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  • Endometriosis from a man’s perspective

    All Woman Health

    BACK in 2009 when illness struck Shauna Fuller, her then boyfriend Ricardo Clarke, now her husband, was devastated. Clarke told All Woman that he was then living in Atlanta and had planned to come home, but when he got the cal ...

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    Signs that diabetes may be approaching

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    DIABETES is a disease in which your blood glucose (or blood sugar) levels are too high. With type 1 diabetes your body does not make insulin, and with type 2 diabetes, the more common type, your body does not make or use insulin ...

  • Treating endometriosis

    All Woman Health

    ALL this month, we have heard stories about women living with endometriosis, as well as the myths and the symptoms or complications associated with the disease. Thanks to modern medicine, however, there are many options for trea ...

  • Maintaining good vaginal health

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    WE are often told by our gynaecologists that the vagina is designed to clean itself, and that cleansers such as douches and soaps can be very harmful both internally and externally because of the vagina’s sensitivity. Dr ...

  • Fighting endometriosis with the right diet

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    AS Endometriosis Awareness Month continues, more women have come forward to share their stories of fighting the debilitating disease. Cheryl Holdsworth McKenzie, a high school English teacher, shares with All Woman how she has u ...

  • Performance anxiety in women

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    THOUGH infrequently talked about, performance anxiety sometimes affects women, although perhaps on a smaller scale than men. Sex therapist Dr Sydney McGill says that while there may be medical reasons for this condition, there a ...

  • Pregnancy after a C-Section

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    Dear Dr Mitchell, How soon after a C-section can one get pregnant again and deliver a healthy baby? A caesarean section is sometimes done as an emergency intervention, or it may be done as a planned procedure. Depending on the ...

  • Autoimmune diseases women should know about

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    AUTOIMMUNE diseases don’t discriminate. They can affect anyone. But while there is no logical explanation, countless people are affected by certain diseases which occur when their immune system starts attacking the healthy ...

  • Love is painful: Endometriosis and sex

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    “DOC, it is so painful, I don’t enjoy it anymore. I even try my best to avoid sex because I can’t bear it. It’s been getting worse over the last few months and it is truly affecting me personally and my r ...

  • Understanding tubal occlusion

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    Dear Dr Mitchell, I did a hysterosalpingogram which shows that I have tubal occlusion. What does this mean? A hysterosalpingogram(HSG) is an X-ray that outlines the cavity of the uterus and the Fallopian tubes. It is an invest ...



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