Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

What is Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)?It is very common to experience some uncomfortable physical and emotional symptoms in the lead up to menstruation, and when these symptoms occur consistently month…
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Vaginal Discharge: What is Normal?

Vaginal Discharge: What is Normal?

It's common to feel curious or worried when it comes to vaginal discharge. In reality, normal vaginal discharge is a sign that you are healthy and everything is working well. Fluid and mucus in the va…
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Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Pelvic Organ Prolapse

What is Pelvic Organ Prolapse? Female pelvic organ prolapse (FPOP) is a medical a medical condition in which a pelvic organ, such as the uterus, bowel or bladder herniate or prolapse downward into…
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Get to Know Your Flow

Get to Know Your Flow

Menstruation: How much do we really bleed?  Periods are generally an indicator of overall health but the menstrual flow will vary from person to person. Knowing your menstrual flow can help you u…
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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

What is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome? Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a common yet complex hormonal condition, which causes cysts to form on the ovaries, along with a range of other physical and…
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Is my Vagina Normal?

Is my Vagina Normal?

Our pursuit of the designer vagina. You are not alone if, at some stage, you have thought “Is my vagina normal?”, “Is my vagina too big or too small?” or "Are my lips normal?”. Whilst there have b…
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Natural Remedies for Period Pain

Natural Remedies for Period Pain

Some people are lucky enough not to experience any period pain but for others, it can range from mild cramping and mood swings to Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD), a severe form of PMS which res…
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​Mastering your Menstrual Cycle

​Mastering your Menstrual Cycle

If you have ever felt burdened by your period, you’re certainly not alone. But what if you could use your menstrual cycle to your advantage?During our menstrual cycle, our bodies work in a way that is…
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All About Menopause

All About Menopause

What is menopause?Menopause is a normal and natural progression in life, generally occurring between the ages of 35-55. During the stages of menopause, the ovaries get smaller and stop producing estr…
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Endometriosis

Endometriosis

What is endometriosis?Endometriosis is a very common yet painful condition, affecting around 1 in 10 people with a uterus. It is characterised by the endometrium (the lining of the uterus) growing out…
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The Female Anatomy

The Female Anatomy

A guide to the Female Anatomy and Reproductive System This article provides an overview of the location and function of the various internal reproductive female sex organs and external structures…
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The Pelvic Floor & Kegel Exercises

The Pelvic Floor & Kegel Exercises

What is the pelvic floor?The pelvic floor includes layers attached to the pelvic bone, which act as a hammock to support pelvic organs including the vagina, uterus, bladder and bowel.Why does the the…
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Uterine Fibroids

Uterine Fibroids

What are fibroids? Fibroids (often referred to as uterine fibromyomas, leiomyomas or myomas) are growths of muscular tissue that form within the walls of the uterus. They are very common, affecting…
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​Living Plastic Free

​Living Plastic Free

A guide to living with less plastic Living completely plastic-free life may seem like an insurmountable task and can prevent you from starting to make changes at all. We’ve put together some tips on…
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Creating a Period Positive House

Creating a Period Positive House

I recently read an article by Cath Hakanson which struck a chord with me. Cath helps parents of adolescents become sex-wise and create open and honest relationships with their kids and the a…
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Symptoms and Prevention of TSS

Symptoms and Prevention of TSS

Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a rare but life-threatening condition which can affect children, men and women. It is caused when Staphylococcus Aureus bacteria, which is found on the skin, in th…
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Missing Periods - Amenorrhea

Missing Periods - Amenorrhea

Have your periods gone missing?What is Amenorrhea? Amenorrhea is a symptom whereby the menstrual cycle has been absent for three or more consecutive periods. There are two forms of amenorrhea;…
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The Menstrual Cycle

The Menstrual Cycle

The Menstrual CycleEducational video on menstruationby Emma BryceThis might seem hard to believe, but right now, 300 million women across the planet are experiencing the same thing: a period.The month…
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Menstrual Cup Public Bathroom Hacks

Menstrual Cup Public Bathroom Hacks

Handy public bathroom hacks for menstrual cup users. Some people are totally fine with washing their menstrual cup in public bathroom sink. It may gross other bathroom users out but may also op…
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Symptoms and Signs of Menstruation

Symptoms and Signs of Menstruation

7 signs your period may be coming. By paying attention to your body, you can learn how to recognise when your period is going to start. If you are a meticulous timekeeper, then you probably know e…
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Adolescents and Menstrual Cups

Adolescents and Menstrual Cups

Considering using a menstrual cup as a teen? If you’re new to getting your period, you will probably be considering all the options for managing your menstrual flow. The JuJu Menstrual Cup is a cone…
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8 Period Myths and Misconceptions

8 Period Myths and Misconceptions

Busting menstruation myths – get the facts! Myth: Exercise should be avoided during menstruation. Taking part in sports and physical exercise is encouraged and has many benefits. Endorphins released…
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