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Women’s Physical Health

Hair Loss

Patterns of Hair Loss The most common type of hair loss in women, accounting for over 95 per cent of cases, is androgenetic alopecia, or female pattern baldness. There’s a large genetic predisposition, which may be inherited from the father or mother. The cause of...

Menopause

What is Menopause? The menopause occurs when levels of the female hormones oestrogen and progesterone fall and your body stops producing eggs. Menstruation ceases permanently and you’re no longer able to conceive. It can be a time of great physical and emotional...

Breast Awareness

We hope this information will help you to understand the normal development and ageing process of the breast and the normal changes that can occur throughout your life. It will also help you to be breast aware, so you notice any changes that are unusual for you. While...

Cellulite

What Causes Celulite? Cellulite is a permanent change in the fat that is stored under your skin. We all have some body fat – even skinny models – so we’re all susceptible to cellulite as we get older. You can sometimes spot it on women who otherwise...

Acne and Spots

Healthy, Glowing Skin You’ve heard it before – your skin is the largest organ of your body. It protects everything inside of you. In turn, it needs a little protection itself. Whatever your skin type or genetic makeup, you can take steps to keep your skin...

Top Beauty Tips

Don’t smoke. Smoking damages the microcirculation to the skin, making it dull, grey and lifeless. Your hair is affected in the same way. It also leads to the early formation of wrinkles, especially fine lines around the mouth. Many models smoke partly as an...

Becoming a Woman

The sex of a baby is determined primarily by the two sex chromosomes. In normal male cells, there’s an X and a Y sex chromosome. In normal female cells there are two X chromosomes. Initially, the embryonic tissue that later becomes testes in boys or ovaries in...

Cosmetic Surgery

Only you can know what you think is right for you, but the most important thing is not to rush into cosmetic surgery. Think carefully about why you want it and what you realistically expect it to do for you. Having a breast enlargement or a face-lift may make you feel...

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