Benefits of the contraceptive Pill: much more than contraception!
The second in our series of blogs about the contraceptive Pill, this week's blog discusses the many benefits of the combined oral contraceptive pill, including: reduced risk of ovarian and uterine cancer; lighter and less painful periods; fewer ovarian cysts; and less acne.
Adenomyosis: endometriosis’ poor cousin?
Adenomyosis is a very common cause of both heavy and painful periods. However, it is not as well understood as endometriosis, nor as well publicised! In this week's blog, Dr Alison Bryant-Smith summarises what we do know about 'adeno', from its underlying pathological mechanism, risk factors, symptoms, and management options.
How to look after your bowels for a healthy pelvic floor.
In this week's blog post, one of Maven's highly experienced Pelvic Physiotherapists, Cara Richmond, explains how to look after your bowels for a healthy pelvic floor. She discusses constipation, bowel urgency and incontinence, the role of pelvic floor muscles, and gives some great tips on how to maintain a healthy bowel.
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