The pineal gland in the brain produces a hormone called melatonin that plays a vital role in regulating circadian rhythms (24-hour internal clock), such as the neuroendocrine rhythms, sleep-wake cycles, or body temperature cycles. This hormone’s production is blocked during exposure to light at night time, and consequently,...Continue reading
Pap smear screening is a simple and effective way to detect cervical cancer or other abnormalities in the cervix. The significance of Pap smear screening cannot be overstated, as it allows for early detection and intervention, potentially saving...Continue reading
The gallbladder is a small pear-shaped organ that stores the extra bile produced by the liver. However, extra bile and cholesterol inside the organ can harden into small lumps called gallstones that obstruct the bile flow and cause inflammation. If gallstones cause severe discomfort, your physician may advise gallbladder surgery to...Continue reading
Cholestasis of pregnancy, or intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy, is a liver disorder that stops or slows the flow of bile from the liver, causing intense itching, yellowing of the skin and eyes (jaundice), and an increased risk of stillbirth. According to research, it occurs in 1-2 women per 1,000 pregnant women in the United...Continue reading
The drive to parenthood can be fairly challenging for couples having trouble getting pregnant, especially if one partner has PCOS. The hormonal disease PCOS may greatly impact a woman's reproductive health, making getting pregnant more challenging.
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Making sure you know which medicines to avoid when pregnant is vital for safeguarding the health of both mother and the children, minimizing the potential risks, and promoting a healthy outcome.
Making sure you know which medicines to avoid when pregnant is vital for safeguarding the health of both mother and the children,...Continue reading
During pregnancy, it is crucial to maintain a healthy and balanced diet to support the growth and development of the fetus. Indian gooseberry, also known as Amla, is a superfood used in traditional Ayurvedic medicine for centuries. This nutrient-dense fruit is an excellent source of vitamin C, antioxidants, fiber, and other essential...Continue reading
Co-sleeping with newborns is a common practice that involves parents and their infants sharing a sleeping space. While some parents swear by co-sleeping to promote bonding and ease the demands of nighttime feedings, others prefer to have their baby sleep in a separate space. This blog explores when is it safe to co-sleep with a newborn...Continue reading
As people, we love our regular caffeine fixes. Caffeine is extremely prevalent in our daily lives, whether it's a steaming cup of coffee in the morning, an energy drink to power through an afternoon slump, or a refreshing soda with lunch. However, for expectant mothers, the measurement of caffeine consumption takes on a new level...Continue reading
An annual well-woman exam is a routine health check-up that is conducted to examine the overall health and well-being of a woman. This exam consists of a review of medical history, a physical exam, and various tests and screenings to examine the overall health of the patient. As the name indicates, a well-woman exam should be scheduled...Continue reading