Ovulation

The reproductive cyle begins with ovulation, the release of a ripe egg, or ovum, from the ovary Hundreds of thousands of follicles sit nestled inside the ovary. Each follicle is a sphere of cells with an immature egg at its center. The typical 28-day menstrual cycle begins on the first day of menstrual bleeding. During […]

Smoking Causes Cancer, Heart Disease, Emphysema

Every time you smoke a cigarette, toxic gases pass into your lungs, then into your bloodstream, where they spread to every organ in your body. A cigarette is made using the tobacco leaf, which contains nicotine and a variety of other compounds. As the tobacco and compounds burn, they release thousands of dangerous chemicals, including […]

Human Papillomavirus | HPV | Nucleus Health

Human Papilloma viruses, also called HPVs, make up a group of over 100 related viruses that infect people. Most HPVs can cause common skin warts, usually on the hands or feet. However, about 40 types of HPV affect the genitals, which are the sex organs on the outside of the body. These HPVs cause the […]

Pelvic Prolapse | Nucleus Health

Your pelvic organs are held in place by muscles and tissues in your pelvis. If these muscles and tissues weaken or tear your pelvic organs may prolapse, or drop down, into your vagina. If your bladder and urethra prolapse into your front vaginal wall, you have a cystourethrocele. Your doctor may recommend an anterior colporrhaphy, […]

Medical Animation: HIV and AIDS

HIV is the Human Immunodeficiency Virus. If you have HIV, you have an infection that damages your immune system over time, and causes AIDS. AIDS stands for Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. It is the final stage of an HIV infection, when your immune system is damaged and too weak to fight off ordinary infections. When foreign […]

Birth Control Pills

A series of events called the menstrual cycle happens about once every month to prepare a woman’s body for pregnancy. Changing levels of natural chemicals in the bloodstream called called hormones control these events. The reproductive organs affected by these hormones include: the vagina, cervix, uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries. The ovaries produce two main […]

Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a condition where tissue, similar to the lining in your uterus, grows in other areas of your body. If you are a woman, your reproductive system includes the vagina, uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries. During a normal menstrual cycle, you’re ovaries make chemicals called hormones, which signal the lining of your uterus to […]

Circumcision | Nucleus Health

circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin from the penis of your male baby it is usually done within the first few days of birth at birth the penis has a protective sleeve of tissue called the foreskin covering the glans or head the foreskin can usually be pulled back to expose the glans […]

Is Cesarean Section Delivery safe for both Mother and Child?

Is Cesarean Section Delivery safe for both Mother and Child? Giving birth to a healthy baby without any complication during the pregnancy and labor periods is what every women desire for. Vaginal birth is extremely painful as there is contraction and pain between your vagina and perineum. However, a Cesarean Section (C-section) delivery allows the […]

Water Birth | Normal Labor and Delivery Vaginal Birth at Home | Baby Test

I sit properly now Is that alright? the baby in your butt It’s good to see it What a beautiful baby, cmon wahh waahh baby, my goodness, hello look at that.. Is a baby look at that This is Mary and this is Allan and this is big sister Anika you are big sister look […]