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Period and pelvic wellness, science, stories, and more.

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What is PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome)?

Before writing this, I found myself asking, what is the best way to write an informational piece about a chronic condition that is unique to every body, manifests itself in different ways, displays a wide...

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What is PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome)?
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How Birth Control Affects Your Period

I remember when I was around fifteen, and the majority of my peers started a form of hormonal birth control. Not due to engagement in sexual activity, but due to a plethora of other symptoms...

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The Connection Between Chronic Pain and Sex

There is a complex relationship between sex and chronic pain. Chronic pain can affect a person’s sex life because of the pain itself, but also because of other factors that come with chronic pain, such as mood changes,...

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Breast Pain and Your Cycle: What is Normal?

As a person with breasts and a period, there are usually a few days in the month where I can’t get away with not wearing a bra, or I find myself cupping my breasts in...

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Menstrual Health: How Sex Education is Failing Our Youth

My introduction to menstrual health, pre-menarche, was as follows: when I was around 14, my mum came into my room, somewhat out of the blue and drew me a diagram of a uterus on one...

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Herbal Tea for Period Relief: A Brief History and How-To

Herbal tea has been used for centuries to help with all sorts of health concerns. For many people, herbal tea can be a powerful ally for period relief. This blog post will explore the history...

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What is The Vaginal Microbiome and How To Keep It Healthy

One of my favourite things to talk about is the vaginal microbiome! I learned about it a few years ago when I was on my health journey to understand why I always had yeast infections. Literally,...

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