Gestational diabetes, also known as pregnancy diabetes, is a medical condition which is characterized by hyperglycemia (an increased level of blood glucose) found during pregnancy, usually in the second or third trimester.
Asthma is a chronic disease of the lungs. If you are expecting a child, asthma may have an impact on your health or the health of the baby. Find out how you can avoid the risk factors and follow a safe treatment.
The functions of male reproductive system are to produce, maintain and transport spermatozoids (male reproductive cells) and seminal fluid, to produce and secrete male hormones and to contribute to the perpetuation of the species.
Endometriosis is known as a kind of “cinderella” of the gynecological diseases, because even now with all the scientific progress, medicine has failed to offer a complete explanation for the particular disease.
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is the result of an ascending vaginal infection that affects the uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries, pelvic cavity parameters and then the rest of the pelvic cavity, sometimes propagating up into the abdomen. Continue reading
There are a lot of theories about why genetic diseases occur. We know that both environmental factors as genetics play an important role in their development, but we don`t understand exactly how.
A genetic disorder is caused by an abnormality in a person`s genetic material (DNA or genome). There are 4 different types of genetic disorders: Continue reading
During pregnancy you can get rid of certain diseases or at least notice an improvement.
When you think about pregnancy, the things that come into your mind are rather negative: you`ll be experiencing nausea or dizziness, you`ll get fat, you`ll have your legs swollen, you`ll suffer from insomnia or you`ll visit the toilet 10 times a night. Continue reading
Vaginal discharge is a true marker of female genital health. So every woman should constantly analyze her discharge, the easiest method being by using protect briefs. Depending on the discharge`s changes, the woman can notice if she suffers of an genital infection or disease, and can even direct the diagnosis with her doctor depending on the main characteristics of her discharge. Continue reading
Have you ever been interested in knowing how to get rid of candida? If you experienced this uncomfortable disease during pregnancy, you most definitely have been interested. Continue reading
The cold is almost always unpleasant, especially when you are pregnant. There are more than 200 viruses that could lead to getting a cold, known in the medical world as an upper respiratory tract infection. When seasons change, a pregnant woman may get a cold because the pregnancy suppresses the immune system. Continue reading