Prostate Cancer in Women by Dr Neelima Mantri

0 12 February 2021
Prostate Cancer in Women by Dr Neelima Mantri

There are numerous types of cancers and complications arising from them which affect women. For instance, breast cancer, cervical cancer, and the effects of cervical cancer in pregnancy. This article seeks to create awareness about these issues so that people know the potential risks and for timely diagnosis and possible prevention of these cancers. All of us have heard about prostate cancer in men, it is one of the most common types of cancers that affect men. The term female prostate cancer is rare. Is there such a thing as a female prostate gland or prostate cancer in women? Let us find out. Prostate Gland in Women- Myth or Reality? Medically speaking, women do not have a prostate gland. There are, however, glands with corresponding ducts on the front of the vagina known as Skene’s glands which are popularly known as female prostate because their functions are similar to the prostate gland in men. These similarities raise the question: ‘can women develop prostate cancer’? Prostate Cancer in Women The answer to the question raised in the previous section is yes. This type of cancer is quite rare which makes it difficult for researchers to conduct studies on it for the purpose of observing it and findi

0 4 February 2021
World Cancer Day Feb 04 2021 | Most Common Cancers in Women

This world cancer day, let us take a look at the most common types of cancers that affect women. Cancer during pregnancy, cervical cancer, the effects of cervical cancer in pregnancy is some of the areas of focus in this article.  In most cases, these cancers are highly treatable and if diagnosed early, have the potential for a complete recovery. Knowing what these cancers are could potentially help in their prevention. The following are the most common types of cancers in women:

  • > Breast cancer: Cancer of one or both the breasts
  • > Endometrial cancer: Cancer of the uterine lining.
  • > Cervical cancer: Cancer of the cervix.
  • > Ovarian cancer: Cancer of one or both the ovaries
  • > Lung cancer: Cancer that affects the lungs
  • > Skin cancer: Also known as melanoma, caused due to excessive exposure to the sun or a variety of other factors.
  • > Colorectal cancer: A cancer of the colon and the rectum. Its counterpart in men is prostate cancer.

Breast Cancer It is the most common type of cancer in women which is why we are devoting a whole section to it. The risk of this ca

0 6 November 2020
Best Gynaecologist in Mumbai for Pregnancy | Types of Delivery

Pregnancy is a significant and memorable journey for every woman and surely it is always a challenging one. Though there is a certain common timeline for the pregnancy, from early signs to symptoms in each stage to the delivery procedures, every journey can be different and unique in its own way. Especially during the delivery variety of procedures that come to rescue for safe and secure delivery. Being one of the best maternity doctors in Mumbai, Dr Neelima Mantri has helped hundreds of pregnant with a variety of delivery procedures based on their specific condition. If you are pregnant it is a good idea to get to know about the delivery procedures and in this blog, we are going to give help you with the same. Here is the list of different assisted delivery procedures that may take place during your labour:  Episiotomy: An episiotomy is an assisted delivery procedure where a surgical incision is made in the area between anus and vagina to enlarge the vaginal opening and make it the passage of the baby’s head easy. This procedure decreases the risk of tearing of mother’s skin. An episiotomy is a special procedure that is reserved for special situations, most women may not be needing one. Induced labour: In situation

0 8 October 2020
World Mental Health Day 2020 – Raising Awareness on Depression & Women Mental Health Problems

Raising Awareness on Depression and Other Mental Health Problems in Women

Depression is the most common medical health condition among women and according to researchers, twice as many women suffer from depression at some point in their lifetime than men. While the incidence of mental health problems is the same for both genders, women are more prone to depression than men. But the buck doesn’t stop there, PTSD, anxiety, panic attacks women are more prone to these mental health disorders than men too. So why are women more prone to mental health concerns than men? And how can we improve the condition? On the account of World Mental Health Day 2020, we have delved into the topic to spread awareness and here we are. So read on:

Why women are more prone to mental health problems than men? Biological and social factors play a key role in shaping up the psyche of a human. Journal of Abnormal Psychology says that women are more tend to internalize their destructive emotions which results in loneliness withdrawal and ultimately depression. And men on the other side, when faced with similar conditions

0 25 September 2020
Best Gynaecologist & Laparoscopic Surgeon in Mumbai – Dr Neelima Mantri.

Over the last few years, there has been a steep increase in the gynaecological problems reported by women in India, especially in Mumbai. Given that the gynaecological problems are commonly faced across all age groups, the increase in the number of cases reported is an indication of an increase in awareness of sexual and reproductive health. A good chunk of years back and for that matter even today in rural and semi-urban parts of India, it can be hard to know what is normal and what is the sign or symptoms of a potential reproductive problem. Being one of the best gynaecologists & laparoscopic surgeons in Mumbai, Dr Neelima Mantri every day educates the patients and treats a variety of their gynaecological problems Though there has been a rise in awareness there is need to further increase the awareness to treat then quickly or even prevent them altogether. Signs that you need expert help from a gynaecologist in Mumbai: Since most of the gynaecological problems can be successfully solved and nipped in the bud it is important to know about the potential symptoms of these problems to make it easy for you to seek help from the best gynaecologist in Mumbai right away. With his blog here, we help y

0 24 September 2020
World Contraception Day – Sexual and Reproductive Treatment Procedures by Dr Neelima Mantri

Sexual and reproductive problems that were always relegated to closed doors are being discussed in the open, which is a great sign. Given a good sexual and reproductive health is critical for a woman’s freedom of making right choices about having children, it is high time to increase awareness about the sexual and reproductive health in women. With the advancement in the field of gynaecology, almost all sexual and reproductive problems can be easily treated by expert gynaecologists today. On the occasion of World Contraception Day, we dedicated this blog to raise awareness about 5 most common reproductive health problems faced by women today and available best sexual and reproductive treatment by Dr Neelima Mantri. So the 5 most common reproductive health problems faced by Indian women are: Endometriosis: Endometriosis is the reproductive condition where the endometrium, the tissue the lines the uterus grows outside the uterus, thickens every month and gets trapped inside the body developing into cysts. Over time, it can cause pain, bleeding, fertility problems land painful menstruation. Uterine Fibroids: Uterine fibroids are the non-cancerous tumour made-up of muscle cells

0 24 August 2020
Counselling and Guidance for Contraception in Mumbai by Dr. Neelima Mantri

Most of the newly married couples today who wanted to start their family often have doubts about contraception. Given they wanted to focus on their career and take their own time before they start a family, contraception and family planning have become one of the most discussed topics for couples today. Contraception methods, though the definition looks simple, the act of contraception has many elements like safety, effectiveness, and availability. So counselling and guidance for contraception very important for newly married couples to tread the waters of contraception. Dr. Neelima Mantri, the best gynaecologist in Mumbai, is often consulted by the newly married for counselling and guidance for conception and contraception and she has helped thousands of couples along the way. To make it easier in this blog here we wanted to provide basic information about contraception. Here are some of the basic contraception methods with essential pointers for reference: Emergency Contraception: Emergency contraception is the most common contraception method that is used by couples. It is needed most in times of unforeseen situations like fail of normal contraception (condom splits), missing contraceptive pills or injection, or unprotected sex. Emergency Con

0 10 April 2020
What Is Perimenopause? What Are Its Symptoms?

Menopause is the natural end of the menstrual cycle for women. An end that is the final release from years of the menstrual problems like PMS, hormonal surges, headaches, mood swings cramps and pregnancy risks. However, this is no sudden and abrupt end, entire process is set in motion years before the end and women finally are relieved from the monthly chores. Menopause: As women age, the production of hormones, estrogen, and progesterone which are responsible for menstruation slowly decreases accounting for skipped or late periods over time. As this process of the irregular period continues for a few years (3-5), the hormones completely fall off the cliff stopping the periods altogether marking the end to your reproductive period: Menopause. Perimenopause: The gradual reduction of hormonal production slowly manifests in the form of biological and physical changes as the body slowly gears towards menopause. This time period where the symptoms and changes in women’s body begin to occur is called Perimenopause. Symptoms of Perimenopause: As Perimenopause is the stage where symptoms begin to appear, this is the stage where women generally become anxious and bothered as they experience changes in their body which they haven’t been accus

0 24 December 2019
Reducing your stress can boost your fertility – Here are 4 ways how you can do it

One out of every six women experience infertility problems and find it difficult to conceive. Infertility need not always be about physical problems either, 1 out of every 5 couples we treat at our infertility centre suffer infertility due to emotional problems like extreme stress, nervousness, and anxiety. According to researchers, stress and anxiety may not lead to a successful conception and around 20% of the women face these emotional issues, on an average. It’s completely natural for women to feel stressed and nervous about the biggest change that is going to come into her life. While the thoughts of pregnancy running in the mind of the first-timer make her nervous and anxious, the same thoughts can increase the stress for the women who had been trying for so long. This stress experienced by the woman automatically signals her body that it is not the right time for pregnancy thereby decreasing your chances of conception. Then how should a woman keep herself in proper emotional health while trying for conception? Here are four best ways to de-stress and boost your conception chances:

  1. Take a Break:

It is only natural to feel trapped inside and stopping you to go outside. But make an effort if not force yourself to go out

0 26 July 2019
High Blood Pressure during Pregnancy: Types, Complications and Preventive measures

Termed as silent killer by medical professionals, Hypertension is one of the most common medical conditions experienced by people around the world. And being pregnant puts women at a higher risk of hypertension. According to statistics, number of pregnant women who have developed hypertension tripled in last 5 years in India. Though hypertension and pregnancy is not generally a dangerous combination, hypertension sometimes can result in fatal complications for both mother and baby when left untreated. As most of the women are unaware of the impact of hypertension, here’s a brief guide about Hypertension during pregnancy, its complications, treatment and preventive measures: What is hypertension? Heart pumps the blood into the arteries which carry blood to the other parts of the body. The pressure exerted by the pumped blood on the walls of arteries is called as blood pressure. When this pressure exceeds the normal range, it exerts an undue stress on the heart, kidneys causing health problems, this condition is called as hypertension. A reading of 120/80 is considered normal and anything above 140 in the numerator is termed as high blood pressure or hypertension. In general during the first and second trimester the blood pressure in pregnant women lowers