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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.

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.

12 quick PMS tips

Pre-menstrual symptoms affect many women. Here are some quick tips on reducing the impact of this on your life.

Age at puberty influences kids' size

Why are some children taller than others? It seems their height might be linked at least partly to how old - or young - their mom was when she got her first menstrual period.

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Dairy packs PMS punch

Eating more dairy could dramatically relieve PMS symptoms. That's if new research, featured on a recent episode of 'The Truth About Food', can be believed.

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