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Cervical Smear Tests: What They’re Really Like

For women who haven’t yet had their first cervical smear test, the idea can be daunting and even a little scary. Here, we look at what having a smear test is really like. It’s not usually a hot topic for conversation and the idea of having the procedure leaves most women feeling clammy and nervous. […]

February 2, 2018|Views 917

How To Prepare For Menopause

What is the menopause and can you really prepare for it? Here, we take a look at the symptoms you can expect from menopause, and explain how you can better prepare yourself for it.

January 8, 2018|Views 671

Vaginal Mesh – Your Pelvic Floor And How To Help Protect It

The Sling the Mesh campaign has hit the headlines recently, revealing that many women who have undergone pelvic organ prolapse surgery have experienced life-changing complications from synthetic vaginal mesh. Can self-care help keep surgery at bay? London’s leading gynaecologist and Director of The Gynae Centre, Dr Alex Eskander, tells us more about looking after your […]

December 15, 2017|Views 688

Stress & Fertility – How Does Stress Affect Fertility?

Stress & Fertility – How Does Stress Affect Fertility?

Does stress affect fertility and if so, how? We sat down with Dr Alex Eskander, Director of The Gynae Centre and Co-Director of London’s leading IVF clinic The Fertility and Gynaecology Academy, to find out. ‘The problem with this topic is,’ Dr Eskander said, ‘that saying to a woman who desperately wants to get pregnant […]

December 15, 2017|Views 640

Women Are Suffering Vulval Pain In Silence – Is It Time To Start Taking This More Seriously?

Women Are Suffering Vulval Pain In Silence – Is It Time To Start Taking This More Seriously?

You’ve probably never heard of it – and yet you may well know a woman affected by it. Vulvodynia is a condition that can be life-changing, and yet many women struggle to talk about it even with their closest friends and family. Until very recently it had no name, and many doctors did not take […]

October 18, 2017|Views 711
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