All Woman Health

  • Obesity and contraception

    All Woman Health

    OBESITY is a global epidemic affecting an increasing proportion of reproductive-aged women in many aspects of their lives, including reproduction. Dr Daryl Daley, obstetrician-gynaecologist (ObGyn) at Gynae Associates, explain ...

  • PCOS leads to irregular periods, excess hair, acne, and difficulty getting pregnant.

    How PCOS can affect your sex life

    All Woman Health

    POLYCYSTIC ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is probably the most common cause of “hormonal imbalance” in women. It leads to irregular periods, excess hair, acne and difficulty getting pregnant. But one of the lesser talked a ...

  • Pelvic pains

    All Woman Health

    Dear Dr Mitchell, I am a female, 21 years of age, sexually active, and I’ve been having pelvic pains for quite some time. It is usually on the left side. At first I thought it was gas pains but it has been happening for t ...

  • Treatments at home: do they work?

    All Woman Health

    NO one likes being sick and if it happens, no one likes the thought of popping pills on a timed basis to clear up their symptoms. As such, an entire industry revolves around natural care with things you can find in your home or ...

  • Anatomy of the male reproductive and urinary systems, showing the testicles, prostate, bladder, and other organs.(Photo: cancer.gov)

    Remember: Do your prostate checks

    All Woman Health

    SEPTEMBER is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and men are being encouraged to do their prostate checks. Research shows that one in every 10 Jamaican men will get prostate cancer, and after age 40, men should make it their point ...

  • Period symptoms that warrant a visit to your ObGyn

    All Woman Health

    NO two periods are the same; every woman’s time of the month is different. Some women experience no pain or symptoms, while others endure from mild cramps to debilitating pain that has the potential to prevent them from ca ...

  • Mental health awareness

    All Woman Health

    MENTAL illness and wellness have again come up in the public discourse, with several recent suicides and murder suicides. There appears to be a rising level of trepidation amongst the public about mental illness and a perceived ...

  • Pregnancy with low sperm count

    All Woman Health

    Dear Dr Mitchell, My husband has low sperm count and we need help in getting pregnant. Therefore I need some information about cost and the suitable procedures as well as a referral for who can help us. Male infertility is a f ...

  • Pelvic inflammatory disease

    All Woman Health

    “DOCTOR, I have been noticing a strange, bad-smelling discharge for the last two weeks and it has become very painful to have sex, but my boyfriend doesn’t have any symptoms. What could be causing this? I’ve ne ...



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