Women's health

28 April 2010

Fluid retention

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Oedema is the swelling that occurs when fluid accumulates in the tissues. It may be localised to a certain body part, or be generalised and affect the whole body.

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22 July 2011

Pre-menstrual syndrome

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The term pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS) describes a group of physical, mental and emotional symptoms that many women experience during the 1-2 weeks before the onset of the menstrual period.

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28 April 2010

Menopause

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The cessation of menstruation (menopause) usually occurs between a woman’s mid-forties and mid-fifties, and although a natural process, can be a difficult and emotional time for some women. Perimenopause usually lasts about 4 years. It starts when physical and emotional symptoms associated with menopause begin and ends 12 months after the last period.

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01 April 2010

Cystitis

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Cystitis is an inflammation of the bladder, commonly caused by a urinary tract infection (UTI). It is more likely to affect women than men, causing discomfort and inconvenience.

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Women's health

Evening Primrose Oil

Evening Primrose Oil

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Low levels of gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) have been found in some women with premenstrual syndrome (PMS).
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Women's health

Cranberry 15000

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From NZ$31.30

A potent 15 000 mg extract to help reduce the frequency of recurrent cystitis.
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