Menopause marks the end of a woman’s menstrual cycle and their reproductive years. When a woman hasn’t had a period for a year, it is called menopause. In the years leading up to menopause, the production of the female hormone estrogen drops, causing symptoms like hot flushes, … [Read more...] about Six important things women should know about menopause
Dr. Anuradha Sharma
What causes postmenopausal bleeding?
The likelihood of postmenopausal bleeding being cancer may not be very high, but it is a cause of concern and needs medical attention immediately, says gynaecologist Dr. Anuradha Sharma. According to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) … [Read more...] about What causes postmenopausal bleeding?
Stress, lifestyle and obesity: Why do you have PCOS?
PCOS is a very common disorder amongst reproductive age women in India, with as many as one in five women suffering from it. Doctors say that lifestyle changes, healthy eating habits, exercising, and regular gynae visits can help you manage and prevent it. What is PCOS?What … [Read more...] about Stress, lifestyle and obesity: Why do you have PCOS?
Early menopause: Why it happens and the risk factors
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