Dr Shivani Sachdev Gour Shares Her Views on How Proper Nutrition Is Necessary For a Body

Our body requires proper nutrition for it to function normally and this requirement changes according to age. In old age though the caloric requirement decreases as there is decreased physical activity but the need for vitamins, minerals and nutrients is increased as in old age one is more prone to infections and diseases such as heart disease, cancer, stroke and osteoporosis. Hence, one should take care to include these vitamins and minerals in the diet or take supplements when required.   Vitamin D Sufficient amount of vitamin D is required…

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Tips for Surrogacy Mother by Dr Shivani Sachdev Gour, Gynaecologist and IVF Specialist

Some tips by Dr Shivani Sachdev Gour, Gynaecologist and IVF Specialist, SCI Healthcare to how one can plan a smart pregnancy- Eat healthy diet that includes necessarily vitamins and minerals especially folic acid and iron in sufficient amount Do low impact exercise as it helps to release endorphins that are happy hormones Perform the required prenatal tests and ultrasound scans to closely monitor the development of the baby. Take enough rest as your body needs all the energy it can get. Having proper sleep can reduce stress, fatigue and prepare…

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Sexually – Transmitted Diseases Affecting Fertility in Women

Introduction: The problem of infertility across all the social classes is increasing in India. This is due to prolonged studies, career related delay, open society with youngsters opting for one night stands and multiple partners. This allows a lot of opportunities for sexually transmitted disease (STD) as an important cause of infertility. These infections do not spare the males also. So it is essential for youngsters to be aware of STDs not only HIV/AIDs but also innocuous ones like Chlamydia that can silently destroy the reproductive system.   Infections that…

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