For normal Indian skin, SPF of about 15-30 is enough for sun protection. Doctors say eating green leafy vegetables and drinking plenty of water can help prevent photodamage as well. Antioxidant supplements are also helpful, especially those containing beta carotene. Tell us … [Read more...] about SPF is not the only thing that will protect your skin from the sun
Health & Wellness
Do you know that heart disease impacts as many women as men? Almost one in five women in India possibly have PCOS? You could experience menopause even before you are 40?
Not all women are aware of these and other facts related to their bodies and wellbeing. Moreover, women’s health is very often reduced to statistics. Our aim is to go beyond cold numbers and highlight some of the biggest health issues that impact Indian women. These include, breast cancer, heart disease, PCOS, menopause, among others. Femoai aims to empower you with information on all these issues from the best doctors and healthcare professionals.
UTIs can recur in a large percentage of women, in fact as many as 80% of UTIs are reinfections. Doctors recommend drinking a lot of water, not holding your pee for too long, cleaning your genital areas before and after sex, changing hygiene habits and a change in … [Read more...] about UTIs: Why do they come back and what can you do about it?
Maintaining a healthy BMI, cutting down the intake of salt, sodium, and eating more fruits, vegetables, and grains are all helpful in lowering blood pressure. High blood pressure (BP) or hypertension is one of the biggest health risks for Indians, both men and women. According … [Read more...] about Five ways to lower your blood pressure
Unlike men, women may not necessarily have acute chest pain but their symptoms can include unusual exhaustion, dizziness, or even stomach ache. Estrogen and Women's Heart HealthSymptoms of heart disease in womenWomen with a higher risk of heart disease Did you know that … [Read more...] about Heart disease: Women are equally at risk as men
Teen acne is very common, and can be attributed to hormonal changes. However, it can sometimes also be a symptom of PCOS. For teens suffering acne, keeping your skin clean, avoiding fried food and too much sugar, and a visit to the gynaecologist if you have irregular periods is … [Read more...] about Teen acne: Why do you breakout and can it be from PCOS