What nearly 20 years on contraception has taught me.

What nearly 20 years on contraception has taught me.

Whilst I can’t remember the exact age a doctor first prescribed me the mini pill, I do know it was somewhere between the age of 11, when I first got my period and 13, when we moved towns. At the age of 30, after nearly 20 years of an array of contraception, I decided...
PMS – Premenstrual Syndrome

PMS – Premenstrual Syndrome

Let’s delve into pre-menstrual syndrome or PMS. PMS can manifest as both physical and psychological symptoms and can begin as early as 14 days before your menses. Like I said in the first episode whilst PMS is common it is not normal. Your period is actually...

The Female Cycle :101

This begins a little mini-series on the female reproductive system. I will be covering a broad range of topics including our menstrual cycle, period irregularities, PMS, PCOS, endometriosis and post pill syndrome. I’m kicking things off with the female menstrual...