Study after study shows that men reporting their symptoms are taken at face value, while female patients are perceived as overly emotional, prone to exaggeration, and therefore untrustworthy reporters of their own experience.Read More
Author: Sarah Graham
I wasted three years of my life being discarded by healthcare professionals, all because I was a teenage girl with a worried mother and a hard to diagnose illness.Read More
Nov 22, 2018 | Physical Health
One woman took a piece of broken glass to try to cut out her mesh implant from her vagina – such was the level of her pain, anxiety and distress at not receiving help.Read More
Nov 13, 2018 | Sexual & Reproductive Health
Doctors deny and minimise our side effects. They tell us that they are ‘all in our heads’, and aren’t related to the LLETZ.Read More
Nov 6, 2018 | Menopause
As a healthcare professional, I have a duty to help patients with their decision-making, but should respect their choices – even if I do not always totally agree with them!Read More
Many women are afraid to disclose their condition because reproductive health just isn’t talked about in the workplace.Read More
Oct 24, 2018 | Physical Health
Sixteen years of pain, of trying every treatment available, of being dismissed and sent away, still in pain.Read More
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