Recruiting: Board of Trustees

We are a grassroots community organisation dedicated to improving the health, education, human welfare, and opportunities for women living with reproductive health problems.       Mission Statement ​“We will support women with their reproductive health and well being. We will achieve this by providing a safe and confidential space for women to access advice…

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The Journey – to be WHOLE again

The Journey – to be WHOLE again Broken fragments of my life have sliced through my mind, body and soul for nearly 20 years. I was born in the late 80’s into an unconventional family. Sikhism was the majority faith practised within my household followed by Christianity. My childhood was comfortable and somewhat adequate in…

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PCOS is more than a problem with fertility

After a lot of searching and several doctors later, I was finally diagnosed with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome at the age of 29. PCOS is more than a problem with fertility, it is a chronic endocrine disorder. Symptoms may include weight gain, excess facial and body hair, acne, cysts on inner thighs and armpits, male pattern…

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Let’s talk about vaginas!

If you had asked me several years ago to talk openly about my female reproductive system then I would probably have blushed profusely and clammed up. However, since being diagnosed with womb cancer and having my female bits seen by more people than I care to think about, I’ve certainly become a lot more open…

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My Blog On Cysters

I recently attended the first ever Cysters Chat Meeting held in Birmingham on the 2nd September 2017. It was a confidential meeting nothing will be shared about their names.  I wasn’t too sure on what to expect, but I went in with an open mind. It was a real eye opener and to this day…

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The importance of a Support Group

Sitting down with several women who are in varying stages of dealing with different Reproductive health issues and hearing firsthand their struggles, questions and triumphs. Meeting with these lovely women impressed in me several things about the importance of patient support groups: First, these women have a forum to talk about their struggles with people who understand what…

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Libido! Vagina! Sex! Menopause! Women!

Libido! Vagina! Sex! Menopause! Women! Yes, you can say those words out loud and nothing bad will happen! So why the big commotion over these words? Well read on.. Recently, Facebook blocked an advert for a Menopause Support Workshop. Why? Because they took issue with the word “Libido” and categorised the workshop as an “adult…

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The Holistic Alternatives – Mizan Theraphy

Hello! My name is Lorna and I’m a 48-year-old woman, mother, wife and soon to be grandma living in Birmingham. I’m a women’s health practitioner (Mizan Therapist) but not a doctor/gynaecologist/clinical specialist. What I write here is from my own experience firstly as a woman who has experienced over 20 years of *gynae issues and…

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National Survivors Month

Sadly, it is becoming more and more common for women to diagnosed with a form of cancer.  Luckily, more women are becoming aware of the symptoms and battling against it. Cysters have been working closely with Womb Cancer Support UK and raising vital awareness of Womb Cancer. Womb Cancer is the most common gynae cancer,…

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May is Global Employee Health & Fitness Month!

Did you that May is Global Employee Health and Fitness Month!? The goal of Global Employee Health and Fitness Month is for employers to promote the benefits of a healthy lifestyle to their employers engaging their employees thoughts on how they could do more. Employers have a incredible opportunity to help their employees with their…

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