Your guide to women's health

Discover the ins and outs of women's health and help us remove the stigma. It's time to have open and honest conversations, because no one should feel embarrassed to talk.

Let’s talk and make a difference to women’s health

A note from us: where we refer to women, we recognise that many of the topics apply to those who identify as female, were assigned female at birth, have female biological and physiological anatomy or those who have an interest in female health conditions and wellbeing.

By shining a light on women’s health conversations, together we can challenge the taboos, empower 'comfortable conversations' and aid action towards seeking clinical scans, tests and advice with resources to help you navigate these health needs and life stages.

We’ll be regularly adding new content, including blogs, articles and webinars, so do keep checking back. Use the contents section below to jump to the section relevant to you.

Screenings and symptom awareness

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Take a look at our screening guide

Download our guide to women’s health screening by age, and see which check-ups are recommended over the course of a women’s lifetime.  

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The NHS offers a range of tests

In this article we explore the female lifetime screening pathway, from cervical and breast screenings to symptoms of the five gynaecological cancers.

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What is body dysmorphic disorder?

Body dysmorphia can have a huge impact on a range of aspects within your life as well as impacting those around you. Learn more about the symptoms and what you can do to combat this mental health disorder.

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A guide to endometriosis

Endometriosis is a chronic condition that can be associated with severe pain during periods, sexual intercourse and bowel movements.  It can sometimes be associated with depression, anxiety and difficulties conceiving.  Read our guide to endometriosis written by Dr Tamica Lawrence and reviewed by Dr Karolina Afors (Consultant Gynaecologist).

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Understanding ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer is often overlooked, misunderstood and misdiagnosed, so we have partnered with Ovarian Cancer Action (OCA) to improve understanding of symptoms, risk factors and what you can do to reduce your risk.


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A beginner's guide to menstruation

An introduction to periods, feminine hygiene products and tips on how to support girls through their journey into puberty.

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Sustainable menstruation - make your period greener

Looking for a way to make your choice of feminine hygiene products have less impact on the environment?

This article looks at a range alternative and environmentally friendly period products on the market.

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Cycle syncing your workouts

Yes, cycle syncing is a thing! Research has shown, by learning to harness your hormones and matching workouts to the different phases in our cycle, we can improve everything from stress to mood and performance.

Fertility and pregnancy

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Coping with miscarriage

This article talks about coping with miscarriage and baby loss, and how to support someone going through this upsetting and emotional experience.

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How a healthy lifestyle can help improve your fertility

People are living longer than ever*, prioritising careers and aspiring to the ever-increasing costs of home ownership, travelling and waiting longer to have children, so how can you give yourself the best chance of conceiving and protect your fertility if you decide to start a family? 

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What is Cytomegalovirus and why do you need to know about it?

Find out more about this little-known virus that can sometimes have devastating consequences for pregnant women and their unborn babies, and how to manage risk of infection.

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What to eat (and what not to eat) when you're pregnant

In this article, nutritionist and wellbeing coach Monica Durigon gives her top tips for what (and what not) to eat when you're pregnant, including managing cravings and the importance of quality over quantity.

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How you can eat well for you and your newborn baby

You've probably got a lot of things on your mind right now, which is why we've asked nutritionist and wellbeing coach Monica Durigon to share her tips on what to eat when breastfeeding to keep you healthy and your baby happy when it comes to nutrition.

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Why we need to talk about postnatal depression

Postnatal depression affects mothers after they’ve had a baby, but what can you do to support yourself and loved ones through this difficult time?


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How physiotherapy can help during pregnancy

Our Head of Clinical Services, Emma Elstead, talks about pelvic health during and after pregnancy. She covers why you may need physiotherapy, and how you can get help with video physiotherapy assessments included in our health plans. 

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Physiotherapy and pelvic health

We look at how physiotherapy can help with pelvic health, why you would need to see a physio, and what you can expect from your appointment.


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An introduction to menopause

This is an introduction to menopause. It explains what menopause is and some of the more common symptoms women experience. Most importantly there are practical tips on how you can support the menopausal women in your life.

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Menopause at work

Dealing with menopause alongside your job. This article dives into how to tackle your symptoms at work and communicate your needs to your manager.

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Brain fog

How to cope with brain fog in the menopause. This article explains what brain fog is and what you can do to combat the effects.

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Menopause and bone health: A guide to eating well for your bones 

When going through menopause many women experience noticeable symptoms which impact their lives, such as brain fog or hot flushes, however there are some silent symptoms which aren’t as easy to spot. The amount of oestrogen your body produces decreases during menopause, and this increases the risk to your bone health if left unchecked.  

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How diet can help ease menopause symptoms

Practical advice on healthy eating during menopause to help you take control of your health and improve your health outcomes. 

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Menopause and heart health: A guide to eating well in menopause

The perimenopausal and menopausal years can be difficult for many women and can present various health challenges, but positive changes to diet and lifestyle can help you to manage some of your symptoms and promote long-term health.

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