Category: Menstrual Cycle

3 Posts

  • IBS & Period Poos – Let’s Talk About It…

    April 27, 2021Senior Scientific Research Associate

    Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and tricky bowel movements are thick as thieves and equally unwelcome. Unfortunately, they have managed to break their way into some of our lives and just when you think you’ve finally got a handle on managing your IBS symptoms, your period comes along, bringing with it Period Poo.  Yup, period poo. It’s not just you, we all get it. But it’s understandable to think you’re the…

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  • How to Detect Ovulation – 5 Top Tips

    September 10, 2020BSc (Hons) MSc

    If you have regular periods, it is a good sign that you are ovulating (releasing eggs), and that you have a chance of getting pregnant in each cycle. Your egg is capable of being fertilised 12 to 24 hours after ovulation, which may seem like a dauntingly short time to get the egg and sperm to meet. Despite this, sperm can survive in the female genital tract for up to…

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  • Menstrual Cycle Basics: What You Need To Know

    August 30, 2020Hertility

    When it comes to our menstrual cycles, usually it’s our periods that get all the air-time. But the menstrual cycle is actually made up of two separate cycles that each run from bleed to bleed (who knew?). Read on to learn everything you need to know about your cycle. Key takeaways: Your menstrual cycle is way more than just your period. It’s the time between the first day of your…

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