What Are Period Clots?

Having a period means that your vagina might release clots of blood that look nothing like the tidy little splashes of (blue!) fluid you see in most tampon commercials. While period clots can be part…

Uterine Fibroids Explained

First thing to know is that fibroids are non-cancerous growths that develop in or around the womb (uterus). The growths are made up of muscle and fibrous tissue, and vary in size. They’re sometimes known…

Does Your Sex Hurt?

  Dyspareunia is never discussed in sex education classes, in fact as a woman you might not know that 1 in 10 British women find sex painful. If you are a man this might be the…

Kate Beckinsale Had Ruptured Ovarian Cyst

The actress Kate Beckinsale ended up in hospital two weeks ago with a ruptured ovarian cyst. So what exactly is an Ovarian cysts and what are the symptoms to look out for? An ovarian cyst is…

Period Pain In Your Back?

What Does Period Pain In Your Back Mean? Most women who have periods will experience some form of period pain, so understanding what that pain means and how to ease it can literally change your…