Categories for Women’s Health

World Mental Health Day

There is always help if you need it

October 10th is World Mental Health Day, and people all over the world can suffer mental illness at some stage of their life. The Covid-19 pandemic certainly has not helped the situation and the incidence of mental health issues has increased over the past 18 months, due to the pressures that the virus has brought. Certain groups of people, including health and other frontline workers, students, people living alone, those under financial pressure and those with pre-existing mental health conditions, have been particularly affected. Services for mental, neurological and substance use disorders have been significantly disrupted.        Read more

Gynaecological Awareness Month! Know your body!

Would you recognise a problem if you saw it?

Although around 21,000 women per year contract some form or fashion of Gynaecological illness, it is not obvious if it is cancerous. Keeping your female organs healthy and being checked regularly up to the age of 70, is essential for women.        Read more

Vascular Disease – The Main Causes of Vascular Problems

Can you prevent vascular disease?

You can take steps to lower the risk of developing vascular disease by simple adjustments to your lifestyle. However, during September, Vascular Awareness Month, organisations such as the British Heart Foundation will highlight its profile.        Read more

Migraine Awareness – helping you differentiate between a migraine and a headache

Migraines, as sufferers know, is a debilitating illness that can cause regular ‘wipe out’ for those that have it really badly and find the only way to get any slight relief is to try to sleep, in the darkness for several hours. It is very debilitating, so much so that it has been declared to be a ‘debilitating illness’ by the NHS, which affects those between the age of 15 and 59 as a general rule. 10 million people are affected, so the Office of National Statistics reports.       Read more

Know Your Numbers Week!

Do you know your numbers?

Around a third of a million people in the UK suffer from blood pressure problems. So, you think we have had a pandemic – at least the worry is obvious, but abnormalities in your blood pressure are not. In the US, the situation is even worse, with dietary and glucose control compounding the problem.       Read more

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