Sexually active women more prone to cervical cancer

Urinary tract infections and the adverse impact of antibiotics

Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) are particularly common, and multiple women experience this at least a few times in their lifetime. Over 10 million cases are reported yearly in India alone! These infections are usually easy to treat, without complications. It can be diagnosed by disclosing symptoms to the doctor. One starts to feel better in […]

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Know about the top 5 illnesses which affect women

Know about the top 5 illnesses which affect women

Menstrual Irregularities These can have various presentations right from puberty to menopause. Periods may be prolonged, heavy, scanty, delayed or frequent. Often, this can be physiological; however, it is important to rule out any underlying medical cause. In young adolescent girls, the cause of an irregular bleeding pattern could be a polycystic ovarian disease, thyroid […]

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Are you always feeling thirsty? Know the reasons behind it

Women who drink more water get fewer UTIs, suggest study

Women who drink extra water to avoid urinary tract infections (UTIs) may be on to something. A new experiment offers fresh evidence that drinking more water each day can make UTIs less frequent. For the study, researchers focused on 140 women with recurrent UTIs who typically drank fewer than 1.5 litres of fluid (about six […]

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October heat: Personal hygiene tips for women

October heat: Personal hygiene tips for women

The October heat is here, with maximum temperatures in Mumbai on the rise. Personal hygiene goes for a toss owing to heat and humidity. Keeping your body clean is an important. As it helps you feel good and keep you free from viruses, bacteria, allergies, infections and diseases. Dr Uday Rane, a Mumbai-based Gynaecologist said, “Urinary […]

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Both behavioural treatments and drugs can equally treat urinary incontinence

Here’s how diabetic patients can prevent UTI infections

Women are 10 times more likely to get a UTI than men because of their anatomy. Signs and symptoms of urinary tract infection include – pain or burning when you urinate, strong-smelling urine, itching. There are other several causes to urinary tract infections improper hygiene can be the leading cause of urinary tract infections. Another […]

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Here’s why the Indian method of cleaning ourselves is better than the western way

Experts believe we would be better off ditching toilet paper completely. While countries such as Japan, Italy and Greece use bidets as a way to clean their behinds, countries such as Britain, the US and Australia mainly rely on a bit of trusty loo roll to do the job. But, doctors say wiping could be […]

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