I’ve had painful periods ever since I was a teenager. Menstrual pain—scientifically referred to as dysmenorrhea—is experienced by up to 95% of women. Like most women, I’ve tried different remedies; some attempts more successful than others. Currently, I swear by chamomile tea
You’ve probably heard of endometriosis. But did you know it has an evil twin sister? Adenomyosis is often found in women who also have endometriosis. However, this is a different condition and requires different treatment. About one-third of women with adenomyosis
“Of course it does” you say. Now, let me confess that I often experience pre-menstrual turbulence… …that fails all logical explanations. I can start crying if somebody just looks at me the wrong way. Grumpy? Hell yeah, my boyfriend has a little suitcase packed
When you get pregnant, your body starts changing. Many women quickly notice a new type of vaginal discharge, which is usually thin, white, milky, and has a mild (or no) odour. This discharge—medically referred to as leukorrhea—is nothing to worry about.
If you’re one of the lucky few, your periods cause little inconvenience and are a textbook example of a 28-day cycle. For many women, however, “that time of the month” doesn’t always go like clockwork. Cycle irregularities and period-related difficulties are