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Hysterectomy – everything you need to know

Hysterectomy – everything you need to know

What is a hysterectomy? A hysterectomy is a procedure, whereby the uterus is removed from a woman’s body. There are, however, different types of hysterectomy:  Total hysterectomy with removal of ovaries Standards/total hysterectomy Partial hysterectomy  What types of...
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...
Period pain (aka period cramps) – FAQs

Period pain (aka period cramps) – FAQs

There are many topics around female reproductive health that are often not spoken about, period pain is one of them.  However, avoiding these conversations means that women are more likely to suffer in silence instead of getting the help they need. Being the best...
Heavy Periods – How to Tell If You Have a Heavy Period?

Heavy Periods – How to Tell If You Have a Heavy Period?

Have you ever thought about how much blood you lose each month? Many women complain of their heavy periods, with over 77% worrying about leaks and stains during their periods. But what does ‘heavy’ actually mean? Menstruation varies from person to person, making it...