Menstrual cycle: What’s normal and what’s not

Dr Sushma Tomar, an obstetrician, and gynaecologist, Fortis Hospital, Kalyan, shares her insights about the menstrual cycle and shares what is normal, and what is not

Menstrual cycle: What’s normal and what’s notFor a woman, her menstrual cycle is crucial, as it influences and plays a significant role in her overall health. It is a natural process that occurs in the female reproductive system. The menstrual cycle is due to monthly hormonal changes in the body that occurs from menace to menopause, each month, one ovary release […]

Scientists finally discover underlying cause of polycystic ovary syndrome

The most common cause of female infertility, polycystic ovary syndrome, may be caused by a hormonal imbalance before birth. The finding has led to a cure in mice, and a drug trial is set to begin in women later this year

Scientists finally discover underlying cause of polycystic ovary syndromePolycystic ovary syndrome affects up to one in five women worldwide, three-quarters of whom struggle to fall pregnant. The condition is typically characterised by high levels of testosterone, ovarian cysts, irregular menstrual cycles, and problems regulating sugar, but the causes have long been a mystery. “It’s by far the most common hormonal condition affecting women […]

World Chocolate Day: Fertility inducing benefits of dark chocolate

World chocolate day is celebrated every year on July 7.  When consumed in large amounts and frequently chocolate will cause weight gain, consumed in moderation and the right kind of chocolate certainly has unique health benefits

World Chocolate Day: Fertility inducing benefits of dark chocolateAccording to experts, dark chocolate is beneficial for overall health as it is packed with antioxidants and contains various essential nutrients. Dr Rajalaxmi Walavalakar, shares some scientifically proven fertility inducing benefits of dark chocolate: For enhancing chances of conception Arginine, one of the vitamins found in dark chocolate is a building block of the chemical […]

60% of girls suffer from ovarian problems, reveals survey

Excessive consumption of junk food can be harmful for girls and cause ovarian problems. Junk food is related to diabetes, obesity, heart attack and is also related to ovarian problems

60% of girls suffer from ovarian problems, reveals surveyThis information has come from a survey done by a gynaecologist from Navi Mumbai. According to the doctors, the number of school girls with ovarian problem is increasing. Owing to which, the doctors are trying to find a solution for this serious issue. Dr Bandita Sinha, a Gynaecologist in Vashi, Navi Mumbai, conducted a survey […]

Here’s why adolescent men are going bald

Men are inching towards baldness as early as in their 20s due to various reasons like stress, poor nutrition and hormonal changes and so on. According to experts, in the young age, around 20 to 30 per cent of men in Mumbai are experiencing hair fall

Here’s why adolescent men are going baldAlthough, you may have thick hair during your teens, going bald at 20 is possible. It may cause you to panic as many young men do, and lead you to think of ways to remedy the situation. Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Chitra Naik, dermatologist, BYL Nair hospital said, “Earlier, women experienced hair fall problem, […]