Menstruation is a process of shedding blood from the uterus that usually begins for women between the age of 11 and 14 years and continues till menopause. It indicates the start of a reproductive life in women. Menstrual cycle may range from 21 to 45 days. The average length of a cycle is 28 days. At the time of menstrual period, a woman may experience abdominal cramping, lower back pain, bloating and sore breasts, mood swings, irritability, headache and fatigue. Most women will have symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS), which include emotional and physical symptoms that start one or two weeks before the menstrual period.
Ovulation calculator helps calculate the exact time of ovulation and assists in family planning.
Preventive Healthcare or Health Screening Guidelines serves as guiding tool for health conscious people. Health Screening Tests are available for all age groups. Read health tips for disease prevention.
Medindia offers you a useful calculator to find out if you fall under the high risk pregnant group. Take the precautionary steps and avoid complications during pregnancy.
Have a history of cancers running in the family? It may be the genes. Find out your risk of developing hereditary breast, ovary, prostate, pancreatic and skin cancers.
Osteoporosis (Bone Disease) Risk Chart predicts your risk of developing osteoporosis that leads to brittle bones and fracture. Diet rich in calcium and vitamin D prevents osteoporosis.
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