Womens Health | Kadimi Hospital

Polycystic Ovarian Disease (PCOD) is very common!

Polycystic Ovarian Disease (PCOD), also known as Polycystic Ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a very common condition affecting 5% to 10% of women in the age group 12–45 years. It is a problem in which a woman’s hormones are out of balance. It can cause problems with menstrual periods and make it difficult to conceive.

Causes of high blood pressure during pregnancy?

If you are pregnant, high blood pressure can cause problems for you and your unborn baby. You may have had high blood pressure before you got pregnant. Or you may get it once you are pregnant – a condition called gestational hypertension. Either one can cause low birth weight or premature delivery of the baby.

Why women gain weight after age 40?

When you are 40 years old, many changes will take place in your body. You may be stressed and it will be difficult for you to do your daily work. You may be close to your menopause or you may be eating fatty foods, but in some cases, your weight gain may be due to an underlying health condition.

When Should Start Taking a Prenatal Vitamin?

Taking a prenatal vitamin daily during pregnancy is essential. It is one of the easiest ways to do something positive for your growing baby. Even if you are eating a healthy diet, you may be losing important nutrients. A prenatal vitamin will fill those gaps. It will also help support the growth and development of your baby.

Is breast Surgery right for you?

If you need a mastectomy, you have the option of having or not undergoing surgery to rebuild the breast shape. Instead of breast reconstruction, you can choose to use a breast shape that replaces the breast, use pads inside your bra or do nothing. All these options have pros and cons. What is right for one woman may not be right for another.

Try some remedies to relieve from breast pain!

Breast pain is common and usually caused by hormonal changes during the menstrual cycle. Taking the contraceptive pill or hormone replacement therapy can also cause breast pain. These are changes that can cause swelling, lumpiness or tenderness of the breast. Many women experience such changes as hormone levels affect their breast tissue during their menstrual cycle.

Birth Control Methods

Birth control, also known as contraception, is designed to prevent pregnancy. Birth control methods may work in a number of different ways:

• Preventing sperm from getting to the eggs. Types include condoms, diaphragms, cervical caps, and contraceptive sponges.
• Keeping the woman’s ovaries from releasing eggs that could be fertilized.