Fertility is a complex matter and many different factors can affect it. While some of these are outside our control, there are some lifestyle factors that you can change to improve your fertility. It is a good idea for both partners to think about how they can improve their lifestyles when they decide to try for a baby. Giving up smoking, reducing your alcohol intake, and reducing stress can all help. Your weight is another factor that can influence your chances of conceiving naturally or with IVF treatment. Read More
Period pain is something that we often put up with and dismiss as a normal part of being a woman. We may not even bother to tell our doctors about it, and if we do there is still a chance that they will tell us it isn’t a medical issue. However, painful periods can be a sign of many common gynaecological conditions that could result in serious complications if they are not treated. It is therefore essential to speak up about period pain, heavy bleeding and other menstrual problems and to see an endometriosis and fibroids specialist for diagnosis.
Polycystic ovary syndrome or PCOS is a common gynaecological condition that can have a dramatic effect on your health. If you notice any of the following symptoms you should make an appointment with your private gynaecologist in London. The doctor will be able to confirm whether you have PCOS and provide any treatment you need. Read More
Getting the right fibroids treatment can make a big difference if you are suffering from severe symptoms such as heavy periods or pelvic pain. However, if you are not experiencing symptoms or they are very mild your doctor at the London clinic may recommend watching and waiting instead. Read More
Having fertility treatment is a big decision so it is important to take your time to think about it. Your doctor will also recommend that you explore other options first before beginning private IVF treatment in London.
Endometriosis happens when tissue that behaves like your womb lining grows in other parts of your body. It can affect
different parts of your body, resulting in different kinds of symptoms. One of the areas that can be affected is your
Several different kinds of treatments are available to help with fibroids. In some cases it can be enough to use medication to relieve the effects of the fibroids, but if this doesn’t help a more direct approach may be needed. Your doctor may recommend using medication to reduce the size of your fibroids. Shrinking the fibroids should help to reduce their impact on your body and it can make them easier to remove surgically.
The only way to be sure of the cause of pelvic pain is to talk to your doctor, but there are a number of common causes that you might be able to recognise from your other symptoms and the kind of pain you’re experiencing. Read More
Ovarian cysts are very common and they can appear at any age, before or after the menopause. However, cysts are particularly common in post menopausal women and they need to be handled a little more carefully at this age. Read More
Endometriosis affects approximately one in ten women, but many of us aren’t aware of this common condition, even when we are experiencing endometriosis symptoms. Too many women are still suffering in silence and believing that their symptoms are just part of a normal menstrual cycle. Read More