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period problems

Most of us don’t get through life without some form of problem relating to our period, you’re not alone! Some common period problems include:

    • Painful periods
    • Heavy periods
    • Irregular periods
    • Absent periods
    • PMS
    • Endometriosis
    • Ovulation pain

Whatever you’re suffering from, there’s an article for you here.

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Health & Wellbeing

Wombs Around The Web – November ’18

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What’s My Period Flow Telling Me? Ask The Body Experts

Without stating the obvious, a period is the most visible, outward sign of a functioning menstrual cycle (like, duh). But along with...

Health & Wellbeing

Lost Tampon? What Happens If You Leave A Tampon In?

Your tampon is missing, presumed lost. But has it really done a disappearing act inside your body? We give you the lowdown...

Health & Wellbeing

Wombs Around The Web – October ’18

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Health & Wellbeing

Can Chlamydia Affect Periods? Ask The Body Experts

Chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the UK ­– last year over 200,000 people were tested positive for the...

Health & Wellbeing

Why Do I Have Brown Period Blood?

The sight of brown period blood or brown discharge can be confusing because we often presume periods come in only one colour...

Periods

Here’s How Stress Can Stop Your Periods

Did you know that stress is one of the major reasons behind missing periods? Stress can cause many physical effects such as headaches,...

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I Leaked On Stage During My Burlesque Act

Being open and honest about real things that happen to real women is the fastest way to smash taboos and get us all talking...

Periods

How Do Eating Disorders Affect Periods?

Being open and honest about real things that happen to real women is the fastest way to smash taboos and get us all talking...

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Coming Off The Pill Messed With My Mental Health

You really can’t beat sharing stories to make you feel like you’re not alone in a situation – we can all identify with a...

Periods

Bleeding Between Periods: Ask The Body Experts

Bleeding between periods is known as spotting and can occur for a number of reasons. Often, spotting is nothing to worry about, but occasionally...

Health & Wellbeing

Could Your Period Be Making Your Allergies Worse?

Sneezing, sore eyes, runny nose, a tight throat, itchy skin…being allergic to something really is no fun at all and as UK...

Health & Wellbeing

#TabooTuesday: How Can PCOS Affect My Fertility?

Whether you’re wanting a baby now, sometime soon or indeed *ever*, it goes without saying that fertility is an important part of...

Health & Wellbeing

Beat PMS With The Help Of Your Summer Health Kick!

If you’re irritable, tired and doubled over with cramps, it’s easy to reach for the comfort food. Trust us, we know. Sometimes...

Periods

Could Your Period Be To Blame For Your Latest Shopping Spree?

Popped to the supermarket for a pint of milk and came home with three bikinis, a summer dress and a wide-brimmed hat that...

Health & Wellbeing

#TabooTuesday: The Lowdown On Piles and Periods

Piles are enlarged blood vessels that form in and around the anus, and anyone who’s suffered with them, will agree they’re a right pain in...

Living

5 Ways Your Workplace Can Care About Periods

Here at Pink Parcel HQ, having your period at work is a total breeze. The toilets are stocked with a free stash...

Periods

The Period Questions We *Probs* Should Know The Answers To

If you’re in your 20s or 30s you’ll have been having periods for years, huh? Yet for most of us, each time...

Periods

15 Struggles You’ll Only Understand If You Bleed Every Single Month

1. When the pizza man comes and you yell at the kids to come downstairs but you’re really home alone, because cravings.  ...

Periods

Pink Parcel Period Talk: Presenter Yinka Bokinni On Battling Her Cramps

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

Periods

Paid ‘Period Leave’ – Would You Take It?

We’ve all been there. The alarm goes off, tummy cramps are next-level agonising and your mood is on the floor. It’s that...

Living

What It’s Like To Get Your Period At Fashion Week

Fashion Week is many things, but relaxing it ain’t. So what happens when you add menstruation into the mix? You might have...

Living

Banned From Swimming Because Of Her Period

A leisure centre hit the headlines last month after banning women from swimming when they are on their period. The fitness club in Georgia...

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New Breakthrough In Vaccine For Toxic Shock Syndrome

Scientists have discovered what could be the world’s first effective vaccine against Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS), a life-threatening disease that has been...

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