Periods

Periods, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

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Under-fuelling your body affects more than just your workout - here’s how

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Chloe Gray
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    Wellbeing

    Alleviate period pain with ’pillow yoga’ – and without leaving your bed

  • Film

    Ammonite review: Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan set the screen on fire in this LGBTQ+ love story

  • PMS: the symptoms of PMS can be debilitating for some women.
    Health

    What's the deal with PMS and is there anything that helps with the symptoms?

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Two women on their period
Health

Is period syncing really a thing? And has lockdown affected it?

An expert explains everything.

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Hollie Richardson
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Gentle exercise, such as a downward dog, can help with bloating.
Workouts

Feeling bloated? These 5 exercises can help

Ease digestive or hormonal bloat with this gentle workout.

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Chloe Gray
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Workouts

Ease period cramps with these 3 glute and core exercises

It may be the last thing you feel like doing, but a workout could be just what your body needs.

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Chloe Gray
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Woman in bed
Podcasts

“Why can I not stop thinking about sex sometimes?” This podcast explains all

Maisie Hill has the answers on the Period Power podcast.

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Hollie Richardson
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Kayleigh Dray
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“Is scrolling on my phone at bedtime really that bad for me?”

A 30-year-old social media editor struggles to balance her tech use.

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Beauty

7 women on the CBD products they truly rate

Anyone else totally confused by the world of CBD?

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Shannon Peter
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Sleep Diaries: “How can I keep my energy levels up with a new baby?”
Sleep

“What happens if you drink caffeine before bed?”

Dr Nerina Ramlakhan has some advice for a busy mum who keeps drinking Pepsi Max at dinnertime.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Stylist's Sleep Diaries: why do I keep waking up at 2am?
Sleep

“Is it really so bad to go to bed late?”

Dr Nerina Ramlakhan has some advice for a stressed-out lawyer who keeps heading to bed after midnight.

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Stylist Team
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Sleep Diaries: what impact does our diet and lifestyle really have on our sleep?
Sleep

“Why do I have such vivid dreams during my period?”

Dr Nerina Ramlakhan advises a woman whose intense menstrual cramps keep her up at night.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Health

Is ‘period flu’ real? We asked an expert to explain

A health expert explains why we feel run down before our periods.

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Hollie Richardson
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A woman experiencing burnout
Life

The physical symptoms of burnout to keep an eye out for while WFH

From delayed periods to headaches and dizziness, these are the tell-tale signs.

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Lauren Geall
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Hollie Richardson
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This shame-busting video just joined the fight to show real periods on our screens

“We’ve been made to feel gross, made to feel like we’ve got no choice…”

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Skincare

Period skincare is on the rise, but does the science support it?

One writer finds out.

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Bethany Fulton
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Life

Why Superdrug’s new period products for “people who menstruate” are so important

It’s about time we got rid of the idea that a woman = someone who has periods.

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Lauren Geall
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Here's the exacerbating truth of working with PMDD
Long Reads

The exacerbating reality of working with chronic PMS

Women with premenstrual dysphoric disorder have found working from home life-changing but what's going to happen when lockdown eventually eases?

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Raifa Rafiq
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Life

From miscarriages to menopause: why we need to be open about our health stories

Candice Brathwaite and Lauren Mahon are encouraging women to talk about their health and intimate experiences.

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Victoria Sanusi
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Banned Tampax advert in Ireland.
Life

This banned advert has sparked a debate about period shaming

A Tampax advert received 150 complaints in Ireland.

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Hollie Richardson
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Life

This is the reality behind the viral period video that everyone is talking about

#WombStories is trending on Twitter, and rightly so…

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Hollie Richardson
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Lockdown is seriously impacting period poverty – here’s how you can help

Demand for period products is on the rise.

Yoga for period pain
Strong Women

Try these yoga poses to help ease period pain

Yoga teacher Sarah Highfield explains how gentle movement can help with cramps.

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Chloe Gray
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