Posts Tagged ‘uterus’

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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Taking Care, Management and Recovery from Perineal Tears

The perineum is the area located in between and separating your anus and vagina. During labor or childbirth, the strain of the baby coming out of the birth canal and the inability of the vagina to stretch around it can cause the tearing or laceration of the perineum. This relatively common and painful condition is…

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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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Tips for a Fast Recovery after C- Section

Most women usually prefer and try their hardest to give birth normally. Who can blame them, it is not only more economical but also allows for less healing time than a C-section. Because a C-section is an invasive surgical procedure, the recovery that follows is much more complicated than after a vaginal birth. It requires…

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How to Provide Nutrition for Mum Brain

Ever heard of pregnancy brain or “momnesia”? It is a common occurrence when pregnant women or new mums experience bouts of forgetfulness. Research shows that while pregnant and during early motherhood, the unusually high hormone levels and new priorities are the primary reasons for mums to experience this.     Dr. Jane Martin, the director…

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All About Constipation and How to Fix it

Have you been feeling some discomfort or bloating because of your inability to “go”? If your bowels don’t come as often as they should, you could be constipated. And this is not uncommon. In fact, more than 4 million Americans regularly suffer from constipation, and most of them are women. This is mainly due to…

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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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5 Common Pregnancy Complaints

Pregnancy may be classified as one of the most beautiful and natural events in a woman’s life. However, growing another human being inside your body could also be uncomfortable and difficult. Many struggles during pregnancy revolve around a woman’s changing body and pain related to pelvic health. Here are the five most common pregnancy complaints…

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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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How You Should Poop

Did you know that there is a proper way to poop? That’s right, you’ve probably been pooping wrong for most of your life. If you have issues with constipation, straining, haemorrhoids or fissures, it could be because of the way you poop. You should be emptying your bowels on a daily basis, and it should…

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