Women's Health

Women’s Health Concerns & Advice If you’re concerned about vaginal thrush, BV, or other women’s health issues, then you’ve come to the right place. Our guides are here to provide important information about women’s health conditions, including your sexual and reproductive health. Our team is dedicated to answering all of your questions, so if you’ve ever wanted to know how to tell the difference between thrush and BV, why pregnancy causes hair loss, or how effective the morning after pill is, grab a cup of tea and get reading!

Women's Health Advice & Guides

8 early signs of the menopause

8 early signs of the menopause

The menopause is a natural, albeit uncomfortable stage that every woman experiences, usually between the ages of 45 to 55. The menopause occurs when your ovaries stop working, meaning your periods cease and you are no longer able to become pregnant. You may recognise some of the most common symptoms such as hot flushes and mood changes, but there are...
The menopause is a natural, albeit uncomfortable stage that every woma...
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10 Benefits of the Contraceptive Pill

10 Benefits of the Contraceptive Pill

The contraceptive pill is one of the most efficient and favoured ways for women to prevent pregnancy.  If you’ve never tried it before, it could be a confusing option to consider with so much information (and misinformation!) out there you may have already read or heard. There’s a reason, though, why the pill is so popular: its benefits for some...
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How to beat thrush this summer

How to beat thrush this summer

Could there be anything more irritating than a bout of thrush disrupting your summer plans?  As the summer heat rises, unfortunately, so do women’s chances of suffering from vaginal thrush. Luckily, there are some preventative measures we can all take to reduce the chances of us falling victim to those dreaded yeast infections.  There’s also a range of treatments available...
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Cervical Screening: Your Questions Answered

Cervical Screening: Your Questions Answered

This year, Cervical Screening Awareness Week is running from the 14th to the 20th of June.  The campaign aims to reduce confusion about HPV, de-mystify cervical screening results and shout about the importance of cervical screening.  Cervical screening is extremely important, but it can be a complex and often daunting topic to discuss.  In this guide, we’ll answer all of...
This year, Cervical Screening Awareness Week is running from the 14th ...
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Period Sex 101

Period Sex 101

Can you have sex on your period? Here’s the good news: In a 2015 study by Flex, researchers found that 83% of people have had period sex, while 44% believe it’s totally natural. However, the same study found that 39% of people think period sex is ‘kinda gross’ while a small minority thought it was ‘very gross’. But, who’s right...
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What are Menstrual Cups?

What are Menstrual Cups?

Consider this a crash course in menstrual cups, which will tell you pretty much everything you need to know about what they do, how they work and how safe they are.

Consider this a crash course in menstrual cups, which will tell you...

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