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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 907

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 837

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 897

What To Expect If You Have A Medical Abortion (With Pill)

What To Expect If You Have A Medical Abortion (With Pill)

If you are facing an unplanned pregnancy and considering a termination, it is likely you will want to know what to expect if you have a medical abortion. The decision to terminate a pregnancy can arise for a number of reasons and is almost never taken lightly. Often it is due to a woman simply […]

August 25, 2017|Views 1436

Not Getting Pregnant? Hidden STIs Could Be The Cause

If you’re trying for a baby and it’s taking longer than expected, there may be a number of worries that spring to mind. For example, if you’re in your thirties, you might be quick to wonder about the ‘biological clock’. Valid questions to ask and perhaps you might want to consider a fertility check. But […]

July 6, 2017|Views 941
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