Posts Tagged ‘Endometriosis’

PMDD: What is it and how can you overcome it?

If you have a uterus and are still experiencing your monthly period, you are probably familiar with PMS or premenstrual syndrome. PMS includes symptoms like abdominal cramps, headaches, irritability, bloating, and such. These symptoms are often not severe and can be managed by most women. However, if your PMS symptoms become so bad that they…

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The 4 Stages of Endometriosis

What is Endometriosis? In women who suffer from endometriosis, tissues similar to endometrial linings are found outside the uterus and in other parts of the body. The endometrial tissue normally lines the uterus and is what peels off and causes bleeding during menstruation. Because of this, endometriosis is characterized by abnormally heavy and painful periods,…

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What is PCOS: The Symptoms and Lifestyle Medication You Need to Know!

Polycystic ovary syndrome or PCOS is a common condition where a woman’s ovaries form generally harmless multiple small water-filled cysts or follicles in their ovaries, causing their hormones to become out of balance. Fibroids or noncancerous tumors of muscles and fibrous tissue may also form in the uterus. The condition is marked by increased levels…

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Anal fissures: The causes, symptoms, and possible treatments

Anal fissures are rips, tears, ruptures, or openings in the moist, thin, delicate, and soft skin tissues of the anus, the lower rectum lining, or the anal canal that makes bowel movement very painful. This condition can either be short-term and acute or chronic and long-term it remains unhealed after eight to twelve weeks. Although…

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5 Foods to Help Enhance Fertility and Progesterone Production

Progesterone is an important female sex hormone synthesized by the adrenal glands and ovaries. It has a crucial role in the menstrual cycle, fertility, and fetal development. Having high progesterone levels is essential for maintaining a normal, healthy pregnancy. Imbalances in progesterone levels increase the risk of miscarriage, intensify PMS symptoms, thyroid dysfunction, weight gain,…

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Can you fall pregnant if you have endometriosis?

I was on radio with Kinderling Radio talking about whether you can fall pregnant if you have endometriosis, You can listen to the podcast here -> https://www.kinderling.com.au/kinderling-conversation/endometriosis-pregnancy-heba-shaheed-physiotherapist Heba Shaheed is a pelvic specialist and physiotherapist. She also has endometriosis and has a baby, so she’s well placed to talk about starting a family when you…

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6 Essential Women’s Health Checks Every Mom Needs in 2018

Regardless of whether you’re a new mom or a long-time mom, here are some essential women’s health checks you should schedule for 2018. From pelvic floor checks to hormone checks, period checks and mental health checks, we’ve got you covered. 1. Pelvic Floor & Pelvic Organ Prolapse Check Did you know that women’s health physiotherapists…

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