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Vaginal Soreness: What is Your Vagina Trying to Tell You?

Written by Miss Shree Datta for Doctify
As you get older you may see visible changes to your face, with the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. While this is widely known and accepted, it is less commonly understood that when oestrogen decreases during the menopause, your vagina can lose its elasticity too! Consultant Gynaecologist Shree Datta explains vulval […]

By |November 7th, 2018|Conditions|Comments Off on Vaginal Soreness: What is Your Vagina Trying to Tell You?

Inside Our GP Event: What GP’s Need to Know About Women’s Health

Last week, we held our third GP event at Google HQ in partnership with MyLocumManager and Echo. The event was one in a series of inspirational CPD gatherings for busy General Practitioners and featured talks from three leading healthcare professionals.
The Event Rundown
Continuing Professional Development can sometimes feel like a culture of performativity which sees you jumping through hoops […]

By |September 17th, 2018|Hot Topics, Newsletter, Top Articles|Comments Off on Inside Our GP Event: What GP’s Need to Know About Women’s Health

Reducing Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Written by Mr Ashu Gandhi for Doctify
Just reading the words breast cancer can cause anxiety for many women.

Yet, with continuous improvements in technology and treatment, we know more than ever before about beating cancer. Here Breast Surgeon, Mr Ashu Gandhi, shares the ways in which you can modify your lifestyle and reduce your risk of developing breast cancer.
How […]

By |August 13th, 2018|Conditions, Wellbeing & Fitness, Hot Topics|Comments Off on Reducing Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Everything You Need to Know Before Getting the Coil

Written by Miss Meg Wilson for Doctify
When it comes to contraception there are many different options to consider, one of which is the coil. A contraceptive coil is a small device which sits inside the womb preventing pregnancy and has been proven to be very effective. Consultant Gynaecologist, Miss Meg Wilson, frequently speaks to women […]

By |July 9th, 2018|Wellbeing & Fitness, Top Articles|Comments Off on Everything You Need to Know Before Getting the Coil

Why Is My Period Late? Expert Advice from a Gynaecologist

Written by Mr Narendra Pisal for Doctify
That feeling of panic when a period doesn’t arrive is an almost universal experience for women. Why is my period late? Am I pregnant? Or just late? There are many answers to why your period hasn’t started on time this month, and here to tell us all about it […]

By |April 5th, 2018|Hot Topics, Top Articles|Comments Off on Why Is My Period Late? Expert Advice from a Gynaecologist

Tips on How to Spot Symptoms of Gynaecological Cancers

Written by Ms Rhonda Flemming for Doctify
More than 21,000 women in the UK diagnosed with a gynaecological cancer each year so it’s important to be aware of the five gynaecological cancers; cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal and vulval. As there’s no way of knowing if you will get one of these cancers it’s important to listen to your body and watch […]

By |March 28th, 2018|Conditions, Top Articles|Comments Off on Tips on How to Spot Symptoms of Gynaecological Cancers

Our Guide to Women’s Health on International Women’s Day

Written by Catherine Hales for Doctify
Happy International Women’s Day, everyone! This year, celebrating IWD feels extra special as we remember the Suffragettes, who fought for and won the fight for the right vote 100 years ago. There are so many different ways to get empowered these days, living as we do in the age of […]

By |March 8th, 2018|Hot Topics, Top Articles|Comments Off on Our Guide to Women’s Health on International Women’s Day

What is a Hysterectomy and Why Did Lena Dunham Need One?

Written by Mr Jayanta Chatterjee for Doctify
Lena Dunham has been making headlines recently. Not for her radical writing, tendency towards nudity and penchant for controversy but instead for her decision to undergo a hysterectomy. Dunham has been a long time sufferer with endometriosis and has been very outspoken about her health journey.

For anyone wondering what […]

By |March 1st, 2018|Conditions, Top Articles|Comments Off on What is a Hysterectomy and Why Did Lena Dunham Need One?

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?

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