• REMOTE AREAS IN CONTEXT OF INFERTILITY

    Infertility or the inability to get pregnant is a problem which is on the rise. The ever rising stress levels along with the widespread prevalent pollution, whether in the air we breathe or the food we eat coupled with the rapidly changing lifestyle of people are the possible causes of…

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  • Breast Feeding

    Breast Fed is the Best Fed   Breast milk is the ideal nutrition for your baby which is rich in vitamins, minerals, proteins and antibodies in adequate quantity. Such is the beauty of mother nature that the quality and quantity of breast milk constituents changes with the age of baby.…

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  • Adolescent Health

    A woman’s body undergoes many major changes during her lifetime. With the onset of menstruation (menarche) a young carefree child transforms almost suddenly into a young adult. The average age of menarche is now between 11 to 13 years (Normal range may vary from 8 to 16 years). Other body…

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  • Bacterial vaginosis

    Definition: Excessive vaginal discharge due to bacterial infection in vagina. Cause: This infection is caused by a mixed type of bacteria which are present in the vagina. Low general resistance such as poor nutrition, hygiene, anaemia, diabetes, pregnancy, long term antibiotic use may predispose to this infection. Symptoms: The infection…

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  • Protection from cervical cancer with HPV vaccine

    In India, Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) s an important cause of cancer of cervix, vagina and vulva as well as the anus, mouth or throat in women. Most cases of these HPV related cancers can be prevented by HPV vaccine. HPV vaccine offers best possible protection when done in adolescent…

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  • Ovarian Cancer

    Definition: It is a solid, tumoral growth arising in the ovary, which has the capacity to spread to the second ovary and other organs of the body. It usually leads to filling of the abdomen with fluid and can spread to the uterus, intestines, lymph nodes, liver, urinary bladder, etc.…

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  • Be fit be fertile

    The obesity epidemic is the curse of the modern life style. Lack of physical activity, increasing use of processed food and mounting stress levels have led to a significant number of young adults entering the reproductive years with varying degrees of obesity. Adverse effects of obesity on the menstrual and…

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  • Menstruation Cramps

    Definition: Menstrual cramps or dysmenorrhoea is intermittent or spasmodic pain in the lower abdomen and back occurring during menses or three to five days before the blood flow starts. It is seen in about half of adult females but may become severe in about 10 % of females. Pain may…

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  • Pelvic Adhesions

    Definition: In the process of repair of injured tissue, a series of normal healing events may cause some structures in the pelvis to become unintentionally ‘stuck’ to another tissue or structure. Pelvic adhesions cause many problems for millions of women, ranging from obstructed tubes associated with infertility, pelvic tenderness and…

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  • Pelvic Inflammatory Diseases

    Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) means infection or inflammation of the upper genital tract i.e. the ovary, the fallopian tubes and the uterus. It is generally seen in young sexually active females. Cause: There are several natural barriers which resist the ascent of the causative organisms from the vagina upwards e.g.…

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