Women's health

13 October 2014

Candida

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A fungal disease affecting the warm, damp regions of the body such as the genital area.

01 April 2010

Cystitis

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Cystitis is an inflammation of the bladder, commonly caused by a urinary tract infection (UTI). It is more likely to affect women than men, causing discomfort and inconvenience.

28 April 2010

Fluid retention

Everyday health

Oedema is the swelling that occurs when fluid accumulates in the tissues. It may be localised to a certain body part, or be generalised and affect the whole body.

22 July 2011

Pre-menstrual syndrome

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The term pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS) describes a group of physical, mental and emotional symptoms that many women experience during the 1-2 weeks before the onset of the menstrual period.