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5 common medical causes for female hair loss

29 August 2018

Losing some hair each day is normal, but it could also be due to one of these 5 common medical causes. Read more about these causes here, using content verified by certified doctors.


Sexual Health: Commonly Asked Questions

16 May 2019

Get sexual health answers from Your.MD about STIs, masturbation, losing your virginity and more.


Coping with early miscarriage: A guide for partners

17 September 2019

How to cope with an early miscarriage - a support guide for partners. Find information on miscarriage support groups and resources.


The smear test: Is there anything to worry about?

28 August 2019

The smear test - is there anything to worry about? Find out what happens during a smear test, why the test is important, and how to overcome anxiety around cervical screening.


Postpartum psychosis: A guide for partners

25 July 2019

Postpartum psychosis is a serious mental illness that can occur after a woman has a baby. Find guidance on how to support a partner through postpartum psychosis.


Period pain and when to seek help

03 January 2019

Most women will have period pain, but for some it can be severe enough to affect their daily life. This can be caused by an underlying health condition. Find tips for period pain relief, information on common conditions that cause period pain and when you should seek medical attention.


Breast self-check guide

05 April 2018

This guide will take you through, step-by-step how to check your breasts.


What are the medical causes of low libido?

06 June 2019

Medical causes of low libido or reduced sex drive. Learn the common and less common medical causes of low libido, how to manage it, and when to worry.


Are my breasts normal?

11 October 2018

Every woman should practice breast awareness. It is important that you get to know your breasts so you can report any abnormal changes to your doctor as soon as you find them. Learn more about examining your breasts, what is normal and the warning signs you should be checking for here.


How to prevent urinary tract infections (UTIs)

30 October 2018

Common symptoms of a urinary tract infection include a frequent urge to pee and pain in the bladder or lower stomach. Find out more about the symptoms of UTIs, who is most at risk, and what measures can be taken to prevent the risk of developing a UTI here.


Menopause: A guide for partners

01 October 2019

Learn about the menopause and how to support your partner.


4 types of abdominal pain and what you can do

02 October 2018

Abdominal pain is any pain between your chest and pelvis, and it's very common. Whilst some conditions do require immediate medical attention, many can be treated at home. Keep reading to find out more about the causes and treatments of your pain, depending on its location.


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