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Reviewed byVeera Reproductive Care
  • 27 March
  • 3 min read

We’re bringing you Menstrual Cycle 101 because it impacts more than just your reproductive health!

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Reviewed byVeera Reproductive Care
  • 27 March
  • 4 min read

Find out how oral contraceptive pills treat PCOS and what to expect

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Reviewed byVeera Reproductive Care
  • 25 February
  • 5 min read

Find out what goes on in your body when you’re feeling ‘hormonal’ or when your period cycle goes awry.

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Reviewed byVeera Reproductive Care
  • 25 February
  • 4 min read

Does alternative medicine for PCOS work? We delve into the world of herbs and natural healing to uncover what’s fact and what’s fiction.

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Reviewed byVeera Mental Health
  • 23 January
  • 4 min read

More Indian women die by suicide as compared to their female counterparts in the rest of the world.India has a complicated history with suicide, learn more here

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Reviewed byVeera Reproductive Care
  • 21 January
  • 2 min read

Learn why regular weight loss diets may not work for PCOS, and how insulin resistance requires more specialised guidance.

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Reviewed byVeera Reproductive Care
  • 20 January
  • 2 min read

PCOS has many symptoms and can feel like an endless struggle. With all the information available on the internet, how do you decide what the right PCOS treatment is? Here's what our doctors tell

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Reviewed byVeera Mental Health
  • 15 January
  • 4 min read

As the Coronavirus continues to force us into lockdowns and quarantines, and consistently adjust to “new normals”, millions of individuals are suffering silently.Guide to help your loved ones.

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Reviewed byVeera Reproductive Care
  • 07 January
  • 4 min read

Are you aware of the two main types of abortions? Read on to understand the differences.

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Reviewed byVeera Reproductive Care
  • 07 January
  • 3 min read

Dealing with an abortion dilemma or pregnancy scare? Here are some must-knows to keep in mind.

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Reviewed byVeera Reproductive Care
  • 08 December
  • 2 min read

The best way to reduce your risk of dying from breast cancer is early detection through screening. Learn more about screening and early signs of breast cancer.

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Reviewed byVeera Mental Health
  • 08 December
  • 2 min read

We think everyone could use a little therapy! Not sure what to expect? If it’s your first time, here’s what you can anticipate.

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Reviewed byVeera Mental Health
  • 08 December
  • 2 min read

CBT, IPT…ABC soup? Confused by the different types of the therapy out there? Let us explain some of the most common types of therapy out there!

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Reviewed byVeera Mental Health
  • 08 December
  • 2 min read

Don’t know how to choose a therapist? Here are some tips to think about as you pick someone right for you.

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Reviewed byVeera Reproductive Care
  • 25 November
  • 2 min read

We collaborated with Pink Legal on a guide for rape survivors and their caregivers to navigate the law, medical exam, media, police & mental health in the aftermath. Read a preview of the guide here.

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Reviewed byVeera Reproductive Care
  • 11 November
  • 2 min read

Wondering why you would even need to see a gynaecologist and what you’d even need to talk to them about? Here’s some reasons why!

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Reviewed byVeera Reproductive Care
  • 04 November
  • 2 min read

We’re setting straight some common mistruths to help you make your informed choices with your menstrual hygiene options.

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Reviewed byVeera Reproductive Care
  • 04 November
  • 2 min read

Whether you’re tired of your regular menstrual products or just curious to try something new, we have you covered.

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Reviewed byVeera Reproductive Care
  • 29 October
  • 3 min read

Did you know that every 4 minutes an Indian woman is diagnosed with breast cancer and every 13 minutes a woman dies from breast cancer?

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Reviewed byVeera Reproductive Care
  • 28 October
  • 5 min read

We know biodegradable pads help the planet, but did you know that they’re also good for you? Read more to find out why doctors recommend biodegradable pads to their patients.

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Reviewed byVeera Skin & Hair Care
  • 22 September
  • 2 min read

If not treated correctly, fungal infections can turn into a pesky, recurring saga. We have the low down on all the treatment must-knows to help you avoid that.

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Reviewed byVeera Skin & Hair Care
  • 20 September
  • 2 min read

Get to know one of the most pressing skin conditions in India currently. You'll be surprised how common this is!

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Reviewed byMs.Mansi Dhamne
  • 22 September
  • 2 min read

You might think that only older folks need fibre, but almost everyone can benefit from plenty of it in their diet. Learn more about this nutrient!

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Reviewed byVeera Mental Health
  • 30 August
  • 2 min read

Leaving an abusive relationship is not easy. Here are resources to help you take back control and set things right.

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Reviewed byVeera Mental Health
  • 30 August
  • 2 min read

An abusive relationship can happen to anyone. Here’s how you can prevent yourself from becoming a silent sufferer or spectator.

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Reviewed byVeera Reproductive Care
  • 25 August
  • 4 min read

Condoms can be your best defence against STIs and unwanted pregnancies provided you use them correctly. Avoid these common condom mistakes for better protection!

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Reviewed byVeera Reproductive Care
  • 26 December
  • 3 min read

It’s placed just under the skin in your upper arm and is >99% effective in preventing an unwanted pregnancy. Learn all about the implant – a long-term solution for birth control.

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Reviewed byVeera Reproductive Care
  • 12 August
  • 3 min read

How does an intrauterine device(IUD) work? Here is all you need to know about the mechanism and insertion of an IUD to prevent unwanted pregnancies.

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Reviewed byVeera Reproductive Care
  • 03 August
  • 4 min read

Will getting an intrauterine device disrupt or enhance your sex life? Here’s what you need to know.

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Reviewed byVeera Diet & Nutrition
  • 03 August
  • 2 min read

We’re cutting the fat from the facts to help you make smarter health choices.

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Reviewed byVeera Reproductive Care
  • 23 July
  • 2 min read

Do you swear by the pull-out method for contraception? Here are all the reasons why you should ditch this form of contraception right now!

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Reviewed byVeera Mental Health
  • 31 July
  • 2 min read

Consent is a sexy and essential part of every healthy relationship. Here’s how to get it right.

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Reviewed byVeera Reproductive Care
  • 22 July
  • 3 min read

Forgot to take your daily birth control pill? Don’t panic! Here’s what you should do.

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Reviewed byVeera Reproductive Care
  • 22 July
  • 2 min read

Does the contraceptive pill affect your fertility? I heard it causes weight gain? We will address some of the common myths that you may have heard.

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Reviewed byDr.Mansi Verma
  • 21 July
  • 10 min read

With so many contraception methods out there, the choice can be confusing! To make the right contraceptive choices for your lifestyle, we have this handy guide to all your contraception options.

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Reviewed byVeera Reproductive Care
  • 21 July
  • 3 min read

How do birth control pills prevent pregnancies? We give you a low-down on the dosage, the potential side effects and more.

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Reviewed byVeera Reproductive Care
  • 16 July
  • 3 min read

If there was a vaccine against cancer, wouldn’t you want to get it? Lucky for you, there is! Learn about common myths and the facts surrounding the highly-debated HPV vaccine.

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Reviewed byVeera Reproductive Care
  • 15 August
  • 4 min read

Cervical cancer and HPV vaccine: Here's why every Indian woman should get this life-saving vaccine.

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Reviewed byVeera General Health
  • 31 July
  • 2 min read

Whether you’re buying medications due to COVID-19 or just looking to restock your medicine closet, it’s vital to understand safe storage.

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Reviewed byVeera Reproductive Care
  • 16 July
  • 3 min read

Is it a blood test? Do you need a urine sample? A swab...and where?! All your STI testing questions answered!

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Reviewed byVeera Diet & Nutrition
  • 31 July
  • 4 min read

When the claims on your food labels seem too good to be true, they usually are! Get the upper hand on making good food decisions by learning to read food labels.

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Reviewed byDr.Aakriti Mehra
  • 11 January
  • 2 min read

It’s a blemish… it’s a zit… it’s hormonal acne! All you need to know about dealing with PCOS-related acne.

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Reviewed byDr.Shekhar Purandare
  • 11 January
  • 4 min read

Learn how nutrition and food habits play a huge role in managing polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS).

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Reviewed byVeera Reproductive Care
  • 09 July
  • 3 min read

Unsure what the symptoms of a sexually transmitted infection are? Here's what to watch out for and when to see a doctor.

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Reviewed byVeera Reproductive Care
  • 08 July
  • 5 min read

Need a quick review of all the types of sexually transmitted infections? Check out our comprehensive guide to the 10 most common STIs.

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Reviewed byDr.Mansi Verma
  • 27 October
  • 2 min read

If you're dealing with period pain, don't suffer in silence. It's time to take charge and seek help from a doctor.

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Reviewed byDr.Bella Palnitkar
  • 01 July
  • 4 min read

Irregular periods can be a real health concern--find out what the causes are and when you should seek a doctor.

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Reviewed byDr.Shreedevi Tanksale
  • 01 July
  • 3 min read

Emergency contraception may be your only resort to avoid an unwanted pregnancy after unprotected sex. Read on to know all about the morning-after pill to be better prepared.

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Reviewed byDr.Shefali Shah
  • 25 June
  • 2 min read

Mental health disorders are not only poorly understood, but also stigmatized in our country. Here we debunk some of the most common misconceptions around anxiety disorder.

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Reviewed byDr.Shefali Shah
  • 20 June
  • 3 min read

Anxiety disorders are all too common among women but often left untreated. Here is how to get diagnosed if you think you have anxiety and what you can do to put the brakes on your fears.

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Reviewed byDr.Shefali Shah
  • 10 June
  • 3 min read

Did you know women are more likely to suffer from anxiety than men? If left untreated, anxiety can also turn into panic attacks. Here's how to identify the symptoms of anxiety disorder.

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Reviewed byDr.Shefali Shah
  • 06 June
  • 3 min read

Anxiety can feel like a tornado swirling in your mind, but if you think anxiety is the same thing as feeling stressed, it's not! Here's the low-down on anxiety disorder and its triggers.

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Reviewed byDr.Mansi Verma
  • 20 June
  • 3 min read

Think you might have bacterial vaginosis? Fear not! Learn how to treat this completely curable infection.

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Reviewed byDr.Mansi Verma
  • 10 June
  • 3 min read

Does your vagina seem to be smelling bad? If you have noticed a fishy odour coming from your vagina and are wondering whether your discharge is normal, you may have bacterial vaginosis.

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Reviewed byVeera General Health
  • 20 June
  • 2 min read

Have you been a victim of domestic violence or sexual assault? Reach out to these women helpline numbers for support during COVID-19 pandemic.

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Reviewed byVeera General Health
  • 06 June
  • 2 min read

If you’re pregnant, you are more vulnerable to respiratory infections, like the flu. But how much at risk are you of getting the novel coronavirus? We answer all your queries in this article.

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Reviewed byVeera General Health
  • 20 June
  • 5 min read

Are you drinking only warm water and eating lots of garlic? It’s time to get a reality check as we bust the most common myths about COVID-19.

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Reviewed byVeera General Health
  • 10 June
  • 2 min read

Do women have better immunity to fight the virus? Here's all you need to know about how coronavirus affects genders

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Reviewed byVeera General Health
  • 18 June
  • 5 min read

How does the novel coronavirus spread? Everything you can do to prevent getting infected and staying safe.

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Reviewed byDr.Shekhar Purandare
  • 11 June
  • 3 min read

Gynaecological checkup 101: from pelvic exams to reproductive rights

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Reviewed byMs.Shyamolie Desai
  • 10 June
  • 3 min read

It's especially difficult to address depression when you're brought up in Indian society. Time to challenge some common misconceptions.

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Reviewed byMs.Shyamolie Desai
  • 10 June
  • 3 min read

If you're feeling lost about diagnosis and treatment of depression, read this. The first step is to seek help.

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Reviewed byMs.Shyamolie Desai
  • 06 May
  • 3 min read

Depression is a serious health issue--do not confuse it with just "feeling low."

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Reviewed byDr.Mansi Verma
  • 04 May
  • 3 min read

Frequent need to urinate is the most common sign of having a UTI. Read all about UTI symptoms, prevention, & treatments

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Reviewed byDr.Mansi Verma
  • 11 January
  • 2 min read

There are several myths surrounding PCOS--read this article to get to the bottom of the truth.

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Reviewed byDr.Shekhar Purandare
  • 28 July
  • 3 min read

It's normal for women to have some discharge - learn about what different types of discharge can mean here

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Reviewed byDr.Mansi Verma
  • 11 January
  • 2 min read

PCOS is a very common condition among Indian women. It's important to get the right information to be prepared and get diagnosed early.

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Reviewed byDr.Mansi Verma
  • 05 May
  • 2 min read

More than half of women are likely to suffer from Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) at some point in their lifetime. Learn what it is and how it can occur.

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Reviewed byVeera General Health
  • 03 May
  • 3 min read

Let’s admit it, exercising at home under quarantine is harder for moms. Here are some easy steps to keep yourself fit during these strange times.

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Reviewed byDr.Mansi Verma
  • 11 January
  • 3 min read

PCOS affects anywhere between 1 in 5 to 1 in 10 women in India. It's so common that if you don’t have it, you likely know someone who does.

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Reviewed byVeera Mental Health
  • 10 June
  • 3 min read

If you are self-isolating and living alone during COVID-19 pandemic, it can be easy to fall into a pattern of boredom, loneliness or grief. The important thing to know is that you are not alone.

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Reviewed byDr.Shubhangini Sharma
  • 01 May
  • 3 min read

Read about the red flags you should look for if you have severe hair fall issues and how to treat them.

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Reviewed byDr.Shubhangini Sharma
  • 21 August
  • 3 min read

Indian women are increasingly suffering from hair fall issues due to a variety of factors, including stress and diet.

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Reviewed byDr.Shubhangini Sharma
  • 01 May
  • 3 min read

Everything in life seems harder when that sudden acne outbreak hits us. So what exactly is a legitimate acne condition?

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Reviewed byDr.Shubhangini Sharma
  • 01 May
  • 3 min read

There's multiple reasons why you could be getting acne and even more treatment options out there. Take a look at the most common causes behind acne here.

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Reviewed byDr.Mansi Verma
  • 01 May
  • 2 min read

Like a lot of common conditions, anaemia has been wrapped in a lot of misconceptions and folklore. We’ve provided medically-verified truths to counter the myths.

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Reviewed byDr.Mansi Verma
  • 01 May
  • 3 min read

Learn if you're suffering from anaemia and what treatment options you can adopt to fortify your body

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Reviewed byDr.Mansi Verma
  • 10 June
  • 3 min read

Anaemia affects one in two every Indian women. It's about time we arm ourselves with the right information and protect our health!

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Reviewed byDr.Mansi Verma
  • 30 April
  • 4 min read

You've likely heard myths about UTIs. We've compiled some of the most common misconceptions you may have heard, countered by medically accurate facts.