Search Resources (English): Menstruation

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We're not sick: we're women: blood money

Presents a social marketing poster examining menstrual suppression and its potential impact on women's health.

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Published: 2004
Menstrual suppression

Presents the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research's position statement on menstrual suppression.

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Published: 2003
Herbal and dietary options for period pain: consumer fact sheet

Explains the causes of pain during menstruation (dysmenorrhoea). Examines whether some herbal medicines or dietary supplements can help in the relief and prevention of period pain.

Published: 2003
Menstruation and menstrual conditions: herbal and dietary options for period pain

Examines the causes of pain during menstruation (dysmenorrhoea). Looks in detail at herbal and dietary options for preventing and relieving period pain. Includes links to other Cochrane reviews.

Published: 2003
Another look at menstrual suppression
Argues against eliminating monthly menstruation artificially by ingesting synthetic hormones. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Talking to your daughter about her period
Offers suggestions to parents on how to start talking to their daughters about menstruation. (See Details)
Published: 2002-2005
Women's cycles up for sale: neo-medicalization and women's reproductive health
Examines the medicalization of women's reproductive functions, including treating normal health cycles as problems or illnesses. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Menstruation: what's normal and what's not
Presents guide to period problems, including information about irregular periods, endometriosis, cervical cancer and Toxic Shock Syndrome. (See Details)
Published: 1999
Is menstruation obsolete?
Discusses menstrual suppression and the trend that suggests that the most medically advanced "treatment" for menstruation would be its total cessation in all women of reproductive age. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Timing of my menstrual period
Discusses when menstruation begins and timing of cycles. Also provides links to additional information about periods. (See Details)
Published: 1999-2006