heart-attack-in-women

Cardiovascular disease is more prevalent among men than in women, but more women are known to succumb to heart disease every year. When the arteries of heart narrow due to the slow accumulation of fat, cholesterol and plague, the circulation of blood and oxygen supply to the heart muscles get hindered, and in turn leads […]

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chlamydia-in-women

Chlamydia is caused by a bacterium that is transmitted by unprotected sexual activities with an infected person, and it can infect both men and women. The STD can cause irreversible damage to the reproductive organs of women, leading to PID (pelvic inflammatory disease), and in some cases, causes ectopic pregnancy. When left untreated, Chlamydia will […]

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female-bladder-problems

Bladder is a sac that collects and stores urine, to eliminate it once it is full. The hollow organ stores urine until the required pressure is attained to create an urge, following which the urine is expelled out of the body through urethra. It is flexible and muscular sac that is supported by pelvic floor […]

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chronic-bacterial-vaginosis

Many women are known to suffer from chronic bacterial vaginosis for years as there is no cure for the ailment; however medications are given to suppress the symptoms. Though bacterial vaginosis mostly infects women with multiple partners or having highly active sexual life, it is not uncommon among women who totally refrain from sex. Medications […]

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bioidentical-hrt-for-women

Bio-identical Hormone replacement therapy, commonly referred to as BHRT is used to reduce symptoms associated with menopause, perimenopause and post menopause. This is achieved through supplementary doses of hormones that have identical chemical structure of endogenous hormones like Estrogen, Progesterone and Testosterone. Imbalance in hormones creates unpleasant symptoms in our body, especially in women who […]

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stretch-marks-in-women

Stretch marks appear on the skin when there is extreme expansion of the membrane as during pregnancy or rapid weight gain. These result in small tears taking place in the protein fibers that make up the dermis layer. The resulting striae or stretch marks are pink, reddish, or brown, in the beginning, but gradually fade and […]

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bleeding-during-ovulation

Bleeding during ovulation also known as mid cycle bleeding, takes places in between two menstrual cycles, which is commonly referred to as ovulation spotting, and is considered to be a sign of fertility in women. During ovulation the body undergoes some changes like tenderness in breast, cramps, excessive secretion of mucous, increase in basal body […]

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breast-enlargement-tips

In this era of medical miracles, it is very common for women to desire the size, shape or contour of their breasts to suit their taste. Breast augmentation or enhancement through plastic surgery is an option which is not preferred by many women due to the high costs, risk and invasive method adopted. Fortunately there […]

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breast-cancer-recurrence

Recurrence of breast cancer can be very traumatic for the survivor who has heaved a sigh of relief after having been through physically, mentally and emotionally draining treatment. Even though the standard treatments of surgical removal of breast tumor, chemotherapy and radiotherapy aim at eliminating all cancer cells in the body, some of them may […]

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weight-loss-diet

Excessive body weight not only steals the beauty and youthful look of the woman, but it also increases her risk to diseases like high blood pressure, stroke, diabetes, cancer and others. Unfortunately, losing weight is not as easy as gaining it. Therefore, women have to change their lifestyle and eating habits, and stick to it […]

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