Endometriosis is a painful condition that affects around 10% of menstruating women. What is it, is it contagious, does it have a cure? Read on to know more.
You must have heard of endometriosis, a very painful condition that is estimated to affect around 10% of all women of reproductive age all over the world. You’ve probably heard of the horrors of suffering endometriosis, but do you know what exactly it is?
In many cultures throughout history, the Sun is considered masculine and the Moon is considered feminine. Maybe because of that, all-things-women have been associated with the moon phases, like mood, behaviour and periods. And since the lunar phase period is close in length to the average menstrual cycle, it is no wonder that the menstrual cycle and the moon have been thought to be tightly linked. But is that the case?
Stress impacts all your life, from your mental wellbeing to your physical health. Can it also affect your cycle? Know the connection between stress and periods.
Stress is a natural response of the body, much like a survival mode. However, the problem is that people are experiencing more and more stress, to increasingly more serious levels. In fact, the WHO has classified stress as a health epidemic, and burnout will effectively enter the WHO list of illnesses in 2022.