Women`S Health

Men Feel More Comfortable Discussing Periods Than Women, Survey Reveals

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Periods are a regular part of being female, yet many women still appear to be ashamed of them. A new survey has revealed that men generally feel more ...

What Is Endometrial Cancer And Is It Linked To Endometriosis?

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Womb cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women in the UK, with more than 9,300 diagnosed each year. The most common form of womb cancer is endo...

Just Half A Glass Of Wine Each Day Could 'Increase Your Risk Of Breast Cancer'

PA | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Just half a glass of wine or a small beer a day increases the risk of breast cancer, a new report says. The study, by the World Cancer Research Fund (...

Calling Bulls**t On The Vegan Bloggers 'Teaching' Women How To Stop Their Periods

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Having a period is a normal and natural part of being a woman, but certain vegan bloggers would like you to think otherwise. Miliany Bonet, who runs t...

7 Things You Need To Know About Masturbation

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Flicking the bean, spanking the monkey, jacking off, self-gratification: whatever you want to call masturbation, the truth is we’re all at it (yes, ...

Say Goodbye To Period Pains Naturally!

Jodie Brandman | Posted 10.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jodie Brandman

Painful periods (dysmenorrhea), are not fun in the slightest, and whilst a little bit of pain may be common, we definitely shouldn't brush it under the carpet and label it as normal. Our bodies are extremely clever and pain is its way of telling us that something just isn't quite right.

10 Things You Need To Know If You Get Migraines

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 09.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Migraines are not just ordinary headaches. They are the supercharged, distant relative of a headache, that not only makes you feel like your brain is ...

Why Women Are Drawn To Meditation

Jillian Lavender | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jillian Lavender

When I ask my female students why they want to learn to meditate they often say, "I want to be able to trust my feelings again." This is another way of saying they want to reconnect with their internal compass of what's right and wrong.

What Is L.E.?

Rebecka Eden | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecka Eden

L.E. does not discriminate in who can fall victim to the disease - young or old, male or female, regardless of a person's body type or healthy lifestyle choices - I was a young model and athlete with a life-long dedication to health and fitness when my cancer treatment resulted in development of the disease.

6 Things All Mums Need To Know About Taking Antibiotics During Pregnancy

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK Parents

Pregnancy is a time with its fair share of aches and pains, headaches, nausea, and generally not feeling like your best self, so if your GP has prescr...

Adrenal Dysfunction - The Overachiever's Disease

Ben Edusei | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Edusei

To have a better understanding we must go back, way back, thousands of years ago to the caveman era. During this time, we lived in the wilderness where constant threats and predators co-habited.

This Is What Your Period Can Reveal About Your General Health

Claire Blackmore | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Blackmore

There are, however, huge health benefits to getting your period - it can act as a vital indicator as to whether your body is functioning normally, and can highlight changes in health that can be serious in extreme cases.

10 Things Women Should Know About Gynaecological Cancers

Karen Hobbs | Posted 30.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Hobbs

One day I will write a fun book about gynaecological cancers and looking after our vaginas. Until then, here is a short list of ten things that I think every woman (and man) should know. The icing and decoration is fun, but the cake mixture is serious.

Life At 45 - Time To Find Your 'Pick-Me-Up'

Harsha Kotak | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Harsha Kotak

Perimenopause is a relatively new term coined in last twenty years to describe symptoms caused by hormonal fluctuation that occur as a woman approaches menopause. The symptoms can be broad ranging but mood swings can be the difficult one to handle. There are medical treatments or alternate dietary solutions but the simplest thing to start with is, to do what makes you feel happy.

Newsreader Sian Williams Shares Joy At Completing London Marathon After Cancer Battle

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 24.04.2017 | UK Entertainment

Newsreader Sian Williams has shared her joy at completing the London Marathon, less than two years after going into remission following a battle with ...

Busy, Tired, Overwhelmed? You're Not Alone

Dr. Libby Weaver | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Libby Weaver

Stress is something that affects us all to some degree or another, but chronic and unrelenting stress is one of the hallmarks of what I lovingly call Rushing Woman's Syndrome. When you live your life in a rush, with the perception that there is not enough time, your body is churning out stress hormones that communicate to every cell in your body that your life is in danger

What Is Vaginal Mesh? Hundreds Of Women Suing Over Incontinence Treatment

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Hundreds of women are taking legal action against the makers of vaginal mesh implants, which are often used to teat pelvic organ prolapse or incontine...

From Hunchback To JLo: Deskercise Moves That'll Improve Your Posture AND Your Body

Peter Haling | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Peter Haling

But - of course, not all companies and organisations have posture awareness schemes in place. So, if you want to improve your posture AND tone your tush (with less effort than a squat), without even leaving your desk, here's my three favourite moves for you to use:

How The Growth Of Athleisure Has Been A Shot In The Arm For Girl Power

Melissa Wheeler | Posted 12.04.2017 | UK Style
Melissa Wheeler

This fashion marks a shift away from objectification towards feminine functionality. You know a category has earned its place in our wardrobe when it pushes boundaries. Just as loungewear saw the onesie reach mainstream, so too do we have athleisure brands embracing the jumpsuit.

17 Things Every Woman Knows (And Every Guy Should Know) About Periods

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 11.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

We’re not going to beat about the bush here, periods are the absolute worst. Aside from the obvious reason, there’s also the joy of being constant...

Body Positive: Getting Vocal About Vaginas

Megan Barnett | Posted 11.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Megan Barnett

As if there wasn't enough pressure on women to retain a youthful glow and a slim figure, there are countless trends that dictate what we should be doing with our vaginas. These days you can pick up a Vajazzle Kit in Poundland, because apparently the "less is more" mantra doesn't apply to our nether regions.

Can You Spot The Signs Of Vulval Cancer?

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Vulval cancer affects roughly 1,170 women in the UK each year. It affects the the area of skin between a woman’s legs which is made up of two outer...

The Non-Mum Network

Samantha Walsh | Posted 10.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha Walsh

Years later, feeling strong and positive once more, I made a conscious decision not to let the whole experience of being turned away from the Mum Club continue to get me down. I had a lightbulb moment - an idea so obvious that I instantly wondered why I'd not come up with it sooner: I'd open my own club.

Breaking Up With Avocado

Jodie Brandman | Posted 07.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jodie Brandman

It's the one thing I said I could never live without, yet I sit here enjoying my last moment with this beautiful fruit, reminiscing about the good times, trying not to cry.

Five Tips On How To Talk To Your Daughter About Her Period

Claire Blackmore | Posted 05.04.2017 | UK Parents
Claire Blackmore

A study of 1,000 British women run by ActionAid showed that 54% of girls and women aged between 16-24 shy away from discussing their period entirely. Not only this, but 65% of women from a study ran by Eve Appeal say they even avoid saying the word 'vagina' entirely, and instead refer to phrases such as 'down there' - it's only a word after all, right?