5 Major Health Issues Every Woman Should Know About
Women are at a higher risk of several diseases than men. Adopting healthy habits and regular clinical checkups can significantly reduce the risk of these diseases in women.
Oral Contraceptive Pills May Increase the Risk of Breast Cancer
The exact reason for breast cancer is not known yet. However, scientists suspect hormonal contraception to be one of the factors that may increase the risk of developing the disease.
Why Are ANC Profile Tests Recommended for Pregnant Women?
ANC profile tests help determine whether the mother has any medical condition that may interfere with the normal growth and development of the fetus.
Can Breast Cancer Be Prevented?
If detected early, breast cancer can be treated completely with a survival rate of over 90%. Read on to know how one can self-detect and reduce the risk of breast cancer.
Can a Diet Rich in Omega-3 Fatty Acids Prevent PCOS?
A recent study found that consuming a diet rich in omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) may reduce the risk of developing PCOS.
Is It Safe to Use Medications During Lactation?
When prescribing medications to a breastfeeding mother, the doctor needs to weigh the benefits of the specific medicine against the potential risk it may cause to the baby.
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Incidence of Gestational Diabetes amid Summer and COVID-19
Scientists recently established that hot weather could also increase the risk of diabetes in pregnant women. It also investigated and recorded the impact of COVID-19 on gestational diabetes.
Eating Disorders: Why Women Are More Affected
If not diagnosed or treated, eating disorders can cause severe damage to the digestive system, heart, bones, teeth, and other vital organs.
Can Menopause Contribute to the Development of Osteoporosis?
Research shows that women can lose about 20% of bone mass in the first five to seven years post-menopause.
Why Some Women Experience Heartburn During Pregnancy
Changes in hormone levels and body shape due to the baby growing may be the cause of heartburn in pregnant women. Usually, heartburn symptoms are mild and manageable during pregnancy.