Lifestyle  /  Published 01.03.22

Why Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, can be misunderstood and misdiagnosed?

International Women’s Day is a week away, and one issue that’s not often discussed around this time involves PCOS or Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, which can be misunderstood and misdiagnosed....
By Mathures Paul

Health  /  Published 02.02.22

Mask matters

I read somewhere that masks are of no use in preventing Covid-19. Studies have shown that when a person coughs, particles such as viruses can be propelled in all directions up to four feet. If the pe...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Health  /  Published 17.11.21

The periodic table

Women have a limited reproductive span. It starts with the onset of the first period or menstruation at menarche and ends with menopause. Menstruation is under complex hormonal control — with m...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Style  /  Published 16.09.21

Balance your hormones

Rule of five Suryanamaskar: It aids weight loss (weight gain can be a real reason for PCOS). It reduces high blood pressure and improves lipid profile. It stimulates the flow of blood and is a great ...
By Ira Trivedi

Health  /  Published 17.04.21

It’s the genes!

I need to have a baby as soon as I get married since I have pcos. That’s not true. Yes, pcos may cause difficulty in conceiving but that again is not true for every woman or even most women. As...
By Rajeev Agarwal

Health  /  Published 26.02.19

Menarche to menopause

A woman’s reproductive life lasts from menarche to menopause. Menarche occurs when the ovaries start to release hormones that act on the uterus. Menopause occurs when the ovaries gradually fail. Bot...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Health  /  Published 01.12.18

PCOS: A lifestyle disorder

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) or Polycystic Ovarian Disease (PCOD) is common among members of the younger generation, with almost 10 million people affected globally. Its worldwide prevalence var...
By Shikha Prakash

Health  /  Published 15.05.19

Time it right

I do yoga every day. Do I need to do other exercises such as walking, cycling or swimming?Traditional exercises such as yoga and tai chi are now considered excellent for spine health, posture, balance...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Health  /  Published 26.06.19

Almost secret syndrome

The disorder was first identified nearly 75 years ago and affects as many as 10 per cent women of childbearing age across the world, often impairing their fertility. Yet, it still remains unrecognised...
By Chandana Chandra


Download our latest App

to get update on the go...

Copyright © 2020 The Telegraph. All rights reserved.