Gynaecology

GYNAECOLOGICAL CONDITIONS

Most women experience distinctive gynaecological conditions from menarche to menopause (start of menstrual cycle to its end).

 

FACTS ABOUT WOMEN’S HEALTH
  • Women’s bodies undergo major transformation throughout their lifespan and depending on their age, they may face distinctive gynaecological problems.

  • Women may experience menstrual problems, fertility issues, genital infections and specific health conditions in the post-menopause phase.

Through regular and proper health, screenings, it is possible to detect and manage most health problems affecting women.

 

GYNAECOLOGICAL CONDITIONS
  • Gynecological diseases affect reproductive organs such as the uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes, external genitalia and breasts.

  • To avoid future complications, it is important to recognize the symptoms and to consult the doctor for appropriate treatment.

  • The most common gynaecological conditions that affect women of different age groups are mentioned below:

    • Nutritional deficiency:
      Deficiency of various micronutrients and macronutrients can make women prone to developing numerous health-related issues like.

      Disease

      Deficiency

      Microcytic Anaemia

      Iron

      Megaloblastic anemia< ;”>Vit B12 & Vit B6

      Thyroid diseases (Goitre)

      Iodine

      Osteomalacia (soft bones)

      Mainly Vitamin D

      Osteoporosis (reduced density)

      Calcium, Vit D, Phosphorus etc

      Weak Immunity

      Vit C, Vit D, Zinc, Vit A etc

      Eye diseases

      Vitamin A

    • Iron deficiency Anaemia (most common):

      Regular menstruation leads to loss of blood, which for its regeneration needs iron, vitamins and proteins. Anaemia is a global public health problem and it affects over 800 million women worldwide.1 Anaemia affects children, adolescents, women of reproductive age groups and lactating mothers worldwide. As per NFHS-IV data, the prevalence of anaemia in India is 53%.2