Geeta Phogat, India's renowned freestyle wrestler and Commonwealth Gold Medalist, delivered a baby boy on 24th December 2019 at Manipal Hospitals, New Delhi. She was under the treatment and guidance of Dr. (Lt. Col) Leena N Sreedhar ( Head, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology) during her course of pregnancy.
Dr. (Lt. Col) Leena N Sreedhar explains the causes of Poly-Cystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and explains the benefits of early screening to diagnose and treat it. Watch the video to know more. To know more about Dr. (Lt. Col) Leena N Sreedhar or to book an appointment with her, click here - http://bit.ly/3bQhWY1
Dr. (Lt. Col) Leena N Sreedhar talks about Painless Labour, a procedure available at Manipal Hospitals Delhi that significantly reduces labour pain during delivery, and why pregnant women should opt for it. To know more about Dr. (Lt. Col) Leena N Sreedhar or to book an appointment with her, click here - http://bit.ly/3bQhWY1
"After delivery, there was a time when the baby was not able to breathe. Those four hours fight, we still remember. We lost all hope, but our doctors, Dr. Leena Sridhar and Dr. Vinay Rai gave us confidence and brought our baby back. " Watch Mr. Abhishek and Mrs. Leena Kumar, the parents, recall their experience with the doctors and the NICU team at Manipal Hospitals, Delhi, and express their gratitude.
Santosh, who visited Manipal Hospitals Delhi for a routine check-up, was recommended surgery for a cyst that was diagnosed by Dr. (Lt. Col) Leena N Sreedhar. Watch the video to know about Santosh's experience of her treatment at Manipal Hospitals Delhi.
Bone Marrow: If you’ve ever seen a skeleton in a movie or a museum, you might presume that bones are just dry, hard and dead. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Hidden inside is the bone marrow – the soft, spongy, squishy jelly that harbours your stem cells. Stem cells: Stem cells are the foundation for every organ and tissue in your body. There are many different types of stem cells that come from different places in the body or are formed at different times in our lives.
Unlike blood donations, which can be given to the millions and millions of people who share the same blood type, stem cell donors are carefully matched to their recipients on a one-to-one basis. The key to finding a good match is a set of molecules called Human Leukocyte Antigens (abbreviated as HLAs), which decorate the surface of peripheral blood stem cells and most other cells. It’s as if all of your cells share the same fingerprints. These “markers” distinguish your cells from potentially dangerous trespassers like viruses, bacteria, or cancer.
Itchy, Bitchy, Sweaty, Sleepy, Bloated, Forgetful, Psycho, the seven stages of menopause can be enough to haunt a woman as she makes the transition into the phase of life called Menopause. Menopause refers to a point in time that follows one year after the complete cessation of menstruation and the postmenopause describes years following that point. The average age of women experiencing their final menstrual period is 51.5 years[range between 45-55 years] but a halt to menses from ovarian failure may occur at any age.
Is unprotected sex turning into a nightmare? Is it raising unwanted doubts and increasing fear as the time tics away? Many women around the world face this situation. When such a moment in life arises, Emergency Contraception (EC) is a great fall back option or plan B to avert the unforeseen circumstances. Although the good old and the safest form of contraception is to have the protection on. Unfortunately, sometimes things can go way out of hand and for all such times EC is the last resort.
Yes, women experience relief from pain after surgery. However, there is a chance that the pain might come back after a few years.
You are at risk for high-risk pregnancy if you have one or more of the following: diabetes, high blood pressure, HIV. The risk is higher if you are obese, or carrying twins, or you are a teenager or your age is 35 years or older.
No, hysterectomy is not needed in all cases. However, if the patient is not interested in becoming pregnant, the doctor and patient may take a call to remove the uterus.
Plan your pregnancy before you conceive. Talk to your gynaecologist and start taking folic acid and other prescribed vitamins regularly. If you have any pre-existing medical conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, or HIV, your treatment may be adjusted accordingly. Quit alcohol, smoking, drugs and also maintain a healthy weight before you get pregnant.
The symptoms of endometriosis usually manifest during the menstrual cycle and not in between the cycles.
Hysteroscopy allows the doctor to diagnose and treat abnormal uterine bleeding. A thin, lighted tube called a hysteroscope is inserted into the vagina to examine the cervix and the uterus.
Taking the morning-after pill more than one time in a month is not advisable. It can cause disturbance of the cycle and a high hormone dose.
Cervical screening detects a virus called high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV), which is generally linked to cervical cancer. Undergoing cervical screening may help prevent cervical cancer.
Evidence suggests that emergency contraceptives do not cause birth defects and also do not harm the fetus.
A small incision is made in the abdomen, and a laparoscope (A thin, lighted tube fitted with a camera on end) is inserted which takes images of the organs. This procedure is less painful, faster recovery, and shorter hospital stays.
The effect of EC changes with time. After unprotected sex, EC is found to be 95% effective when taken within the first 24 hours. The efficiency drops gradually with time in the next 49-72 hours.