The Different Stages of Menstruation

As we get older, our periods — and how we view them — change

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My Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Led to Iron-Deficiency Anemia and Disrupted My Career, but I Took My Life Back

I realized I couldn't keep living with debilitating bleeding and fatigue every month. Finally, I found the diagnosis and the care that I needed

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Iron Deficiency Anemia and Heavy Periods: What’s the Connection?

Weakness, headaches and even feeling out of breath are common symptoms, but sometimes they may point to a larger problem.

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Why It’s Important to Speak Up About Heavy Uterine Bleeding

Heavy uterine bleeding is one of the most common gynecological complaints.

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Heavy Uterine Bleeding May Cause This Potentially Serious Complication

Heavy uterine bleeding may disrupt a woman's everyday life, but losing so much blood can also cause this potentially serious condition.

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Important Questions to Ask About Heavy Uterine Bleeding and Its Potential Complications: Q & A with Dr. Rashmi Kudesia

FAQ about heavy uterine bleeding and iron deficiency anemia.

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How to Combat PMS Symptoms

Most women suffer from some sort of PMS. Here are steps you can take to alleviate symptoms.

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Dispelling the Shame of Menstruation

A conversation with Rachel Neve-Midbar.

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Learning to Love Your Menses

A Q&A with women’s health advocate Irvienne Goldson.

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Putting a Stop to the Stigma Around Menstruation

Girls and women are pushing back against period shame, and Generation Z is leading the charge.

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Female CEOs Unite to Fight Menstrual Stigma

As female CEOs, we are committed to fighting stigma and overcoming the bias and stigma around menstruation that keeps too many women in the shadows.

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Tampons, Pads And Politics Mesh In New Push For Access To Menstrual Supplies

As a national movement for better access to menstrual products gains steam, “period equity” activists in Colorado are finding the path to change can be rocky.

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Why Do We Feel Embarrassed About Our Periods?

It's time to stop feeling shame around this monthly biological function. Let's band together and stop period stigma!


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CBD for Women: What Are Women Using CBD For?

These days, CBD—cannabidiol, a chemical derived from cannabis—is being sold in many forms and used for many things. Find out what women are using it for.

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What You Need to Know About Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

If your monthly periods are heavy or prolonged or both, you may suffer from menorrhagia, the medical term for heavy menstrual bleeding. If so, seek treatment from your health care professional.

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