Puerperal mastitis: Symptoms, causes and treatment

puerperal mastitis
August 11, 2016

Puerperal mastitis is a very common type of mastitis during breastfeeding. What are its symptoms and what causes it? We will discover everything that you need to know about it. The mastitis is basically the inflammation of the mammary gland, which can actually be affected by a wide variety of causes, many of them wildly different, although usually very commonly associated with breastfeeding. But obviously it is not the only…


Menstrual pain, infertility and sexual intercourse pain: What causes these symptoms

July 21, 2016

The endometriosis is a disease that affects 10% of women in their childbearing years, still higher than the percentage of women with endometriosis when infertile reaching up to 35%. Endometriosis can be developed from the first menstruation however it is often not diagnosed until the 25 or 35 years. This disease also affects women during menopause. The endometrium is the tissue lining the inner layer of the uterus, and endometriosis…


What is Preeclampsia, symptoms, causes and how to detect it

March 8, 2016

If you have heard of the preeclampsia, perhaps you will know that it is a disorder that occurs during pregnancy. It generates a set of symptoms that can affect both mother and baby. Depending on the severity of each case, there are various treatments to address this problem. However, less is known about the causes of this disease. If you are pregnant it is therefore good that you internalize on…


Six ways to avoid nausea during pregnancy

avoid nausea during pregnancy
October 12, 2015

Takes cold drinks: Hydration is very important in the early months of pregnancy, this helps fight nausea and prevents you that annoying morning feeling. If you are not fond of water, do not worry, you can add some water fruits that is your preference and be happy to consume it. Rest well: Fatigue, lack of sleep and sleep at odd times increase in morning sickness. Sleep well all night and…


Vaginal bleeding without menstruation: what is that?

abnormal vaginal bleeding
July 28, 2015

The menstruation (also known by the names of period) is the bleeding that women have when the egg is not fertilized, which was expelled from the ovary to be fertilized. It occurs as part of the menstrual cycle of women, and we can consider it as a normal vaginal bleeding. This bleeding can be excessive and abundant (what is medically known as menorrhagia) or be totally and absolutely normal. Menstruation…


What foods to eat during menopause

food during menopause
July 11, 2015

The menopause is a phase of life that every woman fears that comes because the body changes dramatically due to a hormonal revolution that result in symptoms such as hot flashes or headaches. In many occasions a considerable weight gain, which is why it is important to know what foods should take and what you should remove from your diet routine. Foods you can eat during menopause Soy. Soy is…


Assisted reproduction: why should be a mother before 35?

assisted reproduction
January 21, 2015

The delay in childbearing age is imposed, but equally our reproductive capacity declines with age, resulting in greater difficulty getting pregnant naturally. It’s one of the reasons why specialists are aware of the increased demand for assisted reproduction techniques, advise motherhood before 35. In fact, as measured by specialists, the reproductive capacity or female fertility begins to decline, month to month, from this age. At 30, the percentage of oocytes…


What is the reason for weight gain during pregnancy?

weight gain during pregnancy
January 12, 2015

One of the reasons for weight gain during pregnancy is logically related to food and, specifically, with the risk of falling more often tempted to eat more satiating products but less nutritious. And not only food influences the mother, also in the fetus. During pregnancy weight control is desirable, both for the mother or the unborn child. A recent international study (involving countries like Spain, Denmark, Greece, England and Norway)…


Shepherd’s purse: Preventing cystitis and heavy periods

Shepherd's purse
April 7, 2014

Under this curious name, shepherd’s purse, one hides plant which will recognize multiple properties and, among them, to be an interesting ally for women because it can help prevent two disorders directly related to women’s health. Shepherd’s purse, antihemorrhagic, hypertensive and healing, among other properties, help treat cystitis and prevent heavy periods. It owes its name to capsules fit in bags of pastors, in their stored seeds. Shepherd’s purse is…


Pre-eclampsia: More risk after childbirth

March 19, 2014

To experts are concerned about both the risks of high blood pressure before and after pregnancy, called postpartum hypertension. A risk after childbirth and will be higher if pregnancy has had problems with hypertension. Reason why experts advise to be tracked for at least 72 hours after childbirth, to control the risks of further complications in women diagnosed in pre-eclampsia. Pre-eclampsia, diagnosed during the period of gestation, can make us…