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The Role of Nutrition in Breast Cancer

The Role of Nutrition in Breast Cancer

Jaime Rose Chambers
When it comes to breast cancer, we can’t control risk factors such as genetics and age, but certain diet and lifestyle factors we can. More women these days are surviving breast cancer and research is showing that there are some specific things we can do, such as eating more plants, exercise and limiting alcohol, that may either prevent breast cancer developing, and it’s recurrence and survival after a diagnosis.  
5 Symptoms No Women Should Ignore

5 Symptoms No Women Should Ignore

Dr. Michela Sorensen
While we are making inroads when it comes to talking about women’s health issues, there are still a lot of very common issues we don’t talk about. Whether it be fear or embarrassment, women still face barriers when it comes to accessing healthcare. So, this Women’s Health Week, lets look at 5 very common, but lesser talked about, symptoms that no women should ignore.  
Irritable Bowel Syndrome IBS - What is it and how to manage it

Irritable Bowel Syndrome IBS - What is it and how to manage it

Jaime Rose Chambers
IBS is short for irritable bowel syndrome. It is considered a chronic functional bowel disorder that is characterised by several symptoms that affect the functioning of the small and large intestine such as such as pain, cramping, bloating and gas, constipation or diarrhoea, or both as well as urgency with defecation. Symptoms may come and go over time and new symptoms may emerge – they may be quite mild but also severe. This can make managing IBS really tricky and often quite stressful. 
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