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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

Acne and Irregular Periods? You could have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Written by Miss Yulia Gurtovaya for Doctify
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) can have some pretty devastating effects. These can range from physical symptoms, like acne or weight gain, to psychological damage or anxiety. Most importantly, any woman of any age can be diagnosed with it.

Famous sufferers include Star Wars actress and all-around girl boss Daisy Ridley, who […]

By |June 16th, 2017|Conditions, Top Articles|Comments Off on Acne and Irregular Periods? You could have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

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?

Why Women get UTIs and How to Avoid Them

Written by Mr Andrew Ballaro for Doctify
If you’re a woman, you have probably experienced the feeling of dread and dismay that comes with contracting UTIs. You know that days of discomfort are ahead of you and that no amount of chugging cranberry juice will help.

As the saying goes: information is power. Bearing this in mind, […]

By |May 8th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Why Women get UTIs and How to Avoid Them

Are you worried about infertility?

It is no wonder we’re so easily panicked about infertility with the fearful narrative and stigmatism that comes from being ‘labelled’ infertile. A new survey published in the Oxford Journal of Reproduction has shown that nearly half of women and men don’t seek medical help due to the fear of being labelled infertile. Infertility is […]

By |August 7th, 2016|Conditions, Parenting|Comments Off on Are you worried about infertility?

Ask the expert: Exploring Women’s health

Written by Mr Narendra Pisal for Doctify

Gynaecologists specialise in women’s health of course, but what symptoms do they see every day in their consulting rooms? We asked Mr. Pisal, Consultant Gynaecologist from London Gynaecology, to tell us about the most common women’s health problems.

Heavy periods (Menorrhagia)

“A normal period can be hard to define as […]

By |February 29th, 2016|Conditions|Comments Off on Ask the expert: Exploring Women’s health