Understanding our menstrual cycle and taking a proactive approach to our periods is vital to improving sports performance.
Experts examine the five questions they commonly hear from women and girls about their hormones and ADHD symptoms.
Fluctuations in sex hormones are associated with inflammation peaks and troughs. These could potentially influence athletic performance.
Breaking the taboo: the fascinating history of menstrual products.
Further exploring this connection could potentially lead to better treatment of the condition.
The concentration of certain hormones during different phases of your menstrual cycle may give you a boost in the gym.
Model Hailey Bieber recently shared on social media that she’s suffering with an ovarian cyst the size of an apple.
Sometimes, the arrival of your period can come with stabbing pains down the legs, abdomen or into the buttocks. For some, this pain can shoot up the vagina or back passage.
One in 20 women have PMDD – though very few may realise they have it.
Around a quarter of women have clinically heavy periods.
Research shows that many girls are in elementary school when they have their first period. But often they have not received adequate health education.
Period delay tablets may help you take control of your menstrual cycle – but only if used properly.
When it comes to teaching about cycles in schools, the period dominates the story — but it’s important we teach about the ovulation part of the cycle, too.
Reports have suggested some women are experiencing changes to their menstrual cycles after having a COVID vaccine.
Some evidence shows that hormonal fluctuations throughout the menstrual cycle can both increase and decrease athletic performance.
Science shows that many perimenopausal miseries — such as hot flashes, night sweats and trouble sleeping — are caused by excess or variable estrogen, not by “estrogen deficiency.”
There’s an app for just about everything nowadays. But if you’re trying to have a baby, relying on a fertility app to tell you the best time to conceive is probably not your best bet.
Women might find themselves reaching for sweets and potato chips in the two weeks before their period, even if they don’t have a diagnosis of PMS. An OBGYN explains these cyclical food cravings.
First robust confirmation of an old theory that links a fall in oestrogen with worsening mental health.
Companies should abide by a set of principles in their engagement in schools to ensure they provide accurate and positive portrayals of menstruation.