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Latest Stories

Strong Women

How to strength train during your menstrual cycle

Whether you want to hibernate or feel like the Hulk, spot the signs of how and when is best to train during your period.

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Bridie Wilkins
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A woman with endometriosis
Life

MPs have launched an inquiry into endometriosis – and they need your help

The survey aims to uncover the challenges faced by people living with the painful condition.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Strong women stretching classes
Strong Women

The 3 stretches everyone needs to add to their daily routine

Once reserved for warm ups and cool downs, stretching sessions are now the main fitness event.

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Hannah Keegan
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Woman working out in gym
Strong Women

How to treat a pulled muscle and get back to the gym

Rest, ice, compression and elevation is the key.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Miranda Larbi
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9 benefits of exercising with free weights

Free weights are even more effective than resistance machines.

PMS is not a cultural myth.
Life

“A message to the academic who said PMS is just a ‘cultural myth’”

"When people say it’s not real, I often wonder how they would cope with living my life."

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Paula Akpan
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The monthly pill
Life

A new “monthly pill” could give women more choice when it comes to contraception

Scientists have developed a new way of taking contraception.

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Hollie Richardson
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The Hormone Whisperer: Kay Ali
Life

“I met the hormone whisperer – and my cycle will never be the same again”

Hormone expert and nutritionist Kay Ali tells Stylist why we should think of our hormones like “superpowers”, and how we can use them to our advantage.

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Jessica Rapana
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Jameela Jamil
Life

Jameela Jamil gets real about living with her rare EDS diagnosis

She asked people to share their own experiences.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Cervical cancer smear test
Life

There’s a big problem with how we treat women who miss smear tests

A viral tweet has called for greater understanding.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Migraine research
Life

This is the reality of just how debilitating migraines can be

New research has been shared for National Migraine Week.

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Hollie Richardson
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Julia Buckley
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Julia Buckley reveals the toll chronic pain took on her life

“As there was no visible injury, few people believed I was ill”

Bladder leaks campaign
Life

We need to talk about how common bladder leaks are among young women

And break the silly taboo around it.

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Hollie Richardson
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Life

Abortion in Northern Ireland: this is how to support a new vote to change the law

It's as simple as clicking a button

Posted by
Moya Lothian-McLean
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Black women with PCOS are being let down by the NHS.
Life

“Black women with PCOS are being failed by doctors – and it’s causing a loss of trust in the NHS”

A lack of research means specialists don’t understand exactly what causes PCOS and how it should be diagnosed.

Posted by
Ore Ogunbiyi
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Life

This is why you get grumpy when you’re bloated, according to scientists

You could be a victim of ‘groating’.

Posted by
Megan Murray
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Nimco Ali FGM campaigner
Visible Women

Anti-FGM campaigners Nimco Ali and Leila Hussein just got the huge recognition they deserve

“FGM was a ridiculous thing that happened to me”

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Nurse helps young woman
Life

This is why women are less likely to be resuscitated than men

We're facing a gender data gap, and it's killing women.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Sarah Shaffi
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Alabama abortion ban: Leslie Jones explains how laws are part of “war on women”

The comedian and actress used an SNL sketch to speak out against the ban.

Ovarian cancer diagnosis
Life

Ovarian cancer diagnosis is being described as a 'postcode lottery'

Here, Stylist speaks with gynaecology expert Adeola Olaitan about what can be done to change this.

Posted by
Hannah Mendelsohn
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