Menopause »

… can result in increased frequency of Urinary tract Infections , painful or frequent Urination (dysuria) and some degree of urinary Incontinence .

General aches, fatigue, forgetfulness, Depression , Insomnia, irritability and Anxiety are symptoms which have also been reported in association with the menopause. In the longer term, the reduction in oestrogen production removes the protection which women enjoyed against the development of heart disease. By the age of …

Your Prostate »

… at that point. Some medications work by relaxing the prostate muscle cells to allow easier Urination. A side effect of these for some men is Retrograde ejaculation, also known as internal ejaculation which is described in the ejaculation section of this site.

Other medications limit Testosterone production to shrink the prostate. Side effects here can include a decrease in Sex drive ( Libido ), difficulties with ejaculation or with gaining erections (ErectileDysfunction). …

Prostate Cancer »

… at that point. Some medications work by relaxing the Prostate muscle cells to allow easier Urination . A side effect of these for some men is Retrograde ejaculation , also known as internal Ejaculation which is described in the Ejaculation section of this site.

Other medications limit Testosterone production to shrink the Prostate. Side effects here can include a decrease in Sex drive ( Libido ), difficulties with Ejaculation or with gaining erections …

Ovarian Cancer »

… Later there may be abdominal pain, swelling or the presence of a hard lump. There may be frequent urination, occasional breathlessness, weight loss, constipation or vomiting. Some of these symptoms can be found as the result of other non-cancerous conditions, so don’t automatically jump to the worst conclusion if you are experiencing them.

Contributory factors

Ovarian cancer is more frequent among women in their 60s, but can develop from the mid-30s onwards. There is probably a …

Uterine / Endometrial Cancer »

… the growth occurs.

Signs/ Symptoms

Abnormal bleeding or vaginal discharge, frequent urination or lower abdomen pain may indicate this cancer, but again these symptoms might be due to other, less serious causes.

Contributory factors

Uterine cancer is most frequent among postmenopausal women, and is rare under the age of 35. The use of oestrogen -only hormone replacement therapy (HRT) increases the risk, as does an early start with menstruation and late age of …