Menstruation is a unique physiological process limited only to women. It is a process in which plenty of physiological and hormonal changes occur. The onset of menarche or first period starts during puberty. A woman has many menstrual cycles all …

Lactation is the term used for secretion of milk from the breast (mammary glands). Normally milk production from breast occurs after childbirth. Breast milk provides immense physiological benefits to the infant. It is also considered as a valuable method of …

A craving is an eager desire for something. It can be anything such as craving for a specific type of food, craving for wealth etc. Craving can occur when the internal system of the body demands something that it is …

Pseudoangiomatous stromal hyperplasia (PASH) is an uncommon non cancerous mass of breast (mammary gland). It is a proliferative mass which is mostly observed in women in their reproductive age group. The average age is 50 years. Occasional cases have been …

Benign mucinous cystadenoma of ovary is a non cancerous tumor of ovary. It usually occurs in women during early forties or post menopausal period. Since this tumor is not cancerous, it does not spread to other areas. However, the tumor …

During their reproductive age all women menstruate. Menstruation in girls usually begins between the ages of 10 to 16, with a variation of few years. It then continues till menopause, a period where menstruation ceases completely. Normally all women experience …

Advancements in medical science and research have made it easy to overcome shortfalls and limitations that were once a concerned to be a problem for human health. One such significant advance is made in the field of hormones. Some of …

A woman during her periods experience many changes in her body which can be mild, moderate or severe in intensity. There is rise and fall of certain hormones during periods, mainly estrogen and progesterone. It causes normal physiological changes that …

Menstrual cycle begins when the girl attains puberty. Normally in every woman menstruation occurs once in 28 to 35 days and lasts for 3 to 7 days. It is in fact the reproductive cycle in which the egg is produced …

The inner layer of uterus is called endometrium. Endometriosis is a condition in which the tissues of inner layer (endometrium) of uterus grow outside of the uterine cavity. In this condition the endometrial lining infiltrates to other adjacent organs such …

In women menstruation is a normal physiological process that starts when the girl attains puberty and normally ends between the age of 45 and 50 with the onset of menopause. It is a sign that indicates the girl has become …

Many women fear of gaining weight after hysterectomy. Hysterectomy is a surgical procedure performed when a woman has certain health problems such as cancer of ovaries or fibroids in uterus. There are many types of hysterectomies performed namely; partial hysterectomy, …

Today for most women, having too much of body hair is extremely distressing cosmetic issue, although for some women it may not be a sensitive topic. Women prefer to have hairless body. There is a huge difference between hair on …

Every woman sometime or the other may have experienced menstrual pain during her reproductive years. It may be mild pain and discomfort or severe pain. Some women are able to tolerate and neglect such cyclic pain; while some woman may …

Contraceptive methods are good options to avoid pregnancy. You can stop them when you feel the time is right to become pregnant. Among the many form of contraceptives, birth control pills is widely used by females. It is also called …

The lowest part of uterus is called cervix. It traverses down into the vagina. During childbirth, the cervical mouth of the uterus opens and allows safe passage of fetus. Cervical dysplasia is development of abnormal cells on the surface lining …

Vulvovaginitis is a medical term used for inflammation of vulva and vagina. It is a common condition occurring in almost all women and girls sometime or the other. Vulvovaginitis can occur due to infection, irritation and various other causes that …

Cervical polyps are tiny finger like growths found on cervix of a woman. Cervix is a small tube like structure which connects the uterus with vagina; in fact this narrow canal is an extension of uterus itself. Cervical polyps are …

Fibrocystic breast disease is common in women between the ages of 30 to 50 years. It is a condition characterized by painful, mobile lumps in one or both the breasts. Fibrocystic breast disease is a non cancerous condition. The symptoms …

Ovaries are important female reproductive organ as they produce eggs. After fertilization of the eggs with male sperm, conception occurs. It produces hormone called estrogen. There are two ovaries, one on either side of uterus. A normal ovary is about …