Why do you experience a painful period? What is PCOS? How to manage PCOS symptoms? What can you do to manage menstrual problems? How to manage women health better. What are diet tips for PCOS?
Hear Dr. Mandeep Kaur share her expertise on the period pain problem. Dr. Mandeep is a leading gynecologist in Ludhiana. She has decade-long experience in women's health care niche. She is one of the best doctors and human beings I have ever come across. Humble to the core, Dr. Mandeep Kaur is the proud daughter of our very own Anita Chahal aunty ji. The videos are posted on Dr. Mandeep's channel on women's health. Here, she shares some gynecologist tips on women's health and health tips for women.
What is white discharge in women? Why does it happen?
Here's what Dr. Mandeep has to say on the issue. She also shares some menstrual health tips to relieve period pain.
If you suffer from period pain, then this home remedy can help relieve your menstrual cramp symptoms too. But before that, if the problem persists, please check with a gynecologist to rule out any other health scare. If everything is normal, these home remedies for menstrual pain can come in handy and provide you with some relief.
Polycystic ovary syndrome or PCOS is a condition that affects hormone levels in a woman. A woman suffering from PCOS experienced a higher-than-normal production of male hormones. As a result, there is hormonal disturbance, which may often result in period problems. The hormonal imbalance could even result in missed menstrual cycles.
Signs of PCOS
- irregular periods /menses
- excessive hair growth
- oily skin
- weight gain
- irregular heavy menses (for middle aged women) - chances of developing diabetes and heart problems
Who is at a risk of PCOS?
Girls born underweight and got overweight during teenage are at a higher risk of PCOS.
Family history of diabetes (mom) puts you at a high risk of diabetes.
If mom suffers from PCOS, then a daughter might be at a risk too.
Dr. Mandeep's advice below on lifestyle modification to manage PCOS
- reduce stress and get proper sleep (hormones get relaxed)
- eat a good diet for PCOS (locally available food - wheat/multigrain, legumes, lentils; fruits - cherries, plums, apple, banana, papaya) - papaya has carotene that helps induce regular period; nuts, spices, fish, egg (dark chocolate is good). Avoid - soft drinks, carbonated drinks, white bread, chocolate, cookies (all store junk can make you obese and unnecessarily overweight, which can add to your stress levels and worsen PCOS). I will share PCOS diet soon.
- self-empowerment - regular exercises, jogging, yoga, cycling, swimming (add physical activity to diet that can improve insulin metabolism and reduce male type symptoms