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February 19, 2021
A Cesarean delivery proves to be a useful intervention for expectant mothers in many situations. Today, many pregnant women, request their gynaecologists to help them plan or schedule their deliveries on their preferred dates. Similarly, working women prefer to coordinate their work schedules with their maternity leaves. With more and more women are opting to have only one child, usually later in life, scheduled C-sections have become rather common. While science makes almost everything possible, scheduled Cesarean deliveries for geriatric pregnancies can have potentially adverse consequences on both, maternal as well as neonatal health. Here are some reasons why a Cesarean delivery after 35 might prove to be risky.
February 19, 2021
The intestine – a long tubular organ comprises of the small intestine, the large intestine, also known as the colon, and the rectum. The rectum is the last part of the colon. Once the food is swallowed, it starts digesting in the stomach and gets emptied in the small intestine. The small intestine absorbs the nutritional elements of the food. The remaining waste then moves from the colon to the rectum, until it is ultimately expelled from the body. The colon and the rectum continue to absorb the water and hold the waste until one is ready to expel it. As one grows old, the colon may start developing problems and may need treatment to prevent conditions and diseases that can affect it. In such a situation, one may need a colon resection surgery. Let's understand what it is, its types, why it may be required and more.
January 23, 2021
It is said that anything that induces a rise in abdominal pressure will cause a hernia. It's typically harmless and painless, though time and again it can cause the greatest pain and discomfort, particularly when doing those things that we're going to explore more in the blog. While everyone may have a hernia at any age, adults are more likely to experience an inguinal hernia. The odds of developing an inguinal hernia rise with age among adults. It is also necessary to take some precautionary steps in order to prevent having one. Adults who regularly undergo strenuous sports and physical exercise, especially weight-lifting, may develop an inguinal hernia.