Category: Women’s Health

  • Why should women be cautious of ovarian cancer?

    Ovarian cancer, a type of cancer that arises from the ovaries and related areas, causes more deaths than any other cancer of the female reproductive system. Approximately 160,000 people died from ovarian cancer in 2010 worldwide. There are several different types of ovarian cancer. Epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC), which arises from the epithelium (lining cells) […]

  • Top 10 Causes of Breast Cancer

    Breast cancer is the most common cancer women suffer from worldwide. The survival rate of breast cancer depends on the early diagnostics. The stages 0, 1 and 2 can easily be treated, while 3 and 4 are harder to deal with. In the developed countries, over 70 % of women go through mammography every year, […]

  • How to Enjoy Safe and Comfortable Travel While Pregnant

    Generally speaking, as long as you have an uncomplicated pregnancy, and your doctor agrees, you can travel. However, whether you are planning a romantic and relaxing babymoon or an important work trip, you need to prioritise your safety and comfort during the journey. Here are some useful ideas to ensure you and your pregnant belly […]

  • Top Stressors for Women and How to Deal with Them

    Women have a lot to juggle. They are expected to be good mothers and partners, to manage the household, and to bring in an extra income to help the family finances. And they are expected to do it all while looking good and maintaining healthy relationships. It’s a lot to take on for anyone, and […]

  • 5 Things your ObGyn Won’t Tell You about Childbirth

    An average visit to the OB GYN specialist is rather short and rushed, so many mothers feel they won’t get enough attention from their busy doctor. Fortunately, there are places where you can get full attention from your doctor, as well as advice few women know about. The OB GYN specialist from Forest Hills Medical […]

  • Women’s Healthy Weight Loss Program: 80% Diet and 20% Exercise

    Despite all the hype generated around the efficiency of intense daily workouts, studies show that a healthy weight loss program for women must be focused on the diet by at least 80%. Exercise is indeed important and necessary for maintaining one’s wellbeing. However, in terms of losing excess pounds, nutritional changes are much more effective. […]

  • Healthcare for the Gal on the Go

    Managing work, home and all your responsibilities is already a lot. With all of this, you need to manage your healthcare and lifestyle too, because if not you, then who? You already have a lot going on and with your plate so full, you tend to avoid your health. This may not have any immediate […]

  • Hysterectomy – A Guide to Women’s Health

    Hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus owing to any abnormal conditions. In some diseases, it becomes mandatory for the removal of the uterus so as to preserve the health of the person. PSTakeCare has many options, and you can know the hysterectomy cost before opting for the procedure. Predisposing Factors For Hysterectomy The […]

  • Don’t Feed the (Cancer) Cells

    That pumpkin pie is calling out your name; we can all hear it, but allow me to make that orange cylinder of sweetness a little less appealing in two words: sugar and cancer. The two terms are very often discussed in conjunction, and if medical literature is any indication, the debate about their association isn’t […]