Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition of widespread pain and profound fatigue and some of the symptoms of may often be mistaken for those that occur in many gynaecological conditions.
NICE (National Institute for Clinical Effectiveness) have issued guidance on the latest treatment for endometriosis, which is laparoscopic helium plasma coagulation.
Earlier today, I read two articles in a leading newspaper which caused me some concern because of the way they were written.
Few of us realise that the loss of an unseen internal organ can be one of lifes major traumas. It may require a grieving process that can last for months or even years.
Over the past half-century, the social terrain of health and illness has been transformed. What were once considered normal human events and common human problems, such as birth, ageing and the menopause, are now considered medical conditions.
The modern food and pharmacuetical industry have spent many millions of pounds and much time over the years trying to fight against our increasing interest in natural health and complementary therapies.
You may well know by now that I am passionately interested in women’s health, and more specifically about hysterectomy and it’s impact on women’s lives.
You may well have noticed that I do have a penchant for believing that we all create our own reality, including our experiences of health, but in my line of work – most people probably wouldn’t find that belief helpful and I have to say at the moment I have some sympathy for their point…