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Are Pap tests necessary after age 65?

Nov 21, 2017
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by: Dr. Heena Chawla

Consultant- Gynec-Oncology & Endoscopic Surgeon – Paras Bliss, Panchkula

Pap smear is a quick and simple test used to screen women for cervical cancer. Pap smear screening is recommended for women above 21 years of age, who are sexually active and then after every 3 years.Routine Pap testing can be stopped in women who have had a total hysterectomy for benign conditions (noncancerous). But if the … Continue reading Are Pap tests necessary after age 65?

10 Health Tests All Women Should Have

Nov 21, 2017
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by: Dr. Heena Chawla

Consultant- Gynec-Oncology & Endoscopic Surgeon – Paras Bliss, Panchkula

Studies highlight that 70% of Indian women ignore their health. They keep on postponing their due doctor consults and health checkups due to responsibilities or because of financial constraints. However, it is important for them to understand that their health is of prime importance to their family as they do depend on the women in … Continue reading 10 Health Tests All Women Should Have

Can Diabetes cause a Miscarriage?

Nov 18, 2017
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by: Dr. Monica Agarwal

Consultant Obstetrics & Gynecology – Paras Bliss, Panchkula

Glucose is needed as fuel for the various functions of human body and brain. It requires hormone called insulin produced by the pancreas to get used by the cells. In diabetes, insulin is not sufficient in the body, making blood levels of sugar high and body is not able to use the glucose for the … Continue reading Can Diabetes cause a Miscarriage?

Management of Diabetes Mellitus

Nov 10, 2017
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by: Dr. Ashish Kumar Arora

Consultant- Internal Medicine and Critical Care Medicine

Diabetes is a complex chronic illness which requires long-term treatment. The management is much more than just glycemic control. It involves screening for diabetes at the appropriate age, education of the patient, lifestyle modification (includes physical activity, nutrition, weight reduction), drug treatment (oral and insulin therapy), prevention and treatment of complications, psychological treatment. Screening for … Continue reading Management of Diabetes Mellitus

How do you detect cancer?

Nov 09, 2017
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by: Dr. Heena Chawla

Consultant- Gynec-Oncology & Endoscopic Surgeon – Paras Bliss, Panchkula

Whenever there is a suspicion of cancer, there are a certain set of tests that are done. In fact, the thumb rule in cancer is early detection and timely treatment. Ignoring your signs and symptoms can further complicate your health and increase your chances of mortality. It is important that you opt for the right … Continue reading How do you detect cancer?

Why is it important to have early detection in Cancer?

Nov 09, 2017
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by: Dr. Heena Chawla

Consultant- Gynec-Oncology & Endoscopic Surgeon – Paras Bliss, Panchkula

Cancer, lately, has become one of the major menaces to human life. Cancer when detected early increases the chances of successful treatment and hence prolongs the overall survival. Diagnosing it at an early stage before it has spread or it is too big increases the chances of successful treatment. By the time symptoms appear, cancer … Continue reading Why is it important to have early detection in Cancer?

What is the importance of Breast cancer awareness?

Nov 08, 2017
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by: Dr. Poonam Bazaz

Sr. Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology
Paras Bliss, New Delhi

Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide. Cancer often creates fear which comes out of ignorance and misconception. More than 30% of cancer cases could be prevented by modifying lifestyle or avoiding key risk factors. About 1/3rd of cancer cases could be reduced if cases are treated and detected at an early stage. Breast … Continue reading What is the importance of Breast cancer awareness?

Can diabetes affect your menstrual cycle?

Nov 08, 2017
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by: Dr. Surinder Kaur Gambhir

Sr. Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology
Paras Bliss, Panchkula

Diabetes is a lifelong disease that involves a disruption of hormone insulin which the body produces through the pancreas. It allows the body to store and use the sugar and fat you eat. Diabetes occurring when either the pancreas is an uncle to produce insulin produces very little insulin or the body posses a resistance … Continue reading Can diabetes affect your menstrual cycle?

How much does weight affect fertility?

Oct 28, 2017
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by: Dr. Anuradha Khurana

Attending Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology – Paras Bliss, New Delhi

Whenever women and couples, who are encountering challenges with conception are overweight, they have generally already heard or read the advice that being overweight reduces their chance of conceiving. Seeing other women who have an equivalent or much greater issue with their weight, who have conceived effectively and are cheerfully pushing their strollers down the … Continue reading How much does weight affect fertility?

Lupus and Arthritis: What’s the Connection?

Oct 28, 2017
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by: Dr. H.L. Nawlakha

Sr. Consultant – Internal Medicine
Paras Bliss, New Delhi

Both lupus and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are autoimmune disorders in which the body’s immune system attacks its own cells and causes pain and inflammation. These conditions are sometimes confused with one another because the symptoms can be somewhat similar. Lupus can affect nearly any organ system, while RA is considered to be a condition of … Continue reading Lupus and Arthritis: What’s the Connection?

Can Menopause Cause Osteoarthritis?

Oct 28, 2017
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by: Dr. Poonam Bazaz

Sr. Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology
Paras Bliss, New Delhi

Joint pain is portrayed by discomfort or torment that begins in a person’s joints, which is where two bones meet. Usually, gentle joint pain can be treated without the assistance of a specialist, however, it is a smart thought to look for medicinal consideration if joint pain becomes unbearable. Joint pain isn’t specifically corresponded to … Continue reading Can Menopause Cause Osteoarthritis?

How do you prevent childhood obesity?

Oct 28, 2017
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by: Dr. Jyoti Chawla

Sr. Consultant Paediatrics – Paras Bliss, Panchkula

Obesity in children is a common problem these days and is increasing due to changing lifestyle. Prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity in India is approximately 20% which is comparable to US trends. Childhood obesity persists as obesity in adults and predisposes to all obesity-related complications. Obesity usually runs in families and is related poorly … Continue reading How do you prevent childhood obesity?

Arthritis- Ways to Help Prevent Arthritis

Oct 28, 2017
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by: Dr. Ashish Kumar Arora

Consultant- Internal Medicine and Critical Care Medicine

Arthritis means pain and swelling in the joints resulting in restriction of movement at the joint because of pain and swelling. Women are more affected by arthritis the most. It could be a direct consequence of their pre-existing health issues or could be due to menopause. There are different types of arthritis and depending on … Continue reading Arthritis- Ways to Help Prevent Arthritis

What is the main cause of osteoporosis?

Oct 28, 2017
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by: Dr. Ashish Kumar Arora

Consultant- Internal Medicine and Critical Care Medicine

Osteoporosis means weak bones which are prone to fractures. Hip, spine, and wrist are commonly involved sites. There typically are no symptoms detected in the early stage of bone loss. But once your bones have been weakened by osteoporosis, you may have signs and symptoms that include: Back pain, caused by a fractured or collapsed … Continue reading What is the main cause of osteoporosis?

What is a mammography test?

Oct 28, 2017
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by: Dr. Surinder Kaur Gambhir

Sr. Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology
Paras Bliss, Panchkula

Mammography is a specialized medical imaging that uses a low dose X-ray system to see inside the breast. A mammography is called a mammogram; helps in the early diagnosis and detection of breast disease of women. Doctor use mammogram to detect early diagnosis of breast cancer. A regular mammogram is the best test doctors have … Continue reading What is a mammography test?

Can pregnancy cause mental illness?

Oct 28, 2017
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by: Dr. Anuradha Khurana

Attending Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology – Paras Bliss, New Delhi

Pregnancy is generally thought to be a time of happiness and emotional well-being for a woman. However, for many women, pregnancy and motherhood increase their vulnerability to psychiatric conditions such as depression, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, and psychoses. These conditions are often under-diagnosed because they are attributed to pregnancy-related changes in maternal temperament or physiology. … Continue reading Can pregnancy cause mental illness?

Mammography: Purpose, Procedure & Risks

Oct 28, 2017
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by: Dr. Reena Khandelwal

Sr. Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology
Paras Bliss New Delhi

A mammography, or mammogram, is X-ray of the breast. It’s a screening device used to recognize and analyze breast cancer. Together with regular clinical exams and month to month breast self-examinations, mammograms are a key component in the early analysis of breast cancer. A few specialists prescribe that ladies who are 40 years of age … Continue reading Mammography: Purpose, Procedure & Risks

What are the psychological problems among women?

Oct 28, 2017
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by: Dr. Ruby Ahuja

Consultant – Clinical Psychologists
Paras Bliss, Panchkula

Some mental health conditions occur more often in women and can play a significant role in the state of a woman’s overall health. While men experience higher rates of autism, early onset schizophrenia, antisocial personality disorder, and alcoholism, mental health conditions more common in women include:   Depression: Depression is likely to occur in women twice more than … Continue reading What are the psychological problems among women?

What happens during a mammogram?

Oct 28, 2017
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by: Dr. Poonam Bazaz

Sr. Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology
Paras Bliss, New Delhi

Getting your first mammogram can be distressing. All things considered, it’s your initial one, so you don’t know precisely what’s exactly there. But by learning how to prepare for and what to expect from this important cancer screening exam, you can eliminate some of the guesswork. What’s more, that can make your experience less nerve-wracking. … Continue reading What happens during a mammogram?

Breast Cancer Treatment Complications

Oct 28, 2017
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by: Dr. Monica Agarwal

Consultant Obstetrics & Gynecology – Paras Bliss, Panchkula

The main treatment modalities of cancer breast are chemotherapy, radiation, hormone therapy and surgery in various combinations according to the stage of the disease. We can divide complications into short term and long term and specific to each treatment modality. Chemotherapy In addition to destroying cancer cells it also destroys normal cells as well causing … Continue reading Breast Cancer Treatment Complications

Overweight and Obesity in Women

Oct 28, 2017
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by: Dt. Sakshi Kakkar

Dietitian
Paras Bliss, Panchkula

Obesity is a condition in which the excess body fat accumulated to the extent has a negative effect on health. It is commonly caused by excessive food intake, sedentary lifestyle etc. Obese women having a risk of development of coronary artery disease. Abdominal obesity can be more harmful. The only risk factor is the waist … Continue reading Overweight and Obesity in Women

Osteoporosis Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Oct 25, 2017
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by: Dr. H.L. Nawlakha

Sr. Consultant – Internal Medicine
Paras Bliss, New Delhi

Osteoporosis is a condition portrayed by a decrease in the thickness of bone, diminishing its strength and bringing about delicate bones. Osteoporosis actually prompts porous bone that is compressible, similar to a sponge. This disorder of the skeleton weakens the bone and results in frequent fractures (breaks) in the bones. Bones that are influenced by … Continue reading Osteoporosis Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Osteoporosis and Menopause

Oct 25, 2017
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by: Dr. H.L. Nawlakha

Sr. Consultant – Internal Medicine
Paras Bliss, New Delhi

Osteoporosis is a condition portrayed by a decrease in the thickness of the bone, diminishing its strength and bringing about delicate bones. Osteoporosis actually prompts porous bone that is compressible, similar to a sponge. This disorder of the skeleton weakens the bone and results in frequent fractures (breaks) in the bones. Bones that are influenced … Continue reading Osteoporosis and Menopause

Osteoporosis and Exercise

Oct 25, 2017
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by: Dr. H.L. Nawlakha

Sr. Consultant – Internal Medicine
Paras Bliss, New Delhi

Osteoporosis is a condition characterized by a decrease in the thickness of bone, reduction in its strength and bringing about delicate bones. Osteoporosis actually prompts porous bone that is compressible, similar to a sponge. This disorder of the skeleton weakens the bone and results in frequent fractures (breaks) in the bones. Bones that are influenced … Continue reading Osteoporosis and Exercise

What causes breast lump?

Oct 23, 2017
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by: Dr. Heena Chawla

Consultant- Gynec-Oncology & Endoscopic Surgeon – Paras Bliss, Panchkula

Most breast lumps are caused by benign (non-cancerous) conditions but sometimes a breast lump can be a symptom of breast cancer. Thus it is very important to consult and get examined by your doctor once you notice the lump in your breast. These lumps can occur at any age. Hormonal changes can cause these lumps … Continue reading What causes breast lump?

Is it necessary to have a mammogram?

Oct 23, 2017
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by: Dr. Heena Chawla

Consultant- Gynec-Oncology & Endoscopic Surgeon – Paras Bliss, Panchkula

Mammography is specialized medical imaging that uses a low-dose X-ray system to produce pictures of breast tissue that your doctor can use to identify and treat any abnormal areas in the breast. Benefits of opting for a Mammogram: It aids in the early detection and diagnosis of breast diseases in women. It is used as … Continue reading Is it necessary to have a mammogram?

Breast Cancer Treatment

Oct 23, 2017
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by: Dr. Heena Chawla

Consultant- Gynec-Oncology & Endoscopic Surgeon – Paras Bliss, Panchkula

Breast cancer treatment plans depend on the type of cancer, your stage of cancer(how advanced it is), your overall health and personal choices.   Doctors specializing in different areas of cancer treatment—such as surgery, radiation oncology, and medical oncology—work together as a multidisciplinary team to decide a patient’s overall treatment plan that provides maximum benefit to … Continue reading Breast Cancer Treatment

Is PCOS caused by being overweight?

Oct 16, 2017
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by: Dr. Shilva

Sr. Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology
Paras Bliss, Panchkula

Women at some time of their life face challenge with weight gain. Women having polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have to struggle hard in losing weight. PCOS is a hormonal disorder among women usually occurs during childbearing age and can lead to infertility as well.  Women who are suffering from PCOS are less sensitive to insulin and … Continue reading Is PCOS caused by being overweight?

Psychiatric Disorders During Pregnancy

Oct 13, 2017
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by: Dr. Poonam Bazaz

Sr. Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology
Paras Bliss, New Delhi

Treating women with psychiatric disorders during pregnancy is a challenge for numerous reasons. Balancing the risks and benefits of symptoms and treatments is particularly important during pregnancy because both medication and maternal illness may have adverse effects on the fetus. Pregnancy is generally thought to be a time of happiness and emotional well-being for a … Continue reading Psychiatric Disorders During Pregnancy

Breast Self-Exam

Oct 11, 2017
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by: Dr. Shilva

Sr. Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology
Paras Bliss, Panchkula

Breast self-examination can be done at home by yourself and is an important way to detect a breast cancer early. No other type of cancer is discovered this way; you should always take care of yourself. Many wants want to do breast examination on their but they don’t know what they are actually looking for. … Continue reading Breast Self-Exam

Breast Cancer Tests

Oct 11, 2017
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by: Dr. Shilva

Sr. Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology
Paras Bliss, Panchkula

The first sign of breast cancer often is a breast lump or an abnormal mammogram. Breast cancer stages range from early, curable breast cancer to metastatic breast cancer, with a variety of breast cancer treatments. Whether you’ve never had breast cancer and want to increase your odds of early detection, you’ve recently been diagnosed, or … Continue reading Breast Cancer Tests

Women Mental Health Status

Oct 09, 2017
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by: Dr. Ruby Ahuja

Consultant – Clinical Psychologists
Paras Bliss, Panchkula

Some disorders are more common in women than men. The reason behind this is, women may experience these illnesses differently and the course of the illness can be affected by the gender of the individual. There is no single reason for this gap but multiple factors play their role like-biological, social, cultural, socio-economical etc. Common … Continue reading Women Mental Health Status

What is a contraceptive measure?

Oct 05, 2017
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by: Dr. Shilva

Sr. Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology
Paras Bliss, Panchkula

Woman get pregnant if male sperm reaches one of her eggs. Contraceptive helps to keep sperm and egg apart, or by stopping the fertilization or by preventing the egg production etc. many varieties of contraceptives are available in the market. The most convenient practice of birth control depends on individual’s overall health, sexual activity, age, … Continue reading What is a contraceptive measure?

Tips to Treating Acne Scars and Skin Damage

There are millions of people who are suffering from acne. Acne can start from very young age or it can start as an adult. Acne is complicated as nobody can predict who has a chance to develop scars or who will have clear skin without any type of skin damage. Some patients have very few … Continue reading Tips to Treating Acne Scars and Skin Damage

Warning Signs of Breast Cancer

Oct 04, 2017
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by: Dr. Poonam Bazaz

Sr. Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology
Paras Bliss, New Delhi

Benign breast conditions are substantially more common than breast cancer, however, it is essential to make your doctor know about any changes in your breast so they can be checked out right away. You also need to be aware that in cancer early detection and timely treatment is key, hence it is best that any … Continue reading Warning Signs of Breast Cancer

What Do You Want to Know About Breast Cancer?

Oct 04, 2017
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by: Dr. Anuradha Khurana

Attending Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology – Paras Bliss, New Delhi

Cancer happens when changes called mutation occur in genes that manage cell development. The changes let the cells divide and increase in an uncontrolled, chaotic way. The cells continue duplicating, delivering duplicates that get continuously more unusual. By and large, the cell duplicates, in the end, shape a tumor. Breast Cancer is the most widely … Continue reading What Do You Want to Know About Breast Cancer?

Urinary problems in Females

Sep 23, 2017
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by: Dr. Anuradha Khurana

Attending Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology – Paras Bliss, New Delhi

The common urinary problems include Urinary Tract Infection, Urinary Incontinence, Kidney Stones, Stress Incontinence. Urinary problems are more common in women than men. Urinary tract infection is more common among women who are sexually active. Most of the time, UTI bacteria come from the rectal organisms. It is also common you contract UTI’s if you … Continue reading Urinary problems in Females

What Causes Delayed Puberty

Sep 23, 2017
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by: Dr. Anuradha Khurana

Attending Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology – Paras Bliss, New Delhi

Puberty can be delayed for a few reasons. Regularly, it’s essentially an example of development and improvement in a family. This is called constitutional delay (or being a late bloomer), and it usually doesn’t require any sort of treatment. These adolescents will, in the long run, grow normally. Medical issues additionally can cause delay in … Continue reading What Causes Delayed Puberty

Is PCOS harmful?

Sep 23, 2017
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by: Dr. Shilva

Sr. Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology
Paras Bliss, Panchkula

The polycystic ovarian syndrome commonly is a condition that affects between 6-15% of women of childbearing age. If a woman is diagnosed with PCOS, it becomes more difficult for her to become pregnant. And even if the woman is able to conceive with PCOS, her pregnancy may be complicated. However, we need to know that … Continue reading Is PCOS harmful?

Signs & Symptoms of a Teenage Girl with a Hormone Imbalance

Sep 20, 2017
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by: Dr. Shilva

Sr. Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology
Paras Bliss, Panchkula

Hormonal imbalance is becoming common among teenage girls nowadays due to changes in diet and various environmental factors. Usually, the young girls get their first periods during early adolescence and many young girls experience symptoms like oily hair, mood swings, menstrual cramps, and acne. Today every 3 girls out of 10 show hormonal imbalances and … Continue reading Signs & Symptoms of a Teenage Girl with a Hormone Imbalance

How often do you need to get a Pap smear?

Sep 20, 2017
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by: Dr. Surinder Kaur Gambhir

Sr. Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology
Paras Bliss, Panchkula

Pap smear is a safe way for screening cervical cancer. However, a Pap smear isn’t foolproof. It’s possible to receive false-negative results — meaning that the test indicates no abnormality, even though you do have abnormal cells. Generally, doctors recommend repeating the Pap test after every 3 years for women between 21 years to 65 … Continue reading How often do you need to get a Pap smear?

What Is The Cause Of Hormonal Imbalance?

Sep 18, 2017
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by: Dr. Heena Chawla

Consultant- Gynec-Oncology & Endoscopic Surgeon – Paras Bliss, Panchkula

Hormones play a very vital role in maintaining the overall health of women. They keep our body systems and emotions under control. Hormone fluctuations occur naturally also during the lifespan of a female such as in puberty, menopause, and perimenopause but the problems start to occur when the fluctuations go off balance which can cause … Continue reading What Is The Cause Of Hormonal Imbalance?

What can Affect Your period?

Sep 12, 2017
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by: Dr. Poonam Bazaz

Sr. Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology
Paras Bliss, New Delhi

On the off chance that you’ve missed a period or you’ve discovered that it’s shorter or longer than ordinary, it’s anything but difficult to make a hasty judgment. Be that as it may, an anomalous period is not generally a reason to worry, as various regular things can influence your period regardless of the possibility … Continue reading What can Affect Your period?

Some common Period Problems

Sep 12, 2017
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by: Dr. Poonam Bazaz

Sr. Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology
Paras Bliss, New Delhi

Females have small organs called ovaries in the lower abdomen. The ovaries lie either side of the uterus. The ovaries begin to produce female hormones in young females around pubescence which produces changes in the covering of the uterus. Consistently amid your period, the covering of your womb is shed together with some blood. The … Continue reading Some common Period Problems

Diagnosis and Treatment of Delayed Puberty

Sep 12, 2017
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by: Dr. Reena Khandelwal

Sr. Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology
Paras Bliss New Delhi

Delayed puberty is defined clinically by the absence or incomplete development of secondary sexual characteristics bounded by an age at which 95% of children of that sex and culture have initiated sexual maturation. Delayed puberty usually results from inadequate gonadal steroid secretion which, in turn, is most often caused by a defective gonadotropin secretion from … Continue reading Diagnosis and Treatment of Delayed Puberty

Urinary Tract Infections in Teens

Sep 12, 2017
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by: Dr. Reena Khandelwal

Sr. Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology
Paras Bliss New Delhi

Urinary tract contaminations (UTIs) are thought to be the most widely recognized bacterial disease. It is hard to precisely evaluate the frequency of UTIs, on the grounds that they are not reportable sicknesses. This circumstance is additionally muddled by the way that precise determination relies upon both the nearness of side effects and a positive … Continue reading Urinary Tract Infections in Teens

Can Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome be cured completely?

Sep 09, 2017
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by: Dr. Anuradha Khurana

Attending Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology – Paras Bliss, New Delhi

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a condition in which a woman’s levels of the sex hormones estrogen and progesterone are out of balance. This leads to the growth of ovarian cysts (benign masses on the ovaries). PCOS can affect a woman’s menstrual cycle, fertility, cardiac function, and appearance. While the exact cause of PCOS is … Continue reading Can Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome be cured completely?

What happens when you have PCOS?

Sep 09, 2017
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by: Dr. Neha Khandelwal

Sr. Consultant – Gynecology
Paras Bliss, New Delhi

PCOS that is polycystic ovarian syndrome is a common problem in the current times amongst teenagers and young women. It is a hormonal disorder and is a part of the metabolic X syndrome. Today every 5 in 10 women suffer from PCOS. It is a leading issue caused due to obesity, sedentary life and unhealthy … Continue reading What happens when you have PCOS?

Why do Women need more Iron than Men?

Sep 08, 2017
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by: Dt. Sandhya Gugnani

Consultant- Dietetics

Nutrition can be defined as food at work in the body. It can also be defined as the process by which the organism ingests digests, absorbs, transports and utilizes nutrients and disposes of their end-products. It is an integral part of our lives and we need to eat a balanced diet to ensure our health … Continue reading Why do Women need more Iron than Men?

Delayed puberty in Girls

Sep 08, 2017
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by: Dr. Anuradha Khurana

Attending Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology – Paras Bliss, New Delhi

Puberty starts when the pituitary gland begins to produce two hormones, luteinizing hormone (called LH) and follicle-stimulating hormone (called FSH), which causes the ovaries to enlarge and begin producing estrogens. Puberty changes occur when the body starts making sex hormones. These changes normally begin to appear in girls between ages 8 to 14 years old. … Continue reading Delayed puberty in Girls

Know about Cervical Cancer-Cancer of the mouth of uterus–Risks,Treatment & Tips

Aug 19, 2017
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by: Dr. Nupur Sharma

Sr.Consultant- Obstetrics and Gynecology – Paras Bliss, Panchkula

We always talk about our wives as our better halves but have we even thought about protecting them from the dreaded disease cancer. So here we go with the list of common gynecological cancers and their prevention. The four common gynecological cancers are those of cervix (mouth of the womb), breast, endometrium, and ovary. What … Continue reading Know about Cervical Cancer-Cancer of the mouth of uterus–Risks,Treatment & Tips

Joint Pain, Aging, and Arthritis – Understand Your Pain

Aug 10, 2017
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by: Dr. Heena Chawla

Consultant- Gynec-Oncology & Endoscopic Surgeon – Paras Bliss, Panchkula

Joint pain is not necessarily always a part of aging. It can be a serious problem as it can affect our functional capacity. Arthritis is a common term which means inflammation and stiffness of joints leading to joint pains. It can have a number of etiologies including osteoarthritis, gout, rheumatoid arthritis among others. Osteoarthritis is … Continue reading Joint Pain, Aging, and Arthritis – Understand Your Pain

Tips to Prevent Malaria

Jul 11, 2017
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by: Dr. Shilva

Sr. Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology
Paras Bliss, Panchkula

Malaria is a disease spread by mosquitoes that leads to fever, chills, and flu-like symptoms. It is a chronic parasitic infection and can be deadly if left untreated. Prevention of malaria involves protecting yourself against mosquito bites and taking antimalarial medicines. But public health officials strongly recommend that young children and pregnant women avoid travelling … Continue reading Tips to Prevent Malaria

What are the Symptoms of Malaria?

Jul 01, 2017
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by: Dr. Monica Agarwal

Consultant Obstetrics & Gynecology – Paras Bliss, Panchkula

Malaria is a serious disease that spreads by the bite of female anopheles mosquito and the causative agent is a parasite called plasmodium. It kills thousands of people every year, mostly in the tropical countries like Africa where the climate is very favourable for the parasite and the vector to thrive. Types of Malaria Affecting … Continue reading What are the Symptoms of Malaria?

Drug Abuse in Women

Jun 26, 2017
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by: Dr. Monica Agarwal

Consultant Obstetrics & Gynecology – Paras Bliss, Panchkula

Adolescent years are very important in the development of any individual in the physical, mental and spiritual sense. It is the most vulnerable and impressionable age also. Girls are undergoing transitions of many kinds- physical and mental changes. Each change has family, social and peer pressure. Moreover today the children have lots of curricular and … Continue reading Drug Abuse in Women

Reasons Why Yoga is Beneficial for PCOS

Jun 16, 2017
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by: Dr. Anuradha Khurana

Attending Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology – Paras Bliss, New Delhi

Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a problem in which a woman’s hormones are out of balance. It can cause problems with your periods and make it difficult to get pregnant. In PCOS, small cysts form in the ovaries which affect the hormones and disrupt the normal menstrual cycle. PCOS also may cause unwanted changes in the way you look. … Continue reading Reasons Why Yoga is Beneficial for PCOS

Lifestyle Tips and Advice for Women

A woman is surrounded with responsibilities – her office, career, family, children, cooking, cleaning and other social obligations. She hardly gets time for herself or her body. She is usually pushing herself against the clock and working tirelessly to meet timelines. In her busy schedule, she ends up neglecting her health. Recent studies highlight that … Continue reading Lifestyle Tips and Advice for Women

Do I have PCOS? Opt for Preventive Health Checks

Jun 06, 2017
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by: Dr. Monica Agarwal

Consultant Obstetrics & Gynecology – Paras Bliss, Panchkula

Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome can be defined as a disease that affects approximately 4-18% of the women of reproductive age group. PCOS can cause multi-organ signs symptoms and can affect your body in numerous ways. You may have PCOS if you suffer from any of the following symptoms- Menstrual problems- irregular periods, absence of periods, … Continue reading Do I have PCOS? Opt for Preventive Health Checks

Harmful Effects of Smoking On Women Health

Jun 03, 2017
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by: Dr. Poonam Bazaz

Sr. Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology
Paras Bliss, New Delhi

Smoking has serious adverse effects on a woman’s health but the good news is that it is never too late to reap the benefits of quitting. The younger you are when you stop smoking, greater are the chances of living a longer and healthy life! Smoking is said to affect the fertility rates and cause … Continue reading Harmful Effects of Smoking On Women Health

Short and Long Term Effects of Chewing Tobacco for Women

May 31, 2017
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by: Dr. Heena Chawla

Consultant- Gynec-Oncology & Endoscopic Surgeon – Paras Bliss, Panchkula

Tobacco use in any form negatively affects the health of the women.  The most common types of smokeless tobacco are chewing tobacco, plug, twist, snuff, snus, and dissolvable tobacco products. Hookahs, or tobacco water pipes, have become popular among young women. Inhalation when using a hookah is deeper and smoking sessions are longer than with … Continue reading Short and Long Term Effects of Chewing Tobacco for Women

Get Tested: Medical Tests for Women in Their 40’s

May 27, 2017
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by: Dr. Surinder Kaur Gambhir

Sr. Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology
Paras Bliss, Panchkula

You should visit your doctor from time to time. After 40 years even if you feel fine you should see your doctor for regular check-ups. This visit can help you avoid problems in the future. The purpose of these visits is to screen for medical issues and update vaccinations, so prepare your body for many … Continue reading Get Tested: Medical Tests for Women in Their 40’s

Importance of Breast Cancer Screening

The word cancer is scary but breast cancer for a lady may be more so because it is associated with her sexuality and body image. Breast cancer occurs when cancer cells begins to grow uncontrollably in any part of the breast. Over the last few decades cervical cancer has emerged as the number one killer … Continue reading Importance of Breast Cancer Screening

The Medical Tests Every Woman Must Have

May 11, 2017
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by: Dr. Preeti Raheja

Consultant – Gynecologist
Paras Bliss, New Delhi

Medical tests for women are important as they highlight the early diagnosis of an illness. All men and women are vulnerable to certain diseases with age but women need some additional screening in various stages of life. It is essential that the women opt for some tests to detect any abnormality in their body early. … Continue reading The Medical Tests Every Woman Must Have

How to Treat Post-Menopausal Hair Loss

May 06, 2017
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by: Dr. Heena Chawla

Consultant- Gynec-Oncology & Endoscopic Surgeon – Paras Bliss, Panchkula

Hair loss can be very depressing  during menopause, as a woman’s hair is associated with her femininity, sexuality and individual sense of style. The emotional and psychological effects of hair loss are can be poor self-esteem, social anxiety and even lower job performance. During menopause, there is a decrease in level of female hormones oestrogen and … Continue reading How to Treat Post-Menopausal Hair Loss

Laughter and Stress Management

May 05, 2017
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by: Dr. Ruby Ahuja

Consultant – Clinical Psychologists
Paras Bliss, Panchkula

Stress a word has been widely used by almost everybody now-a-days. Even the kids use this very often. Though all of us are not much familiar with this term fully. If we feel sad we say ‘Oh I’m stressed’. If we feel anxious we still say ‘I’m stressed’. So for all the mental roller coaster … Continue reading Laughter and Stress Management

Fitness Tips for Women with PCOS

PCOS is an endocrinological condition  with  very  vexing problems like weight gain (obesity), excessive hair growth over the body which has a male distribution pattern/ acne, irregularities in periods and polycystic ovaries  on ultrasound. Even before starting any medical treatment in PCOD the first advice given by the gynaecologist is lifestyle changes and dietary modifications. Staying … Continue reading Fitness Tips for Women with PCOS

What are the Symptoms of Hepatitis C in Women

Apr 19, 2017
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by: Dr. Reena Khandelwal

Sr. Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology
Paras Bliss New Delhi

Hepatitis is a serious infection that affects the liver. It is contagious and is caused by a virus. It can lead to serious, long-term illnesses. There are different types of hepatitis viruses, including hepatitis A, B, D, and E. Among the different viruses, hepatitis C is the most serious because it can be chronic and … Continue reading What are the Symptoms of Hepatitis C in Women

What is Cervical Cancer and HPV Vaccination

Apr 07, 2017
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by: Dr. Preeti Raheja

Consultant – Gynecologist
Paras Bliss, New Delhi

Cervical cancer is the cancer of the cervix which is the lower part of the uterus that opens in the vagina. Cervical cancer is of importance as it is the second most common cancer affecting the urban female population in India. What Causes Cervical Cancer? In almost 90% of the cases cervical cancer is caused … Continue reading What is Cervical Cancer and HPV Vaccination

Ways How Woman can make their Health Routine Fit

Mar 14, 2017
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by: Dr. Surinder Kaur Gambhir

Sr. Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology
Paras Bliss, Panchkula

Being responsible women may not always be free, but we all owe it to ourselves and our loved ones to take care of our health as best we can. The daily routine and the responsibilities of a woman do not change, however we should still have the time to plan for our fitness and health. … Continue reading Ways How Woman can make their Health Routine Fit

Ten Things that a Woman must do for her Health

Mar 14, 2017
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by: Dr. Neha Khandelwal

Sr. Consultant – Gynecology
Paras Bliss, New Delhi

Women ! God made mothers because he couldn’t come down for each one of us , God made wives to take care of men when their mothers get older , God made daughters as blessings ! So in a nutshell , women are the backbones of our society and must take care of their health … Continue reading Ten Things that a Woman must do for her Health

PCOS/PCOD: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Jan 28, 2017
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by: Dr. Shilva

Sr. Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology
Paras Bliss, Panchkula

Polycystic ovarian syndrome is the most common endocrine disorder affecting the woman of reproductive age. It affects about 12-18% of woman of reproductive age. The cause of PCOS is not fully understood but genetics play a major role and PCOS seems to run in families.  Woman with PCOS may have enlarged ovaries that contain multiple … Continue reading PCOS/PCOD: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

What is Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)?

Jan 27, 2017
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by: Dr. Heena Chawla

Consultant- Gynec-Oncology & Endoscopic Surgeon – Paras Bliss, Panchkula

 Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) is an infection in the urinary tract i.e. the body’s drainage system for removing wastes and extra water. Infections are caused by microbes like fungi, viruses, and bacteria. Bacteria are the most common cause of UTIs. Urinary tract infections are the second most common type of infection in the body. Women … Continue reading What is Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)?

Menstrual Cramps – Symptoms, Prevention and Treatment

Jan 27, 2017
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by: Dr. Monica Agarwal

Consultant Obstetrics & Gynecology – Paras Bliss, Panchkula

We call the pains related to periods (before and during) as dysmenorrhea or menstrual cramps. 50% women report having cramps, 15% have severe cramps and about 90% adolescent girls have cramps. Cramps are of two types – Primary and secondary. In primary, pain is usually felt in lower abdomen and back, may radiate to legs. … Continue reading Menstrual Cramps – Symptoms, Prevention and Treatment

What Happens to a Girl During Puberty

Jan 27, 2017
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by: Dr. Helai Gupta

Sr Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology
Paras Bliss, New Delhi

Puberty usually starts between the age of 8 and 13 and lasts a few years. It may start earlier in girls who are overweight, or later in girls who are very athletic or thin. If you are 12 and haven’t started developing breasts or are 15 and haven’t gotten your period, your doctor will probably … Continue reading What Happens to a Girl During Puberty

What are Menstrual Disorders?

Jan 24, 2017
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by: Dr. Surinder Kaur Gambhir

Sr. Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology
Paras Bliss, Panchkula

Menstrual disorders frequently affect the quality of life of adolescents and young adult women and can be indicators of serious underlying problems. Menstrual disorders are most frequently gynaecological complaints. Normal menstrual cycle is a tightly coordinated cycle and stimulatory and inhibitory effects of hormones that result in a release of single mature oocyte from the … Continue reading What are Menstrual Disorders?

Do’s and Don’ts of General Hygiene

Jan 18, 2017
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by: Dr. Helai Gupta

Sr Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology
Paras Bliss, New Delhi

General food hygiene is a must for us. Simple aspects of storing cooked and raw food together can cause diseases. It is important for us to understand the importance of hygiene and inculcate some basic steps in our every day routine. Refer to the list below : For Food Storage Make sure raw food juices … Continue reading Do’s and Don’ts of General Hygiene

Child or Teenage Marriage has Dangerous Health Effects on the Girl

Oct 26, 2016
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by: Dr. Shilva

Sr. Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology
Paras Bliss, Panchkula

Child marriage often has dangerous effects on a girl’s health and it is one of the key drivers of adolescent pregnancy. Because the body of teenager is still developing, it is not ready for sexual activity neither physically nor mentally. It encourages initiation of sexual activity at an age when they know little about their … Continue reading Child or Teenage Marriage has Dangerous Health Effects on the Girl

How to Manage Painful Menstrual Cramps?

Oct 21, 2016
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by: Dr. Monica Agarwal

Consultant Obstetrics & Gynecology – Paras Bliss, Panchkula

Painful menstrual cramps is a condition during periods in which a woman or girl has crampy lower abdominal pain, sharp or aching pain that comes and goes, or the pains which radiates to lower back and thighs. In some women or girl the cramps are associated with nausea, loose stools, headache and dizziness. Many women … Continue reading How to Manage Painful Menstrual Cramps?

Fibroids & Treatment Plan

Oct 13, 2016
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by: Dr. Santosh Dhar

Consultant- Obstetrics & Gynecology
Paras Bliss, New Delhi

Fibroids, also called as uterine fibroids, leiomyomas, or myomas are non-cancerous tumors or cell masses that grow from the inner lining of the uterus. Fibroids are growths of smooth muscle, and can vary from a small size to a larger one. The female reproductive hormones, estrogen and progesterone levels are high during the reproductive period. During pregnancy, the … Continue reading Fibroids & Treatment Plan

What is Pre Menstrual Syndrome?

Sep 30, 2016
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by: Dr. Charanjit Kaur

Sr. Consultant Obstetrics & Gynecology
Paras Bliss, New Delhi

Premenstrual syndrome or PMS are symptoms that start one to two weeks before your period. It is extremely common for women to have at least some symptoms of PMS, generally 5-11 days prior to their menses, which eventually go away after their periods start. This is a condition that affects a woman’s emotions, physical health, … Continue reading What is Pre Menstrual Syndrome?

Skin Pigmentation Post 40 in Women

A woman’s quest for looking youthful, radiant & spotless is a never ending one & post a certain age it becomes even more arduous & has an immense impact on her psychosocial personality. With passage of time many bodily changes occur of which the facial changes affect women the most. Skin changes in 40’s and … Continue reading Skin Pigmentation Post 40 in Women
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How a mother can explain a daughter about sexual health?

May 10, 2016
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by: Dr. Charanjit Kaur

Sr. Consultant Obstetrics & Gynecology
Paras Bliss, New Delhi

Most parents are shocked that sexual health educators advise that they should start taking about sex to their children as early as 6 years. Right from childhood we gently remind them to keep their dresser drown and not to touch themselves in pubic since children  have no sense of privacy. Children have a healthy curiosity … Continue reading How a mother can explain a daughter about sexual health?
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What is Menopause?

Apr 19, 2016
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by: Dr. Helai Gupta

Sr Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology
Paras Bliss, New Delhi

Menopause can be defined as the cessation of menses for 12 consecutive months due to a natural decline in the reproductive hormones between ages 40’s to 50’s. Women experience variety of symptoms due to this decline in hormones and these symptoms are collectively called perimenopausal symptoms. Perimenopause is the time period few years before and … Continue reading What is Menopause?
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Menstrual Cramps Why Does It Happen

Apr 17, 2016
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by: Dr. Shilva

Sr. Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology
Paras Bliss, Panchkula

Dysmenorrhoea is the medical term for painful cramps that occur immediately before or during menses. Dysmenorrhoea affects as many as 60% of menstruating women. It is a common symptom that majority of the women, especially young girls go through. Painful cramps affect the daily activity of the women.     Usually women opt for over the counter … Continue reading Menstrual Cramps Why Does It Happen
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Importance Of Adolescent Health

Jan 27, 2016
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by: Dr. Shilva

Sr. Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology
Paras Bliss, Panchkula

Adolescence is the period of physical, psychological and social maturation from childhood to an adult. The term adolescent refers to individuals between the age of 10-19 years which make up about 1/5th of Indian population. Adolescents complete their physical, psychological and emotional journey to adulthood in a world that contains both opportunities and dangers. Adolescents   … Continue reading Importance Of Adolescent Health
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