Few years ago, I met a lady who had a history of two to four months delay of her menstrual cycles, for which I advised her an ultrasound pelvis suspecting her to have Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome. She was a busy corporate woman and was unable to find the time to go for the ultrasound for a couple of months. And finally after three months when she did get the time for the test, what did the ultrasound show? Well, she was eight weeks pregnant! She just was not aware of the pregnancy! Continue Reading
Morning sickness is a common problem experienced during early pregnancy, and can be described as nausea and/or vomiting felt usually on getting up in the morning or during the first half of the day. It can be one of the first signs of pregnancy and is usually found to begin when one is about one and a half months pregnant. In many women it can occur at any time of the day. This sickness usually reduces on completion of three months of pregnancy. Continue Reading
On Thursday night, Fortis La Femme hospitals across the country lit up in honor of International Women’s Day. The initiative was unlike any other, which reminded people, who came across the illuminated structure, to stand up for the equality and freedom of women and to acknowledge their contribution to society. Continue Reading
Am I at risk for gallbladder disease?
Women are far more likely to develop gallbladder disease than men are. You’re more likely to develop gallbladder disease if you have a family history of the disease, are overweight (even if only moderately), have a high fat or high cholesterol diet or have diabetes.