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Archive for the ‘Illnesses’ Category

Life after a mastectomy – how your surgeon can help


Sadly, over the last 25 years, the chance of a woman having breast cancer at some point in her lifetime has risen to 1 in 8 women…

How to identify the most obvious signs of Leukaemia in children


The majority of the signs of leukemia in children are caused by the lack of normal blood cells. This is because the cells that are creating blood in the bone marrow are overcrowded by the cancerous cells.

The importance of a healthy thyroid


Health Consultant and author Camilla Ellis DC talks about the importance of a healthy thyroid, what can affect it, and how to tell if you have a thyroid issue.

Vaginal thrush


Up to 75% of women will have thrush at some point in their lives, for some it will be a re-occuring problem. Our guide provides advice on the causes, symptoms and treatments of vaginal thrush.

Make life with IBS simpler


Did you know that twice as many women suffer with Irritable Bowel syndrome than men? No one knows exactly what causes the symptoms but the most common age to get IBS is between 30 and 50. Great, something else for us ladies to look forward to!

Chatting to our Real Women Today friends and family, there does appear to be some simple health advice tips to ease the symptoms so we would like to share them with you.