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 Keep an eye on your vision Which skin products are better, ‘medical grade’ or ‘over-the-counter’? Win 1 of 6 R5000 cash prizes Win Skin Renewal voucher Live healthier Exercise benefits for seniors » Working out in the concrete jungle Even a little exercise may help prevent dementia Here’s an unexpected way to boost your memory: running Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness When sedentary older adults got into an exercise routine, it curbed their risk of suffering a disabling injury or illness and helped them recover if anything did happen to them. No relief for MS » Drug shows promise against MS in mouse study Vitamin D may slow multiple sclerosis Obesity in girls tied to higher MS risk Exercise may not lower women's risk of MS A Harvard study showed no evidence to support the idea that exercise lowers the risk of multiple sclerosis.