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Hormonal health – clues made clear

Hormones can be a complex area of women's health, but certain changes to your vagina and vulva can give you some insight. So, what are the clues that these body parts are giving you, and what mysteries can they explain?…

Hormones: a balancing act?

The term 'hormonal imbalance' gets used a lot when talking about women's health. Here, Jean Hailes endocrinologist (hormone specialist) Dr Rosie Worsley explains this term – what it means, why it's often…

Contraception misconceptions

As we get older, we can laugh at some of the 'urban myths' about pregnancy that we believed as young girls. Toilet seats and public pools were often decried as being not only responsible for harbouring sexually…

The seven steps to mindful eating

We've all done it: eaten our lunch in a rush and then wondered two minutes later where it all went and how it actually tasted. When it comes to mealtimes, what many of us could benefit from is the practice known as…

What you didn’t know about STIs…

If you're sexually active, STIs (sexually transmissible infections) are something you need to know about. That's because STIs don't discriminate; anyone can catch one, and it can take just one experience of unsafe sex…

How to cope with a complex condition

Complex health conditions have many layers. Often the focus is on the diagnosis and treatment of a person's physical symptoms, but many complex conditions can also impact mental and emotional wellbeing. 

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