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How Can Incontinence Be Treated?

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Incontinence can be an upsetting and embarrassing condition, but it is very common and a lot can be done to manage it. The right continence therapy will depend on the type of incontinence you have and how severe the problem is. Lifestyle Changes Making a few simple changes to your lifestyle can prevent incontinence. Avoiding Read More

What Is an Abnormal Cervical Cell?

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Most women will have a completely normal result during routine cervical screening, but about one in 20 will have abnormal cervical smear tests. If you’ve been told that you have abnormal cells, you may be wondering what this means. What is your doctor actually looking for when you have a cervical smear? Testing Your Cells Read More

What Happens During Lymphoedema Massage Therapy?

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Lymphoedema massage therapy works by stimulating your lymph system. Normally, your lymphatic system carries excess fluid away from your cells and allows immune cells to move around your body. If something prevents this system from working properly, the fluid can build up in the affected part of your body, resulting in swelling. The lymphoedema massage Read More

Are You At Risk of Gonorrhoea?

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Gonorrhoea is a sexually transmitted disease, so you may be at risk if you have had unprotected sex. A condom should be able to prevent you from catching gonorrhoea as long as it doesn’t split or fall off. Gonorrhoea can be transmitted through any kind of sexual activity and the infection can affect the cervix, Read More

Looking After Your Breasts

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As well as attending your private breast screening appointments when you get a reminder, you should make sure that you are making time to check your own breasts regularly for any unusual changes. Although screening can help to identify many cases of breast cancer, many women actually detect the first signs for themselves. You should Read More

Making Time for Breast Screening

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Most women will be invited to have regular breast screening between the ages of 50 and 70. You should receive a reminder from your doctor when it is time for your breast screening, but it is up to you to make the appointment and visit the clinic. It is very important to make the time Read More