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How do I know if I have bad breath?

How do I know if I have bad breath?

October 10 2020
Along with farting in a lift and picking your nose in public, having stinky breath is right up th...
Why plants are actually amazing for us

Why plants are actually amazing for us

October 5 2020
Gardening used to have a fogey-ish reputation and the only excitement was swooning over Alan Titc...
Why you need to stop comparing yourself to others RN

Why you need to stop comparing yourself to others RN

October 5 2020
When was the last time you compared yourself with someone else? Perhaps it was when you scrolled ...
What is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome?

What is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome?

October 5 2020
You might know Polycystic Ovary Syndrome as PCOS. Although it might sound scary and complicated –...
9 kinda mystical things that can affect your period

9 kinda mystical things that can affect your period

October 3 2020
When your period’s got you feeling blue, it’s tempting to think that only paracetamol and chocola...
Things you only know if you’re an extrovert with anxiety

Things you only know if you’re an extrovert with anxiety

September 30 2020
Anxiety. We’ve all had it at some point. It could be pre-exam nerves, those jitters you get when ...
11 of the worst times your period decides to arrive

11 of the worst times your period decides to arrive

September 30 2020
The only thing worse than a late period is an early one, amiright ladies? An unexpected visit fro...
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...
How I learned to love my big boobs

How I learned to love my big boobs

September 30 2020
Everyone has a thing that people use to describe them in lieu of a last name. “You know, Jake wit...
Erm, how do I know if I’ve got an iron deficiency?

Erm, how do I know if I’ve got an iron deficiency?

September 30 2020
Wondering what it means to have an iron deficiency? Turns out it’s quite common and not as compli...
10 reasons small boobs are really NBD

10 reasons small boobs are really NBD

September 30 2020
Have you ever been really excited for Christmas or a birthday because you think you’re getting a ...
Why do I get diarrhoea when I'm on my period?

Why do I get diarrhoea when I'm on my period?

September 23 2020
If you’ve never had diarrhoea during your period then we truly salute you. Those double cramps, a...
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...
The weirdest questions about periods, answered

The weirdest questions about periods, answered

September 10 2020
Periods bring up questions. A lot of questions. Some are practical, some are things everyone need...
How do kickass women handle periods?

How do kickass women handle periods?

August 6 2020
It can feel like simply getting through your period without having a mega meltdown is a challenge...
10 questions you want to ask a spot

10 questions you want to ask a spot

July 27 2020
Oh, spots. You enigmas. We can squeeze you, prod you and ignore you – but we just wish we could u...
Five awesome breakfast recipes to help boost your brain power

Five awesome breakfast recipes to help boost your brain power

July 27 2020
They (whoever ‘they’ are) say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but sometimes...
are my veins normal?

are my veins normal?

July 27 2020
Veins are funny things, eh? Marvellous blood carriers, rarely thought about, until they look a bi...
what actually is period pain and how do I deal?

what actually is period pain and how do I deal?

July 27 2020
Cramps. Gnawing dull pain, sharp aches or rolling spasms, they come in all kinds of annoying vari...
What the heck is toxic shock syndrome all about?

What the heck is toxic shock syndrome all about?

July 21 2020
You may have heard of TSS, but do you know what the heck we’re really talking about? Sure, there ...
piercings 101: all the different styles, where they are, and how much they hurt

piercings 101: all the different styles, where they are, and how much they hurt

July 20 2020
Whether it's always tying your hair in the same way or never taking off your trusty trainers, it'...
be honest, do periods hurt?

be honest, do periods hurt?

July 13 2020
Sometimes periods are a walk in the park. A piece of cake. Easy as pie. A doddle. Sometimes you b...
6 things you need to know about periods on the pill

6 things you need to know about periods on the pill

July 6 2020
The pill stops you ovulating    The most common way the pill works is by stopping your ovaries fr...
How to create the perfect work space

How to create the perfect work space

June 29 2020
No-one’s thrilled at the prospect of spending an evening doing homework, but if you’re doing your...
5 things you NTK about mercury retrograde and your period

5 things you NTK about mercury retrograde and your period

June 23 2020
So we’re all pretty aware of how mercury going into retrograde messes with us. Usually it’s commu...
Argh, what are stretch marks?

Argh, what are stretch marks?

June 23 2020
Your skin is a lot of things, but one thing it isn’t is lazy. Your skin is constantly making new ...
what are panic attacks?

what are panic attacks?

June 23 2020
It’s perfectly natural to feel panicked in certain situations. Sometimes life can be a bit panick...
what actually is endometriosis?

what actually is endometriosis?

June 23 2020
Period pain can be horrible, we all know that. But sometimes it goes beyond the constant, dull, t...
11 actually important life lessons they should teach in school

11 actually important life lessons they should teach in school

June 22 2020
All too often in school, you’ll probably find that your attention span and imagination start wilt...
Erm, what should my period look like?

Erm, what should my period look like?

June 22 2020
Life’s full of lumps and bumps. Goosebumps. Speedbumps. Lovely lady lumps. But if you’ve ever pee...
10 shaving, waxing and plucking myths that you shouldn’t believe

10 shaving, waxing and plucking myths that you shouldn’t believe

June 15 2020
Recently there’s been a healthy number of women in the media happily flaunting their unshaven arm...
7 alternative reasons to love your body

7 alternative reasons to love your body

June 8 2020
According to my sources (the internet), we each see around 5,000 adverts a day. Some people even ...
Is ‘period flu’ a real thing?

Is ‘period flu’ a real thing?

June 1 2020
Here at betty we’re all about celebrating your period, but sometimes your body can make that a li...
things you only know if you’re moley

things you only know if you’re moley

May 28 2020
I was 11 years old when I learnt the true meaning of ‘moley’. In my world – a world of innocence,...
everything you need to know about menstrual cups

everything you need to know about menstrual cups

May 18 2020
Menstrual cups have kind of earned a bad rep as the weird, hippy sister of pads and tampons. The...