NHS: Women's Health
Every woman will go through the menopause, but each experience of it is different.
It doesn’t happen at a particular age or last for a fixed period of time, and it can cause a variety of different symptoms, both physical and emotional. The menopause can be an unsettling time in a woman’s life, while some women go through it with no problems ... read more
The menopause, sometimes referred to as the "change of life", is the end of menstruation. This is a woman's ovaries stop producing an egg every four weeks.
She no longer has a monthly period and is unlikely to get pregnant.
In the UK, 51 is the average age for a woman to reach the menopause, although some women experience the menopause in their 30s or 40s.
If you experience the menopause before the age of 40, it's known as a premature menopause ... read more
NHS: Coronary angioplasty and stent insertion
A coronary angioplasty is a procedure used to widen blocked or narrowed coronary arteries.
The term angioplasty means using a balloon to stretch open a narrowed or blocked artery. However, most modern angioplasty procedures also involve inserting a short wire-mesh tube, called a stent, into the artery during the procedure. The stent is left in place permanently to allow blood to flow more freely ... read more
Based at Ashford and St.Peters, we are one of only 14 endometriosis centres in the UK that have been accredited by the British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy (BSGE).
CEMIG (Centre for Endometriosis and minimally invasive Gynaecology) is recognised as a Centre of Excellence for the treatment of women with endometriosis ... read more
Focusing on reproductive issues, visitors to this site will find articles on pregnancy, infertility, miscarriage, PCOS, endometriosis, pregnancy complications and other issues important to a woman's well-being.
Women’s Health was originally created by Dr. Danny Tucker in 1997. Dr. Tucker is a consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist in Taranaki, New Zealand ... read more
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) works to improve health care for women everywhere, by setting standards for clinical practice, providing doctors with training and lifelong learning, and advocating for women’s health care worldwide ... read more