WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF FIBROCYSTIC BREAST DISEASE?

Fibrocystic breast disease, commonly called fibrocystic breasts or fibrocystic change, is a benign (noncancerous) condition in which the breasts feel lumpy. Fibrocystic breasts aren’t harmful or dangerous, but may be bothersome or uncomfortable for some women. Although it isn’t harmful to have fibrocystic breasts, this condition can make the detection of breast cancer more challenging. What are… Read More

SYMPTOMS OF DEPRESSION THAT SHOWS YOU NEED PROFESSIONAL HELP

Major depression is very different. Major depressive disorder or clinical depression causes you to experience feelings of sadness, loneliness, or a loss of interest in things you once enjoyed. When these feelings occur for more than two weeks, doctors may diagnose this as major depressive disorder. These symptoms are a sign that you need to… Read More

HOW HARD IS IT TO GET PREGNANT? COMMON CAUSES AND HOW TO HANDLE THEM

How pregnancy happen The journey to pregnancy begins with ovulation. This is when your ovaries release an egg in anticipation of fertilization. Your uterus also prepares its inner lining, called the endometrium, for the fertilized egg to attach. All this happens over a monthly sequence — your menstrual cycle. When no sperm is available within… Read More

COMMON TYPES OF POSTPARTUM INFECTIONS

Postpartum infections can be observed in various parts of the body – boggy uterus, breast – and you must watch for them. Whenever you observe any discomfort or an unbearable pain in your body, your first line of action is getting to your doctor. Common types of postpartum infections There are various signs of infection… Read More

HOW CAN RECURRENT BACTERIAL VAGINOSIS BE PREVENTED?

Bacterial Vaginosis popularly referred to as (BV), is a type of vaginal inflammation caused by the overgrowth of bacteria naturally found in the vagina, which upsets the natural balance. Women in their reproductive years are most likely to get bacterial vaginosis, but it can affect women of any age. The cause isn’t completely understood, but… Read More

WHAT TRIGGERS AN EPILEPTIC SEIZURE?

A seizure is a sudden rush of electrical activity in the brain. Epilepsy is a chronic disorder that causes unprovoked, recurrent seizures. There are two main types of seizures. Generalized seizures affect the whole brain. Focal, or partial seizures, affect just one part of the brain. A mild seizure may be difficult to recognize. It… Read More

HOW ARE INGROWN PUBIC HAIRS TREATED?

You get ingrown pubic hairs when your pubic hair grows back into the skin instead of up to the surface. It can happen when pubic hair has been shaved, waxed, or plucked. When an ingrown hair develops, you may notice small, round bumps called papules, or small, pus-filled bumps called pustules. In some cases, the skin around… Read More