April = Adenomyosis Awareness Month. Adenomyosis is related to endometriosis. This chronic disease also causes menstrual complaints such as pain and heavy blood loss. (…)
March is Endometriosis Awareness Month. All over the world, meetings and events are held to raise awareness for this serious disease which affects one in ten women. Also more and more celebrities share their stories. (…)
Most of January’s good intentions have to do with health. That’s why we add one more to our ‘to do’-list for 2021: make an appointment with your GP if you’re suffering from one of these menstrual complaints. (…)
Periods on screen? Yes indeed! Menstruation is also hot & happening in the cinema and on Netflix. From Oscar-winning blockbusters to personal short docs, here are some must-see menstrual movies. (…)
Is menstruating still necessary? It’s also possible to delete your periods with hormonal contraception. A lot of women do this, sometimes even without knowing. Here’s how. (..)
What’s sex like when you’re dealing with chronic pain and pelvic dysfunction caused by endometriosis, adenomyosis, interstitial cystitis and related conditions? – An honest and inspiring guest blog by Laura Millions Cone. (…)
Ever heard of catamenial pneumothorax? Probably not. Rare Disease Day (the last day of February) is meant to raise awareness about the 6,000 existing rare disorders.(…)
On average, women are absent from work or school 1.3 days per year because of period problems. Productivity loss is equivalent to almost 9 days per year.That’s the conclusion of a Dutch study from Radboudumc; the largest of its kind. (…)
A heavy menstrual bleeding has its disadvantages. But what’s wrong if you menstruate very little? (…)
Sara Lopez had no idea what her doctor was talking about when she diagnosed her with adenomyosis. Since then, however, she has become a certified health coach, and specialises in this painful condition. (…)
Severe suffering just a part of menstruation? Not always. Painful periods can indicate a serious underlying medical problem, like endometriosis.
Too many, too little, too early, too late, not at all: a lot of things can go wrong with menstruation. And all those disorders have a name. An alphabetic summary. (…)
March 25 is Worldwide EndoMarch day. All over the world women come together to raise awareness and take a stand against endometriosis. (…)
‘I can write about what has been part of my life and it is ok! People are reading these stories and they are cheering not recoiling or shushing! So here it is…’ A guest blog by the British holistic practitioner Melonie Syrett.
Sometimes it seems you’re menstruating again halfway through your cycle. This is called spotting or breakthrough bleeding. Why does this happen? Is it serious?