Monthly Archives: May 2017

Types of Hysterectomy

Hysterectomy, then and now- In the past, surgical removal of the uterus was commonly carried out by abdominal hysterectomy. This meant it was done by an incision through the abdomen. The incision could be either horizontal or vertical depending upon the area which had to be explored surgically. Nowadays, hysterectomies can also be done by…
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My Period Story

As a nine year old little girl dancing away in a world of her own, I wasn't aware that the next few minutes will change my life forever. Mother- Hey, can you come in here, I have to talk to you. Me- Yes mummy, what is it? (Now as a nine year old, you are…
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What and Why of Hysterectomy

The most common surgical procedure in women apart from birth related surgeries is hysterectomy. Almost 3 in every 1000 of women will need to undergo a hysterectomy. What is Hysterectomy? A hysterectomy is a surgical operation in which the uterus of a woman is removed. There are various reasons for which the uterus might need…
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Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) refers to physical and emotional symptoms that occur one to two weeks before a woman's period. Symptoms often vary with women and resolve around the start of bleeding. More than 200 different symptoms have been associated with PMS. Common symptoms include acne, tender breasts, bloating, feeling tired, irritability, stress, difficulty with sleep and mood changes. Often symptoms are…
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