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

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Hollie Richardson
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    Life

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

  • Chrissy Teigen
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    Chrissy Teigen’s smear test photo highlights an urgent issue for women

  • Migraines in heatwave.
    Life

    Why you're having more migraines in the heatwave, and how to treat them

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Record high abortion rates show the system is failing women

New figures released by the Department of Health point to huge problems with contraceptive services in England and Wales.

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Moya Crockett
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Life

Could lockdown be affecting your period?

We asked an expert to explain.

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Lauren Geall
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Strong Women

Could your workout be affecting your menstrual cycle?

The experts share everything you need to know.

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Pennie Varvarides
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Long Reads

What is endometriosis? A gynaecologist answers our most common questions

What causes endometriosis, and is there a cure? A gynaecologist has the answers.

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Dr Anita Mitra
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Mattie Lacey-Davidson
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“I’ve waited more than 10 years for an endometriosis diagnosis. Why?”

Endometriosis is incredibly common, yet it takes an average 7.5 years to diagnose. When will we take women's health seriously?

IVF fertility Twitter thread
Life

The legal time-limit on egg freezing could be about to change – and it’s such an important move

The government has just announced it is reviewing the law around freezing eggs.

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Hollie Richardson
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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.

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Lauren Geall
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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.

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Miranda Larbi
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Strong Women

9 benefits of exercising with free weights

Free weights are even more effective than resistance machines.

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Miranda Larbi
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Paula Akpan
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“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."

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.

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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.

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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, journalist and author of Heal Me
Life

Julia Buckley reveals the toll chronic pain took on her life

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

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Julia Buckley
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Hollie Richardson
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We need to talk about how common bladder leaks are among young women

And break the silly taboo around it.

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

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Moya Lothian-McLean
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