Women's Health

13 July 2015

10 Vaginal health problems

All women have had an unhappy vagina at one time or another- it comes with the territory. We are going to take a look at ten reasons why your downstairs ...

8 July 2015

Seven possible side effects of using the contraceptive pill

A hormone-based birth control can often come with side effects, these can range from the insignificant to the diliaberating which makes you want to switch methods. The problem is you ...
2 July 2015

Top ten tips for practising yoga pregnant by Nadia Raafat

Yoga is an ideal pregnancy exercise: mindful, holistic and gently dynamic; its postures support the body through the various changes of pregnancy and prepare it for childbirth; its inward focus ...

6 June 2015

Five reasons why women feel embarrassed about their intimate health

By Dr Becky Spelman, Psychologist Despite considerable progress in recent generations, our culture still observes a range of taboos around women and their bodies, especially when it comes to their ...
17 May 2015

Top 10 reasons to be more open about periods

-  About Clue: Clue is a woman-led digital health startup based in Berlin, Germany. Launched in 2013, Clue is the world's best period tracker and fertility app. Clue's mission is ...
16 April 2015

8 Things you never knew about BV

Today is National Bacterial Vaginosis Day so we are here to tell you eight things you never knew about it. Penny McCormick, managing director of Balance Activ™, said: "Despite the ...

14 April 2015

Rita Wilson Undergoes Double Mastectomy for Breast Cancer

Rita Wilson has undergone a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer. The 'Girls' actress - the wife of Tom Hanks - underwent the operation to remove both of her ...
7 April 2015

How to safely delay your period

Let face it. Getting your period during a special occasion sucks. Whether it is during a job interview, a beach holiday or in the very worst case scenario, your wedding ...
24 March 2015

10 Ways to keep your vagina happy

-  "It is completely natural for the intimate area to produce odorous discharge and sweat, but some women can feel embarrassed. One way to keep things fresh is by selecting ...

6 February 2015

Bowel health too embarrassing to discuss

Two in five women (39%) are uncomfortable talking about bowel problemsBowel health, weight and stomach health are the top three health issues women are most uncomfortable talking aboutWomen suffer digestion ...

5 January 2015

Chloe Sevigny's Health Kick Watercress

Chloe Sevigny has revealed she is obsessed with watercress and eats the leafy vegetable as often as she can. The 40-year-old actress eats the leafy vegetable all the time and doesn't ...
18 December 2014

Lindsay Lohan Does 'Erotic Yoga' to Keep Fit

Lindsay Lohan does "erotic yoga" to keep fit. Lindsay Lohan is a huge fan of S Factor, a form of exercise she describes as "erotic yoga", as it helps her to ...
31 October 2014

Excess weight can impact IVF success

Low IVF success rates in obese women may be due to an abnormal embryo metabolism, according to new research. The recent study undertaken by the fertility clinic, IVI, has concluded ...
17 October 2014

Stretch marks top pregnancy fear

During pregnancy there are plenty of ups and downs, from feeling nauseous to being on cloud nine with happiness. But the effects it has on your body afterwards is the ...
15 October 2014

The experts explain PMT

PMT (Pre-menstrual tension) plays havoc with women's lives, according to new research by vitamin brand Healthspan and small changes you can make to your lifestyle could help.  Nearly a quarter of females ...
10 October 2014

Empowering women to look after their own breast health

We all know that lifestyle difference can now help prevent cancers and looking after our breast health through lifestyle choices can really make a difference. Our breasts change in different ...
24 September 2014

The importance of hydration during pregnancy

During pregnancy most women are likely to pay more attention to living healthily and eating a healthy diet, but there is a chance that they may still overlook a key ...
8 September 2014

Hyperemesis Gravidarum: Everything you need to know about morning sickness

We're all excited to hear that the Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant with her second child. However, once again she is suffering from Hyperemesis Gravidarum - severe morning sickness - ...
3 September 2014

Why ‘vagina’ should be part of every young woman’s vocabulary

Young women in the UK are less educated than their elder counterparts about the symptoms and issues around gynaecological cancers; and worryingly, more embarrassed to discuss them than older women. This ...

29 August 2014

Cervical cancer screenings should be supported by businesses

British business are being urged to support women's health and their need for cervical cancer screenings, as the Time to Test campaign begins. 10 British businesses and professional organisations including Intercontinental ...
14 August 2014

Bladder sensitivity affects 1 in 3 women: Tips on how to cope

One in three women in the UK over the age of 18 are affected by Adult Incontinence (AI), according to a new study. So it's time we get rid of ...
5 August 2014

Alternative contraception to the pill

We reported the news last week that women taking the contraceptive pill are 50% more likely to develop breast cancer, compared to those who choose contraception that contains low levels ...
17 July 2014

How to resume intimacy after child birth

Let’s face it, resuming intimacy and sex after labour isn’t the first thing on many women’s minds. Doctors and midwives generally advise that you should wait until the six-week postnatal ...
10 July 2014

British women put off getting pregnant due to body fears

Women are too scared to get pregnant as they are worried about the changes it will cause to their weight and body, a new survey has revealed. Despite women wanting children, ...