Women's Health

Looking after yourself – at every stage

Whatever your age, whatever your experiences, whatever you do, your health as a woman should be the most important thing to you.

This website provides a wealth of advice and information about some of the main heath concerns women face, and to help empower them to seek help when needed.

Website: www.patient.info/womens-health

Breast Cancer Symptoms and Signs

The earlier it is diagnosed, the better the chance of successful treatment. So it’s important to check your breasts regularly.

Website: www.breastcancernow.org

Menopause

The menopause is a natural part of ageing that typically occurs between 45 and 55 years of age, as a woman’s oestrogen levels decline. But around 1 in 100 women experience the menopause before 40 years of age. This is known as premature menopause or premature ovarian insufficiency.

Website: www.nhs.uk/conditions/menopause