Delayed conception isn’t an uncommon event. For most, it’s usually a transient phenomenon, with spontaneous conception occurring in the course of time. However, there should never be any hesitation to be evaluated, especially when the delay is more than one year. Older couples beyond the mid-thirties should be evaluated earlier, after around six months of trying to conceive.
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Most women in the reproductive age group are familiar with the term fibroid. Fibroids are ‘golf-ball’ like swellings commonly found within the body of the womb (uterus). They are fairly common, especially in African women. It is important to be aware that fibroids are not cancer, and can be left alone for the lifetime of the woman. The exact cause of fibroids is not known, though there appears to be a genetic link.
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Cosmetic surgery is a thriving industry, mainly popularized by the ever glamorous celebrities. But the practice never really escaped the attention of the middle class populace, who now drive the industry. In a typical day, there are multitudes of people waiting their turn to modify an unwieldly part of their bodies. There are boob jobs, facelifts, liposuctions and genital cosmetics among a host of other procedures.
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It is pretty common nowadays for people to associate with individual doctors. You commonly hear of ‘my GP’, ‘my gynecologist’, or ‘my-whatever specialist’. Well, makes a lot of sense. Your regular doctor will remember much about you, meaning that you hardly need to recount much in subsequent visits. Consistency of care becomes a given, and any referrals are a smooth process.
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If you never get sick, and have found a way of maintaining optimal health longterm, you can get away with zero healthcare expenses. But that’s utopian and hardly achievable. Alternatively you can aim for a healthy lifestyle, combined with preventive measures that may end up minimizing visits to doctors, and accrue ample savings. All ordinary folk will however end up with healthcare expenses at some point. The trick is learning what to pay for, and how much. Or not paying anything at all.
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