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Monthly Archives: January 2016

What are Fibroids? Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Uterine fibroids are noncancerous growths of the uterus that often appear during childbearing years. Fibroids: Fibroids aren't associated with an increased risk of uterine cancer and almost never develop into cancer. About 20 percent to 80 percent of women develop these noncancerous tumours by the time they reach age 50. These are most common in…
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Proud to be a Gynecologist

Sunday evening. 6.00 P.M., after our meeting, Dr Priya a Gynaecologist had planned to attend a family get-together and just then her phone rang, yet another time! It was an emergency, and Dr Priya apologised and was soon heading to the hospital. I just mumbled that I was sorry that her evening plan had to…
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Polycystic Ovary Disease (PCOD): Symptoms and Treatment

What is Polycystic Ovary Disease? Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) or Polycystic ovary disease (PCOD) is one of the most common endocrine disorders in women of reproductive age. PCOS is a condition in which a woman’s levels of the sex hormones oestrogen and progesterone are out of balance. This leads to the growth of ovarian cysts…
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Morning Sickness During Pregnancy – Factors, Tips

"Morning sickness" is the uneasiness experienced by the pregnant women in the early pregnancy period. This experience is a mix of nausea and vomiting. For some pregnant women, the symptoms are worse in the morning and ease up over the course of the day, but they can strike at any time and, for most women,…
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