Women's health 18-39

Get running with the Couch to 5K plan

Our C25K plan is designed to get just about anyone off the couch and running 5km in nine weeks.

Binge drinking

A drink-by-drink guide to the effects of binge drinking on your mind and body.

Hormone headaches

Hormone headaches affect more than 5 million women a month. Practical advice on how to prevent them.

Why am I tired all the time?

Feeling exhausted is so common that it has its own acronym, TATT, which stands for "tired all the time".

Periods: do I need a doctor?

Menstrual changes that need a check-up, such as bleeding between periods, after sex or after the menopause.

Top diets review for 2017

Find a weight loss plan to suit you with our review of the most popular diets.

How a well-fitted sports bra can reduce breast pain

Find out how a correctly fitted sports bra can help reduce breast pain, which affects one in three women.

'I quit smoking for my son'

The health risks of smoking, and why one mum from London quit after 26 years.

5 A DAY on the go

Juggling a hectic work schedule and a busy social life? Here are some easy ways to fit in 5 A DAY.

Christine Vivier

'I remember being 10 years old and feeling fat'

Christine says the NHS weight loss plan helped her overcome a love-hate relationship with food

The energy diet

Tips on what to eat (and drink) if you want to banish tiredness and feel full of energy.

Women and hair loss: coping tips

Losing your crowning glory can be a particularly cruel blow for women. But there are ways to cope.

Michelle Middleton

Endometriosis: Michelle's story

Mum-of-two Michelle Middleton talks about her symptoms and treatment of endometriosis.

'Cystic fibrosis won't stop me singing'

Bianca Nicholas, who has cystic fibrosis, has launched a successful singing career in spite of her illness.

10 ways to stop leaks

Try these simple methods to improve or get rid of the symptoms of bowel and bladder weakness.

'How I quit smoking'

Find out how ex-smoker Justine quit smoking with the help of an NHS Stop Smoking group.

Hair dye allergy

How to use hair dye safely and what to do if you have a reaction

All other articles on Women's health 18-39

Vagina health

Find out about vaginas, from keeping clean and healthy to what's normal and what's not. Plus, changes after childbirth

Getting pregnant

How and when pregnancy happens, and what makes your baby a boy or a girl

What is contraception?

Find out about the 15 methods and how they work


Whether you're cooking for a family or eating on the run, our tips and recipes can help you get your 5 A DAY

Support if you have fertility problems

Fertility problems can leave you emotionally drained. Find out how to get support

Health and fitness

Boost your health and fitness with fun and practical ideas to get active and improve your general health