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Sleep disruption

Sleep disruption in menopausal women associated with endocrine-disrupting chemicals

A new study suggests that exposure to various endocrine-disrupting chemicals, found in hundreds of daily products, is associated with sleep disruption in menopausal women.
women's mental health

It’s time to rethink how we address women’s mental health

Nicole Moulding, University of South Australia researcher, expert in gendered violence and women's mental health Professor, says we need a completely new approach to women's mental health following partner abuse.
Finnish sauna

Health benefits of authentic Finnish sauna bathing

Finmark Sauna explores the health benefits associated with cardiovascular disease, mental health, pain and respiratory disease, of Finnish sauna bathing.
stress incontinence

Rising trend in younger women seeking help for stress incontinence

Khatra Paterson owner of KP Aesthetics, discusses the rising trend in women starting to open up more about stress incontinence and the science and benefits behind the increasingly popular Forma V.
period poverty

Ending period poverty is the only way the world can move forward

For the world to move forward, period poverty must end now. Here, Dr Shirin Lakhani, intimate health specialist, reveals why and how things need to change.
endometriosis

Endometriosis: Frequently asked questions and symptoms

Cheryl Lythgoe, Matron at Benenden Health, answers the top five most frequently asked questions about endometriosis including what symptoms you should look out for.
relieve menstrual pain

Intrauterine devices (IUDs) proven to relieve menstrual pain

A new study has shown that intrauterine devices (IUDs) can successfully relieve menstrual pain in adolescents and young women with disabilities.
natural epidural

Genetic variant acts as a natural epidural, relieving pain in childbirth

Scientists at the University of Cambridge have discovered a genetic variant that acts as a natural epidural, explaining why some women do not need pain relief during childbirth.
early menstruation

Early menstruation linked to a 50% increase in menopause symptoms

According to researchers from the University of Queensland, early menstruation increases the likelihood of hot flushes and nights sweats by 50%.
miss a period

Can the stress of COVID-19 make you miss a period?

Stress has been recognised by doctors as a cause for missing a period. Here we explore why these changes might occur as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and what can be done to manage them.
risk of COVID-19

Can vitamin D reduce the risk of COVID-19 complications during pregnancy?

Dr Larisa Corda, leading Obstetrician and Gynaecologist sheds some light on how vitamin D supplementation canbe vital to maintaining good health during pregnancy, particularly throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
struggling with infertility

COVID-19 has massively impacted couples struggling with fertility

Sandra Greenbank, Nutritional Therapist & creator of the Corporate Fertility Policy, explores the impact that COVID-19 has had on those struggling with fertility and how employers can offer support.
acne rosacea

How to manage acne rosacea in times of stress

Skin conditions often get worse when we are stressed – for example, during the COVID-19 pandemic. Have you just been diagnosed with acne rosacea? Are there any tips or tricks on how to manage it? Here, Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, explains everything you need to know.
recurrent UTI's

Top tips to prevent recurrent UTI’s in women

Here, Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, shares some of her top tips on how to prevent recurrent UTI's in women.
boost your immune system

Could hormone replacement therapy boost your immune system?

Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, discusses whether hormone replacement therapy could boost your immune system in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus and women’s health

Coronavirus and women’s health: Contraception, pregnancy and menopause

Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, addresses a variety of concerns related to coronavirus and women's health from contraception and pregnancy to menopause, highlighting why this virus affects men and women differently.
Gynaecologic research: Improving health for women

Gynaecologic research: Improving health for women

Dr. Lisa Halvorson, U.S. National Institutes of Health discusses the importance of gynaecologic research to develop new treatments and keep women healthy

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