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.

Health and fitness

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

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.

Binge drinking

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

Getting pregnant

Find out the best time to get pregnant, how pregnancy happens, and what makes your baby a boy or a girl.

Periods: do I need a doctor?

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


Find out about the 15 methods of contraception and how they all work.

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".

Vagina health

Find out what's normal for a vagina, including discharge, size, periods, childbirth and menopause, and how to keep clean and healthy.

Top diets review

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

Hormone headaches

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

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.

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.

10 ways to stop leaks

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

Hair dye allergy

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

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