Doctors have finally ruled that menstrual cramps can be as painful as a heart attack

(Originally published at Yahoo Style) It’s taken years and years of complaining and reasoning, but doctors have finally accepted that some periods can cause the same amount of pain as a heart attack. Although some people are lucky enough to have a relatively painless period, nine in 10 women experience cramps and between 30-50% suffer fromContinue reading “Doctors have finally ruled that menstrual cramps can be as painful as a heart attack”

Period blood could soon be used to help identify female-only diseases

(Originally published at Yahoo Style) Most of us just regard our period as a regular reminder that we’re not pregnant. A monthly advent calendar with no daily chocolate, if you will. But now, a new Biotech company is hoping to use menstrual blood to tackle female-only diseases.The startup, called LifeStory Health, was created by AnnaContinue reading “Period blood could soon be used to help identify female-only diseases”