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6 Top Tips For Good Vagina Health

By : Anna | Published : Thursday March 26, 2015 | Posted in : Women's Health
We all know the importance of a good diet and plenty of exercise when it comes to looking after ourselves. A healthy, active lifestyle ensures you will be able to remain fit and in good health for as long as possible. But of course, some parts of our bodies occasionally require more specialist care. For example, when it comes to the health of your vagina, what are you doing to keep it in check?

5 Facts About The Menopause

By : Zaman | Published : Wednesday March 18, 2015 | Posted in : Women's Health
Image of lady losing hair For many women, the menopause can often be difficult phase consisting of hot flushes and a whole host of other unexpected symptoms that can affect them both mentally and physically. This blog will look into 7 facts about the menopause and the effects that they can have.

What Your Period Says About You

By : Claire | Published : Tuesday March 17, 2015 | Posted in : Women's Health
We're all affected differently when our 'time of the month' comes around, and some of us certainly have a worse time than others. But look at it this way; if it has to happen every month then shouldn't we try to get something out of it? Well, the good news is that your menstrual cycle can provide you with some helpful clues about your overall health status.

Hormone Replacement Therapy Risks Explored

By : Zaman | Published : Wednesday March 11, 2015 | Posted in : Women's Health
Small image of pill pack With the recent headlines in the news discussing both the positive and potentially negative effects of HRT, this blog will explore further into whether or not patients are at risk with this particular type of treatment.

Is Long-Term Contraception For You?

By : Bryn | Published : Thursday March 5, 2015 | Posted in : Women's Health
With so many contraceptive options out there, it can be difficult to decide which one is going to work for you. The deciding factors vary from person to person and the choice you make can depend on any number of things.

6 Tips For Surviving Your Period

By : Megan | Published : Thursday February 5, 2015 | Posted in : Women's Health
So, it’s that time of the month again… you know it’s going to be bad, you know it’s going to be uncomfortable and you know that, sometimes, it’s going to hurt. It isn’t fair that it happens every month but it does, and it’s time to prepare and cope as best you can. So how do you deal with this problem again? We have a few tips for you…

Why Am I So Tired? Symptoms Of PMS

By : Anna | Published : Friday January 23, 2015 | Posted in : Women's Health
The symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) can be a painful and annoying experience for some women, affecting them both physically and emotionally. Typical signs of PMS include anxiety, mood swings, tiredness, irritability, depression, loss of confidence, clumsiness and difficulty sleeping.

Why Are Over 80% Of Women Not Using Emergency Contraception?

By : Hari | Published : Wednesday September 17, 2014 | Posted in : Women's Health
Why are some women embarrassed to find out more about emergency contraception (EC), let alone ask for it? Would they rather risk pregnancy or is there still a huge stigma around the issue, meaning they choose to ignore the topic altogether? Maybe some feel it’s the same as having an abortion?

Can HRT prevent Alzheimer’s in women?

By : Charlie | Published : Wednesday February 20, 2013 | Posted in : Women's Health
Image of HRT pills Recognised as a treatment for post-menopausal women, it now seems that HRT (hormone replacement therapy) may offer other health benefits. According to The Independent, a new study has found that hormone replacement therapy can block signs of rapid aging, which may potentially be linked to Alzheimer’s disease. Cellular ageing was measured by looking at telomeres – regions of DNA at the end of chromosomes that protect the DNA as cells divide. With...

The morning after pill: Fact versus fiction

By : Charlie | Published : Thursday January 3, 2013 | Posted in : Women's Health
Image of morning after pill

Not without controversy, the morning after pill otherwise known as the emergency contraceptive pill continues to divide opinion-from those who believe it provides a woman who has had unprotected sex the ability to prevent an unwanted pregnancy, thus providing her with a choice. To those who believe that this pill advocates promiscuity, unsafe sex and abortion. Thus for many the confusion surrounding the morning-after pill does little to dissuade the...


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