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10,000 Always Discreet Samples
1 in 3 women in the UK experience bladder sensitivity at some point in their lives. Incontinence products can protect you from unwanted bladder leaks. We have 10,000 samples of Always Discreet liners, pants and pants to giveaway. If you would like to receive a sample fill out our short survey.
NEW: Patient Support ProgrammesDue to launch later this year
Are you interested in receiving information and advice directly to you from health experts and patients living with your condition? Looking for that little bit of extra support to improve your quality of life and learn how to better manage your symptoms? Our upcoming Patient Support Programmes give you the confidence to self-manage your condition. Register your interest today.
Vitamin D Research
talkhealth is working with a leading bone health company to conduct an exciting new research programme in the area of Vitamin D deficiency. This research opportunity is open to those living in the UK who have either taken Vitamin D and have stopped, and those who are currently taking Vitamin D, either prescribed by a doctor or purchased over-the-counter. Find out more and register your interest here.
Myomectomy (fibroid surgery)Written by talkhealth expert Mr Radwan Faraj
A myomectomy is a surgical procedure that removes fibroids from the wall of the uterus, without removing the uterus. This is done via a low horizontal (bikini line) incision of the abdomen or a midline incision (vertically) if the fibroids are very large. Read more about what the surgery will involve and potential complications here.
Innovative ovarian cancer test detects the disease before symptoms are presentBlog written by BMI Healthcare
Ovarian cancer is common in the UK, affecting around 7,000 women each year. It can often be difficult to spot the symptoms, meaning many women are not diagnosed until the disease is in its later stages and has spread to other parts of the body. Read more.
Stress incontinence - a treatable conditionsponsored by PT Direct Ltd.
Do you need to manage your bladder? Do you avoid doing things "just in case"? Do you worry about an accident? Have you changed your lifestyle as a result? If this sounds familiar, then this is a sign you suffer from stress incontinence. But there is good news - it is simple to treat.
ASK THE EXPERT - Older SkinThursday 16th March
In March 17 BSF (British Skin Foundation) supported our Ask The Expert clinic on older skin. Our members were able to put forward their questions about all things related to older skin conditions, treatment options and tips on self-management. You can read the questions and answers here…
Continence Issues: Catheters and their usessponsored by Coloplast Ltd.
There are many different reasons why you, or someone close to you, may need to pay special attention to managing their bladder. Bladder problems typically take the form of urinary incontinence (leaking urine) and urinary retention (inability to empty the bladder) and can arise from neurogenic disorders such as spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis and spina bifida. Incontinence and retention can also be age related, or result from an underlying physical disease, caused by a dysfunction in the bladder. For more information...
Cleanmarine Krill Oil for Women - PMSSponsored by Savant Distribution Ltd.
The symptoms of PMS – bloating, skin problems, anxiety, cravings for certain foods, headaches, tiredness, and forgetfulness for example – are accepted by most of the women who suffer them as ‘normal’. More often than not women suffer in silence, feeling pain and frustration month to month. However, you needn’t struggle in silence any longer.
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