Have you ever wondered how does a pelvic gynecological examination is performed and why? This is mostly important if you ever want to become pregnant because you`ll need to perform a few such investigations throughout pregnancy.
When you want to conceive a baby, it`s best if you get well informed about any that can related to the conception itself. In this case, the male reproductive system is an important aspect to take into consideration. The more you know about it, the more control you`ll have over your pregnancy.
Amenorrhea (lack of menstruation) can occur both during puberty as well as later when you are sexual active.
So, what causes infertility in men? If you are in the point where you need to ask yourself this question, you might be one of the unfortunate men who experience this medical problem.
A molar pregnancy happens when a fertilized egg develops into a tissue instead of an embryo. It might be scary to lose a pregnancy this way, but if you get proper treatment, it`s unlikely that you`ll be experiencing any physical consequences on long term.
Have you heard of Angelman syndrome? Although this is a rare medical condition, it affects the lives of all the people around the child experiencing this illness. Continue reading
Mild itching is a common symptom during pregnancy due to the increased blood amount in the skin. Later, when the belly grows, the abdominal skin stretches pretty much, which may lead to a sensation of itching. When this sensation is mild, you don`t need to worry, but when it becomes more serious, it might be a symptom of liver disease, also known as cholestasis. The affection occurs in less than 1 out of 100 expecting mothers; however, medical care is required.
Alcohol consumed during pregnancy has a harmful effect on the baby`s development. Women who consume alcohol while expecting a baby have to know that the alcohol, once is ingested, it passed through the maternal-fetal barrier (the area where the substance exchange between the mother and fetus occurs in the placenta), so it reaches the blood and cells of the fetus. The harmful effects of alcohol are mainly exerted on the nervous system, a tissue with a high affinity to alcohol.
Hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) is experienced by a lot of women under a milder form known as morning sickness. This “severe morning sickness” can be a dangerous thing for the mother and fetus if it isn`t treated accordingly. Let`s find out together which are the characteristic symptoms, how it`s diagnosed and treated.
Have you ever heard of endometrial hyperplasia? If you are a concerned woman who is eager to have a baby, you need to know more about this condition.