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Our educational resources aim to give people access to reliable online information on female health. 

Learn how to keep a healthy body and mind by better understanding how your body works.

In our articles, we explore everything from female hormones, menstruation, sexual health, sexual desire, reproductive and intimate health.  

We also cover culture topics, such as women rights, and what it means to be female (sex) in today’s world as we believe female health goes beyond our reproductive system.

If there is a specific topic you’d like to us to cover or you’d like to contribute too, do email us at jas@elara.care.

 

Smear Tests – The Complete Guide

Smear Tests – The Complete Guide

Clinical surveys done by the NHS and Jo’s Cervical cancer Trust show that Cervical screening rates among all ages are at their lowest for the last two decades mostly due to fear and embarrassment women have towards this procedure.  It’s time to demystify the smear...

What is HPV and how do you know if you have it?

What is HPV and how do you know if you have it?

What is HPV? Human papillomavirus, most commonly known by its acronym HPV is a viral infection that's passed between people through skin-to-skin contact. There are over 100 varieties of HPV, more than 40 of which are passed through sexual contact and can affect your...

Vaginal Thrush – Everything You Need to Know

Vaginal Thrush – Everything You Need to Know

What is Vaginal Thrush? Thrush is a very common type of vaginal yeast infection that is caused when the fungus Candida Albicans overgrows. Fungus and bacteria naturally live in your vagina, however, there are occasions when good bacteria (called lactobacilli) can’t...

Nutrition for the Different Phases of the Menstrual Cycle

Nutrition for the Different Phases of the Menstrual Cycle

In this post we will cover how our nutrition should change at different stages of the menstrual cycle.  Key points covered  The impact the menstrual cycle has on performance and training,  what training is better for different phases of the menstrual cycle What foods...

Follicular Phase Female Training – Workout Plan C

Workout for Day 2-14 of your Menstrual Cycle Workout Type: Strength Training As oestrogen rises, start increasing the intensity of your training and start lifting heavy.  Your follicular phase is characterised by an increase in strength and also by your ability to...

Follicular Phase Workout Plan – Workout B

Follicular Phase Workout Plan – Workout B

Workout for Day 2-14 of your Menstrual Cycle Workout Type: Strength Training As oestrogen rises, start increasing the intensity of your training and start lifting heavy.  Your follicular phase is characterised by an increase in strength and also by your ability to...

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