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28 Apr 2018

Toxic Shock Syndrome

Toxic shock syndrome (also known as TSS) is a rare but life-threatening condition caused by bacteria entering the body and releasing harmful toxins into the bloodstream.

28 Apr 2018

Vaginal infections/malodour

It’s completely normal and healthy for women to have some discharge from their vagina that’s usually clear or slightly cloudy. This is partly how the vagina cleans itself,

28 Apr 2018

Vaginal dryness

Vaginal dryness can be extremely uncomfortable and may occur at any time during a woman’s life. However, after the menopause it is very common, affecting more than half of post-menopausal women aged 51–60 years old.

28 Apr 2018

Sex and periods

Can you have sex on your period? Yes, of course you can. However, some people may feel uncomfortable having sex whilst they are menstruating for a variety of reasons.

28 Apr 2018

Period pain

Unfortunately, period pain (medically known as menorrhagia) is extremely common and a very normal part of your menstrual cycle. Most women experience it at some point in their lives,

28 Apr 2018

The Menstrual Cycle

  The menstrual cycle is a recurring process in which the lining of the womb (uterus) is prepared for pregnancy. When there is no fertilised egg to start a pregnancy, the uterus sheds its lining which is also known as menstruation.

28 Apr 2018

Menopause

What is the menopause? The menopause, or ‘the change’, is when you stop having periods and are no longer able to get pregnant naturally. Periods usually start to become less frequent

28 Apr 2018

Irregular periods

After puberty, most women develop a regular menstrual cycle, with around the same length of time between periods. This is usually around 28 days,but cycles can vary from 24 to 35 days.

28 Apr 2018

Your First Period

Starting your period can be exciting as it means that you are developing into a young woman. Yetit can also be a little bit scary and confusing as your body goes through several changes.

28 Apr 2018

Endometriosis

So what exactly is endometriosis? Endometriosis is a common condition which affects around 1 in 10 women in the UK. Normally, as part of your menstrual cycle,