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This section contains articles about a wide range of women's health conditions written by doctors, specialists, journalists and individuals from professional bodies and organisations.

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  • Feel Your Best Every Day of the Month

    Your hormone levels can fluctuate during the week or so leading up to your period. These changes can, among other things, leave you feeling fatigued, low in energy and ex...

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    Menopausal acne and adult female acne

    Information about acne in menopausal women and ways to help treat it.

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  • A Natural Approach to Menopause

    There are times in every woman’s life when she is likely to experience the ups and downs of hormone imbalance, and this is especially true leading up to, and during...

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  • STI home testing kits

    The STI Clinic is an online sexual health service that allows you to test via home sampling for sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

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  • Sexual Dysfunction – Causes and Treatments

    Sexual dysfunction is a common problem, yet many people are too embarrassed to seek help, which can cause a lot of heartache for them and also in their relationships. Her...

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  • Stress incontinence - a treatable condition

    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 th...

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    Varicose veins & compression socks

    Varicose veins are caused by damaged veins that usually affect the legs. Varicose veins do not always need treatment. If your varicose veins are not causing you discomfor...

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  • Vaginal atrophy - a treatable condition

    Poor vaginal lubrication, vulvar itching, dryness, mild urinary incontinence, heaviness and painful intercourse can occur during pre-menopause or after child birth. The m...

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    Information about vaginal dilators

    Vaginal dilators to help after surgery. Pelvic radiotherapy for gynecological and anorectal (anus and rectum) cancer is known to damage the vagina. It causes the vagina t...

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  • When you're smiling...

    Scientific research has shown that smiling, or seeing a smile, is contagious and can stimulate happy thoughts – even if you don’t feel happy at the time. Thus, our fa...

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    Vaginal thrush and the different types of treatments

    Thrush can be treated in a number of ways, from over the counter pessaries to creams and oral tablets, or a combination of all of these.

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    Breast feeding - nursing bra tips

    There are a wide range of bras available to mothers who are breast feeding so it is important to know what is available to help you choose the most suitable bra.

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