Monthly Archives: January 2017

Common Myths And Facts About Nutrition

Nutrition - what's right and what's not Nutrition is defined as "the process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth". In other words, it is the food we need to lead a healthy life. But, amidst the plethora of do's and don'ts and the ever-changing opinions of nutritionists, there are a…
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The Taboos Surrounding Menstruation In India

What is Menstruation? Menstruation is a bodily process which happens to every girl. It is odd and confounding that something which is natural and has been happening since the beginning of time to all women should be so shrouded in secrecy, taboos, false beliefs, myths and isolate women from so many aspects of social life.…
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The Ultimate Guide To Iron-Deficiency Anaemia In Pregnancy

Iron-deficiency anaemia is basically a reduced oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood. The red blood cells in your body contain haemoglobin, which is responsible for carrying oxygen throughout your body. In iron deficiency, the body cannot make healthy red blood cells or keep your haemoglobin at the right level. Iron-Deficiency Anaemia in Pregnancy: During pregnancy, your…
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Female Genital Tuberculosis – Causes, Treatment, Tests

Tuberculosis: Tuberculosis is one of the oldest diseases impacting south-east Asian countries including India and Bangladesh, where the bacteria is very rampant. Genital Tuberculosis: Female genital tuberculosis is fast emerging as a major health issue that affects fertility levels in women. Up to a decade ago only 10 percent of total tuberculosis patients suffered from…
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