Chlamydia Trachomatis: Beware Of The Silent STI

Chlamydia is a Sexually Transmitted Infection caused by a bacteria called Chlamydia Trachomatis Bacterium And mostly Contracted from all unprotected sexual contacts (Anal, vaginal or oral sex). It can also be spread from an affected mother to her child. Most times, chlamydia doesn’t manifest symptoms in it’s victims this is why it is absolutely necessary … Continue reading Chlamydia Trachomatis: Beware Of The Silent STI

Postnatal Health: 8 Ways To Overcome Postpartum Depression

The birth of a baby is a joyous event where happiness and relief is meant to be felt and bonds are supposed to be created between mother and child. But giving birth can also trigger an unexpected emotional change in the new mama called postpartum depression. It typically appears between 4-6 weeks after delivery and … Continue reading Postnatal Health: 8 Ways To Overcome Postpartum Depression

Antenatal Health: Hypertension In Pregnancy

Pregnancy Induced Hypertension is also known as gestational Hypertension, this occurs in a pregnant woman at the second half of her pregnancy (that is after 20weeks of gestation) without the presence of protein in the urine. This is not associated with any complications in pregnancy as PIH (pregnancy Induced Hypertension) does not necessarily need treatment … Continue reading Antenatal Health: Hypertension In Pregnancy

Signs And Symptoms Of Vaginal Candidiasis (Yeast Infections)

Vagina Candidiasis also known as Vaginal yeast infection is a fungal infection that causes very unpleasant manifestations like intense itching of the vagina and the vagina opening (Vulva). This yeast infection is not necessarily a sexually transmitted disease, as women that are not sexually active get this infection but it can be spread by sexual … Continue reading Signs And Symptoms Of Vaginal Candidiasis (Yeast Infections)

Bacterial Vaginosis And Its Unpleasant Effects

Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) is a common vagina inflammation that occurs due to the overpopulation of bacterias that naturally resides in the vagina. Every female of any age group has a chance of getting Bacterial vaginosis in their reproductive years (mostly from the ages of 15-44) through sexual or non-sexual ways like douching. Now, what could … Continue reading Bacterial Vaginosis And Its Unpleasant Effects

The Tumor Called Fibromyoma (Uterine Fibroids)

Fibromyoma (Uterine fibroids) is a Non-cancerous muscular tumor growth that develops in the Uterus (the womb). Mostly developing during childbearing years. Now, what is the exact cause of Uterine Fibroid? This remains a secret still unknown to the medical world but it could be due to: Genetics or High Level of hormone production (Estrogen And … Continue reading The Tumor Called Fibromyoma (Uterine Fibroids)