Sleep deprivation and sleep disorders can be associated with conditions such as hypertension, anxiety, diabetes, obesity, depression, and even heart disease. Setting up a sleep schedule, managing stress, a regular exercise regimen and eating healthy can help you sleep better and … [Read more...] about How to sleep better to boost your immunity
A lot of people avoid going to the doctor because they don’t want to hear the same spiel about their weight every time. Getting periodic check ups even if you don’t need them immediately can help you build a relationship with the doctor and overcome your embarrassment, especially … [Read more...] about Waiting to lose weight before you see a doctor? Don’t
If you feel anxious, nervous, or worried more than usual, or have bouts of uncontrollable highs or feel overwhelmingly sad accompanied with signs like restlessness, irritability, panic, it can be a sign of mental health problems. A significant change in sleeping and eating … [Read more...] about Signs that you may be suffering from mental health issues
Doctors recommend self-examination and regular checkups for early detection of breast cancer. A full body exam once a year and checking your breasts everyday while bathing can help in early detection. Lifestyle changes like exercising regularly, managing stress, and eating … [Read more...] about How to prevent breast cancer? Self-examination can help
If you are under 45 and experiencing night sweats, hot flushes, and irregular periods, you might be entering early menopause. But, you are not alone. Symptoms of Early MenopausePeriod changesHot flushesVaginal drynessNight sweatsPalpitations and headachesWhat can you … [Read more...] about Are you entering early menopause? Here’s how to know
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?
Only about 1-2% of Indian women go through early menopause, but it can put them at a higher risk of coronary heart disease, osteoporosis, dementia, or cognitive impairment. Why does early menopause happen?What are the causes behind it?How common is it in Indian women?What are … [Read more...] about Early menopause: Why it happens and the risk factors
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
Only 9% of women with postmenopausal bleeding are at the risk of endometrial cancer; but you must see a doctor if you bleed a year or more after experiencing menopause. Common causes of postmenopausal bleedingPostmenopausal bleeding and endometrial cancerWhat can you … [Read more...] about Postmenopausal bleeding: Should you be concerned?
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