UTERINE FIBROID (DISORDER OF THE FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM)

UTERINE FIBROID (DISORDER OF THE FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM)

WHAT IS UTERINE FIBROID? Uterine fibroid is an abnormal benign tumor growth on the muscular wall of the uterus, which is non-cancerous also known as leiomyoma, leiomyomata and myoma. They are onion like in structure, it varies in size due to their microscopic masses, it also occurs in more than one location in the uterus…

PELVIC INFLAMMATORY DISEASE (PID)

PELVIC INFLAMMATORY DISEASE (PID)

Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection that affects the female reproductive organs. The Female reproductive organs include the Vagina, Uterus, Fallopian tubes and Ovaries. This infection occurs when sexually transmitted bacteria spreads from the vagina to the uterus, fallopian tubes or ovaries, that is, PID spreads by sexual contact with a person who has…

MYASTHENIA GRAVIS (DISORDER OF THE NEUROMUSCULAR SYSTEM)
| |

MYASTHENIA GRAVIS (DISORDER OF THE NEUROMUSCULAR SYSTEM)

OVERVIEW OF MYASTHENIA GRAVIS Myasthenia gravis is a chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disorder that occurs suddenly in which the immune system attacks the joint between the nerves and muscle called the neuromuscular joint of the body, in this disorder the antibodies attacks the acetylcholine receptor which are the protein on the muscle cell used for muscle…

PREGNANCY

PREGNANCY

OVERVIEW OF PREGNANCY What is pregnancy? Pregnancy also known as gestation is the normal physiologic process of the female body in which foetus develops in the uterus. It occurs when the sperm released from the man fertilizes with the egg released from the woman during ovulation, in which the egg travels to the uterus and…

BREASTFEEDING
|

BREASTFEEDING

OVERVIEW OF BREASTFEEDING BREASTFEEDING Breastfeeding also known as nurturing, is the process of delivering adequate and complete nutrient to an infant, to ensure healthy growth and development of the infant directly from the mother’s breast. It is a very important part of the reproductive system of a woman, with effect on the health of the…

PREECLAMPSIA

PREECLAMPSIA

Preeclampsia, previously called Toxemia, is a complication in pregnancy identified by increased blood pressure and signs of damage to another organ system. The most affected organs are the liver and kidneys. Preeclampsia can range from mild to severe. Preeclampsia can occur as early as 20 weeks of pregnancy, but that’s rare. Symptoms often begin after…