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Top genuine causes of hair loss in women

Top genuine causes of hair loss in women

Alopecia or hair loss can be temporary or permanent, but its effects can be devastating. While male-pattern baldness seems to be more popular, Alopecia is common in females as well. In the U.S. alone, over 21 million females suffer from Alopecia. Hair loss in women can develop due to various factors. Medical conditions, genetics, hormonal changes, or aging can be reasons why women have to deal with hair loss. I lost a lot of hair whilst pregnant. VIEW the POST

What are the symptoms of a dusty home?

What are the symptoms of a dusty home?

Although our homes are meant to provide protection against the world outside, some people may experience some suspicious symptoms whilst relaxing in the comfort of their own homes. As some of you may remember, I have a horrible dust allergy. To the point where just emptying the vacuum can make me sneeze instantly. These common yet uncomfortable symptoms are often associated with dust allergies. Below is a list of some of the telltale signs you could have a problem with dust particles, along with some simple ways to deal with a dusty home to reduce possible dust allergy triggers.  VIEW the POST

The Cervical Smear Diaries – 2 years on #NotSoSimple

Well, I am quite late for the Cervical Screening Awareness week, however awareness is awareness! Some of you may remember 2 years ago I received the Smear Results: Abnormal Cells. Abnormal cells, high grade (severe) dyskaryosis to be exact. It was really scary and I wouldn’t wish the process on anyone, but it’s very common and the procedure over in 90 minutes. This is part 3 of the Cervical Smear Diaries.

The Cervical Smear Diaries – aftermath, infection & the results

The Cervical Smear Diaries – aftermath, infection & the results

On February 3, 2017, I went in to hospital for a Colposcopy and came out with having the LLETZ treatment. You can read about the procedure and treatment here. I received the results this week and I have to say, I didn't realise I was worrying but the good news felt like a house had been lifted from my shoulders. Below is a little account of the infection symptoms and what my results mean if anyone would like to know... VIEW the POST

The Cervical Smear Diaries – symptoms, smear test & treatment

The Cervical Smear Diaries – symptoms, smear test & treatment

As you may have seen on Instagram recently I have been through a bit of a rollercoaster and learnt so much on this journey. I know it's not the "nicest" topic to talk about but I would like to help others understand what happens, what symptoms to look out for and most importantly: NEVER MISS A SMEAR TEST!  VIEW the POST