REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CONCERNS FOR WOMEN
Certain diseases can affect a woman’s ability to reproduce or get pregnant. It can be a mild issue easily treated with medications. In some cases surgery or one of the Assisted Reproductive Techniques may be required in order for the woman to get pregnant.
Different factors can affect a woman’s reproductive health leading to one or more of the following symptoms:
- Disruption of menstrual cycle (irregular periods)
- Failure to ovulate
- Poor production of eggs
- Cancerous growth on reproductive organs
Frequent miscarriages may also be caused by poor health. Common health problems affecting women are:
- Obstetric fistula
- Polycystic Ovarian Cancer
- Ovarian cysts
- Uterine fibroids
- Ovarian cancer
- Uterine cancer
Fertility clinics diagnose and offer treatment to cater for reproductive health issues affecting women. Regular visits to a gynaecologist, maintaining a healthy diet and regular exercises can greatly improve a woman’s health.