Saturday, 31 May 2014
Wednesday, 28 May 2014
The following side- effects have been associated with the use of the oral contraceptive pills.
1. Ache- This increases in some women who take the pill.
2. Blood pressure- About one woman in every 20 taking the pill experiences a small rise in blood pressure.
3. Depression/ mood changes.
4. Headaches/ migraine.
Tuesday, 27 May 2014
In men and women, four sexual problems occur. In men the problems are 1. Inhibited sexual desire. 2. Premature ejaculation 3. Retarded ejaculation and 4. Erectile failure.
Wednesday, 21 May 2014
As people grow older, they begin to lose bone and the bones become brittle. Women lose bone more rapidly than men, particularly in the 5-10 years after menopause. Osteoporosis which is a thinning of the bones has become a major health problem.
Monday, 19 May 2014
Friday, 16 May 2014
Thursday, 15 May 2014
Sunday, 11 May 2014
Saturday, 10 May 2014
Sunday, 4 May 2014
This is a form of eating disorder where a person relentlessly pursues the desire to be thin. The individual fears becoming fat and may exaggerate the size of her body when she looks in the mirror. She therefore exercises excessively and restricts her food intake to the point of self starvation.
Saturday, 3 May 2014
Most women experience some sort of discomfort during their menstrual period but in dysmenorrhoea, the discomfort is marked with excessive pain which is enough to affect the woman's daily activities.