World Menopause Day: 34 Symptoms You’re Going Through Menopause Without Knowing

World Menopause Day: 34 Symptoms You’re Going Through Menopause Without Knowing

Today marks World Menopause Day , where the hope is to increase awareness for women who are experiencing some of the internal and external effects of the menopause. Most of us will know a little about the more talked about symptoms, like hot flushes, night sweats, irregular periods, loss of libido, vaginal dryness, mood swings, fatigue, irritability […]

In The News: Scientists Confirm Lactation Hormone, Prolactin Bonds Mom And Baby

In The News: Scientists Confirm Lactation Hormone, Prolactin Bonds Mom And Baby

The same hormone that stimulates milk production for lactation, also acts in the brain to help establish the nurturing link between mother and baby, researchers from New Zealand’s University of Otago have revealed for the first time. The researchers found that signalling by the hormone prolactin to its receptors in a specific brain region is […]

In The News: 50% Of Girls Would Rather Be Bullied Than Talk To Their Parents About Periods

In The News: 50% Of Girls Would Rather Be Bullied Than Talk To Their Parents About Periods

More than half of girls would rather be bullied than talk about their periods, and that’s heartbreaking Periods are completely and perfectly normal. Yet, they’re still so taboo, kids will go to some serious lengths to avoid talking about them. A new study by Bodyform, shared with HuffPost UK, showed that 52 percent of the 1,000 girls surveyed would […]