menstruation (periods)

Q I am 22 and take ibuprofen for period pain and always take it with food. Recently, I read that this is not necessary. Can you clarify?

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We explore why this time in a woman's life can be a trigger for anxiety.

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There are more contraception options available for young women than ever before. This guide will help you choose the method that's right for you.

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Each woman's experience of menopause is unique and most women will experience some type of symptom in addition to the ending of their menstrual period. This fact sheet explains menopause and offers some helpful coping strategies for women.

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This fact sheet explains the phases of the menstrual cycle, when ovulation occurs, when women are most fertile, how the pill affects menstruation, when menstruation returns after birth, as well as outlining the most common menstrual problems that affect women.

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Endometriosis is a condition where tissue similar to that which normally lines the uterus grows in other parts of the body. Studies suggest that it affects 5 – 10% of menstruating women in Australia.

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Although the combined oral contraceptive pill (the Pill) has been available in Australia for over 50 years many women don't understand how it works. This article discusses the myths and misconceptions about the Pill.

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