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13 remedies for back pain during pregnancy

Here, Bodytonic Clinic share their top 13 ways that women can alleviate the symptoms of pregnancy-related back pain as recommended by experts.
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Vitamin D in pregnancy and post-partum

Tegan Philip, Head of Education at The Association of Naturopathic Practitioners, reviews how COVID-19 may amplify the already important role of vitamin D intake during pregnancy and post-partum.
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Schoolgirls demand street harassment awareness to be taught in schools

As children head back to schools this week, a group of schoolgirls are demanding that street harassment is made a mandatory topic taught in lessons.
calcium supplementation

Calcium supplements for menopausal women

Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, explores the issue of calcium supplementation and shares her own personal experience after recently suffering her first osteoporotic fracture.
menstrual cycle seizures, hormone

New link between menstrual cycle seizures and epilepsy

Rutgers University found that people experience menstrual cycle seizures due to genetic generalised epilepsy.
phases of your menstrual cycle

Getting to know the four phases of your menstrual cycle

Natasha Richardson, Founder of Forage Botanicals and Author of Your Period Handbook, explores the four phases of the menstrual cycle, what defines them and what to expect in each.
gender battleground

COVID-19: Women are losing the gender battleground once again

Faryal Minhas, Country Director for Iraq at Human Appeal tells us that women are losing the gender battleground once again because of the global pandemic restrictions.
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Male bias in drug development trials creates overmedication

New research shows that the gender gap in drug development trials results in an overmedication of women by healthcare professionals.
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5 ways to improve sleep during menopause

Dr Nerina Ramlakhan, neurophysiologist and sleep expert, shares advice on how to improve sleep and energy levels when you’re menopausal.
World population decline, COVID-19

World population predicted to shrink after the mid-century

According to a new study, world population will peak in 2064 at around 9.7 billion and then decline to 8.8 billion by 2100 – around 2 billion lower than previous estimates.
eradicate period poverty

Bristol City Council spearheads campaign to eradicate period poverty

Councillor Helen Godwin, Cabinet Member for Women, Children and Young People on Bristol City Council, discusses the work being done by Bristol City Council to eradicate period poverty.
benefits of breastfeeding

Health leaders raise awareness for the benefits of breastfeeding

To mark World Breastfeeding Week, health leaders in Leeds are raising awareness for the environmental and health benefits of breastfeeding.
hormonal imbalance

Can CBD restore your hormonal imbalance?

Lorraine Clark, Director of hapihemp, explores whether CBD oil can be used to restore hormonal imbalances.
Pelvic floor dysfunction

Pelvic floor dysfunction: Signs and symptoms

Roseanna Grace, Clinical Specialist Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist working within the NHS and Private Practice, highlights the signs and symptoms that women should look out for in pelvic floor dysfunction.
risk of heart disease

Women with polycystic ovary syndrome at risk of heart disease

A new study has found that young women in their 30s and 40s with polycystic ovary syndrome have a raised risk of heart disease.
Dry Eye Syndrome

Dry Eye Syndrome: Getting through the working day when you’re menopausal

Mamta Trivedi, MCOptom DipTP(IP), a Specialist optometrist and advisor to Feel Good Contacts, shares tips on how to get through the working day when you’re menopausal and suffering from dry eye syndrome.
polycystic ovary syndrome

How to conceive if you are suffering from polycystic ovary syndrome

This article was contributed by the team at Fertility Family, offering advice on conception for those affected by PCOS.
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.

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