian tubes, tubes attaching the inside of the uterus to the inside of the abdomen. In most
“Can i still get pregnant?” “how much longer do i have? Time goes by fast. While we are going to school, building a career, and getting ready to get pregnant, time slips away. The number of women trying to get pregnancy after the age of 35 is growing. At 35 the chance of getting pregnant is 29% in each cycle, almost half of that before …..
“Do i need hormones?” “Are all hormones the same?” “what is the safest and the best hormones and when should i start?”These are the most common questions I am asked from women transitioning through perimenopause or in menopause. Women concerned about changes they see in themselves, friends …
“I can’t lose weight, my face is full of acne and thick hair, and my periods are very irregular. What is going on with my body?” These are some of the most common signs of a very common hormonal condition called polycystic ovarian syndrome or (PCOS). 10-15% of women …….
Hormonal imbalance occurs when there are either too little or too much hormones in the body. Even though we might not get to see or feel the hormones, they play a very important role in the functioning of the organs and the body as a whole, hence even the slightest hormone