Men rate women as more desirable when they’re ovulating than when they’re menstruating. How does the menstrual cycle influence female attractiveness?
Poor posture often leads to back pain, but so can the size of your breasts. The problem may appear in puberty or after pregnancy. Hormone changes during the menstrual cycle can lead to temporary breast swelling too. The good news: a correctly picked posture bra can address this problem. (…).
‘Now society is quiet because of corona, I’d like to encourage everyone: take this time to menstruate. Not literally, but take it as inspiration. Take rest, reflect on life, reflect on our society and the planet. What do we keep and what do we leave behind?’ A guest blog by Dutch designer Nora Jongen. (…)
Menstruation + shame: they go hand in hand. But not because of the reasons you might think. (…)
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.(…)
Do female hormones have an effect on cardiac symptoms? The answers to these questions are still unknown. And that’s why the Erasmus Medical Centre has set up The Cycle Study. (…)
If you look at the hormonal changes during the menstrual cycle, it’s perfectly understandable that we feel slightly different from time to time. (…)
‘Our first period is a precious time and a celebration of the transition from being a girl to becoming a woman. But how come so very few of us truly celebrate our menarche?’ A guest blog by the Australian counsellor Robyn Jones. (…)
‘For most of my life, I’ve lived without any connection to my cycle, my body, my uterus, my ovaries, my breasts, my menstruation, my ovulation – in other words, to the fact that I am a woman.’ A story from the heart, by Mariette Reineke. (…)
Before you embark on that payday shopping spree, listen to your uterus. (…)
Could your menstrual cycle determine how competitive you are during a pub quiz, marathon or even that all important job interview? (…)
The word menstruation derives from the word mensis, Latin for month. A lunar month is meant here, not a calendar one.