The endometrium undergoes a series of well-recognised cycles of proliferation, differentiation and tissue breakdown on a monthly basis, in response to exposure to the circulating sex steroids oestrogen and progesterone.
Current international literature suggests a high prevalence of sexual dysfunction in female patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and the present study was undertaken to assess the association between sexual dysfunction and marital dissatisfaction in a group of married Iranian women with OCD.
Breast pain, also known as mastalgia and mastodynia, is the commonest reason for consultation about breast problems in both UK primary care and breast units. Most women can be managed by their GPs with reassurance, advice and first-line treatments, but it is essential to identify women who need referral, especially the small minority presenting with pain as a symptom of breast cancer.
Free of charge CPD approved Women’s Health programme, supported by Primary Care Women’s Health Forum. Includes PMS, adolescent gynaecology, BRCA and cervical screening, heavy menstrual bleeding, premature menopause, endometriosis, overactive bladders and osteoporosis. Plus sexual & reproductive health, mother and baby and practice nursing streams, 180 exhibitors and hands-on workshops.