Have you been struggling with the symptoms of menopause for a while but don’t know whether to go on HRT? Hot flushes, mood swings, night sweats and anxiety can seriously impact the quality of your life, but it’s sometimes hard to know what to do.
The coil - either copper or hormonal - is one of the safest and most convenient forms of contraception, and has over a 99% success rate at preventing pregnancies. It can also be used effectively to relieve period pain, heavy bleeding and to treat the symptoms of endometriosis.
Do you feel like you need to go to the bathroom all the time, or find yourself peeing when you cough, laugh or do exercise? It’s a common problem for women - especially during perimenopause or menopause, or after a vaginal birth.
Have you been thinking of having your teeth straightened? But does the idea of adult braces put you off? You may have a job involving clients, or you might sometimes want to go out without wearing your braces – to a party, or on a date.
Raging hormones, self-esteem issues and peer pressure - it can be tough being young. Everything is changing emotionally and physically, and adolescence can often be the time when people are most insecure about their looks.
It’s cold, dark, grey and it’s often wet. Winter is when we’re most likely to be covered up in layers of knits, coats, scarves, and boots. With barely any of our skin exposed during these long dark months, it’s easy to miss the signs of skin cancer.
Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in this country. Over 100,000 people are diagnosed with the disease in the UK every year and the numbers are increasing. However, if you’ve noticed a new lump on your skin, or are worried about a suspicious looking mole – don’t panic.
Do you know that anyone can set up an ultrasound “studio” offering pregnancy scans as they aren’t currently regulated? And as a recent BBC investigation demonstrated some of them are just bad. As always, you get what you pay for.