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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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  • Pharmacy tests for sore throat sufferers

    A new initiative, called The Sore Throat Test and Treat service, has been launched with pharmacies aiming to limit the number of patient visits to GPs for sore throats. T...

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  • Cleanmarine® Krill Oil for Women – PMS

    The symptoms of PMS - bloating, skin problems, anxiety, cravings for certain foods, headaches, tiredness, and forgetfulness for example - are accepted by most of the wome...

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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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  • 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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  • The importance of eye tests

    Regular eye examinations throughout our life are a vital way to monitor our eye health and are about much more than just having glasses. As well as checking what you can ...

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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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  • Become a Deeper Sleeper

    Sleep is an evolutionary and biological necessity, as well as one of life's great pleasures.

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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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  • Sunscreen Star Rating: what does it mean?

    Earlier this year we launched our Sun Awareness survey in order to gain insights into our member’s knowledge of sun safety and the dangers of too much sun exposure....

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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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