menstruation

As a top athlete, Cate Campbell struggled with her periods. She would like more awareness of women’s health

Cate Campbell has spent most of her professional swimming career finding a way to manage her periods. And through that process, she’s discovered what can go wrong without access to the right information or women’s health professionals. “We’re so meticulous about every other aspect of our training, from our physical and mental health to our […]

Implantation Bleeding vs. Menstruation: How to Differentiate

Implantation bleeding, which occurs before a person knows she is pregnant, can be confused with menstrual bleeding. Implantation bleeding usually occurs about six to 12 days after conception and doesn’t mean anything is wrong. Although implantation bleeding does not require medical attention, it is important to alert your healthcare provider if you experience bleeding during […]

Menopause symptoms can appear long before menstruation ends

The new study highlights a window of vulnerability to an increase in mood problems for women. Photo by Silvia/Pixabay mood swings. hot flashes. night sweats. bad sleep All of these are debilitating symptoms of menopause, but now new research suggests they can start long before a woman stops having a period. “Late reproductive women who […]

Menstruation and reproductive health of black women: a critical call to action in the UK

Danielle Dogpostdoctoral researcher1 2, Holly Seglah2, Victoria Abrahams2, Annalize Weckessersenior researcher3, Veronique AS Griffithlecturer (university lecturer) in health sciences4 1Nuffield Department of Women’s and Reproductive Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK 2Reproductive Health Project for Black Women, The African Pot Project 3Center for Health and Social Care Research, Birmingham City University 4Epidemiology and Public Health […]

COVID-19 vaccination may cause temporary menstrual disorders in teen girls

A study recently published in the journal Vaccine describes the risk of menstrual disorders in adolescent girls aged 12 to 15 years after receiving Pfizer-BioNTech’s messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA)-based coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine. To study: Menstrual disorders in 12- to 15-year-old girls after a dose of the COVID-19 Comirnaty vaccine: a population-based cohort study […]

One or two days of menstruation? Read 5 causes of shorter periods

The menstrual cycle is no less than a puzzle. You can expect something, but something else can happen. This is because the length of your cycle can vary, sometimes even from month to month, depending on a wide variety of factors. Since a menstrual period usually lasts between 4 and 8 days, a sudden change […]

How your diet can help you during your period

Understand the impact of your course on your training How to train during your cycle to get the most out of your run What to eat and when As your hormone levels fluctuate throughout your menstrual cycle, symptoms can increase and even a tendency toward certain infections. For example, as levels of estrogen and progesterone […]

Debunking common diet and exercise myths

At a time when New Year’s resolutions and “New Year, new you” mantras abound, our Women’s Health With Evolve column delves into the evidence and science behind common myths and misconceptions surrounding diet and exercise Women The wellness industry makes millions every year marketing new diet and exercise trends, mostly with unsubstantiated claims, that catch […]

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