Endometriosis is a disorder in which the tissue that lines the inside of the uterus (the endometrium) starts growing outside the uterus – this tissue is called endometrial implant. Endometriosis most commonly involves the ovaries, bowel or the tissue lining the pelvis. Rarely, endometrial tissue m.. Read more


Cervical cancer occurs when abnormal (cancerous) cells of the cervix grow out of control. It is the second most common type of cancer for women worldwide, but because it develops over time, it is also one of the most preventable types of cancer. Cervical cancer is often successfully treatable if dia.. Read more


Uterine fibroids are noncancerous growths of the uterus that often appear during childbearing years. Also called leiomyomas or myomas, uterine fibroids are not associated with an increased risk of uterine cancer and have almost negligible risk of turning into cancer. Fibroids range in size from seed.. Read more


Infertility refers to an inability to conceive after having regular unprotected sex for a year. Infertility can also refer to the biological inability of an individual to contribute to conception, or to a female who cannot carry a pregnancy to full term. Infertility may be due to a single cause in e.. Read more


Contraception, also known as birth control practice is prevention of pregnancy by interfering with the process of conception and implantation. Numerous methods of contraception are in practice, and include temporary methods which are reversible as well as permanent ones. Some of these methods are co.. Read more


Menopause is natural biological process defined as occurring 12 months after your last menstrual period and marks the end of menstrual cycles. Menopause can happen in your 40s or 50s. The average age for menopause in Indian women is 48 years. Some women can experience menopause before their 40s, and.. Read more


Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection of the reproductive organs in women. The pelvis is in the lower abdomen and includes the fallopian tubes, the ovaries, the cervix, and the uterus. PID typically starts with a sexually transmitted infection (STI) – bacteria first enter the vagina an.. Read more


Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrinal disorder as well one of the common causes of infertility among women. Women with PCOS have an imbalance in the levels of the sex hormones estrogen and progesterone. This leads to the growth of multiple follicles in ovary perceived as cysts on.. Read more