Category archive: Gynaecology

Estrogen during the menstrual cycle – Gynaecology

Estrogen is produced by the ovaries and in smaller amounts by the adrenal cortex. Estrogen during the menstrual cycle Estrogen hormones play an essential role in the ovaries, stimulating egg follicle growth. Estrogen stimulates the growth of the vagina, thickening its wall, increasing its acidity to fight against bacterial infections. It also enhances and maintains…

Over Active Bladder Syndrome – Gynaecology

Overactive bladder syndrome is when the bladder contracts suddenly without you having control and when the bladder is not full. Complex nerve messages are sent between the brain, bladder and the pelvic floor muscles. These tell you how full your bladder is and tell the right muscles to contract or relax at the right time. Over active…

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