Contraception for the over 40’s

Introduction As women get older their contraceptive needs change  for many different reasons. this is at a time  when their natural fertility is declining as they approach menopause but contraception is still  important should they not wish an unplanned pregnancy, 10-12% of women between 40 and 49, not using any method of contraception can expect [...]

2021-05-08T13:25:01+01:00May 8th, 2021|

Beat bloating….forever! The diet tip you’ve never heard of before

When your digestion is under stress you whole body can feel below par. Energy levels, mood and your immunity can all suffer. Giving your digestive system some TLC could give you whole new lease of life. FODMAPS are the new buzzword on nutritionists’ lips but chances are like us, you’ve not heard of them [...]

2021-04-20T18:20:33+01:00April 20th, 2021|

Menopause Myths

Menopause myths. We separate truth from fiction. Written by Hormone Health Associate Dr Justine Setchell Consultant in women’s health and the menopause. It is heartening to see so much information out there about the menopause these days, and to see taboos and barriers being broken down. But it is still frightening how many untruths persist. As [...]

2021-02-17T16:03:47+00:00January 20th, 2021|

Intrauterine Device (IUD)

Your Contraception Guide Written by Hormone Health Associate Dr Tina Peers Consultant in Contraception and Reproductive Healthcare. Not all contraceptives have to contain hormones. If you have a contraindication to using hormones or would simply prefer not to use synthetic hormones used in many contraceptive methods, then please do consider an intrauterine copper device. [...]

2021-02-17T16:06:08+00:00December 16th, 2020|

Premature Ovarian Insufficiency

Signs of the early menopause and what to do about it…  Written by Hormone Health Associate Dr Imogen Shaw Consultant in women’s health and the menopause.  What is POI?  POI stands for Premature Ovarian Insufficiency; you may also hear it referred to as premature menopause or premature ovarian failure.  POI is a condition where the [...]

2021-02-17T15:43:31+00:00October 16th, 2020|

Intrauterine Systems (IUS)

Your Contraception GuideWritten by Hormone Health Associate Dr Tina Peers Consultant in Contraception and Reproductive Healthcare.Last month Hormone Health launched their first ever mini-series to contraception. With over 15 different methods of contraception currently available in the UK choosing the right contraception is so important.This month Dr Tina Peers Consultant in Contraception and Reproductive Healthcare [...]

2020-10-06T12:39:27+01:00October 6th, 2020|

Why choosing the right contraception is so important

Why choosing the right contraception is so important. Deciding which contraceptive method to use is one of the most important decisions all women have to make. Being able to control one’s fertility, decide if you want to have children at all, and if you do, when you want to have them.

2020-10-06T12:41:37+01:00September 10th, 2020|

Q&A relating to the Coronavirus Pandemic

There have been many questions surrounding the effects of COVID-19 on women. Are women more or less vulnerable to Coronavirus infection? Why do more women recover from Coronavirus infection than men? Does HRT provide some protection against the Coronavirus? Read this Q&A from Dr Nick Panay to answer all your questions.

2020-04-08T18:25:23+01:00April 2nd, 2020|
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