Practical information to help keep your mind and body in tip top shape
Most medical issues and life experiences affect everyone. Some are unique to our biological makeup. And nearly all of us feel unsure how to talk about certain issues, so we’ve created a hub to address questions you may have on a range of men’s and women’s health topics. From menopause, fertility, breast and prostate cancer, mental health and workplace tips for line managers to support their teams.
Whatever your concern, we’ll try to address it. Something not here? Ask our expert team of nurses, pharmacists and midwives any health-related question you like.
From menopause and fertility to breast and prostate cancer, many of the issues that matter to us most are deeply personal. It's not always easy for people to open up, seek help or talk, so join us during our live expert webinar which aims to help you support you, others and the whole workforce.
Fri, Nov 10, 2023 12:30 PM
Expert Nikki Porges gives the lowdown on everything you - and those around you - need to know about the menopause, from possible symptoms and treatments available, to a whole host of tips to help you be your best self through menopause and beyond.Read more
Pelvic girdle pain can start during any stage of pregnancy and it can become worse further into pregnancy, although it varies from person to person.Read now
Approximately 16 in every 100 women giving birth in the UK will develop gestational diabetes. Our experts give you the low-down on the causes and symptoms of gestational diabetes and what all mothers with diabetes can do before, during and after birth to avoid unnecessary complications.Read now
Woman have more choice than ever before when it comes to giving birth, and outcomes have never been so good, says Emma Cronin, registered nurse and midwife in our Health at Hand team.Read now
The lifetime risk of developing breast cancer for women is 1 in 8… find out more information about breast cancer symptoms and signs from AXA Health.Read now
Cancer Care Clinical Manager, Nurse Evelyn Wallace, and her team of Dedicated Cancer Nurses at AXA Health explain the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer.Read now
Cervical cancer is the most common cancer in women under 35 in the UK, but the good news is that 99.8% of cases are preventable. Registered nurse Sarah Brown picks out some key facts and frequently asked questions about cervical cancer you need to know.Read now
Whether it’s you who’s struggling with a mental health problem or someone you care about, talking about it can make a huge difference. AXA Health's 24hr information and support team share their tips for kick-starting the conversation.Read now
Join Sarah, AXA Health physiologist, as she looks at health issues that specifically affect women throughout their lives. With a focus on female-only cancers, menopause and mental health as well as life expectancy.Read now
Join Tom, AXA Health physiologist, as he explores key concerns that can have an impact on men’s health throughout their lives, including coronary heart disease, prostate cancer and mental health.Read now
Hormones have a massive effect on our bodies, controlling our development throughout our lives, as well as influencing moods.Read now
Affecting around 1.5 million women in the UK, endometriosis is a long-term condition where cells, similar to the lining of the womb, start to grow in other areas of the body, such as the ovaries and fallopian tubes.Read now
There’s a lot we can do to build strong bones and reduce the risk of osteoporosis – including paying attention to diet, exercise and our lifestyle choices – and the earlier we start, the better.Read now
Luke Weston, Junior Physiologist at AXA Health, explains how strength training is important for both men and women and helps to dispel the myth that women and weights don’t mix.Read now
Mental health issues have a significant impact on employee wellbeing. Whilst mental ill-health still has stigma attached to it, with the right education and training, managers can help employees feel more supported in the workplace.Read now
It’s important for managers to consider how to support employees facing fertility concerns. Research shows that 19% of people facing infertility cut their hours or leave employment completely, but there are a number of ways managers can help.Read now
It’s important for managers to think about the support in place for expectant or new parents so they can contribute to a positive workplace environment. Here are some tips to help.Read now
Both women and their families can struggle to understand menopause symptoms. Encouraging an open environment where all employees feel safe to raise any concerns they have, can make a difference to their working life.Read now
For more guidance and tips on wellbeing for all the family, visit our wellbeing centre.