Articles

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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  • Effercitrate tablets alleviate the symptoms of cystitis

    Cystitis is an inflammation of the bladder usually caused by a bacterial infection. Irritation or damage to the bladder lining or urethra (the tube that carries urine fro...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Eye care treatments for common eye infections

    Golden Eye is a range of specialist eye care treatments for common eye and eyelid infections, including: styes, conjunctivitis and blepharitis. The Golden Eye brand is a ...

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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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    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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  • E.coli outbreak: risk of contaminated salad

    E.coli has been sweeping the nation. Over 150 Brits have been struck down by food poisoning, with men, women and children all at risk of catching this debilitating illnes...

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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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  • Can a menstrual cup improve your sex life?

    A menstrual cup is a small flexible cup made from latex or rubber which is inserted into the vagina to catch and collect menstrual blood (your period). They have become i...

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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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