Womens health in kannada audioPresentation Transcript
Dr. Shamanthakamani Narendran MD (pead), PhD (yoga science)
http://chetnaindia.org/ Significant impact on health of women because of biological and gender related differences. Physical, sexual and emotional violence.
FALSE BELIEFS STILL CONTINUE Female feticide & infanticide Girl child – poverty, discrimination Adolescent girl Horoscope Early marriages Pregnancy and its complications Perimenopause & menopause
HEALTH ISSUES Menstruation Contraception Maternal health Child birth Cancer Bone health – arthritis, osteoporosis Menopause
FEMALE DISORDERS ON THE INCREASE Menstrual Malnutrition Hypertension disorders Obesity & CVD Arthritis Urinary HIV/AIDS Osteoporosis incontinence Diabetes PCOS Breast Depression cancer Poor Allergy immunityStresses & strains of modern life is taking a big toll
MENSTRUAL DISORDERS Amenorrhea - Absence or abnormal cessation of the menses. Dysmenorrhea - Difficult and painful menstruation – pain killers. Menorrhagia – (Dysfunctional uterine bleeding) Excessively prolonged or profuse menses – progestins, antifibrinolytic agents – endometrial ablation, fibroid removal. Premenstrual tension (PMT) – nervousness, depression, fluid retention, weight gain – physiological and psychological symptoms.
LIFE STYLE CHANGE & DIET High protein diet Minimal processed foods
YOGA THERAPY Three cardinal principles of yogaA. Relax the bodyC. Slow down the breathE. Calm the mind
PELVIC FLOOR Foundation for Movement, Balance, Stability, Flexibility. Supports – bones in the spine, muscles and organs in the abdomen and surrounds the 3 openings. Controls passage of urine and stool. Kegels training and Ashwini mudra & Squatting.
CARE OF THE UNBORN CHILD WITH YOGA (Abhimanyu Yoga)