Menstrual cycle: emojis can help break the taboo

Menstrual cycle: emojis can help break the taboo

Throughout her lifetime, a woman spends approximately 3,000 days dealing with pads and tampons, painkillers, carefully selected underwear, painstaking planning of holidays, weddings and day trips. In some cultures, these days entail self-isolation, steering clear of...

Uterine fibroids and sexuality: a problem that cannot be ignored

Uterine fibroids and sexuality: a problem that cannot be ignored

Menstrual cycle with heavy bleeding – which can actually become a haemorrhage, lower abdomen pain, loss of libido, feeling compression on your inner organs: these are just some of the problems caused by uterine fibroids, which can severely affect a woman’s sexual...

Dressing after the age of 50: the menocore trend

Dressing after the age of 50: the menocore trend

In the beginning it was known as normcore – a crasis of normal and hardcore – and it defined a fashion trend characterised by the obsession for normal-looking clothing, which had to be worn if you wanted to be special. That kind of irony now also goes for adult...

The secret to a longer life? It’s in our feet

The secret to a longer life? It’s in our feet

During the lockdown period, in many countries affected by the home confinement measures stemming from the health emergency there has been a lot of talk about the opportunity of allowing people to perform physical activity outdoors. Whether it was sport or just walks,...

The beauty ally you wouldn’t expect: the menstrual cycle

The beauty ally you wouldn’t expect: the menstrual cycle

Cyclical skincare is the regular face skin care based on the menstrual cycle. It takes cue from the assumption that hormonal shifts – in particular of oestrogens, progesterone and testosterone – affect several functions of the body, ranging from mood to sleep, from...

A good night’s sleep can cure (almost) anything

A good night’s sleep can cure (almost) anything

Whoever suffers from insomnia, albeit every now and then, knows it: poor sleep can ruin the best of days and sleep quality can greatly affect a large share of our lives. But not everyone knows that good quality sleep can bolster our immune system and its response to...

Holidays and fibromas. Can they go together?

Holidays and fibromas. Can they go together?

Tiredness, painful menstrual cycle with heavy bleeding, pain during sexual intercourses, lower abdomen heaviness, frequent urination and need to evacuate. And, on top of that, a huge emotional load, consisting of embarrassment, frustration and problems in terms of...

When pink is the colour of literature

When pink is the colour of literature

Social change and a change in the condition of women, the requests of several waves of feminism and of many female models that have emerged over the years: if there is a literary genre that can account for all this, it’s the so-called romance literature. Often snubbed...

Revenge porn is a real problem for millions of teenagers

Revenge porn is a real problem for millions of teenagers

A study has revealed that, in Europe, about nine million young girls suffers some sort of cyberviolence before they turn 15. In the United States, it is thought that one person in 25 has been a victim of this form of crime, and the figure is one in three in the UK and...