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Our C25K plan is designed to get just about anyone off the couch and running 5km in nine weeks.
Every vagina is different. Find out about normal size, shape, colour, discharge, and when you might need to see a doctor.
Find out what happens when in the menstrual cycle, including ovulation, periods and the fertile time.
Up to 80% of women have hot flushes and night sweats during the menopause.
Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by a tiny parasite called Trichomonas vaginalis (TV).
Symptoms of trichomoniasis usually develop within a month of infection, although up to half of all infected men and women have no symptoms.
Hysterectomy - How it is performed
There are different types of hysterectomy. The operation you have will depend on the reason for the surgery and how much of your womb and reproductive system can safely be left in place.
The main types of hysterectomy are described below.
Vulvodynia (persistent pain of the vulva)
Vulvodynia is persistent, unexplained pain in the vulva, which is the skin surrounding the vagina. There is usually no obvious cause, but much can be done to help relieve the pain so that it no longer causes problems.
Vaginismus is the term used to describe recurrent or persistent involuntary tightening of muscles around the vagina whenever penetration is attempted
Rhesus disease is a condition where antibodies in a pregnant woman's blood destroy her baby's blood cells. It's also known as haemolytic disease of the foetus and newborn (HDFN).
Postpartum psychosis is a severe mental illness that can affect a woman after she has a baby.
It causes her to have hallucinations and delusional thinking (symptoms of psychosis).
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