Tag Archives: women healthcare

What is Lupus?

What is Lupus? Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) or Lupus as it is commonly known as a complex autoimmune disease. It is a chronic, debilitating illness disease which can vary from mild to life threatening.  It has many features. It can affect one or many organs such as the skin, joints, brain, heart, kidney. Symptoms and…
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The emotional pain of infertility

The emotional pain of infertility. Infertility is commonly defined as the inability to conceive after 12 months of unprotected sexual intercourse.  Approximately 7.3 million women and their partners (about 12% of the reproductive-age population) are infertile. Women and Becoming Mothers: Women grow up assuming that one day they will be mothers. Right from playing with…
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20 Natural Remedies For PCOS

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is a complex, confounding problem which causes hormonal imbalance in women of reproductive age. Here are some tried and tested natural remedies to control PCOS. 1. Cinnamon: It can help improve the menstrual cycle. It can also reduce insulin resistance. The cinnamon can be taken in capsule form, about 1,000 mg thrice daily…
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10 Tips For Successful Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding to be successful, correct positioning or " latching on" is essential. Latching on of the baby to the breast, means that the baby has learnt to grasp the breast properly to be able to milk it. Most of the nipple and at least one inch of the areola should be inside the baby's mouth.…
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