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Is PCOS caused by being overweight?

Oct 16, 2017
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by: Dr. Shilva
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

Post Natal Depression

Oct 12, 2017
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by: Dr. Ruchika Sharma
Consultant Psychology & Psychotherapy
Safe delivery of a baby is a time of gratitude, happiness, and celebration for the whole family. The mother’s joy of cradling her baby in her arms is indescribable. When the whole family seems to be rejoicing, new mothers tend to go through a rollercoaster of emotions. They may experience fatigue, exhaustion, sleep deprivation, low … Continue reading Post Natal Depression

Breast Self-Exam

Oct 11, 2017
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by: Dr. Shilva
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
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

What is a contraceptive measure?

Oct 05, 2017
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by: Dr. Shilva
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?

Breast Cancer Diagnosis & Staging

Oct 05, 2017
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by: Dr. Reena Khandelwal
Sr. Consultant - Obstetrics & Gynecology Paras Bliss New Delhi
Breast Cancer is one of the leading cancer’s affecting women in India. The majority of the cases are due to environmental factors, genetic issues, family history, and unawareness. 70% of the women detected with breast cancer are usually in their 4th stage making the treatment more complicated and myriad with issues. It is important to … Continue reading Breast Cancer Diagnosis & Staging

How much does weight affect fertility?

Oct 05, 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?

Tips to Treating Acne Scars and Skin Damage

Oct 05, 2017
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by: Dr. Srishti Tripathi
Consultant- Dermatologist Paras Bliss, Panchkula
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

How effective are birth control pills?

Oct 05, 2017
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by: Dr. Surinder Kaur Gambhir
Sr. Consultant - Obstetrics & Gynecology Paras Bliss, Panchkula
Birth control pills are the most popular type of contraceptive used. These pills are easy to use and are very effective. There are wide varieties of birth control pills available in the market. If birth control pills are used perfectly then the results are 99% effective. But there are few cases reported that out of … Continue reading How effective are birth control pills?

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

Breast cancer symptoms

Oct 04, 2017
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by: Dr. Monica Agarwal
Consultant Obstetrics & Gynecology - Paras Bliss, Panchkula
Breast cancer is one of the leading cause of morbidity and mortality among women. It is one of the most treatable cancer also. Hence if you are aware of your breasts and check them regularly, cancers of breasts can be detected and treated early and easily. Breasts are different in each woman. They also change … Continue reading Breast cancer symptoms

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?

Types of Nutritional Deficiencies

Sep 28, 2017
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by: Dt. Sandhya Gugnani
Consultant- Dietetics
Nutritional deficiencies are also called malnutrition. It sets in when the body doesn’t absorb or get food from the nutrients. Malnutrition can lead to various nutritional deficiencies like digestive problems, anemia, skin problems, eyesight issues, bone-related issues like osteoporosis, dementia, stunted growth among children etc. Types of Nutritional Deficiencies: The most common nutritional deficiencies are: … Continue reading Types of Nutritional Deficiencies

Why is it important to have Family Planning?

Sep 28, 2017
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by: Dr. Monica Agarwal
Consultant Obstetrics & Gynecology - Paras Bliss, Panchkula
Family planning services help people to decide when, how many, at what interval and whether to have children at all. It is very important as it is apparent from the name itself ‘well-planned family’ so that the couple has the freedom to choose the number of children and in the process choose health and happiness … Continue reading Why is it important to have Family Planning?

The Importance of Family Planning and Birth Control

Sep 28, 2017
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by: Dr. Surinder Kaur Gambhir
Sr. Consultant - Obstetrics & Gynecology Paras Bliss, Panchkula
The term family planning is often used as a synonym for birth control, which does not only involve contraception family planning. It can also be defined as spacing the birth a few years apart from one another and planning for a child when you have the challenge in conceiving. Family planning is important for the … Continue reading The Importance of Family Planning and Birth Control

Birth Control Pills – Planned Parenthood

Sep 28, 2017
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by: Dr. Shilva
Consultant - Obstetrics & Gynecology Paras Bliss, Panchkula
Birth control pills are the best way to plan your parenthood. Several methods are available in order to prevent pregnancy which includes birth control pill which is hormonal contraception, condoms etc.  There are 99.9% of chances of birth control effectiveness when a woman takes birth control pills orally. The birth control pill does not give … Continue reading Birth Control Pills – Planned Parenthood

5 things you really should know about Female Condoms

Sep 28, 2017
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by: Dr. Surinder Kaur Gambhir
Sr. Consultant - Obstetrics & Gynecology Paras Bliss, Panchkula
Usually, we relate condoms as a contraceptive method used by men only, however with medical advancements condoms for women have also been introduced. Though the same is yet to catch on, they are also pretty effective in contraception and family planning. If you are planning to use the same you can buy them from your … Continue reading 5 things you really should know about Female Condoms

Which Nutrient needs are increased the most during Pregnancy?

Sep 25, 2017
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by: Dt. Sandhya Gugnani
Consultant- Dietetics
Your body has increased nutritional needs during pregnancy. Although the old saying of ‘eating for two’ isn’t entirely correct, you do require more micronutrients and macronutrients to support you and your baby. The needs for most nutrients are increased during pregnancy to meet the high demands of both the growing fetus and the mother, who … Continue reading Which Nutrient needs are increased the most during Pregnancy?

How effective is the i Pill?

Sep 23, 2017
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by: Dr. Shelly Singh
Senior Consultant Obstetrics and Gynecology Paras Bliss, New Delhi
How effective is the I pill? I Pill tablet is an emergency contraceptive pill and not a regular contraceptive pill. It must be taken immediately after unprotected intercourse. The sooner the better. The I pill tablet is most effective within 24 hours. Taken later than 72 hours it may or may not work. The I … Continue reading How effective is the i Pill?

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

Hysterectomy: Purpose, Procedure, and Risks

Sep 23, 2017
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by: Dr. Heena Chawla
Consultant- Gynec-Oncology & Endoscopic Surgeon - Paras Bliss, Panchkula
Hysterectomy is a surgical procedure to remove a woman’s uterus. Removing the uterus means that you can no longer become pregnant or menstruate. It is one of the most common gynecological operations. A lot of women feel uncomfortable at the thought of removing the uterus, however, your doctor may recommend the same if you are … Continue reading Hysterectomy: Purpose, Procedure, and Risks

What are the side effects of Morning after Pill?

Sep 23, 2017
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by: Dr. Shilva
Consultant - Obstetrics & Gynecology Paras Bliss, Panchkula
Emergency contraception is one of the effective alternatives to prohibit pregnancy after unprotected intercourse. But it is not considered as an effective method of contraception and is not recommended for routine use. However, the morning after pill can even fail with correct use and it does not provide protection from sexually transmitted infections. It is … Continue reading What are the side effects of Morning after Pill?

Is PCOS harmful?

Sep 23, 2017
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by: Dr. Shilva
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
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?

Benefits of contraception

Sep 20, 2017
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by: Dr. Monica Agarwal
Consultant Obstetrics & Gynecology - Paras Bliss, Panchkula
Contraception or family planning is defined as ‘plan for having babies’. Couples can choose when to have babies, how far apart, how many to have and when to stop. It is apparent that it is very important in today’s context for the wellbeing of women, family, society and the planet as a whole. The benefits … Continue reading Benefits of contraception

Top 5 – Emergency Oral Contraceptive OR Birth Control Pills for Women

Sep 20, 2017
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by: Dr. Anuradha Khurana
Attending Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology - Paras Bliss, New Delhi
There are many brands of emergency contraceptive pills available. These pills are hormonal contraceptives that are specifically sold for emergency contraception. Mostly available at most pharmacies and departmental stores, they do not usually require a prescription. Below are the top most common contraceptive pills. I pill Emergency Contraceptive Pill: I-pill is a standout amongst the … Continue reading Top 5 – Emergency Oral Contraceptive OR Birth Control Pills for Women

What are the side effects of Copper T?

Sep 20, 2017
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by: Dr. Poonam Bazaz
Sr. Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology Paras Bliss, New Delhi
Copper T is an effective contraceptive and is one of the most immensely used methods of birth control worldwide. The failure rate is considered only 1% and maybe this is the reason why many women use this method to remain stress-free. Although this method is very effective and widely used, it comes with some side effects … Continue reading What are the side effects of Copper T?

Is it safe to use copper T?

Sep 20, 2017
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by: Dr. Reena Khandelwal
Sr. Consultant - Obstetrics & Gynecology Paras Bliss New Delhi
Copper T is an intrauterine device which is said to be an effective type of contraception for ladies. This choice is generally given to ladies who have delivered an infant before. Insertion of Copper T is an invasive procedure that should be conducted by a specialist. The device is set into the uterus of the … Continue reading Is it safe to use copper T?

What is the use of Copper T?

Sep 20, 2017
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by: Dr. Anuradha Khurana
Attending Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology - Paras Bliss, New Delhi
Copper T is an intrauterine device (IUD) which is said to be an effective type of contraception for ladies. This choice is generally given to ladies who have delivered an infant before. Insertion of Copper T is an invasive procedure that should be conducted by a specialist. The device is set into the uterus of … Continue reading What is the use of Copper T?

How does a Birth Control Pill work?

Sep 18, 2017
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by: Dr. Anuradha Khurana
Attending Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology - Paras Bliss, New Delhi
The birth control pill is a day by day pill that contains hormones to change the way the body works and avert pregnancy. Hormones are chemical substances that control the working of the body’s organs. The hormones in the Pill control the ovaries and the uterus. How do the birth control pills or contraceptive function? … Continue reading How does a Birth Control Pill work?

What is the Procedure for a PAP smear?

Sep 18, 2017
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by: Dr. Monica Agarwal
Consultant Obstetrics & Gynecology - Paras Bliss, Panchkula
Cancer of cervix (mouth of the uterus) is one of the leading causes of death and disease in women worldwide. Good thing is that cancer cervix takes many years to develop and it is very easy to screen the cervix. It stays in a precancerous form in the cells of the uterus for many years. … Continue reading What is the Procedure for a PAP smear?

Surgical contraception-Advantages and Disadvantages

Sep 18, 2017
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by: Dr. Reena Khandelwal
Sr. Consultant - Obstetrics & Gynecology Paras Bliss New Delhi
What are the surgical contraception methods? Surgical sterilization is viewed as a permanent technique for contraception. In specific cases, sterilization can be turned around; however, the success of this procedure is not ensured. Thus, sterilization is implied for men and ladies who don’t plan to have kids later on. It is the best way to … Continue reading Surgical contraception-Advantages and Disadvantages

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?

How do you start taking the Pill?

Sep 15, 2017
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by: Dr. Reena Khandelwal
Sr. Consultant - Obstetrics & Gynecology Paras Bliss New Delhi
It is important to know when to start taking the oral contraceptive pills or birth control pills. The time when you start your pills decide your menstrual cycles and affect your body functions. It is best advised that you consult a gynecologist before you begin to have the pills. The doctor shall recommend the best … Continue reading How do you start taking the Pill?

Pap Smear: Reasons for the Test and Procedure

Sep 14, 2017
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by: Dr. Surinder Kaur Gambhir
Sr. Consultant - Obstetrics & Gynecology Paras Bliss, Panchkula
Cancer of the cervix is the fourth most common cause of cancer-related deaths amongst women worldwide. The best way to detect cervical cancer is by going for a regular Pap Smear Test. This is the test for the presence of precancerous or cancerous cells on the cervix. The cervix is the lower part of the … Continue reading Pap Smear: Reasons for the Test and Procedure

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

When can I Breastfeed after Drinking Alcohol

Sep 12, 2017
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by: Dr. Shelly Singh
Senior Consultant Obstetrics and Gynecology Paras Bliss, New Delhi
How long after an alcoholic drink can I breast feed my baby?  You should wait at least for 2 hours before you nurse your baby. It takes 30-90 minutes for alcohol levels to peak in your blood and there are differences in clearance from person to person. Alcohol from the bloodstream makes its way to … Continue reading When can I Breastfeed after Drinking Alcohol

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

How much Calcium is essential in Pregnancy. Are the supplements suggested?

Sep 09, 2017
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by: Dt. Sandhya Gugnani
Consultant- Dietetics
In pregnancy starting from 2nd trimester it’s important to supplement RDA 1000 mg per day is required to be taken.  It’s important to supplement as required: For Calcification of fetal bones and teeth. It also helps in protection of Calcium Resources of Mother to meet the needs during lactation. During pregnancy, 80% of the fetal … Continue reading How much Calcium is essential in Pregnancy. Are the supplements suggested?

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?

How Alcohol Affects Fetus?

Sep 09, 2017
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by: Dr. Nupur Shah
Consultant - Fetal Medicine Paras Bliss, Panchkula
A woman who drinks alcohol while she is pregnant may harm her developing baby (fetus) and may cause a spectrum of birth defects in her baby called as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). The problems range from mild to severe.  Alcohol can cause a child to have physical or mental problems that may last all … Continue reading How Alcohol Affects Fetus?
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