Hard to swallow? The future of the contraceptive pill

The alarm beeps, and you grab your phone and silence it. Reaching into your bag, you pull out the brightly coloured sheet of pills, and, glass of water in hand; swallow the correct day’s dosage. For thousands of women, this is a daily occurrence. Once prescribed purely for contraception, the pill has grown in popularityContinue reading “Hard to swallow? The future of the contraceptive pill”

Seasonal Affective Disorder: not quite general depression but more than feeling the winter blues

It’s true that some people are more active in the summer and less so in the colder months for no reason, but for between 10 and 20 per cent of people there could be a medical cause for this lethargy. If you start to find yourself getting more tired in the winter months, craving comfortContinue reading “Seasonal Affective Disorder: not quite general depression but more than feeling the winter blues”

Endometriosis is more than just having a low pain threshold

(Reposted on Babe) Salt and vinegar crisps are not my breakfast of choice. However, they are the only thing I have in the house that doesn’t require some kind of cooking or heating up or preparation, and also one of the few things that I don’t feel sick at the thought of eating at 9am.Continue reading “Endometriosis is more than just having a low pain threshold”