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Cervical or cone biopsy
General Gynae

Cervical or cone biopsy

A Cervical (Cone) Biopsy is usually done to remove a cone-shaped tissue from the cervix. The tissue removed is then examined thoroughly under a microscope to see if there is an abnormal growth of cell lines. The tissue removed is high in the cervical canal. The tissue might be present in the outer lining of the cervix or the inner part of the cervix.

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Colposcopy
General Gynae

Colposcopy

Colposcopy is a simple procedure that thoroughly examines the cervix, vagina, and vulva to detect any abnormality. It is usually recommended by doctors if they find any anomalies in your pap smear test results or find an abnormal growth of cells in your vagina.

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Dilation and Curettage
General Gynae

Dilation and Curettage

Dilation and Curettage (D & C) is a process in which doctors remove tissues stuck in the uterus. It is often recommended by doctors to treat certain uterine anomalies like heavy blood flow or after a miscarriage to clean the remaining.

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Endometrial ablation
General Gynae

Endometrial ablation

Endometrial Ablation is a process in which the lining of the uterus, commonly known as the endometrium, is destroyed through a surgical process. The basic aim of this procedure is to reduce the menstrual flow or in some extreme cases, stop completely.

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Types of hysterectomy that every woman should know
General Gynae

Types of hysterectomy that every woman should know

A womb is a place where the baby grows inside a woman. It is also known as the uterus. Often due to some complications, doctors have to remove the uterus. Hysterectomy is a surgical procedure in which a woman’s uterus is removed.

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Hormone therapy
Periods & Menopause

Hormone therapy

There are two hormones produced by a woman’s ovaries - Estrogen and Progesterone. Several health benefits of these hormones are there in a woman’s body. Estrogen helps in thickening of the uterine walls for the fertilized egg to implant. It also maintains in building bones and vaginal health.

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Vaginal estrogen
Periods & Menopause

Vaginal estrogen

The absence of a menstrual period after a certain age of a woman is defined as menopause. After 12 months of menopause, the circulating estrogen starts decreasing in the body.

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Antidepressants
Periods & Menopause

Antidepressants

Antidepressants are no magic. They work by correcting the various chemical imbalances of the neurotransmitters. Neurotransmitters are the chemicals that connect the brain and the body and are highly responsible for mood swings as well as behaviors.

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Gabapentin or Neurontin
Periods & Menopause

Gabapentin or Neurontin

Gabapentin or Neurontin is a medication that is anti-epileptic in function. Commonly known as an anticonvulsant, the drug affects the chemicals which are involved to cause seizures and a few types of pain. It is widely used to treat seizures, nerve pain, certain cramps, etc

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Benefit from psychotherapy
Mental Health

Benefit from psychotherapy

Psychotherapy can benefit anyone who is overwhelmed by any kind of life issues ranging from professional or emotional stress, conflicts, coping with major life changes, overcoming serious physical illness, and many other such problems.

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Exposure therapy for phobias
Mental Health

Exposure therapy for phobias

Exposure therapy is based on exposing the individual suffering from a phobia to a stimulus that they fear. In most cases, phobias persist because the phobic individual avoids the source of fear thinking that it will be easier to tolerate or that the fear will come down. Exposure therapy is, therefore, designed to encourage the individual to stay or face the situation that frightens them and let the fear diminish.

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Dialectical behavior therapy
Mental Health

Dialectical behavior therapy

Dialectical behavior therapy is a cognitive behavioral method of treatment that was primarily developed to treat suicidal individuals who are also diagnosed with a borderline personality disorder. This therapy is now widely recognized as the gold standard psychological treatment for this kind of diagnosis.

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