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Adenomyosis

Have you ever heard of Adenomyosis? It’s similar to endometriosis but almost like endo on steroids. While endometriosis invades the ovaries and fallopian tubes, adenomyosis attacks the muscle layer of the uterus, embedding itself deep within the back of the uterus, but also in other areas. Adenomyosis cells behave like

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Acne Face Map: Why We Break Out in Certain Areas

Figuring out why we break out is one of the most frustrating things to navigate. We can cast the blame on dirty pillows and mobile phones, but we can’t be overlooking the messages our organs and hormones are sending us. With so many environmental factors, such as stress, weather, dehydration,

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Iron Deficiency Anaemia

Plant-based Diets, Iron Deficiency and How We Can Help Plant-based diets more popular than ever. The need for iron in women of reproductive age has never been in more demand. Without an iron-enriched cells, the body is starved of oxygen and classic iron deficiency symptoms will present: Fatigue Irritability Pallor

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How to Achieve a Positive Mirena Insertion

The Mirena is now the most commonly used form of contraception in Australia. A ‘set-and-forget’ intrauterine device meaning no more emergency trips to the chemist after a missed birth control pill or broken condom. Once inserted, the Mirena remains at the base of the uterus for five years, slowly producing

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Bartholin’s Cyst

Bartholin’s cysts are fairly common and nothing to be embarrassed about. They form in the Bartholin’s glands which are located at the base of the opening of the vagina. These glands help to provide lubrication of the vagina – so, its not uncommon to feel an increase in dryness as

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Ovulation Induction

Ovulation induction (OI) is ‘timed intercourse’ with the help from a fertility specialist rather than a home ovulation kit. OI a gentle fertility assistance. It’s ideal for young couples who have no other co-morbidities other than poor ovulatory stimulation and timing.  Am I A Good Candidate for Ovulation Induction? When needing

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Free Bleeding Movement

I actually can’t tell you the last time I purchased period products for myself – and I am a regular timer with a period every month. For at least the last five years I have forgone the use of any period products. What I started as an experiment ended up

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How What You Eat Can Impact Your Cycle

Is Your Period Normal? Are You Truly Ovulating? – Article by Catherine Chong, Dietitian Understanding your ovulation and menstrual cycle is one of the key steps to work out the “right time” of your fertile window to get pregnant. Day 1 of your cycle is the first day of your

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SPF – The ABC of Skincare

When we talk about the ABC of skincare it’s rather simple. We are going right back to the basics – the ABC of skincare is SPF. SPF stands for Sun Protection Factor. The number we see next to SPF demonstrates the length of time skin it would take for your

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Understanding Male Infertility

Understanding Male Infertility Typically, the burden of fertility—and infertility—falls on women. However, male fertility plays just as big a role in trying to conceive. It’s time we ease the amount of pressure placed on women trying to conceive. It’s important we openly discuss the topic of male infertility to help

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