Women's Health

Women's healthSaving you time and keeping you healthy

There's a lot of information now available on women's health, but when you're busy with work or family or just life, you might not have the time to find what you need.

That's why we've done the legwork for you.

Get the facts for health

We've gathered a range of information and articles on issues ranging from diet and fitness to contraception and menstruation. By keeping the information simple and current we help you to navigate the issues that are important to keeping you healthy and happy.

And, as we regularly up date our information with what's current, you'll find something new each time you visit.

 

Pre-menstrual tension

Pre-menstrual tension (PMT) is a condition, occurring before and during a menstrual period, which is characterised by a multitude of physical and psychological complaints (common symptoms include moodiness, depression, abdominal cramps and bloating, headaches, breast tenderness, muscular aches and fatigue), which usually peak in the 3-7 days before a period and may resolve with the onset of the period.

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Infertility: when nature doesn't take its course

Most couples assume that when the time is right, they will be able to start a family. However, in 10 to 15 per cent of couples, no pregnancy occurs after a year of unprotected sexual intercourse. When this happens, infertility is suspected and testing can begin.

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Osteoporosis: causes and increased risk

There are several contributing risk factors and causes. Osteoporosis is defined as a bone disease characterised by low bone mass and subsequent bone fragility.

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