| Breast Cancer|
Breast cancer is not just one single disease. There are several types of breast cancer. It can be found at an early or advanced stage of development. It can grow very slowly or very rapidly, or somewhere in between.Breast Screening
In the UK there is a national programme aimed at reducing the number of deaths from breast cancer. You do not need to be referred by your doctor to be screened. Services provided under the NHS breast screening programme are free.Cervical Cancer
Cervical cancer is a tumour of the cervix. It is a common cancer in women and can be prevented by detecting precancerous cells in a cervical smear.Cervical Smear
All women between the ages of 25 and 65years are advised to have a cervical smear every three to five years, regardless of their sexual history.Cystitis
Also known as a water infection, a kidney infection, pyelitis, pyelonephritis or a urinary tract infection (UTI) The problem with medicine is that there may be several words or phrases for the same illness. Cystitis really means an infection or inflammation of the bladder.
This is an unusual condition, often little understood and comes to light when a woman is being investigated for infertility. It is thought that there are about 2 million women with endometriosis in the UK.Menopause
The aim of these articles is to explode the myth surrounding the menopause and the treatment of menopausal symptoms.Pregnancy
Although pregnancy is not an illness, you will experience a great deal of changes with your body both physically and emotionally. These changes may cause anxiety. There are various choices regarding where you would like to deliver your baby.Thrush
Thrush is a common infection affecting women of all ages, from teens to menopause. It is caused by Candida, a yeast that normally lives harmlessly in vagina where the natural acidic environment keeps it under control. However, if vaginal acidity changes, the yeast can multiply and rapidly causing symptoms.
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