When to Worry About Postpartum Bleeding

The postpartum bleeding, whose technical name is lquio, lasts in average 5 weeks and is characterized by the exit of dark red blood with thick consistency and that sometimes presents blood clots. As the uterus contracts and returns to normal size, the amount of blood lost is diminished and its color becomes clearer and clearer until it disappears completely.This bleeding ... Read More »

How to treat postpartum psychosis

Postpartum psychosis or puerperal psychosis is a psychiatric disorder that strikes some women after about 2 or 3 weeks of delivery. This disease causes signs and symptoms such as mental confusion, nervousness, excessive crying in addition to delusions and visions, and treatment should be done in a psychiatric hospital with supervision and use of medications to control these symptoms. It ... Read More »

10 Symptoms of Postpartum Depression

Symptoms of postpartum depression may occur soon after birth, or up to one year after the birth of the baby, and usually include: Constant sadness; Guilt; Low self esteem; Extreme dismay and tiredness; Little interest in the baby; Inability to care for you and your baby; Fear of being alone; Lack of appetite; Lack of pleasure in daily activities; Difficulty ... Read More »

10 changes in the woman’s body after childbirth

The puerperium is the postpartum period that ranges from the day of the birth of the baby to the return of the woman’s menstrual period, after the pregnancy, which can last 45 days, depending on how it is made from breastfeeding. The puerperium is divided into three stages: Early puerperium: From the 1st to the 10th day postpartum Late puerperium: From the ... Read More »

3 Ways to Increase Oxytocin Naturally

The hormone oxytocin is produced naturally by the body, being found in both women and men, as it is very important not only for labor and breastfeeding, but also to improve interpersonal relationships and feelings of pleasure and well-being. This hormone is secreted in greater quantity when the person is relaxed and safe, or in the presence of physical contact, ... Read More »

What may be dizziness and discomfort

Frequent dizziness is usually associated with problems in the ear, such as labyrinthitis or Meniere’s disease, but it can also be a sign of diabetes, anemia or even heart problems. Other symptoms such as lack of balance, dizziness and a feeling that the head is always spinning may also be associated with dizziness.-discomfort In addition to these causes, dizziness can be ... Read More »

What can be whole body pain

Whenever the pain in the body  for more than 3 days and is very intense, preventing the performance of daily  activities, it is important to go  general practitioner to try identify the correct cause and start the appropriate  treatment. 1. Stress and anxiety When you are stressed or anxious for a long time, the immune system becomes more weakened and ... Read More »

What is Fibromyalgia and How to Relieve Symptoms

Fibromyalgia is a very common chronic pain disorder that causes pain in various parts of the body that has no cure. Although there is no cure, treatment helps increase the quality of life, allowing you to walk and work without having such frequent bouts of pain. Fibromyalgia affects both men and women, but is more common in females between the ages ... Read More »

8 diseases that cause excessive tiredness and sleep

Excessive tiredness usually indicates lack of time to rest, but can also be a sign of some diseases such as anemia, diabetes, thyroid disorders or even depression. Normally, in cases of illness the person feels tired and weak, even after having a night’s rest. Thus, in identifying frequent fatigue, it is advisable to observe if there are other associated symptoms and ... Read More »

Top 5 Stress Disorders

Stress causes several changes in the hormonal system that lead to increased production of hormones such as adrenaline and cortisol, which are important in stimulating the body and leaving you prepared to face challenges. While these changes are good for short periods of time and help address many of the problems that arise in everyday life, when they happen constantly, ... Read More »