Times Of India article dated Mar 28, 2016
Remember the time when you forgot to put your phone on 'Do Not Disturb' mode and woke up to a stinker email by your boss? You had a mini heart attack and couldn't even carry on with your daily routine after that. You ended up screaming at people on the road, not responding to your family and friends properly and even skipping your meals for rest of the day. Well, this is exactly what your inbox does to you.
According to researchers, work emails are one of the biggest stress-inducing factors for working professionals. And, when these emails continue to flood your inbox even after the working hours, you cannot help but suffer from anxiety disorders, heart problems and headaches, revealed a report by Daily Mail. This is perhaps the reason why employers' federations and unions in France decided to put a ban on work emails post 6pm for employees covered under the agreement, back in 2014.
In India, particularly in metro cities, people spend most time on the move - commuting to and fro the workplace. They leave early in the morning and return late at night, with practically no time for themselves. On top of this, when they are asked to log in from home, they start to feel burdened and stressed out, resulting in burnout and poor performance at work. Dr Atul Verma, Clinical Psychologist, SCI International Hospital adds, "Stress can lead to anxiety disorders because you are constantly worried about receiving an email from your employer to work on something important. This way you can never relieve yourself from work."
Dr Kashissh A Chhabriaa, Counselling Psychologist blames the unrealistic expectations of employers in this context. Employees are forced to take work home and be available 24x7, which severely affects their health. Sandhya … Continue Reading ››
WHAT IS INTRAUTERINE INSEMINATION TREATMENT (IUI Treatment)
IUI is a procedure where semen is instilled inside the uterus of a woman after it has been processed in the laboratory. IUI Treatment is done at the time of ovulation.
It is recommended in cases of male factor infertility like low sperm counts or motility and also in case of unexplained infertility so as to improve chances of pregnancy
DOES IUI INCREASE THE CHANCE OF PREGNANCY
In IUI, the washed sperms are deposited directly in the uterus at the time of ovulation.By this there are more chances for gametes (eggs and sperms) to fertilise and cause pregnancy.
BEST TIME FOR AN IUI
The best period to do an IUI is immediately after ovulation (egg release).
HOW IS IUI PERFORMED? DESCRIBE AN IUI PROCEDURE?
IUI is a simple,non painful procedure.Firstly,the husband’s semen is collected and then prepared in laboratory so we get the maximum number of good motile sperms.Thereafter the woman (wife)is positioned to lie down and a speculum is inserted in the vagina. Semen washes in loaded in a sterile plastic catheter and introduced through the cervix into the uterine cavity and is then injected slowly.
WHAT ARE THE PRE IUI TREATMENT STEPS
IUI Pre Treatment steps are as follows:-
1)Screening tests for both husband & wife.
2)Tubal patency test of wife is desirable.
3)Ovulation induction with medications
4) Follicular monitoring by ultrasound.
5)Timing of ovulation by giving an HCG trigger injection (for
egg release) when the follicles are mature(>20 mm).
6)36-40 hours later, semen is processed and IUI done.
EXTRA PRECAUTIONS AFTER IUI PROCEDURE?
A woman is asked to lie down for 15-30 minutes after IUI procedure,thereafter she can resume her routine activities .She is asked to take prescribed medications on time as advised.