Health for the LGBTQ community

Existing LGBT+ communities in liaison with health service providers can form a good support system for individuals to break barriers and help them find their identity and strength.

Puberty is just a period

Puberty is the time in your child’s life when they transition from a child to an adult. Special hormones are produced and released that trigger the signs of puberty. Girls between the age of 9 and 11 years usually develop certain physical changes in their bodies over time. These include a slight increase in the […]

PELVIC PAIN IN WOMEN

Dr. Aruna Muralidhar MD, MRCOG (UK), FICM Senior Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Fortis La Femme Hospital, Bangalore Introduction Chronic pelvic pain (CPP) is a problem that vexes patients and clinicians equally in gynaecological practice and amounts for approximately 10-40 % of all OPD consultations. CPP refers to intermittent or constant pain in the lower abdomen […]

Baby on the way?

While the gestation period is important, the days, weeks, months after giving birth are crucial, too. Nutrition for new mothers, therefore, is of paramount importance.