Yoga positions to strengthen pelvic floor muscles

Women’s pelvic muscles lose strength with mainly 3 factors: Pregnancy, Child birth, especially with vaginal child birth Age If you haven’t read our previous article that talks about ‘How pregnancy affects the pelvic floor muscles’, please click on the below link and read through. Effect of Pregnancy and Child birth on pelvic floor The loss…

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Effect of Pregnancy and Child birth on pelvic floor

When a woman gets pregnant, what we see is the changes in her body externally. But, there are several other changes that happen internally in her body that are not visible. The physical changes that happen in a woman’s body during pregnancy are detrimental to the muscles, nerves, connecting tissues in her pelvis region. Weakening…

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What is endometrial biopsy, how is it done?

The internal lining of the uterus is called ‘Endometrium’. Scraping and collecting a part of the endometrium to check for cancer cells or abnormal cell growth is called endometrial biopsy. Variation in hormone levels, uterine infections such as endometritis  can also be inferred from endometrial biopsy.  Endometrial biopsy is done as an outpatient procedure without…

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Endometrial Hyperplasia – Causes & Treatment

What is Endometrium? Endometrium is the inner lining of the uterus. This layer is shed regularly during menstruation of women if they don’t get pregnant.   In some women, the endometrium layer becomes thick (thickens) and causes unusual bleeding. This condition is called ‘Endometrial Hyperplasia’.  Endometrial Hyperplasia can be cancerous or benign depending on the presence…

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Uterine Cancer (Endometrial Cancer) – Symptoms, Stages & Treatment

Uterine cancer is a medical condition where cancer tumors form on the inner lining of the uterus. The inner lining of the uterus is called Endometrium, hence the name Endometrial cancer. The outer layer of the uterus is made of muscles and it is called Myometrium. Endometrial cancer is different from the cancer that occurs…

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Treatment for Prostate Cancer

There are several different treatment options for prostate cancer depending on the person’s age, stage of the cancer, how soon it is spreading. Treatment options include: Surgical Removal of Prostate Radiation Therapy Hormone Therapy Freezing Prostate Tissue Chemotherapy Biological / Autoimmune Therapy If you have not read about Symptoms, causes and diagnosis of Prostate Cancer,…

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Ureterocele – a duplex anamoly

Ureterocele – a duplex anamoly In a human body, kidneys filters and removes waste matter and excess water from the blood. This waste is transferred to the urinary bladder through ‘ureters’. In normal conditions, one kidney will have one ureter connected to the bladder.  In the lower side of the bladder, there will be another…

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Urotrauma – What is it?

Urotrauma – What is it? An injury to urinary tract or reproductive organs is termed as ‘Urotrauma’.  The cause of the injury can be anything such as an accident, a fight, bad fall from a height hurting your abdominal area, consumption or breathing of chemicals, injury due a weapon/tool etc.  If any of the organs…

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When does your (Uro)gynecologist suggest Hysterectomy?

When does your (Uro)gynecologist suggest Hysterectomy? Hysterectomy is a procedure where the uterus (womb) of woman is removed in different ways.  In fact, there exits different types of Hysterectomy surgeries where only upper part of Uterus is removed or entire Uterus and cervix are removed or in extreme cases entire Uterus, Cervix, fallopian tubes, vagina…

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