Bleeding Disorders Awareness and Ways to Support It

Every year the month of March is observed as the Bleeding Disorder Awareness Month. The purpose of the month is to have people know the seriousness of the condition and to create an awareness about it.

What is a bleeding disorder?

The condition which includes an extensive range of medical problems that result in improper blood clotting and abnormal bleeding is called as a bleeding disorder. Hemophilia, von Willebrand disease are the types which leads to continued bleeding after an injury, surgery or physical trauma. During some situations, this condition is life-threatening and should be treated immediately.

What are the Symptoms?

The symptoms may vary depending on the stage of the disease. Listed below are some symptoms and signs:

Joint bleeds with pain and toughness

Unusual bleeding after common procedures like dental work or any other shots

Bloody stools and discharge of blood while urinating

Frequent nosebleeds

Ways to help raise awareness:

Download the free banners, profile pictures and infographics from the websites and change your social media banners and profile pictures based on that to create awareness.

Educate people about the facts of Hemophilia and other bleeding disorder awareness.

Meet the sufferers and victims of the disease and make a video of their personal struggle and the ways they are trying to overcome it. Share such videos on the video sharing websites and with your family and community members.

Plan for an awareness event by joining hands with your community members and the medical team. Gather people's attention by choosing the most attractive giveaway items. Gift samples include wristbands, rings, keychains, caps or t-shirts with personalized messages about the disorder.

Also, follow the Twitter page of the CDC website to know more about the research programs and awareness events.

Enroll yourself as the NHF volunteer

To help people find enhanced treatments and cures for bleeding and clotting disorders

To prevent the complications of these disorders through proper education, support, and exploration.

What is the Red Tie Challenge?

It is a movement launched by the community and the National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) to create awareness about the heredity of bleeding disorders and to show their support for the awareness. Visit to know more information about the red tie challenge. Show your support for this movement by wearing a red tie for the whole month.


Change the life of a bleeding disorder victim or the sufferer by changing your life. Join the NHF volunteer and show your support. When treated effectively, anyone can come out from the life threatening disease and lead the healthiest life.


The content of the article is for informational purpose only and not a substitution for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Please do check with your medical practitioner or community doctor when you have any doubts or questions about the disease. Please do share your views with us about the article through the comment box.

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Why Breast Thermography Is the Best Test Women Can Do

Presently, a lot of attention goes to breast cancer detection and treatment. That sure is great, because this type of cancer affects roughly 50,000 women in the UK alone every single year. As that is no small number of people to deal with this dangerous disease, it should come as a surprise that thermography is still not widely recommended as a way of early detection.

Surely studies continue to focus on treatment methods on a cellular level, but certainly there should be more talk on tests too. Doctors are mostly familiar with this method and advertise it as the best test. However, many recent studies outline thermography can in fact reveal cancerous and precancerous cells much earlier than mammography. This type of test is certainly something to consider, for all of the following reasons:

Early detection of cancer – what mammography reveals now, thermography would have spotted years before. Many studies conducted over the course of 10 years reveal than in 60% of all breast cancer cases, thermography sounded the alarm first. Thermal imaging is used to detect cellular level changes and abnormalities, making it unique in nature in that it literally allows doctors to observe any pre-tumor situation. Thermography allows for true prevention, because it is the only method that allows such an early detection.

Less tests required – while frequent mammograms are certainly a good idea, they often call for unnecessary treatments and further tests. In the most different cases, they even lead to mastectomies, some of which are not necessary. The case with thermography is that it differentiates scars, breast implants and fibrocystic tissue, and it detects changes to cells in the armpit area, which is not something mammography does. Every woman who has ever had false positive results or an unnecessary biopsy knows just how important accurate tests are.

Safe method – as thermography is an image of the body heat, it practically means that it is safe for pregnant women, as well as nursing women. It is well-known that the side effects of mammography are dangerous and may as well be the cause for what they are trying to prevent. There is no radiation involved, nor additional treatments and tests like lumpectomies, biopsies, chemotherapy, etc.

No harm – many women complain how painful a mammogram is. The pressure from the machine often surpassed that of a 50-pound weight on the breast. Of course, this is not just mild uncomfortable, but rather causes pain. That is not the case with thermography, which is safe and does not involve any pain.

These are the most solid benefits of a thermography that women should consider. Long gone are the times when mammography directed supreme in the battle of breast cancer early detection. It is a good idea for women to use a risk assessment tool in order to determine whether they need a test, and then definitely look into thermography options.

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How I Gave Birth, Almost Died and Lived to Tell About It

This is a quick disclaimer – Before you read this, please understand that there are some areas that some may consider graphic. The squamish may appreciate the warning. My personal story below is intended for informational purposes only.

“What does not kill you makes you stronger.” This is the thought that kept going through my mind as I lay on an emergency room gurney just days after giving birth to my daughter. That, and how and why is this happening?

I'm getting ahead of myself. Let me start over …

The day I found out that I was pregnant, it was 2008 and I was getting ready to go to work. I remember that I was wearing a bright yellow and white floral dress topped with a white cropped cardigan. After work, I was going to see the new Sex and the City movie with my girlfriends. Knowing that there would probably be a Cosmo or two in my future, I added, “take a pregnancy test” to my morning routine. I wanted to check that it would be safe to drink an adult beverage. Call it intuition. (I'm a Charlotte, by the way.)

As soon as I see that pink plus sign, I jumped on my sleeping husband traveling around the pee stick and screaming, “I'm pregnant!” We had initially started trying for a baby six months prior and I figured that after years of birth control pills it would have taken longer than it did, but there we were, pregnant. I was going to be drinking water at the movies.

My pregnancy was uneventful, save for the fact that I developed gestational diabetes. I pretty much figured that this would be the case due to many factors, my age, weight, and genetics. I ended up being prescribed medication to help control that aspect.

I was 35 when I was going to deliver. Because I was considered a high-risk pregnancy, my doctor scheduled a time for me to come in to induce labor with Pitocin.

On Friday, January 30, 2009, I spent the day going through labor. The doctor came in periodically to check how far along I was. Near the end of the day, the doctor explained that my baby was “sunny side up” otherwise known medically as occiput posterior or OP position. She tried reaching in and manipulating the position, but my stubborn baby was not having it, and her heartrate would drop.

After discussing with my doctor, I opted for a caesarian section to avoid stressing the baby out any more than was necessary. After a quick prep for surgery, I was whisked away to give birth. It seemed like it took only a few minutes and before I knew it, my daughter, Olivia, was born at 8:50 pm.

I could not hold her as my arms were strapped down, which I guess is common practice during surgery – no flailing about and keeping a sterile environment. I had to wait for the doctor to close me up. Once I was back to my room, I held her for the first time. It was glorious and she was the most beautiful girl in the world. My family surrounded us and it is something I'll always treasure, holding her for the first time.

Because I had the C-section, I was in the hospital for four days and Olivia had jaundice and spent the major of her days in the NICU (Newborn Intensive Care Unit) getting phototherapy. We were both biding our time until we got home. While at the hospital, I found it hard to get comfortable. I was having pain above my left breast, below my shoulder. Nurses told me that it was gas due to the medication and that it would pass. I historically asked for an antacid as the pain persisted. I figured eventally, I would pass gas and I would eventually be done with the pain.

Once the baby and I got our clean bills of health, we set off for home. Forgive my bluntness when I say that I still had not “tooted”. Sometimes the pain was so bad that I had to sleep sitting up as lying down made it worse. Weird, I thought, but did not think any more about it.

After being home for a day, my husband and I took Olivia to her first pediatrician appointment. On the way home, I mentioned to my husband that this gas, or the lack of passing it, was really starting to take its toll. I called my OBGYN to see if she could prescribe a more powerful antacid as the over-the-counters were not cutting it.

In speaking with the receptionist and explaining my issues, she put me on hold to speak with the doctor. Again, I thought, weird. Why does the doctor have to talk to me about passing gas?

My doctor got on the line and asked me a series of questions – Where is your pain? Can you lie down? Are you having trouble breathing? I answer with, above my left breast, no – lying down is too painful, because when I do, I am having trouble breathing.

She said that I need to get to the emergency room and that she is going to call the hospital regarding my arrival. I'm sorry, what? I was stunned. And yes, after all this, I'm still thinking, “all this for gas?”

She said, “You have a possible pulmonary embolism and I want you to go to the ER to rule it out.”

Thinking back on this conversation, I have to say, I had no idea what she was talking about at the time. Still, I relayed the information to my husband and we went to see my mother. I told her that I had to go to the hospital per my doctor's orders. My mom took the baby and I kissed Olivia telling her that I would be right back. Little did I know that I just lied to my daughter.

By now, the pain was getting more severe. I checked into the ER and noticed that I was taken right back, despite the other patients in the waiting room. They started checking my vitals – blood pressure, oxygen intake, listening to my heart – all the normal stuff you see on television.

Nurses had put those stickers with snaps on them and I was being hooked up to a machine. The nurse asked me to lie down. Then it hits me, I could not lie down because I could not breathe. It hurt – my chest was hurting. Tears started to form and I was thinking that I was having a heart attack. I was gasping out, “I can not breathe! I can not breathe!”

I looked at my husband and I thought, “I'm sorry but you might be a single father because I am dying”. Up until this point in my life, I had never broken a bone, never had a hospital stay and now I really thought that I was dying.

They sat me back up and that was better. I was still having pain but I could breathe little gasps of breath. The ER doctor said that he was going to send me for a CT scan. He thought that I had a blood clot in my lungs. A blood clot. In my lungs. What? How? Why?

The ER doctor confirmed after the CT scan that I did in fact have a blood clot in my lungs and I was admitted to the hospital. I started to cry, I just had a baby, checked out of the hospital a couple of days ago and now I was back.

Needless to say, I was mentally exhausted, physically weak and severely depressed. I continued to pump for breast milk while in the hospital. My husband would take the milk back to Olivia every day. She would not take to formula and I felt it was my duty to give her what I could. I felt guilty for being away from her and it is still something that haunts me to this day.

Let me just say that my mother was our lifesaver. I was, and continue to be, so grateful to my mother for taking care of Olivia while I was in and out of the hospital. My parents even moved to Pennsylvania from Texas and found a house only a couple of blocks from ours.

I was put on blood-thinners and was told that I would be on them for up to six months, maybe more. I spent another five days in the hospital while trying to recover from the blood clot. I was told later that a blood clot could have killed me and I fought some more.

Leaving the hospital did not mean that I was out of the woods. I was set up with a nurse who would come to our house daily to check on me and take blood work. I spent a major of the night and a good portion of the day sleeping. When I was not sleeping, I was pumping. Due to my absence, Olivia did not take to breastfeeding and probably bonded to my mother more than she had with me. Still, I pumped. In my mind, it was the only thing that connected us as mother and daughter and it was the very least I could do.

About six weeks after having had the baby, I noticed that my C-section scar was tender, more so than usual. In some spots, it appeared that puss was forming. I brought this up to the doctor and because I was on blood thinners, it was back to the ER.

Turns out, my C-section had gotten infected. Spots along the scar appeared slightly green even. The doctor was able to draw on my belly an outline where the infection appeared, like a map of a country. I'm told that they are going to treat me as if I have MRSA.

According to WebMD, “Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ( MRSA ) is a bacterium that causes infections in different parts of the body.

The blood thinner that I was being treated with in pill form was now going to be in injection form. Similarly, if the need for surgery were to arise, the reversal of the effects of the blood thinner works quicker if administrated via injection.

I'm typically a glass half-full person but on that day, I could not help but think that the world was against me. I was back in the hospital, away from my newborn daughter, suffering from blood clot pain and now my C-section incision was infected and I had to get injections every 12 hours. Oh and these injections were given in my gut. Yes, my stomach. This is the site where you get these injections. I was feeling quite defeated.

I was admitted back into the hospital but I felt like I was under observation, as if the doctors were waiting for something to happen. I was getting my twice-daily injections for my blood thinners, I was pumping every couple of hours and binging on America's Next Top Model .

My incision appeared to have grown a boil on it, but still nothing really happens. Then on my second, or was it my third day at the hospital, I got up from a nap. My husband was also napping in the chair next to my bed.

I got up to use the toilet and I was dragging along my monitors and whatever other devices to which I was hooked up. I lifted my gown and lowered my underwear when I heard a wet slapping sound. I looked down and I was bleeding. I was bleeding from my C-section incision. The boil had broken and puss and blood were dripping onto the tiled floor of the bathroom.

You know that “pull in case of emergency string” that all hospital bathrooms have? I dropped it but nothing happened. I thought that someone would spring into action and an announcement would be on the speakers, “code (whatever color) in room 324”. I waited a good five seconds, nothing.

By now, I was panicked and called out to my sleeping husband, “ERIC !!” Next thing I know he had raced over to find me in the bathroom and I was just standing there with blood and goop dripping from my body. And I can tell by the look on his face, he is the one thinking, “I'm about to become a single father because my wife is dying.”

He ran into the hall and yelled for help and a nurse came in. She had me sit on the toilet, as it was the closest thing to a chair. Then it dawned on me, I did not feel any pain so I figured I was in shock and also, I never peed so I proceed to do so as my husband and a nurse held me. Modesty was definitely out the window.

Once that was done, I was moved to the hospital bed. One of the nurses cleaned me up and then a barrage of doctors rotated into my room – pulmonologist, OBGYN, hematologist, and wound care.

The wound care doctor explained that he was going to check the wound. My C-section scar was now being referred to as a wound. The wound care doctor lifted up the bed so I was at least four feet from the floor. He takes one of those long-handled swabs and inserts it into my C-section incision. He is able to push it in over two inches. The thought of that made me want to vomit.

My wound was unable to close because of the blood thinners. Talk about a catch-22. I had a blood clot so I needed the blood thinners but because of the blood thinners, my C-section was not healing.

The next few days were a blur of being poked and prodded by the nurses and doctors. I still got my twin-daily blood thinner injections. My blood was drawn every day. Now wound tape – medicated strips of a gauze-like material – got packed into my wound. This was as awful as it sounds. Similarly, the wound packing material allowed the wound to heal from the inside out and it was a long process.

Occasionally, I was discharged from the hospital. In 2009 I spent a total of 17 days in the hospital. I was again set up with a nurse who came to my house to change my wound dressing. Occasionally, I ran out of visits according to my insurance company and the nurse save my mom and my husband “lessons” on how to treat my wounds. They both became experts on doing this, as my wound would take over four months being treated with wound tape.

A couple months later in May 2009, I visited my OBGYN. I still had weekly visits with her to check the healing process. I told her that the wound feet tender I showed her where the scar was healing irregularly. She called one of her nurses to come into the room. She asked the nurse to hold my hands, saying that this might hurt a bit.

I had suffered chest pain from a blood clot, daily stomach injections and wound tape packing for a few months. I figured my pain tolerance was better than most. Then, she did something that I will never forget. She took one of those long-ended swabs and she was able to bypass my skin with little effort at the site of my wound. She proceeded to open the wound by dragging the swab down the length of my C-section, as if she was opening an envelope.

I remember crying out. I heard the nurse say to me that she has arthritis and not to squeeze her hands too tight. Seriously ?! I was being cut open like a Thanksgiving Day turkey and I could not squeeze your hands? Still, I felt badly for the nurse and I scratched my teeth and held her hands as delicately as I could while being shived with a cotton swab. The doctor was able to go most of the length of my C-section with a swab inserted almost an inch deep in some spots.

I felt like I was starting over. The weeks went on and I continued with my blood thinning injections and wound packing regimen.

All the while, I kept a breastfeeding-pumping spreadsheet to keep me on schedule. Looking back, I'm not sure why I did it but I would time my pumping's every four or so hours and measure how much I was producing. I think that it made me feel like I was doing something important for my daughter that no one else could, despite all the issues I was battling. It was proof that I was somehow caring for my daughter.

Occasionally, I saw my wound care doctor in his office when the wound became shallow enough that it could no longer be packed. He cauterized the wound with silver nitrate and I absolutely got better. I had finished taking my blood thinner medication. My wound finally closed. I was even able to go back to work.

Thinking back on this experience brought up some painful memories. Not just the recollection of bodily pain, but the pain felt by my family. My parents who just had a granddaughter but at the possibility of the loss of their daughter. My husband who had become so depressed but so depended on. My sister who I burdened with my medical issues while she was working towards her career in law enforcement.

I was stronger because of what happened. I even pursued a career in the medical field and worked at the hospital where this whole thing took place. Through this ordinal, I remember thinking that God would never give me anything that I could not handle. In the end, I guess He did not.

Today, my daughter Olivia is a happy and healthy eight-year old. She and her sister, Emma, ​​are the light in my life. Yes, I did have another child and that pregnancy was carefully orchestrated by my OBGYN and there were no issues to speak of with that birth. I gave birth in one of the operating rooms vs. the maternity ward, in case the need for surgery came up. I even had a plastic surgeon do the “close” of the C-section.

I decided on having a tubal ligation after the birth of my second daughter – no regrets. I try to think what I could have done differently during my first pregnancy but it turns out that after doing extensive research and multiple doctor's visits of all kinds of specialties, it was a fluke. That blood clot was random. It can sometimes be hard to accept – trying to find blame and coming up short. But that's the way it is sometimes, no rhyme or reason. The strength of my family and friends got me through the hardest time of my life. And I for one, am grateful for it.

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The Connection Between PCOS And Weight Gain

Male and female anatomy are different, especially when it's about reproductive organisms. Women suffer from a few illnesses that men do not have to deal with. One of such illnesses that affect only women is known as PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome).

PCOS have been connected to numerous issues, for example, infertility, depression, hirsutism, acne, and weight gain. It is more common among females that many people think.

A few recent studies have found that around one out of ten females suffer from this condition, which is an enormous amount when you find that it is 10% of the total population facing a typical issue. So how Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and weight gain are connected with each other and what can be done to resolve this issue?

PCOS majorly affect females' bodies that get high level of the male hormones known as androgenic hormones. One of these male hormones is testosterone, which is the most serious problem. At the point when female experiences PCOS, the ovaries have a tendency to make high levels of these hormones, but so far medical experts have not found precisely how or why this happens.

The high hormone levels that originate in the body start interfering with the basic workings of a female body, giving an endless scope of issues that can differ from female to female, including weight gain, infertility, acne, ovarian cysts, insulin resistance, irregular periods cycle and even heart attacks! To stay away from major health issues, you need to visit a doctor as soon as possible.

While some of these side effects are quite obvious to see than others, and especially weight gain, acne, and unwanted hair are among the easiest to spot. Numerous females who are generally following a healthy way of life can be obstructive by this condition and gain weight considering easily than they should. This can be depressing and can frequently lead them to abandon a healthy way of life for weight reduction and / or either take extreme step that should be avoided and it's unhealthy for their body.

It's quite shocking to know that while Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is really common, but many females do not know that they even have it and numerous specialists are not able to help much as they just focus on drugs instead of more natural and healthy solutions. However, famous gynecologists will give you the best advice and recommended lifestyle changes also.

If you're finding it too difficult to lose weight, then you can see a specialist to find if you have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome or not. However, it has been noticed that despite medicines are important in the treatment of PCOS, a patient must also make many lifestyle and dietary changes as well. By visiting renounced gynecologists, you can fight PCOS successfully and cure your infertility issue also.

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Signs To Look Out For If You Have A Prolapsed Uterus

Uterus also called as the womb is an organ in the woman's body that hangs freely with the help of pelvic floor muscles. Due to any reason, when these muscles get weak, so, it results in the drop down or displacement of the uterus from its actual place and falls into the vagina, this condition is called as a Uterus. Its symptoms vary from person to person and you need to identify them shortly, to get the treatment on time. Here are some of the common signs you need to look out for if you are suffering from the condition.

  • Heaviness In The Vagina Or Pelvic Area: If you are facing any sort of heaviness in your vagina, so, it might be the sign that you are going through the problem of the prolapsed uterus. In rare cases, women even feel that something is coming out of their vagina or feeling of sitting on a ball all day long. If you ever experience that, so, without any delay, consult your doctors and get the treatment done before it's too late.
  • Pain And Discomfort: Another way to identify the prolapsed uterus is the pain in the lower back, lower abdomen, or the vagina for a long period that becomes hard for you to get rid of. It basically happens because there is a band of tissue called the uterosacral ligament that binds the uterus and your lower back. And when they get weak, so, it stretches the tissue and leaves you in so much of a pain. If you are facing such pain or discomfort for so long, you need to go to the examination soon.
  • Problem During Sex: A woman who is suffering from the Prolapsed Uterus may face problem during the intercourse. The pain, failure to orgasm and leak during sex are some of the problems women face if they are going through such condition. So, it is good to get the treatment on time before it'll make the situation worse or hard to deal with for you.

There are many other ways that help you identify that something is not fine down there and you need to get it treated shortly. So, make sure you do not take any of the uncommon signals for granted, as it can further take a deadly turn in the future and makes the situation worse for you. Go for the non-surgical treatment to get rid of the problem and pain shortly.

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Can You Choose Embolization To Treat Uterine Fibroids?

Uterine fibroid affect women above the age of 30 years. They are benign tumors that grow on the inner walls of the uterus. Depending on the size of these tumors, they cause problems, disrupt the abdominal space with the fibrous tissue. These muscular growths bring about change in the menstrual bleeding, pressure, urination, pelvic pressure and many more other health issues. Almost all the women who are having these growths in their uterus, they face lots of problems. Even, the doctors say that these tissue outgrowths can give rise to infertility. So, it is better that you consult the doctor who is able to solve the problem.

The patients do feel that they always need the surgery. Although procedures like the hysterectomy and myomectomy are quite popular among the patients, but both involved risks. In the case of hysterectomy, there is complete removal of the uterus. Women can never become pregnant in future. We all know that surgeries do give rise to lots of complications. So, the women can choose an alternative option that is safer than the other two processes. As both these above-discussed procedures take a long time to recover. For permanent fibroid cure, doctors are recommending other less invasive treatments.

Surgery or Uterine Embolization

Due to the advancement in the field of medical science, safe techniques are replacing the traditional surgeries. The techniques are safe for the body and they allow the women to conceive in the future as well. The Uterine fibroid embolization is one of the common surgeries that are highly successful and led you a painless life. More than thousands of women each year are choosing this procedure to lead a healthy life. This type of treatment has less chance of pain and risk. The recovery time is also less than the other ways. UFE retains the fertility in women so that they can conceive again if they want.

But, before choosing this procedure, you should choose a reputed doctor who is working in this field for many years and who can discuss with you the benefits and drawbacks of this treatment.

How UFE Treats Fibroid?

This treatment has minimal risk. There is no removal of organs or tissues. In this procedure, the radiologists inject the particles in the blood stream that otherwise nourish the fibrous. Blocking the blood supply make the tumors to starve due to the lack of nutrients. This makes the tumors to shrink. This is the process how this technique works.

This guide is helpful to know what the best procedure is – the uterine embolization or the hysterectomy for fibroid cure.

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Get Your Infertile Problem Treated at Comparatively Low Prices

There are plenty of questions that start coming in your mind when you seek for the best infertility specialist. Although it's common to find out a large number of IVF centers that claim to provide you with the best care during the treatment, not all the ones are actually seen to be quite effective when it comes to working on the practical ground.

The competitive working environment, busy lifestyle and rapidly increasing stress and pressure are some of the most serious factors that actually cause the problem of infertility in both men and women. In this regard, it is also true that their treatments are many possible, however, if the problems are diagnosed timely.

IVF, also referred to as Vitro Fertilization, has today seen as one of the finest alternatives to combat the problem of infertility in both men and women. Without worrying about the things like expensive method, unwanted adverse effects, multiple pregnancies and painful injections – you will get the treatment under the supervision of the highly knowledgeable and skilled doctors. There is also no need to fear about the health of your baby since it was produced in the lab. The best part of the method is that there are very less chances of the failure.

Well, you have to pay something extra while opting for the IVF treatment over the other infertility methods. But, many other human beings, money do not matter when it comes to allowing them to feel the most beautiful moments of their life ie having their own baby in their hands. According to experts, getting this treatment of infertility problem here will surely save you some considering sum of money as compared to using the services in some Western Countries.

The best Infertility Specialist associated with a reputed clinician or center makes sure that you will get the best treatment along with the optimum possible moral and emotional support. The success rate of all the hospitals here in the capital is very high as compared to the other clinics in the country.

People not only from the country itself, but a huge population of mass visits the capital to get their infertility problem treated under the unmatched oversight of the doctors. You as a patient will also be given the personalized care so that you and families do not have to face the problem while enjoying a new phase of life with happiness.

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Pelvic Floor, NOT Pelvic Door

The pelvic floor not only houses and protects the contents of our pelvis, but it is a floor for the contents above the pelvis. If your floor is a door all is falling down.

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Are PCOS And Hirsutism Connected With Each Other?

Hirsutism basically implies unreasonably excessive and unwanted hair development in women where hair is often negligible or completely absent. While it's positively alarming and can cause hesitance and emotional trouble, hirsutism can likewise show signs of a major condition, known as PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome).

Unreasonably excessive hair development is a clear sign of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. This is due to the generally large amounts of testosterone found in females experiencing PCOS. It is usual for all females to have some amount of testosterone, yet those with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome have over the top levels, causing undesirable hair development.

A few common areas affected are the cheeks, chin, forehead, neck, and breast. Apart from that manly hair on the arms and legs is additionally possible.

However, with hirsutism, signs of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome can differ generally from female to female and may include:

  • Infertility
  • Acne
  • Ovarian cyst
  • Hair fall
  • Obesity
  • Skin tags
  • Irregular or completely absent periods
  • High cholesterol levels
  • Dark skin patches
  • Skin tags
  • Reduced libido
  • Excess male hormones
  • Physical and mental exhaustion

If you think that you've developed PCOS symptoms, then immediately visit the most gifted gynecologists to get the best treatment and advice.

It's quite obvious that excess hair in unwanted areas can prove to be really embarrassing and a cause of emotional stress for women. Although medical and cosmetic solutions such as bleaching, waxing, tweezing, laser hair expulsion and electrolysis give help from symptoms, they do not really treat the hidden reason for PCOS – a hormonal imbalance caused by insulin resistance.

Insulin resistance is an imbalance of hormones, which is connected to the way the body man insulin, at last influencing glucose levels and the way the body manures food and stores fat. Insulin resistant females typically suffer from excess weight in the stomach region, causing an 'apple' shape, instead of a 'pear' shape, where excess weight is conveyed in the hips.

While numerous females who experience the ill effects of insulin resistance and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome are overweight, this is not generally always the situation. Females with an ideal weight ratio may also suffer from PCOS and other health issues.

Typically, harsh medicines, similar to Metformin, are recommended by many gynecologists to treat Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and insulin resistance. While these medications can deliver the desired results, they can likewise convey the danger of side effects, for example, sickness, diarrhea, vomiting, and nausea. You must only take Metformin after consulting your doctor, since this medicine can increase the danger of heart attack.

If your undesirable hair development is caused by Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, resolving insulin protection is probably going to reduce your side effects since you are tending to the hidden reason. Numerous ladies effectively turn around their PCOS and insulin resistance indications easily with healthy food, work out, exercise, and medical help.

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Symptoms Of Preterm Labor

Preterm labor is the word that gives nightmares to many pregnant women. It is important to know the symptoms and take precautions to avoid mishappenings.

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Things About PCOS That Can’t Be Ignored

Everyone desires to remain healthy and do not like the idea of ​​falling ill. Especially women are most afraid of becoming infertile. One of the leading causes of infertility among women is PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome).

This condition is feared in light of the fact that it takes away from females the power and ability of getting pregnant and giving birth. Unfortunately, it has been observed that many women are ignorant when it comes to this condition of PCOS.

What additionally makes the matter worse is that among the women who have this condition the symptoms of PCOS vary from one patient to another patient. What you have to know about Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is that the cause behind its occurrence has not yet been found and there are some experts who believe that Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is somewhat connected with the idea of ​​genetics, but there is yet no convincing proof to demonstrate that the PCOS condition is hereditary.

The more data you need to accumulate about this condition the better prepared you're to manage it and furthermore to take proactive measures to check the impacts and symptoms of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome to manage its effects on the body.

It's quite obvious to say that diet plays a significant role in the growth of PCOS and of course, you eating routine will assume a crucial part in the treatment of the Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome condition.

There are numerous techniques that have been widely used for the treatment of this PCOS problem. A standout among the most common techniques for treating this condition is the birth control medication treatment.

A few people may think that 'why use birth control medicines to cure this problem?' The contradiction pills offer benefits that will specifically and indirectly reduce, the majority of the side effects of PCOS. The conception prevention pill can go far in remedying the hormonal imbalance. However, consult a gynecologist before consuming any medicine.

This is extremely critical during the time spent mending the PCOS problem. What you likewise need to be aware is that the perception prevention pill will bring down the levels of testosterone. Do you remember that at the advancement of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome condition what happens is that there is an over production of the testosterone hormone in the ovaries.

By bringing down the level of this hormone, you can easily reduce the symptoms such as unwanted hair growth, or acne. You can also get this done by simply visiting and getting treatment from the female gynecologists .

In all treatments or therapies that can be prescribed to you by your specialist, you have to consider weight reduction, proper diet and health management as this will manage the PCOS condition for a long time.

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