Last Updated on Mar 09, 2016

Glossary

Endometriosis: It is a painful disorder which results from the appearance of endometrial tissue outside the uterus leading to pelvic pain.

Hysterectomy: Surgical operation to remove all or part of the uterus.

Diabetic neuropathy: Damage/injury to the nerves caused by diabetes which leads to numbness and pain in the arms, feet and the legs.

Menopause: Changes a woman goes through after she stops menstruating, which ends her reproductive period (usually seen in the ages 45 to 50 years).

Hirsutism: Excessive unwanted, male-pattern growth of hair in women.

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