The fertility awareness method (FAM) is a natural family planning strategy used by women to prevent pregnancy. This method involves tracking your natural cycle of menstruation and fertility to create a better awareness of your body. Women who do not want to use contraceptives like birth control pills, cervical caps, and IUD may use this method. FAM is the least reliable pregnancy prevention method, but it can be more effective when used correctly and consistently.
Usually, women hesitate or feel uneasy to talk about menstruation. They may not always know what is normal and what is abnormal concerning their periods. Many women experience several types of menstrual disorders before and during menstruation, including missed periods, heavy bleeding, and unmanageable mood swings. Being aware of these conditions will help you identify and take treatment for such conditions.
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a common health condition in women that affects the reproductive hormones. One of the common symptoms is an irregular period or lack of menstruation. PCOS can be managed with the help of your OBGYN and by implementing healthy habits. Diet and lifestyle choices can greatly affect PCOS and the symptoms...Continue reading
The most common cancer type in women is breast cancer. Every year, 13,000 women below the age of 40 are diagnosed with breast cancer, contributing to 7% of overall breast...Continue reading
It is a common belief that if you had a cesarean delivery before and you are pregnant again, then c-sections are the only option. As a result, the repeat rate of cesareans in America is over 90%.
The fact is, a VBAC is possible and can be safe with the guidance and care of your OB/GYN. Following are a few myths and facts...Continue reading
It is important to find a gynecologist who can understand you well and can help you navigate through your health concerns. From painful periods to issues related to the reproductive system, you can share all this and much more with your gynecologist. Even if you think you are healthy, it is important to get routine examinations for...Continue reading
Sometimes, women may feel uncomfortable talking about their sexual habits, physical changes, periods, and health issues with their gynecologist. However, it is important to provide complete information about yourself to your gynecologist to get the required care and treatment. If symptoms and conditions are detected early, they can be...Continue reading