Category Archives: Menstruation

Hysterectomy for heavy periods

Hysterectomy for heavy periods : If you have been advised a hysterectomy for heavy periods that are irregular and persistent, then there are options to control the bleeding without having to give up your uterus. Options is to take birth control pills or a progesterone injection : One of these options is to take hormone…
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Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

Dysfunctional uterine bleeding: What is it? Dysfunctional uterine bleeding or DUB is the most common cause of abnormal uterine bleeding in women. This is mainly because of hormonal disturbances in the body usually causing a failure of the egg to be released from the ovary.  It commonly occurs in older women who are above 45…
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My Period Story

As a nine year old little girl dancing away in a world of her own, I wasn't aware that the next few minutes will change my life forever. Mother- Hey, can you come in here, I have to talk to you. Me- Yes mummy, what is it? (Now as a nine year old, you are…
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Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) refers to physical and emotional symptoms that occur one to two weeks before a woman's period. Symptoms often vary with women and resolve around the start of bleeding. More than 200 different symptoms have been associated with PMS. Common symptoms include acne, tender breasts, bloating, feeling tired, irritability, stress, difficulty with sleep and mood changes. Often symptoms are…
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