Women’s Issues

Woman with Breast Cancer should Take Excess Vitamin D

Woman with Breast Cancer should Take Excess Vitamin D Two characteristics of cancer cells are lack of differentiation (specialization) and rapid growth or proliferation. Many malignant tumors have been found to contain vitamin D receptors (VDR), including breast, lung, skin (melanoma), colon, and bone. Biologically active forms of vitamin D, such as 1,25(OH)2D and its analogs, have been found to induce cell differentiation and/or inhibit...

Bacterial/ Fungal Infection During Pregnancy May Have Risk of Premature Birth

Bacterial/ Fungal Infection During Pregnancy May Have Risk of Premature Birth Infections may play a bigger role in premature birth than doctors have thought, says a new study that found almost one in seven women in preterm labor harbored bacteria or fungi in their amniotic fluid. It's a small study, and it doesn't prove that the germs triggered the early labor. But Monday's research used specialized molecular testing to uncover microbes that ordinary methods miss, and thus...

Fibrous Uterus: is it Cancerous? Cause, Treatment and Future Risk

fibrous Uterus: is it Cancerous? Cause, Treatment and Future Risk We have two types of muscles: skeletal and smooth. Skeletal muscles move bones and are under your voluntary control. You can't control smooth muscles, which line blood vessels and organs, such as the uterus and gastrointestinal tract. The uterus is divided into the corpus (form during menstrual cycle and secretes estrogen and progesterone hormone) and the cervix (circular in shape ,lowest part...

Simple Test (Group B Streptococcus Test) at The Last Stage of Pregnancy

Simple Test(Group B Streptococcus Test) at The Last Stage of Pregnancy Could Sav When you're likely to worry about your developing baby's health as much as your own. Fortunately, you may already be immune to a number of contagious diseases. And thanks to a successful vaccination program, German measles — the most dangerous infection of all for a developing baby — is now very rare in this country. Although you can't avoid all infections while you're pregnant, you can take...

Ideal Breastfeeding Position for Newborn Baby

Ideal Breastfeeding Position for Newborn Baby Breastfeeding provides optimal nutrition and health protection for the first 6 months of life, and breastfeeding with complementary foods for at least 12 months is the ideal feeding pattern for infants. Breastfeeding is also a public health strategy for improving infant and child health survival, improving maternal morbidity, controlling health care costs, and conserving natural resources....

Multi Vitamins and Minerals During Pregnancy ?

Multi Vitamins and Minerals During Pregnancy ? Approximately one quarter of adults in the United States use multivitamins, and this prevalence may increase following the recent recommendation that all adults take a multivitamin daily.Multivitamin Consumption refers to the intake of multivitamin supplements containing the recommended amounts of folic acid prior to pregnancy and iron during pregnancy. Staying healthy during pregnancy depends on...

Treatment and Precaution of Allergy /Asthma During Pregnancy

Treatment and Precaution of Allergy /Asthma During Pregnancy A seasonal allergy occurs only during a particular time of the year. The pollen trigger is released at a time point that's associated with the length of daylight. A cold should subside in about two weeks; seasonal allergy symptoms will continue until the pollen season is over. Asthma or allergies affects almost 7 percent of pregnant women and can cause serious complications for both mother and...

Women ESP. Heterosexual Women are Likely to be Overweight or Obese

Women ESP. Heterosexual women are Likely to be Overweight or Obese Obesity has become an epidemic problem worldwide, and in the Eastern Mediterranean Region the status of overweight has reached an alarming level. A prevalence of 3%–9% overweight and obesity has been recorded among preschool children, while that among schoolchildren was 12%–25%. A marked increase in obesity generally has been noted among adolescents, ranging from 15% to 45%. In adulthood,women...

Leucorrhea /Leukorrhea (Vaginal Discharge) During Late Pregnancy

Leucorrhea /Leukorrhea (Vaginal Discharge) During Late Pregnancy All women have some normal discharge in the form of mucous secretions from the cervix and the vagina. This normal vaginal discharge helps to lubricate the vagina and, to some extent, prevent infection. This discharge is most noticeable at the time of ovulation (when an egg is released from the ovary), but it is generally present during the entire menstrual cycle. Leukorrhea is the medical term...

Taking Estrogen and Progestin /Progesterone Hormone After Menopause have Risk

Taking Estrogen and Progestin /Progesterone Hormone After Menopause have Risk The average age for women to have their last period is about 50. But it's normal for menopause to occur any time from age 41 to 59. A woman often goes through menopause at about the same age as her mother. Women who have both ovaries removed will go through "surgical menopause" at the time of their surgery. If the uterus is taken out but the ovaries are left, a woman won't have periods but she...

Pregnant Women With Sickle Cell Trait (SCT) Need Special Care and Attention Due to Risk of Multiple Births

Pregnant Women With Sickle Cell Trait (Sct) Need Special Care and Attention Due Sickle cell anemia is an inherited disease that causes abnormal red blood cells. It is a lifelong disease. Sickle cell trait is not the same as sickle cell disease. If your child has sickle cell trait, it means that he or she has one abnormal gene that causes sickle cell disease. For someone to have sickle cell disease, the person needs 2 abnormal sickle cell genes. About 2.5 million Americans...

Genetic Evidence for The Risk of Developing Cleft Lip/ Palate Baby Due to Smoking During Pregnancy

Genetic Evidence for The Risk of Developing Cleft Lip/ Palate Baby Due to Smokin Unless there is a war on tobacco, cigarettes will cut short the lives of 500 million of the 6 billion people on earth. Tobacco kills more than AIDS, legal drugs, illegal drugs, road accidents, murder and suicide combined. No doubt, tobacco is the REAL “weapon of mass destruction.”In tandem with this enormous health toll is the economic burden of tobacco use: more than US$75 billion in medical...

Post Menopausal Hot Flashes /Night Sweat: Minimized By Estrogen Gel (Elestrin)

Post Menopausal Hot Flashes /Night Sweat: Minimized By Estrogen Gel (Elestrin) The average age for women to have their last period is about 50. But it's normal for menopause to occur any time from age 41 to 59. A woman often goes through menopause at about the same age as her mother.Menopause is a gradual process that can take several years. You're not really through menopause until you haven't had a period for 12 months Women who have both ovaries removed will go through "...

Vaginal Douching Should be 6 Months Before Pregnancy

Vaginal Douching Should be 6 Months Before Pregnancy by douching, a girl may even increase her risk of contracting a sexually transmitted disease (STD). Most women douche in an attempt to cleanse the vaginal area. But even this is not a good idea. The vagina has its own natural cleaning system that flushes out bacteria. So not only do the chemicals and perfumes in feminine sprays and douches not help, they can actually cause problems like allergic...

Obese WOMEN are Esp. sufferer After Hip Replacement Surgery

Obese WOMEN are Esp. sufferer After Hip Replacement Surgery Hip replacement is usually considered once other therapies, such as pain medications, have failed. Most people undergo hip replacement as a result of osteoarthritis of the hip joint. But you might also consider hip replacement if you experience severe pain, loss of motion or deformity of your hip joint. Hip replacement is also used in people with hip injuries, rheumatoid arthritis and other...