Women's health

28 April 2010

Menopause

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The cessation of menstruation (menopause) usually occurs between a woman’s mid-forties and mid-fifties, and although a natural process, can be a difficult and emotional time for some women. Perimenopause usually lasts about 4 years. It starts when physical and emotional symptoms associated with menopause begin and ends 12 months after the last period.

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01 April 2010

Cystitis

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Cystitis is an inflammation of the bladder, commonly caused by a urinary tract infection (UTI). It is more likely to affect women than men, causing discomfort and inconvenience.

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22 July 2011

Pre-menstrual syndrome

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The term pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS) describes a group of physical, mental and emotional symptoms that many women experience during the 1-2 weeks before the onset of the menstrual period.

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13 October 2014

Candida

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A fungal disease affecting the warm, damp regions of the body such as the genital area.

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29 February 2016

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Women's health

Evening Primrose Oil

$39.99

This product is Out of stock.

This product is available for pre-order.

Blackmores Evening Primrose Oil 1 g contains cold-pressed EPO. EPO is a natural source of the important omega-6 fatty acid gamma-linolenic acid (GLA).

Low levels of GLA have been found in women with PMS and adults as well as children with eczema.

Evening primrose oil(EPO)
providing gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) 100 mg
:1 g (1000 mg)

Dosage

Adults – Take 1 to 3 capsules once a day with a meal, or as professionally prescribed.

Children 6-12 years – Take 1 to 2 capsules once a day (pierce and squeeze into milk, juice or cereal), or as professionally prescribed.

Children 2-6 years – Take 1 capsule a day (pierce and squeeze into milk, juice or cereal), or as professionally prescribed.
  • May occasionally cause mild gastrointestinal symptoms or headache
  • If symptoms persist, see your healthcare professional
Women's health

Vitamin B6

$14.79

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This product is available for pre-order.

Blackmores Vitamin B6 may be of benefit for the relief of premenstrual symptoms such as breast tenderness, fluid retention, irritability and fatigue.

Pyridoxine hydrochloride(vitamin B6, pyridoxine 197 mg):240 mg

Pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6) is a water-soluble nutrient involved in the production of proteins, neurotransmitters and haemoblobin. Whole grains, legumes, bananas, seeds, nuts and potatoes are good sources of vitamin B6.

Dosage

Adults – Take 1 tablet a day, with a meal, or as professionally prescribed.

Children under 12 years – Only as professionally prescribed.
  • WARNING: This product contains pyridoxine hydrochloride, which may be dangerous when used in large amounts or for a long time. Pyridoxine-induced peripheral neuropathy is most commonly reported with doses of 1 g or more daily, taken for 2 months to 3 years
  • If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional
  • Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet