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The Effect Of Stress On Women’s Health

This month is stress awareness month and whilst the mental health aspect of stress is well documented, sometimes we neglect to talk about the physical effects of stress on women’s health – particularly the female reproductive system. If 2019 has been a stressful year for you so far, you are not alone. Almost every section […]

April 6, 2018|Views 490

Do I Have Endometriosis? The Difference Between Period Pain And Endometriosis

What Is Endometriosis? There are around 200 different types of cells within the human body, each designed to perform their own jobs. The cells lining your uterus are designed to build up every month in preparation for egg fertilisation, and break down when your eggs have not been fertilised by sperm. This is why you […]

April 6, 2018|Views 613

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 1044

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 767

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 784
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