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You’ve decided to consume less caffeine, but life without lattes seems bleak...

Stopped taking oestrogen

There is very little reliable clinical information available regarding how...

What is this pain?

As you have not mentioned where the pain is it is difficult to suggest...

Cyst in my left ovary

Ovarian cysts are quite common and appear on the ovary, rarely within the ovary...

Caffeine foods and drinks

We have compiled a short list of what drinks and foods contain caffeine...

Complex vascular condition

As you are more than aware the threat of a Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)...

Need to urinate a lot more

From what you are describing it sounds like there are a few possible reasons for the frequency...

Chronic leg ulcer

As you say that you have an Auto-Immune Disease this will impact not only...

#TRYit Caffeine Curfew withdrawal

These types of withdrawal symptoms are very common and entirely natural...