Gynaecology

Urogynaecology and Pelvic Floor Disorders

What is Urogynaecology? Urogynaecology is a field of gynaecology which treats pelvic floor disorders affecting organs such as the bladder, bowels and reproductive organs. Pelvic floor disorders affect up to 25% of women aged 30 to 70 globally and are caused by weakened pelvic muscles and/or tears in the connective tissues of the pelvic organs. […]

Abnormal Periods and Cures

Many women face abnormal periods. Common period issues can be categorised into Irregular Period Cycles An average menstrual cycle lasts 28 days, and anything between 21 and 35 days is nconsidered regular. Periods are defined as irregular if they occur more or less frequently or last longer than 8 days. Irregular cycles are often the […]

Contraception Methods at a Glance

Preventing an unwanted pregnancy by selecting the right birth control method starts with a discussion with your partner and doctor. This is a shared responsibility and the ability to discuss these issues could bring the couple closer. The appropriate method will vary with individuals depending on their medical history, lifestyle, duration of contraception, usage compliance […]

Doc Talk on Menstruation

Most people joke about not offending women during their Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS). Exactly why do women tend to be more grumpy / teary before their periods?  A biochemical reason causes the sudden drop in certain hormonal levels the week before the next period starts. This is why pregnant women are usually glowing and happy! Women […]