Dr Karen Gardiner Discusses female health on EveryWoman Day
The founder of women’s self-care company Purple Orchid Health Dr Karen Gardiner gives her account on the state of female health, common misconceptions around long term illnesses, and how we can help women with chronic health conditions feel heard.
Acknowledging the valuable women’s health services that are currently available, such as Bladder Health UK and Women’s Health Dr Gardiner admitted, “at the moment it’s not all as joined up as it could be. So what we want to do is to continue to give a platform for people to share their stories. By doing so [we would] raise awareness and put it into mainstream news. Why can it not be in the broadsheets and the daily newspapers as a newsworthy story?”
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