Oestrogen blood test
Many women at some time have a blood test for oestrogen. It might be during pregnancy, if their menstrual cycle is unusual, or for some other reason.
Oestrogen, a female sex hormone with many roles, controls puberty, strengthens bones and more. But too much or too little can cause medical problems.
Follow the links below to find out more about diethylstilboestrol (DES), a synthetic form of oestrogen.
How can medication help ease menopause symptoms? This article contains information about different types of menopause medicines, other treatment options and what to ask your doctor.
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is the name for a number of hormone therapies that can be used to treat the symptoms of menopause.
Cervical cancer treatment
The type of treatment you receive will depend upon the type of abnormality. Find out about the treatments for cervical cancer.
Although it can affect any woman, vaginal dryness is most common in women who have experienced menopause.
Adenomyosis is a condition that affects the uterus and can cause heavy periods. Learn more about its causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
A fibroid is a non-cancerous tumour that grows in and around the uterus. Find out more about fibroids, including the symptoms and treatment options.
There are many methods of contraception. Here's how to choose the right one for you, considering things like effectiveness, safety and convenience.