Period Pain ( Dysmennorhoea )

Period Pain ( Dysmennorhoea )

Painful periods, also known as dysmenorrhoea is very common. Painful and debilitating, cramping periods are one of the leading causes of female school and work absenteeism. Pain may begin before or at the start of the period, usually peaks after 24 hours, and...
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

WHAT IS POLYCYSTIC OVARIAN SYNDROME ( PCOS ) Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a reproductive disorder characterised by multiple cystic growths on the ovaries. PCOS develops when the ovaries are stimulated to produce excessive amounts of male hormones (androgens),...
Menopause

Menopause

MENOPAUSE Menopause marks the end of the reproductive years of a woman’s life, occurring usually between 45 and 60 years of age, with an average age of 51 years. Menopause happens when the ovaries no longer release an egg every month and menstruation...
Male Infertility

Male Infertility

WHAT IS MALE INFERTILITY Male infertility is defined as any condition which adversely affects the chances of initiating a pregnancy with his female partner. Most commonly, those problems arise if unable to produce or deliver fully-functioning sperm, and problems with...
Infertility

Infertility

Having a baby is a precious gift and conceiving should be an easy, natural process. Sadly for many couples it is an extremely distressing experience as they struggle to conceive and/or maintain a pregnancy. Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive a...