Periods

Everything you need to know about periods! From how they happen to what makes them painful and everything in between.

An Introduction to Endometriosis.

By Dr. Greta

I wrote this introduction to endometriosis post because the chances are, as a woman with a period, you’ve probably heard the word ‘endometriosis’ bandied around. Particularly if you have painful periods. You may have even had it suggested to you […]

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Eight different ways to manage painful periods.

By Dr. Greta

The question on everyone’s lips is: “How can I manage my pesky painful periods?” Well, the good news is, there are actually a fair few things out there that may be worth a try. Up to 95% of women will […]

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What is causing your period pain?

By Dr. Greta

Why do we get period pain? I can’t necessarily address that question on a philosophical level but I CAN talk you through what happens in the body during menstruation and how that causes pain. So you can understand exactly what […]

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The two types of period pain – which type do you get?

By Dr. Greta

Let’s talk about periods — again. I know you may feel like that’s all I go on about, but this time I want to talk to you about painful periods. Specifically, is it normal to have painful periods? In this post, […]

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The Four Phases of the Menstrual Cycle.

By Dr. Greta

So this week, we are going to go over the four phases of the menstrual cycle. I am amazed that so many women are never given the opportunity to learn about their menstrual cycle. It is something that is so […]

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Q&A: Nine commonly asked questions about Periods

By Dr. Greta

This week I have written up a quick Menstruation Q&A post where I will talk you through nine commonly asked questions about periods. All of theses have been asked by patients in my practice. This week I’ve kept it short […]

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