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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

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?