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Women’s Health: Do You Say the Word Vagina Enough?

Written by Mr Nicholas Morris for Doctify
It’s not a conversation you have every day – but how do you feel about your vagina? If you’re already blushing or squirming, you’re not alone. New research, released to coincide with Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month last month, found that 65 per cent of women are too embarrassed to […]

By |October 19th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Women’s Health: Do You Say the Word Vagina Enough?

Why Should I Vaccinate My Daughter Against HPV?

Written by Mr Narendra Pisal for Doctify

HPV is relatively common, affecting 1 in 10 women at some stage in their lives and many women live with it without ever knowing they’ve had it as their immune system fights the virus successfully.

But in a small percentage of cases HPV lingers and can go on to cause […]

By |October 6th, 2017|Parenting|Comments Off on Why Should I Vaccinate My Daughter Against HPV?

5 Reasons to Choose Organic Tampons for your Next Period

Written by TOTM for Doctify
More and more women are choosing to switch to organic tampons, pads and liners. But why are they choosing to make this change? And what is the difference?

Mainstream tampon manufacturers are starting to face a backlash. One of the main reasons is the secrecy surrounding tampons and sanitary pad ingredients. This […]

By |October 3rd, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on 5 Reasons to Choose Organic Tampons for your Next Period

How to Find the Perfect Specialist for Conceiving and Pregnancy

Whether you’re trying for a child or are recently pregnant (congrats!), finding the perfect specialist to guide you on your journey through conceiving, pregnancy itself and giving birth is very important.

Ideally, you want a gynecologist and obstetrician, or a fertility expert located near your home or work. You want to be able to make appointments […]

By |September 8th, 2017|Parenting|Comments Off on How to Find the Perfect Specialist for Conceiving and Pregnancy

5 Interesting Medical Facts you Might Not Know

Written by Catherine Hales for Doctify
Whether you spend all your time trawling through NetDoctor for medical tidbits or just like dropping interesting trivia into conversation, this is the blog post for you.
Gum doesn’t actually stay in your stomach for seven years

 

This old wives tale is one of those ‘medical facts’ that you learn as a […]

By |August 24th, 2017|Hot Topics, Top Articles|Comments Off on 5 Interesting Medical Facts you Might Not Know

5 Medical Reasons to Give Up your Seat to a Pregnant Woman

Written by Dr Anne Henderson for Doctify
We’ve all seen it. Some of us may even have been guilty of it. A heavily pregnant woman wearing the now ubiquitous ‘Baby On Board’ badge being ignored by a carriage full of commuters. On a day when you’ve been on your feet for hours or have a headache, […]

By |June 19th, 2017|Conditions, Parenting, Hot Topics|Comments Off on 5 Medical Reasons to Give Up your Seat to a Pregnant Woman

Endometriosis or Just a Painful Period?

Written by Mr Jayanta Chatterjee for Doctify
Painful periods are something many women suffer through every month. Whether you find relief from ibuprofen or yoga, applied heat or the coil, the pain can be a life-disrupting burden.

But have you ever wondered if what you’re going through is normal? Or could it be something more serious? One of […]

By |May 31st, 2017|Conditions|Comments Off on Endometriosis or Just a Painful Period?

What causes Ovulation Pain and How do you Treat It?

Written by Mr Narendra Pisal for Doctify
Menstrual cramps are bad enough but some women are actually suffering twice a month. Ovulation pain which, fun fact, is also known as Mittelschmerz (a German word literally meaning ‘middle pain’), can be debilitating. Luckily, there are ways to counteract the effects.

Here to tell us how to spot ovulation pain, […]

By |May 17th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on What causes Ovulation Pain and How do you Treat It?