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  • Dysmenorrhea - Common menstrual problem in women

    Dysmenorrhea - Common menstrual problem in women

    Dysmenorrhea- Common menstrual problem in women Dysmenorrhea means the painful menstruation which is characterized by menstrual cramps or painful periods, affects nearly every woman at some point in her life.  It is the most common reproductive problem in women. There are two types: primary and secondary. Primary or normal cramps affects up to 90% of all women.  This usually occurs in women about three years after they start menstruating and continues through their mid-twenties or until they have a child. Backache,......

  • How menstruation cycle affect women reproductive system?

    How menstruation cycle affect women reproductive system?

    The menstruation cycle or hormonal cycle facilitates maturation and rupture of the ovarian follicle resulting in changes take place, which prepares the uterus for pregnancy. The first day of menstruation (referred to as Day 1) occurs when levels of estrogen and progesterone are low. In response to these low levels, the hypothalamus secretes gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH) which triggers the anterior pituitary gland to release two hormones: follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), and luteinizing hormone (LH). FSH stimulates the......

  •   Is Diet important during periods?

    Is Diet important during periods?

    Every women will have hard time during menstruation period as they go through intense pains called menstrual cramps. I have alreadydiscussed about menstrual cramps, its causes and symptoms in my last article.Today let us understand how to reduce the pain during menstrual cycle by just keeping check on your diet.As we know, menstrual cramps are caused due to the contractions of the uterine and abdominal muscles to expel the menstrual fluid out of the body. These muscles contractions are caused by certain chemicals called prostaglandins. Studies....

  • Should i take pregnancy test?

    Should i take pregnancy test?

    Have you missed periods this month? Are there any signs of vomiting,nausea and dizziness? If yes, then don’t panic. This could be signs of early pregnancy and you should be taking pregnancy test immediately to confirm whether you pregnant or not.What is pregnancy test?Pregnancy test is a test that determines whether the women is pregnant or not.How does it work?Pregnancy test are designed to check the presence hormone known as human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) in blood or in urine sample. Thishormone is produced after the fertilized egg......

  • Menstrual cramps (Dysmenorrhoea): causes and symptoms

    Menstrual cramps (Dysmenorrhoea): causes and symptoms

    Menstrual cramps (Dysmenorrhoea): causes and symptomsEvery women during their menstrual cycle experience some kind of abdominal pain which is mild pain for some and very extreme and severe for others. What is this pain? And whatleads to this irritating pain in women? Before finding answers for this, let’s gather some information about menstruation and its symptoms.Menstruation cycleMenstruation is a monthly occurrence for women in which the body shed the lining of uterus (womb), which is then passed through small opening in the cervix and out...

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