Women’s health: Managing problems down below

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Women’s health: Managing problems down below

Sarah Mooney

Sarah Mooney

Woman with hands over crotch
Many women will ask for products to self manage gynaecological conditions, but some of these require formal investigation before initiating treatment (Image: iStock.com Voyagerix)

Christchurch pharmacist Sarah Mooney discusses the variety of women’s gynaecological issues before focusing in on pelvic pain and the many different causes of vaginal itching

Lucy* lived in fear of “Aunt Flow”. Every 28 days, she would get intense cramping as a warning of an imminent week of crippling abdominal and back pai