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 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. Quiz Is my diet healthy? » 10 odours our noses can identify 6 body language mistakes to avoid 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. Endometriosis: disease of the modern woman Painful periods? Painful sex? You could be one of the 10% of women who will suffer from endometriosis during her fertile years. The good news is that it can be successfully treated. Banana waste to sanitary pads under spotlight A delegate to the One Young World summit to be held in Johannesburg next month is to highlight a project that uses banana waste to create affordable sanitary pads. Menstruation affects shopping patterns The hormonal fluctuations associated with women's menstrual cycles could colour their shopping habits, research suggests. My first period: how it happened If you understand it is part of the circle of life, it makes it that much easier to deal with. Jessica Holnam says having two friends, made it so much more manageable. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Top tips for beating PMS now Win a spa voucher worth R1000! Don't let PMS get you down Four tips for healthy winter hair Live healthier Coffee and wine for the win! » Could heartburn drugs upset your 'good' gut bacteria? Life is a gut reaction Good news! Coffee & wine may promote a healthy gut Diverse bacteria help your gut stay healthy. Here's how what you eat and drink can help or harm that balance - and it's not all bad news. I gave hubby HIV » Giving babies antibodies promptly may eliminate HIV Vaginal ring to prevent HIV on the cards I gave my husband HIV and watched him die Stephanie van Niekerk unwittingly infected her husband with HIV and ended up having to watch him wither and die in front of her very eyes. This is Stephanie's story in her own words.