Why Am I Bleeding When I Shouldn’t? Vaginal Bleeding – When To Worry And When Not To Worry.

Non-Menstrual bleeding. When to Worry and When It's OK.Vaginal bleeding when you’re not menstruating can sometimes be a cause of worry for women. What’s happened? Do you see the doctor or is it ok? What tests will they do? Have I got cancer?

In this article we’re going to look at bleeding after sex, between periods or after the menopause. Continue reading

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Why Do I Feel Like My Bowels Won’t Empty Properly?

Incomplete bowel evacuation and pelvic floor dysfunction - what's the answer?You’ve been to the toilet, maybe pushed and strained a bit, but still don’t feel like everything has arrived in the pan. Does this sound familiar?

It’s something doctors call ‘incomplete bowel evacuation/movement’ and is common if you have irritable bowel syndrome and/or constipation.

Incomplete evacuation is what we’re going to look at in this article. Continue reading

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What Causes Painful Sex? And What Can I Do About It?

Painful sex and what to do about it.Painful sex causes a lot of upset both for the person suffering the pain and their partner. There are a lot of causes, both physical and emotional. That’s what we’re going to look at in this article.

There are some home treatments for painful sex, but it may also be appropriate to see a healthcare professional. If you’re nervous or shy about discussing intimate details with your doctor or nurse, see this dedicated page for help. Medical professionals call painful sex dyspareunia (say diss-parren-yoo-ear). Continue reading

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What Is Toxic Shock Syndrome And Should I Be Worried About It?

All about toxic shock syndrome.Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) is rare, but serious.

It mainly affects young women but men, children and older women are also at risk. That’s what we’re going to look at in this article. Continue reading

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What’s Causing My Vulval Rash? The 101 On Rashes ‘Down Below’.

Vulva Itching and rashes 101Do you find you’re not able to sit still, pee without the skin stinging, have sex comfortably, or are constantly looking for something to calm the vulval area?   Read on. That’s what we’re going to look at in this article. Continue reading

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The Best Kept Foreplay Secrets For Men And Women. Foreplay 101.

10 of the best kept foreplay secrets. Use them to spice things up.If you want to awaken (or reawaken) your sexual chemistry and excitement build then check out these foreplay tips.

There’s nothing like getting lost in the moment with your lover and giving yourself over to desire and anticipation. No matter your age, sex, sexuality, sexual background or experience, you can change your erotic gear with these amazing, straight talking foreplay secrets.

There is no time limit on foreplay and for most women, because there’s no rush to penetration, and the more the better. Continue reading

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Facts and Fiction About the Menopause.

IMenopause symptomsf you’re getting a bit down about starting the menopause because you feel it’s the end of life as you know it, then read on. Here we’re going to put a few menopause myths to bed.

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Bowel Training for Natural Relief of Constipation and/or Diarrhoea.

Bowel training, constipation reliefBowel problems are personal and embarrassing; often something you want to sort out on your own. Here we’re going to look at a couple of techniques that may help with constipation or diarrhoea relief, and another that you may want to discuss with your doctor.

It is always recommended that you talk to your healthcare professional about your bowel problems, especially if you have tried other methods of trying to manage them. These would include dietary control and using short term laxatives or softeners. Advice given here is not meant to replace a confidential one-to-one consultation with your doctor or nurse. Continue reading

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Natural Ways to Manage Troublesome Peri-Menopause Symptoms.

Menopause symptomsIn this article we looked at how to tell whether you are approaching the peri-menopausal time – the time that leads up to your last period – and the symptoms that many women experience.

Here, we’re going to look at those symptoms and talk about natural ways you can tackle them. Continue reading

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Am I Starting The Menopause?

Am I Starting the Menopause?For most women, the menopause is a long way off…until suddenly you realise you’re in your late 40s and it might be that time.  Perhaps you’ve got a few odd or frustrating symptoms that you’re not sure about and don’t know how to manage.  And how do you know if they’re menopausal symptoms or not?

That’s what we’re going to look at in this article. Continue reading

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