Tag: Hormones

Premenstrual syndrome and what to do about it

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is quite common – 90% of women experience changes to their mood and physical wellbeing in the 1-2 weeks before their period. Unfortunately, many women do not seek help and think that nothing can be done. The symptoms of PMS can include both mood problems and physical symptoms. These occur only in… Read more »

So Many Contraceptive Pills, So Many Choices!

There are so many contraceptive pills and so many choices! How does a girl choose? First of all, we need to consider that there are different types of oestrogen, different types of progesterone, all in different doses. This can impact on potential side-effects. The most common side-effects of the Pill relate to mood concerns. But… Read more »