September is PCOS Awareness Month. Although 5 to 10% of women suffer from Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, many don’t know about this endocrine disorder. (…)
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. (…)
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. (…)
‘Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder affects 1 in 20 women. So how could it be that it took me until my 30’s to learn about PMDD?’ – a guest blog by Cindy Lopez Smith. (…)
You can whinge and whine about your period. But menstruating regularly is a must when you’re trying to conceive. Certain conditions cause your menstruation to be irregular, or stop completely. (…)
A heavy menstrual bleeding has its disadvantages. But what’s wrong if you menstruate very little? (…)
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. (…)
Photographer Charlotte Luijendijk was inspired by the many euphemisms for the word ‘menstruation’.
‘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.