Periods. A great subject for songs, jokes and essays. But it also lends itself for hilarious quotes. Like these five. (…)
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. (…)
Eating chocolate can help reducing PMS-symptoms. Which is particularly good to know. Try this yummy recipe. It’s full of nutrition you’ll need in the (pre)menstrual phase, such as fibres and magnesium, and it’s fun to bake! (…)
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. (…)
You’re irritated, bloated and bleeding. Oh, and you’ve got cramps. The cons of menstruation are evident. But did you know there are also pros? How about No. 8: it can’t get any worse. (…)
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. (..)
‘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. (…)
Every month, Mariette Reineke and Naomi van Ree talk about their menstruation. Today’s theme: the Dutch word for being on your period. ‘Ongesteld’. Meaning ‘not well.’ Do we need to ditch this eufemism? What’s your opinion? (…)
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. (…)
Part 2 of the mini series Period Talk. Every month, Mariette Reineke and Naomi van Ree talk about their menstruation.Today’s theme: choices. Want to join the conversation? That’s possible! (…)
Mariette Reineke (46) and Naomi van Ree (26) talk about their menstruation. Part 1: from complaints to empowerment. Join the conversation! (…)
Totally different from all her other work: The Rorschach-series of the New York photographer Sarah Anne Ward. (…)
If you look at the hormonal changes during the menstrual cycle, it’s perfectly understandable that we feel slightly different from time to time. (…)
PMDD is known as the extreme sister of PMS. What exactly causes this syndrome is unclear. But the consequences are drastic.
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. (…)
How does the menstrual cycle influence girls’ academic performance? A Dutch support service investigates… (…)
Vitamin B6 is important when tackling PMS symptoms. But how do you get enough of it? And how can certain foods, like bananas, help? (…)
How about the male menopause? Does it really exist? Men do experience a decrease of testosterone production.
Wondering what causes premenstrual symptoms? Scientists have done ground-breaking research into PMS
It must be said: the illustration The Seven Dwarves of Menopause was the first one to roam the world wide web. But as The Seven Dwarves of PMS, the picture hits the spot perfectly as well.