If you are pregnant or have ever been pregnant, you will know that there are a number of not so desirable side effects that come alongside the growth of a baby. These are particularly noticeable in the first trimester (three months) of pregnancy and include nausea, severe fatigue, sore breasts, bloating and gas (or flatulence).
Friendly bacteria and the menopause Menopause brings with it a number of changes to our bodies, most of which are associated with the reduction in oestrogen production that occurs at this time. Many of these changes are directly linked to a healthy balance of friendly bacteria both in the gut and in the genito-urinary tract.
What is the vaginal microbiome? Today is International Women’s Day and we thought it was an appropriate time to talk about an area of women’s health that is not often discussed ‘out loud’ – the vaginal microbiome. As a company that produces friendly bacteria products, the microbiome (the microorganisms that live both on and in
UTIs are bacterial infections of any part of the urinary tract causing inflammation. More than half of all women in the UK experience a UTI in their lifetime and around a quarter have recurrent episodes. Most UTI bacteria move up from the colon (large intestine), but they might also be caused by bacteria from the