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Dr. Parmila Chawla

Gynaecologist, Gurgaon

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Dr. Parmila Chawla is a popular Gynaecologist in Farukh Nagar, Gurgaon. You can visit her at OM Indu Jain Rural Charitable Hospital in Farukh Nagar, Gurgaon. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Parmila Chawla on Lybrate.com.

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5 Tips For Workout Beginners

M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Service Management , Post Graduate Diploma In Computer Application, P.G.Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics , B.Sc.Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
5 Tips For Workout Beginners

1. Start slow


 

Don’t just jump right in and start exercising five days a week -- that’s a recipe for disaster, says john higgins, md, director of exercise physiology at the university of texas health science center in houston. It’s better that you gradually work up to exercising several days per week while you see how your body responds.


 

“Start slow and go slow,” Dr. Higgins said. “the current recommendation is 2-3 days per week, for at least 30 minutes per day. But for someone who is just starting out, we recommend that they start at 1-2 days per week and ramp it up from there.”


 

Tip 2: Know when to stretch


 

Stretching right before a workout may seem like the best thing to do, but you might be putting yourself at risk of injury.


 

“After you warm up, you should stretch your muscles and hold it for about 15 seconds,” higgins said. “you are less likely to injure yourself when you’re stretching if your muscles are already a little warmed up.”


 

Tip 3: Mix it up


 

Whether you’re going for weight loss or bulking up, a mixed regimen of aerobic and strength training is the best way to achieve the body you want. But even within those categories, don’t stick to the same exercises every day, higgins said.


 

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Jillian michaels' workout dos and don'ts

Want to see results at the gym? here are a few dos and don’ts to help you get more bang for your buck.

“don’t go running every day,” he said. “it’ll get boring and you’ll get to a point where you don’t enjoy it anymore. Try biking, or the elliptical or whatever you enjoy most. If you like to play basketball or tennis, do that, because you’re more likely to stick to something you enjoy.”


 

In addition, move between the four various types of exercise, which are aerobic, resistance (strength) training, flexibility (which includes yoga) and balance, which is especially important for seniors.


 

Tip 4: Know your weight and the right way to use it


 

Most people are confused the first time they walk into a gym, higgins said, but are afraid of asking for advice. But if that’s you -- get over it.


 

“if you don’t know ask,” he said. “by law, gyms have to have people who can help show you how to work out on the machine, and it can save you from badly injuring yourself.”


 

In addition, many gym newbies go for the heaviest weight they can -- a rookie mistake.


 

“Go on a weight machine and, starting at the lowest weight, pull it down and keep adding on from there. Just keep increasing the weight until you reach a point where you can only do one or you can’t do any. That’s too much”


 

Once you find your maximum weight, two-thirds of that number is where you should start.


 

“You should be able to do about 12 reps,” higgins said. “it should be easy, but it shouldn’t be difficult to the point where you’re straining.”


 

Finally, once you have a weight you’re comfortable with, don’t get too eager to increase it.


 

“You should not increase it more than 10 percent in a week,” higgins said. “if you do, your risk of injury increases exponentially.”


 

Tip 5: Know when to take a break


 

When people start out, they are often overzealous and try to get to the gym every day, higgins said. However, by not letting your body rest, you can be doing much more harm than good.


 

“If you don’t give your body time to heal and repair itself, your performance will go down and you’ll get into a vicious cycle where you never fully recover,” he said.


 

And if you’re sore after a workout, that’s good -- unless it hurts too much.


 

“It is normal to have pain and soreness after exercise,” higgins said. “don’t run to take a painkiller, because that can mask pain and cause you to do real damage to your body. Let yourself recover naturally.”

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Hi, I am 22 yrs old, recently I had sex with my fiance on the 3rd and 4th day of periods using condom. Will I get pregnant? please help me . Thank you!

Diploma in Family Medicine, Fellowship in Diabetology, Diploma in Diabetology, FCCP, MBBS
General Physician,
In a 28 days menstrual cycle safe period is first 10days and last 12 days. Remember this as a a tip. You will not get pregnant. Enjoy.
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My wife is 39 years age. She is not getting monthly period since 4 months. We checked for pregnancy. Test is negative. What may be the reason for stopping periods.

MD - Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Jammu
My wife is 39 years age. She is not getting monthly period since 4 months. We checked for pregnancy. Test is negative...
Sometimes due to a disease called poly cystic ovarian disease the periods are delayed. U should go for an ultra sound to confirm pcod.
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My vagina is paining and sensitive and there is blood in my urine. While urinating there is excruciating pain. Pls advise.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
My vagina is paining and sensitive and there is blood in my urine. While urinating there is excruciating pain. Pls ad...
It can be vaginally and urinary infection .Please get the checkup done by gynaecologist and do the urine culture and sensitivity
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Respected Doctor, my daughter is 12 years old. Periods started for her from month before last month. The problem is periods doesn't stops. After 7 days of regular flow. It doesn't stops completely but bleeds very little everyday throughout the month and on the dates the bleeding is regular and again the same thing continues. Request you helpful suggestion.

MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Bangalore
Respected Doctor, my daughter is 12 years old. Periods started for her from month before last month. The problem is p...
Initial periods are irregular. But continued bleeding is not normal. Please get a scan done and blood tests done for thyroid hemoglobin and bleeding and clotting problems and show to a gynecologist.
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Sir and a last question is that her period was over just 2 days ago.But i hae given ipill within 2 hours of sex.

MD - Maternity & Child Health
Gynaecologist, Bangalore
No use of ipill then. Pls use condoms next time without fail since ipill is not a safer option. Can b used onl in emergency. Thnq dr roopadevi stree women health care centre
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I am 42 years. During conjugation. The path is dry. My menstrual phase is running. Please Solve this problem.

B.Sc(hons), Physics, B.H.M.S., PGDIT (software Engg)
Homeopath, Delhi
I am 42 years. During conjugation. The path is dry. My menstrual phase is running. Please Solve this problem.
I think its dryness of vagina. Take german reckweg alumina 30 daily one dose 4-5 drops orally./ week ly 2 doses. Fresh fruit juice daily 1 glass. Also I need to know your diet. You need a healthy diet.
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Hi. I am female 23 years old. Suffering with swelling in left labia majora from 2 days. I don't have itching problem but its paining. I was unable to sit or walk comfortably. Suggest me how reduce it. Nd also can you pls tell me why it gets swelled.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Noida
This could be bartholinitis or a bartholin cyst. please get a gyn examination done to rule out any abscess formation as well. Regards
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While doing sex at some point I feel weak. I can't do continuously in one position. Help me.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
While doing sex at some point I feel weak.
I can't do continuously in one position.
Help me.
The best ayurveda herb for your case is 1. Take 2 tsp Indian asparagus powder 2. Add 1 cup milk 3. Boil the mixture for 10 min 4. Drink 2 times every day surely you will get results. Your problem is permanently cure by ayurvedic treatment.
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I got negative result in urine pregnancy test. Bt still I have symptoms to be pregnant and still i'm missing the period. What's the matter?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
I got negative result in urine pregnancy test. Bt still I have symptoms to be pregnant and still i'm missing the peri...
Hi lybrate-user. Welcome to lybrate. Sometimes delayed period also have symptoms similar to early pregnancy. If your test is negative its unlikely that you could be pregnant. If you still have doubts I suggest you repeat the test with an early morning sample of urine. If still negative then wait for another 3-4 days for your period. If they do not start then we can start you on medicines to resume them hope this information has been helpful. All the best.
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Endometriosis - 4 Reasons Behind it!

MRCOG, MD -gynaecology, obstretition, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Ghaziabad
Endometriosis - 4 Reasons Behind it!

The abnormal growth of the endometrium tissue outside the uterus is known as endometriosis. Ideally, the abnormal tissue is supposed to break down and exit the body. However, in this condition, the tissue is unable to pass out of the body. As a result, the surrounding tissue tends to get irritated and leads to the formation of scar tissues.

The various causes of endometriosis include:

  1. Immune system disorder: Complications in the immune system might render it incapable of destroying the endometrial tissue that grows outside the uterus.
  2. Surgical scar implantation: Certain surgeries such as a C-section may result in the attachment of endometrial cells to the incision area.
  3. Embryonic cell transport: These cells may be transported to other parts of the body by the blood vessels which may lead to endometriosis.
  4. Retrograde menstruation: Instead of passing out of the body, under this condition, the blood flows back into the pelvic region via the fallopian tubes. When these cells attach themselves to the pelvic cavity, it causes endometriosis.

Symptoms
1. Pain during sexual intercourse
2. Pain during periods including pelvic pain, especially during periods, lower back pain and abdominal pain.
3. Excessive bleeding during periods
4. Fatigue
5. Constipation
6. Bloating

The major complication that results is fertility problems. Endometriosis may prevent the combination of the egg and the sperm and thus, impairs your ability to conceive. It is recommended not to delay pregnancy if you have endometriosis. This disorder also tends to increase the risk of ovarian cancer in some women.

How can it be treated?

Endometriosis is usually done using surgery or medications. 

  1. Medication: It usually involves painkillers.
  2. Hormone therapy: Some of the hormonal therapies include:
    1. Hormonal contraceptives
    2. Progestin therapy
    3. Gonadotropin-releasing hormone (Gn-RH) agonists and antagonists
  3. Conservative surgery: If a patient wants to become pregnant, surgery is done as much as possible without harming the uterus and ovaries. Suggested procedures include laparoscopy and traditional abdominal surgery.
  4. Assisted reproductive technologies: An example of this form of treatment is In Vitro Fertilization.
  5. Hysterectomy: Under severe circumstances, total hysterectomy is conducted in order to facilitate the removal of cervix and uterus. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a gynaecologist and ask a free question.
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I have been experiencing sticky opaque cervical mucus since yesterday. I have a 35 day cycle and I gt my periods on d 16th of may. Hw do I knw wen il ovulate. Im realy anxious to conceive.

MBBS, DGO, MD, Fellowship in Gynae Oncology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I have been experiencing sticky opaque cervical mucus since yesterday. I have a 35 day cycle and I gt my periods on d...
Generally ovulation occurs 14 days back to next cycle, for exact dates of ovulation you can use ovulation kit.
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I'm married from 6 months. Me and my spouse make love but he hasn't snatched my virginity, it is because of his fear to see me in pain, well I'm ready for loosing it psychologically. Please tell about the related troubles. How can we do this so that causing lesser pain?

BDS, Certification in hypnotherapy, Certification in N.L.P, Certification in Gene and behavior, Psychology at Work
Psychologist, Gurgaon
I'm married from 6 months. Me and my spouse make love but he hasn't snatched my virginity, it is because of his fear ...
Fear is the only concern here. Pain is not mandatory. Shed your fears or it will lead to future frustration Nothing much is required except maybe some lubrication and increased foreplay. Assure him that all will be well and will not hurt you in any way Cheers
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Symptoms and Treatments for Uterine Bleeding

FIMSA, FICOG, MNAMS (Obstetrtics & Gynaecology) , MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
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Causes of Vaginal Yeast Infections and Risk Factors Associated with it

DGO, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Causes of Vaginal Yeast Infections and Risk Factors Associated with it

Vaginal yeast infection occurs when too many yeast cells grow in the vagina, causing inflammation. It can spread by sexual contact but is not considered as a sexually transmitted infection. A yeast infection results in soreness or itching in the vagina with a burning sensation while urinating.

Causes of yeast infections in the vagina:

The vagina contains a balanced mix of yeast and bacteria; but if the balance is disrupted, it can lead to yeast infection. The reasons for overgrowth of yeast infections are:

  • If antibiotics are used more than usual, they can decrease the level of lactobacillus bacteria present in the vagina, changing the pH of vagina
  • Having high estrogen levels during pregnancy by using high dose birth control pills and hormone therapy can lead to the overgrowth of yeasts.
  • Having diabetes, especially when the blood sugar level is not checked and tends to be high
  • Having a weak or impaired immune system
  • Being overweight and having poor eating habits, including foods high in sugar level

Risk factors associated with the condition:

A number of factors can increase your risk of getting a vaginal yeast infection.

  • Using antibiotics heightens your risk of developing vaginal yeast infection as it disrupts the balance between yeast and bacteria. Excessive intake of antibiotics can kill healthy bacteria, leading to overgrowth of yeast organisms.
  • Having a weak immune system with conditions such as poorly controlled diabetes and HIV can lead to an overgrowth of yeast in the vagina. Corticosteroid medicines also weaken the immune system.
  • Wearing pants that are tight-fitting, nonabsorbent and undergarments that trap warmth and moisture
  • Having high estrogen levels due to an imbalance of hormone levels during pregnancy or menstrual cycle can also lead to vaginal yeast infection.

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Related Tip: All you need to know about infections of the Uterus, Vagina and Cervix

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Is pocd curable .if yes pl tell me the ways for it .My daughter she is 17 was suffering from irregular cycles. Recently we found that she has cysts in her ovaries .kindly help.

MBBS, DGO, MD, Fellowship in Gynae Oncology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Is pocd curable .if yes pl tell me the ways for it .My daughter she is 17 was suffering from irregular cycles. Recent...
Hello, You should consult a gynecologist and follow the medications as prescribed to get relief from PCOS. Also, ask your daughter to have a well-nourished diet and do regular exercise. Maintaining a healthy body weight is important.
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