Minimum pills: how guaranteed is contraception and are they safe for health

[ad_1] Unlike combined oral contraceptives (COCs), which contain two types of hormones (estrogen and progestin), mini-pills, or “minimum pills”, contain only one, progestin, and even then in small doses — only 300-500 mcg. It is this feature that provides them with a soft action and a certain versatility. Mechanism of action Taking combined drugs blocks […]

Causes of vomiting in women

[ad_1] Vomiting is a mechanism that helps the body protect itself from the penetration of dangerous substances of various kinds into it. This is a complex reflex act, which is formed due to the activation of special departments in the nervous system. Outwardly, vomiting manifests itself in the uncontrolled eruption of gastric contents through the […]

How to survive monthly pain syndrome?

[ad_1] Painful menstruation is a monthly curse for 30-50% of women of reproductive age. Pain, spasms, a state of general discomfort are knocked out of the usual rhythm of life and lead to conflicts with others. MedAboutMe figured out how to deal with painful periods. What is dysmenorrhea? Dysmenorrhea (aka algomenorrhea) is actually painful spasms […]

Why do you need lecithin and how to get it?

[ad_1] Lecithin is a type of fat made up of choline and inositol. As a major component of cell membranes in our bodies, lecithin helps regulate substances that move in and out of cells. In this role, it helps regulate cell function and maintain communication between cells. Lecithin makes up approximately 30% of brain tissues, […]

Ovarian cyst: the main alarming symptoms

[ad_1] An ovarian cyst looks like a fluid-filled sac (1 to 20 cm in diameter) attached to one of the ovaries. It is formed if the follicle where the female reproductive cell develops does not break, but is filled with fluid and remains in the ovary. The most common risk factors for developing this disease […]

Features of the menstrual cycle in teenage girls: what you need to know about the first monthly cycles

[ad_1] The onset of menstruation and the formation of the menstrual cycle is an important stage in the life of every teenage girl. This is not only a physiological indicator of health, but also the transformation of an ugly duckling into a beautiful swan. When to start talking about body changes, menstruation, hygiene protection and […]

Pain and bleeding as symptoms of gynecological pathologies: diseases, treatment

[ad_1] If a young woman has pain in her side, localized in the lower abdomen, this is often a symptom of various gynecological pathologies. This is how inflammation of the ovaries sometimes manifests itself, one- or two-sided, as well as torsion or rupture of a cyst in the ovary. There may be a sharp pain […]

All diseases are from the nerves. Is it possible to get sick from «bad» thoughts

[ad_1] The concept of «psychosomatics» has become very popular today. This is a branch of medicine and psychology that studies how our emotions affect physical health. Many consider psychosomatics almost the root of all troubles and the cause of diseases. This is true and not true at the same time. Our expert — psychotherapist Eva […]

Causes of menstrual migraine development, symptoms and prevention

[ad_1] The female “I have a headache today” can be a symptom of a real disease, and not just an excuse as an evasion of any obligations or a topic for another joke. And there is a medical explanation for this: migraine suffers mostly from the female population of the planet, and a headache that […]

How to keep pressure under control? Eight questions to the doctor about hypertension

[ad_1] Hypertension has acquired a mass of myths that patients constantly retell to each other. Some of them we asked a qualified doctor to dispel. What is dangerous «silent» hypertension? Is it possible not to take pills if the pressure has returned to normal? Why does it get worse from drugs? How is blood pressure […]