health

From the ovaries, outward, all about female-focused health and medicine.

Carmen Collins2 years ago
PCOS, Anxiety and Depression In My Shoes
I was diagnosed with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome in February 2017 and I never realised the impact that this diagnosis would have on myself, my partner, and our present and future life. Through my own ...
Tatiana Parker2 years ago
Teal is For Real
So, this one is going to be shorter than my other articles, but since it is September I wanted to dedicate this article to the women in my family who have been affected by ovarian cancer, including my...
Side Effects of the Morning After Pill
It can happen to even the most responsible woman; for one reason or another, you had unprotected sex. You don't want kids, or aren't ready for them yet—but what can you do? Well, thanks to modern medi...
Cheeky Minx2 years ago
Weathering PMDD
Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) is a monthly storm that affects an estimated 3–10% of all menstruating women. It's an intense inner upheaval that can leave a path of functional, relational, and...
What Is the Morning After Pill?
When I was a teenager, I was very into reading about contraception, sexual health, and all that other good stuff. I still am — and that's probably why my sex life is amazing. Birth control education i...
Cheeky Minx2 years ago
Living with Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
Have you recently heard about or been diagnosed with Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder and are wondering what exactly that might mean? PMDD is a hormonal sensitivity that wrecks havoc in the lives of an...
Fliss Goldsmith2 years ago
PMDD
Sometimes you just don't know how to begin. Well, hey, a photo of my wedding should break the ice?! My wedding day was superb. The church was beautiful. The bridesmaids shimmered in Cadbury's purple g...
Amy Baker2 years ago
Periods
I have an established dislike for school periods. But now I want to emphasise my hate for p e r i o d s. A scary word, I can’t even type it properly. The teachers fear it, the parents shush it, the bo...
Katie Marchbank2 years ago
10 Ways to Protect Your Bodily Autonomy
People seem to be obsessed with taking away a woman's bodily autonomy. It's why there's a war on abortion, why many pharmacists refuse to hand over birth control, and why doctors might even lie about ...
Chelsea Pullano2 years ago
Women's Health Organizations You Need to Know
Women's health has been under attack for the past decade, and it's really beginning to show in more ways than one. Unfortunately, many women are finding it harder and harder to actually get the health...
Alicia Springer2 years ago
Terrifying Statistics About the State of Maternal Death in America
I'll begin this by saying that my pregnancy was a freak accident; I wasn't even supposed to be able to have kids. This pregnancy introduced me to the nightmare that is being pregnant in the United Sta...