Calculate Ovulation in 1, 2, 3 easy steps: Correctly and Accurately!!

Ovulation is the release of egg from the ovaries. It is one part of the female menstrual cycle when a mature ovarian de Graaf's follicle which is part of the ovary discharges an egg, also known as an ovum or the oocyte. After ovulation, during the luteal phase, the egg travels down the fallopian tube … Continue reading Calculate Ovulation in 1, 2, 3 easy steps: Correctly and Accurately!!

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The silent killer: HYPERTENSION 

Living on this planet can get very tasking and demanding. Everything seems to be on the move! In this part of the world, we now practically live the western lifestyle. Couple that with a lack of awareness (or indifference), to the possible complications of that lifestyle and the stress and pressures of work, school, and … Continue reading The silent killer: HYPERTENSION 

Abortion: Facts you should know.

As a doctor, I get a lot of requests from a large number of women (and men!) to prescribe medication or schedule time for a procedure to terminate pregnancy known as abortion. Due to the increase of unwanted pregnancy among the general population, I am writing this as a public service. Almost 80 million unwanted … Continue reading Abortion: Facts you should know.

10 health boosting facts about masturbation, and why it is good for you!

Recently, I received a message from a lady who's husband has been away from home for a very long time. At the time of his leaving, she had been pregnant and they were not having a lot of sex due to concerns about how it would affect the baby. Her husband travelled before she put … Continue reading 10 health boosting facts about masturbation, and why it is good for you!

Dear Doctor,  I missed my period…. Am I pregnant? 

  There are a number of possible reasons for what you're feeling, including the stress and anxiety of not seeing your period, an ectopic pregnancy and hormonal disturbances. I suggest you go to the lab for an ultrasound scan to actually see the contents of your uterus. I feel you want to be pregnant so let's … Continue reading Dear Doctor,  I missed my period…. Am I pregnant? 

Polycystic ovarian syndrome: Causes and Conception options

I dropped my e-mail address in the comment section of a blackberry messenger channel I love as I understand just how bad PCOS may be for some people. The poster mailed me and we talked, and so I was moved to share with other women in similar situations.   So, what is PCOS? It means Polycystic … Continue reading Polycystic ovarian syndrome: Causes and Conception options