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When looking for the right pill, women want to weigh up the cost, safety, efficacy and side effects of the pill. NordWood Themes

How to choose the right contraceptive pill for you

There are more than 30 different types of contraceptive pills. But brand names such as Microgynon, Levlen, Yaz and Brenda give little indication of the ingredients, dose or who should use them.
The majority of women experience some cramping for one to two days in their periods. from shutterstock.com

Health Check: are painful periods normal?

Period pain usually begins soon after a girl starts menstruating, but commonly gets better as she gets older.
One in ten women worldwide are thought to have endometriosis. nerosunero/Flickr

Women with endometriosis need support, not judgement

Women with endometriosis say it affects their whole life, but they receive little support for managing this condition, which doesn't have a cure or a treatment regime without nasty side effects.
Painful but not taboo. Pain by Shutterstock

Endometriosis is more than just a ‘women’s problem’

Why does a disease which causes pain and infertility, and which affects around 10% of UK women, take up to ten years to diagnose? Endometriosis is common and debilitating. Deposits of tissue resembling…

Endometriosis linked to ovarian cancer

Women with a history of endometriosis are more likely to develop three different types of ovarian cancer. More than 23,000…

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