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Female Infertility – Causes & Signs

29 March, 2017
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Female infertility is one of the major causes of failing to get pregnant (with frequent intercourse) for at least a year with no success. Female infertility is the leading reason for failure to conceive in one third of the infertility cases and it is a matter of concern.  The challenge with most childless couples is …

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Frequently Asked Questions about Infertility in Men & Women

15 June, 2016
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What is Infertility? What are its signs and symptoms? Infertility is the inability to get pregnant after a long period of trying. It usually happens after a year of unprotected sex. Symptoms of infertility include: Painful or abnormal periods Skin changes Weight gain Pain during sex Milky white discharge from nipples unrelated to breast feeding Small, …

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Laparoscopic Surgery For Uterine Fibroids

28 March, 2014
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What is laparoscopic surgery for fibroid uterus? Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous growths that appear either inside, on the outside, or in the wall of the uterus. These commonly appear during childbearing years but can occur at any age. Most uterine fibroids are harmless, and you may not even notice any symptoms. However, some may cause intense …

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Ashwagandha Benefits And Its Side Effects

6 June, 2019
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Ashwagandha is also known as Withania Somnifera. The roots and berries of the ashwagandha plant are used in the preparation of several medicines. It is a herb, loaded with several essential nutrients. Ashwagandha benefits by keeping your body healthy, active, and stress-free. It is an adaptogen, which means this herb helps to manage stress. Along …

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Chemotherapy Patient Guidelines – Frequently Asked Questions

6 August, 2018
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This article will you give you a comprehensive overview of Chemotherapy by answering some of the most commonly asked questions related to this form of cancer treatment. Let’s have a look at the FAQ’s below: 1. What Is Chemotherapy? Chemotherapy is an aggressive form of chemical drug therapy meant to destroy rapidly growing cells in …

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October 11: World Obesity Day 2017

11 October, 2017
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The World Obesity Day is celebrated on 11th October every year. It is organised by the World Obesity Federation, a non-profit body which is in official relations with the WHO. The day revolves around raising awareness about obesity as a public health hazard and its serious concerns along with promoting practical solutions to end the global obesity crisis. Being …

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Breast Cancer Stages, Diagnosis and Treatment

22 August, 2017
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Breast cancer is a leading of death among women all over the world. However, it is surprising that if detected early, breast cancer is most often curable. Therefore, awareness about the various breast cancer stages can help in a timely and proper diagnosis and treatment. Screening & Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

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Ovarian Cancer: Complications, Treatment & Support

20 February, 2017
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Ovaries are the female reproductive organs situated on either side of the Uterus. Ovarian Cancer, as the name suggests, starts in the Ovaries. It is the fifth most common form of Cancer and causes more deaths than any other form of female reproductive Cancer. Mostly found in women aged 40 to 70 years

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Uterine Fibroids – Facts you Need to know Today!

28 July, 2016
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What are Uterine Fibroids? Fibroids are benign tumours that develop in the wall of the womb. While the condition may sound scary, it is pretty common and affects over 10 million women in India, every year. It can be diagnosed easily through some fairly common tests and mostly affects adult women. Some lucky women with …

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Krysta Marie, CrediHero, Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Survivor

12 September, 2015
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This is a story about a 21 year old, Krysta Marie Schildwachter from Florida who was diagnosed with stage 2 “Bulky” Hodgkin’s Lymphoma when she was 13 years old. Her symptoms were simple – fatigue and cough. Further testing revealed she had a large mass in the middle of her chest. After 4 gruesome rounds of chemotherapy, …

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Renal Cell Cancer, Bladder Cancer, and Testicular Cancer – What you should know

12 August, 2015
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<p>Renal Cell Cancer Renal Cell Cancer is a type of cancer in the kidney, which originates in the lining of the proximal convoluted tubule. This tubule is a part of very small tubes in the kidney, which transport waste molecules from the blood int...

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Tuboplasty for Obstructed Fallopian Tubes

2 March, 2015
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If tubal infertility is keeping you from conceiving, then Tuboplasty is also an alternative medical treatment to IVF that you can consider. Obstructed fallopian tube is considered to be the leading cause of female infertility. Almost 20-30% of female infertility cases worldwide are attributed to tubal obstruction. Blocked or scarred fallopian tube does not allow …

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Do I Need IVF? (In-Vitro Fertilization)

2 March, 2015
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If you’re asking yourself “Do I need IVF?” look no further. This article is for you. Take a quick look at in what all circumstances IVF is recommended by infertility specialists.  In simple terms, in-vitro fertilization or IVF is defined as fertilizing the woman eggs with a male sperm outside the woman body in a …

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Guest Post: Rajani Chinni’s PCOD Story

5 August, 2014
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Rajani Chinni’s PCOD Story Hi, my name is Rajani. I got my first period when I was 13 years old. Since then it was irregular, sometimes it even got delayed for 6 months too. I took it for granted and took it as an escape from every month’s discomfort. After 4 years, I started putting …

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War Between Normal vs C-Section Delivery

17 July, 2014
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Do you also find yourself teaming up with women who tout c-section as an easy and quick way to deliver the baby? Well, we agree that more and more women are subscribing to this view but – is this decision after thorough fact-finding or off-the-cuff to dodge the labor pain? Here is a quick snapshot …

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Endometriosis: What you should know

21 March, 2014
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What is endometriosis? A common problem among women, endometriosis gets its name from the word ‘endometrium’ or the tissue that lines the uterus (womb). Endometriosis occurs when this tissue lining grows outside the uterus on other organs or structures of the body (endometrial implant). Most often, it occurs on the following: Ovaries Fallopian tubes Outer …

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BMI: Risks of being underweight & overweight

10 March, 2014
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About BMI The Body Mass Index (BMI), or Quetelet Index, is a measure of the human body shape, based on mass and height. To calculate BMI, divide the body mass by the square of his height. The result derived is in units of kg/m2 or lb/in2. BMI calculation is easy and inexpensive. It is one of the best methods for assessment …

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Uterine Fibroids – Treatment & Complications

30 November, 2013
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About Uterine Fibroids Fibroid Uterus or Uterine Fibroids are very common with women and most of the times they are too small to cause any problems. These are round or semi-round shaped benign tumors found in the uterus, made of the same smooth fibers as the myometrium or uterine wall. Though, at times they are comparatively …

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Male Breast Enlargement is Actually Common

21 November, 2013
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Gynaecomastia refers to benign enlargement of male breast. It is a disorder associated with excessive growth of breast tissue. It mostly occurs during puberty, but resolves by the time adulthood arrives. The disorder may also occur in older men experiencing low Testosterone levels, or at neonatal stage due to transfer of maternal Oestrogen and Progesterone. …

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