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High Blood Pressure during Pregnancy: Types, Complications and Preventive measures

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 and it stabilising gradually. Though it is perfectly normal for early pregnancy bl

0 21 May 2019

Menorrhagia Do you change your tampon for every few hours or so, because it is soaked in blood during menstruation? The clots and spotting between periods been bothering you? Is your bleeding’s still going strong for more than 7 days? Then, it is highly possible that you are suffering from Menorrhagia which can be treated successfully. Heavy Menstrual Bleeding: Abnormally heavy and prolonged bleeding during the menstruation is one of the most common gynaec problems encountered by women worldwide. When the bleeding becomes unnaturally severe, it may negatively impact the quality of life by significantly affecting social, work and personal life of women. Medically, this condition is called Menorrhagia. What is Menorrhagia? On average, the menstruation lasts for 4-7 days during which a woman loses around 30-40 ml of blood. Menorrhagia is a condition where the regular menstruation bleeding is abnormally long for more than 7 days or heavy, passing out copious amounts of blood (80 ml) in each cycle. Women diagnosed with Menorr

0 4 April 2019
How to Get a Better Sleep During Pregnancy

Sleep deprivation is the most common complaint reported by men as soon as the baby arrives in their lives. Ever wondered why most of the sleep deprivation complaints are from men? Well, that is because a woman is already habituated with sleep problems during their pregnancy. In fact according to a 2017 study concluded that almost 80% of the women face sleep problems during their pregnancy, especially during the final trimester. Why do sleep problems occur in women during pregnancy? Frequent urination during the first trimester can disrupt your sleep and then add the anxiety of newbie mother to the mix, a woman in first-trimester is bound to experience moderate sleep disruptions. With the baby slightly moving up, night urination becomes less frequent and things do become better in the second trimester. However, growing belly in the third trimester puts pressure on the bladder resulting in an increase in the frequency of urination and also adds to the discomfort during the sleep. With the addition of other problems like cramps, heartburn, back pain, and stress, the third trimester becomes the most difficult period for pregnant women. Almost every woman go through the sleep problems above, but here are a few simple tips that can help them minimize the sleep disturbances and have a good sleep in between: Limit napping: The first tr

0 18 March 2019
Cool Ways to Announce your Pregnancy

Going to be a mother? Congratulations! You may be excited in finding out that you are going to be a mother and embrace the process of pregnancy followed by motherhood as you welcome a newest addition to your family! It’s even exciting to share the news with your partner but even more exciting would be announcing it to the world. Let’s take a look at few cool ideas to announce to the world that you are expecting. #1 New Pair of “Genes” Let the world know that you are getting a new pair of “genes”. For fun, you can also add in which season, your new pair of “Genes” will arrive. For eg: Baby Clara: Spring/summer collection 2019 #2 Announce the next generation Let the world know that you are ready to welcome the next generation with a bang! Just like new generation smart phones are launched, convey this idea using actual smart phones and a toy phone #3 Guard Dog Duty If you have a pet, you can convey it through him. Announce that he will be doing a guard dog duty starting the baby due month. You can write it somewhere near to your pet and place it next to him #4 Movie poster This is one of the coolest ideas to announce it to your family. Create a movie poster by adding your and spouse’s name on it along with the “release date”. This is a cute and creative idea at the same time #5 Mug s

0 11 March 2019
How to Recover from a C-section

Motherhood is a beautiful and fulfilling phase where the new mothers are anxious and excited in welcoming their new born and taking care of them. Some mothers will be also busy in thinking of shedding their weight after pregnancy. Having a baby can be a strainful experience to your body, especially if you are opting for a c- section delivery. Vaginal delivery is asier to recover when compared to C-section. The practice of tying a belt post pregnancy is believed to help in tightening the muscles, reduces the swelling and also helps in supporting the back. This belt can Support your abdomen as it won’t contract immediately after delivery naturally. There are different types of binds available to use such as wraps which are made out of cloth which can be used immediately after delivery, belts or splints which can be adjustable so as to increase or loosen the tightness in the abdomen. If it is a normal delivery, the mother can use binds within few hours post delivery. If it is a c-section, the doctor may recommend you to use binds only after the wound is healed which may take around six to eight weeks. It is advisable to use binds only after speaking your gynecologist regarding the same. Such belts can help in reducing tummy fat, to enhance your posture, toning tummy muscles and in back support and back pain reduction. Let’s find out certain tips to r

0 27 January 2019
Female Gynaecologist And Laparoscopic Surgeon In Mumbai

You are a healthy woman who is not looking forward to have kids soon. Your reproductive health seems to be fine as you undergo annual complete health checkups with general physician. But there are certain tests like Pap smear, treating infections etc. which is limited and only specialized by a gynecologist. Being woman’s health specialists, gynecologists can tackle more complicated issues related to woman’s health. Obstetrics is a branch of medicine where medical and surgical care is provided to a woman before, during and after giving birth. Are you looking for the Best Gynecologist in Mumbai? Your search ends here as Dr Neelima Mantri is one of the Top Gynecologist Obstetricians In Navi Mumbai. Most women would be more comfortable to discuss their issues with a Female Gynecologist rather than a male gynecologist. Doctors, especially gynecologists, mainly concentrate on four areas when it comes to female reproductive issues

  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment
  • Management
  • Prevention

Gynecologists can help you in treating many conditions such as endometriosis, urinary incontinence, breast disorders, hormonal disorders, infertility and pelvic pain to mention a few. Even Though you feel healthy and is not experiencing any reproductive issue, it is better to always have an annual preventive check u

0 25 January 2019
Best Lady Gynecologist In Mumbai

Every woman in the modern day would have visited a gynaecologist sometime or the other in their lives. Women are usually reluctant to visit gynaecologists, even today, as they have been growing up in a conservative environment or may be feeling embarrassed to share their personal details regarding gynaecology to a stranger. Women, especially adolescents, would be reluctant group. However, Most of the womenfolk out there may still have a question in their minds on the best lady gynecologist & obstetrician doctors in Mumbai. Well… You can stop searching for the best as you have landed into the right hands! It’s none other than Dr. Neelima Mantri. She is a gynaecologist, a laparoscopic surgeon and an obstetrician, who has over a decade of experience in the field. She even performs minimal access surgeries apart from the conventional gynaecology. Dr Neelima Mantri has extensive training in high risk obstetrics and has dealt thousands of risky cases successfully. When a woman wants to find out whether she is pregnant, obviously, she would look out for meeting a gynaecologist, who is well-experienced in the field. Dr Neelima Mantri Being one of the best gynecologist obstetricians in Mumbai, can help you from the initial stage of assess

0 25 January 2019
Best Female Gynecologist Mumbai

Anyone would prefer to live a healthier and longer life. When a woman conceives, she would definitely look up for the best care available around her and may prefer to choose one among the top 10 gynaecologists for proper care of the baby, completing the term of pregnancy and even after childbirth. A woman can start visiting a gynecologist from her early teens till her old age. It can be to clarify her doubts regarding menstruation or to enquire and discuss about her problems regarding menstruation, mood swings and cramps in teens while an elderly woman can visit a gynecologist to discuss issues like genital prolapse, alterations in bladder function and related problems. It is ideal for a woman to have an annual checkup with a gynecologist to ensure that your reproductive organs are healthy. It is usually recommended to visit a gynaecologist when a girl turns 13, to discuss regarding menstruation which can help the girl gain confidence and to be more comfortable in openly discussing such issues. The annual checkup with a gynecologist includes

  • Immunization depending on risk factors and age
  • Physical examination
  • Pelvic and breast examination, depending on the age

It is also the best to discuss about maintaining healthy life

0 12 December 2018
Foods to Prevent Common Gynaecological Problems

The body of women is as complicated as it is wonderful. From the time it reaches puberty the body adapts itself to develop a healthy reproductive system. Yet, every woman in the world, at some point of time suffers from gynecological problems. In most of the cases these problems can be easily treated, so there is nothing embarrassing about having your health checked when your encounter slightest of problems down there. So, what are the common gynecological problems? Dysmenorrhea (Abdominal Cramps), Yeast Infections,  Urinary Tract Infections, Menopause,  Endometriosis, Leucorrhoea (excessive discharge), Pelvic Inflammation and more. All these problems can be treated in most cases but what if you can decrease the risk of these common gynecological problems altogether? Yes, you can drastically improve your chances of preventing these problems by an adopting a well-balanced and nutrient-rich diet. So here are some common gynecological problems foods that can help you prevent them: Menstrual Cramps: Foods you eat a week before your period or even during a period can help you alleviate the pain of those notorious cramps. Studies have confirmed Omega-3 can help women reduce their period pain. Being essential fatty acids, Omega-3 are anti-inflammatory and that is good for relieving general pain. Food to eat:  Fish

0 2 November 2018
How Does Obesity Affect Pregnant Women?

Maternal Obesity has always been a major risk factor during pregnancy. Compared to women with normal weight, obese women are at increased risk of pregnancy complications like Gestational Diabetes, Preeclampsia. Does it mean that obese women cannot have a healthy pregnancy and delivery? No, absolutely not. There is more to this situation than just so-called risk factors and there ways that can help you get past the risks too. The term ‘Obese’ itself is a general term, which is categorized again based on the severity. So what are the risk factors?  Are they the same for each category? Let us find out: What is Obesity? Obesity is a condition in which body accumulates excess amounts of body fat and thus, the weight. Body Mass Index (BMI) is the metric that is used to determine if the person is obese. It is a mathematical calculation that is based on height and weight. Here’s how the scale reads: The health condition of an individual is determined based on the above scale: 18.5 – 24.9 is the recommended range for healthy adults anything above this score is the territory with varying amounts of risk. The score that falls between 25 and 29.9 translates to the excess weight that comes from their fat, bone, muscle, and water