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Ovulation: What is it and how can you tell when you’re ovulating?

Trying for a baby? Understanding ovulation – when your body releases an egg for fertilisation – can help you get pregnant. Here’s what you need to know.

Ovulation pain: Symptoms, causes and treatment

Ovulation pain, also called mittelschmerz, is abdominal pain around the time you ovulate. This is usually in the middle of your menstrual cycle when your ovary releases an egg.

Ovulation bleeding

Bleeding during ovulation isn’t common, but some people get it. Discover why and when it happens, and when you should see a doctor.

Foods to avoid if you're over 65

Find out why over-65s are at higher risk of food poisoning and what foods are risky.

Dealing with jealousy

How to know when jealousy is becoming a problem and tips on overcoming it.

Ovarian cancer

Cancer of the ovary affects more than 6,500 women in the UK each year. It is the fifth most common cancer among women.

Ovarian cyst

An ovarian cyst is a fluid-filled sac that develops on a woman’s ovary. They are very common and do not usually cause any symptoms.

Ovarian torsion

An ovarian torsion is when your ovary twists around the blood vessels that supply it with blood.

Keeping your weight up in later life

You may lose weight as you grow older through illness or loss of appetite. Find out how to boost your calorie intake.

Eye health tips for older people

How to keep your eyes healthy after the age of 60 with NHS eye tests, prescription lenses and lifestyle changes.