Home > Lifestyle > Woman > How to manage your menstruation How to manage your menstruation All sections in Woman » Friends and family » Menstruation » Your body » Your home » Your life » Woman News SEE: 1 in 10 women silently suffer from this debilitating condition Severe cramping and painful menstruation, urination and intercourse are common symptoms of endometriosis. Quiz Is my diet healthy? » 10 odours our noses can identify 6 body language mistakes to avoid This is exactly how your period affects your workout During your period, your body is more like a man’s… One more reason to breastfeed Hormonal changes encountered during breastfeeding may lower the risk of endometriosis, according to new research. 5 types of period cramps that could signal a serious problem Don’t write these off as just a bad bout of PMS. Should female employees get 'first day of period' leave? Two Indian media houses are implementing a new leave policy, and employees are blown away by the initiative. Many Vhembe girls don’t have pain meds for periods A group of young Venda women have taken it upon themselves to educate schoolgirls about the importance of feminine hygiene. How a doctor would remove a stuck tampon In some cases women cannot remove tampons themselves. Dr Owen Wiese explains how a doctor would remove a tampon that has become stuck. Does PMS really cause chocolate cravings? According to research, chocolate cravings among women are more common in the US than in other parts of the world. How 'physical' are these cravings really? Pregnancy not always the cause of missed periods Amenorrhoea is the absence of menstrual periods in a woman during her reproductive years. Woman goes through hell with Implanon birth control implant When Amanda Nicole Vinsen took to Facebook and posted about her hellish experience of the contraceptive implant Implanon (Nexplanon in the US), the entry went viral. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Discover treatments that can help reduce acne Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Fill in our quick and easy survey and stand a chance of winning a R2000 voucher! What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Live healthier Watch out! » Gross fungal infections you can pick up at the gym You go to gym to exercise. But make sure the only thing you pick up is a dumbbell and not one of these gross fungal infections. Holiday health » Your 10-step asthma holiday checklist Don’t let asthma ruin your summer holiday. Whether you are travelling or embracing the summer at home, make sure you plan ahead.