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Why do I ache so much after exercise?

Why do I ache so much after exercise?

5 days ago
Aah January. At this time of year, we feel our love/hate relationship with exercise more than eve...
What is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome?

What is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome?

14 days ago
You might know Polycystic Ovary Syndrome as PCOS. Although it might sound scary and complicated –...
How to talk about embarrassing stuff with your doctor

How to talk about embarrassing stuff with your doctor

September 30 2020
A lot of advice we give here at betty involves going to see your doctor. Worried about your perio...
Things you only know if you have dry skin

Things you only know if you have dry skin

September 17 2020
It starts with a prickle: a tingling, tightening sensation that contracts under your skin, like a...
That time of the munch? Let’s talk about period cravings

That time of the munch? Let’s talk about period cravings

September 16 2020
Every month or so, I start eating like an uncontrollable beast who has just awoken from 100 year...
What will my first period be like?

What will my first period be like?

March 31 2020
What will my first period be like? Whether you’ve been dreading it or totally desperate for it t...
Erm, what actually is cystitis?

Erm, what actually is cystitis?

March 23 2020
Cystitis is a common type of urinary tract infection (UTI) – aka “owww, it burns when I pee” or “...
Erm, can you still do gymnastics if you're on your period

Erm, can you still do gymnastics if you're on your period

March 23 2020
Cartwheels, leotards, THE SPLITS – gymnastics might sound like the most terrifying activity you c...
How do I know if I have body dysmorphia?

How do I know if I have body dysmorphia?

March 23 2020
If you’ve been watching the new season of Keeping Up With The Kardashians, you might have heard K...
Can periods really sync with other girls? Let’s examine the evidence

Can periods really sync with other girls? Let’s examine the evidence

March 23 2020
At my high school there was a rumour making the rounds that if one of your friends had their peri...
Can I sleep with a tampon in?

Can I sleep with a tampon in?

March 23 2020
Let’s just go ahead and all agree that sleep is the best.  Tampons are pretty damn excellent too...
Bra 101: Size, shape, style and finding the right fit for your boobs

Bra 101: Size, shape, style and finding the right fit for your boobs

March 23 2020
Girls, it's time to talk about bras. Whether you call them over-the-shoulder boulder holders, boo...
9 questions you’ve always wanted to ask about facial hair

9 questions you’ve always wanted to ask about facial hair

March 23 2020
First things first, facial hair – aka peach fuzz, whiskers, face foliage, lip sweater… whatever y...
8 body things that might seem weird but totally aren't weird at all

8 body things that might seem weird but totally aren't weird at all

March 21 2020
During the years that you go through puberty, your body can change a whole lot. And that means so...