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 Otrivin Menthol relieves sinus congestion Innovative hearing aids can now interact online Second Healthcare Innovation Summit set for Johannesburg Salomon introduces Speedcross 4 Live healthier Nutrition crisis! » Good nutrition on the job will give you the edge Nutrition labels on food encourage healthy choices Nutrition may be as big a challenge today as HIV/Aids was 15 years ago Many people in a large number of low and middle income countries now experience a 'double burden' of malnutrition. E-cigarettes less risky? » E-cigarettes not an acceptable alternative to most smokers UK health officials endorse e-cigarettes E-cigarettes less of a cancer risk than regular smokes A study indicates that smokers who switch to e-cigarettes reduce their exposure to cancer-causing chemicals.