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  1. What every woman should know about sleep problems

    You are in a comfortable bed, it's quiet, it's dark, but you still can't get to sleep. The more you think about needing to sleep the more awake you feel. Sounds familiar? A third of us experience insomnia, which is the most common sleep problem. Women are more prone to it than men. It may be hard fo

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  2. Top 12 energy boosters

    Does your step need a little more spring? Everyone gets a little low on energy at times. You may not be totally exhausted, rather just doing things without your usual vitality. If that sounds familiar take a look at our 12 top ways to give yourself a boost. It might feel like you haven't even got th

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  3. Why am I always so tired? Top 15 causes of fatigue

    Do you jump out of bed in the morning invigorated, ready to start the new day, or crawl out from under the covers already looking forward to going back to bed? If it’s the latter, you’re not alone. It’s easy to blame the lives we lead. With work commitments, childcare and household chores to cope wi

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  4. Talking to your partner about vaginal dryness

    Talking about vaginal dryness isn't always easy. It can be a tricky issue to discuss with your partner as it may be awkward to talk about such an intensely personal matter. Vaginal dryness can also be a sensitive subject as it is inextricably linked with your sex life and desire. By talking about it

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  5. Symptoms and treatment of vaginal dryness

    Many women experience vaginal dryness. It has a variety of causes and can happen at any age, but is much more common during and after menopause. Thankfully there are plenty of options to give relief from vaginal dryness. The first step is finding out what's causing the discomfort. Vaginal dryness, o

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  6. Foods that help you fight PMS

    Can changing your diet help manage symptoms of pre-menstrual syndrome, or PMS? The term PMS is used to describe a whole host of symptoms that some women experience in the week or two running up to their monthly period. These can include sore and swollen breasts, mood swings, tiredness, food cravings

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  7. Solutions for 10 common gynaecology problems

    Many women believe private parts should remain simply that – private. That's not going to help if you have a potential problem. If there's a reluctance to talk about what's going on down below it can lead to unnecessary pain, discomfort and stress. There are a lot of myths and rumour surrounding gyn

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  8. When desire dies: Bringing your sex drive back to life

    A loss of sexual desire in women is quite common but exactly how common is difficult to say. A 'sex census' of 24,709 British people found that at any one time about 16% of women have a low sex drive. Other surveys have reported much higher figures. For example a US survey of 32,000 women, found tha

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  9. Morning mood boosters

    It would be nice to bounce out of bed in the mornings, full of life and happy to start a fresh new day on this beautiful planet! For many of us though, the sound of our dreaded alarm has us burrowing further under the duvet not quite ready to face the world. Even if you're not a morning person here

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  10. Me time: Taking time for yourself

    Sometimes life can feel like one long to-do list. Once you've ticked off work, childcare and running a house there never seems to be enough time left for much else - least of all you! Think again, step off that treadmill and take time for yourself. We all need to cut ourselves some slack for the sak

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