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Debilitating pain, infertility and ‘years of dismissal’ – The hidden health crisis affecting one in 10 women

Crippling and debilitating cramps, nausea, fainting, leg and back pain, brain fog, severe and heavy bleeding, chronic fatigue, chronic pelvic pain, pain during sex, loss of appetite, weight loss, hair loss, depression, anxiety and infertility. If you wince when reading that, it’s because you should: It’s uncomfortable. It’s also the reality for 1 in 10 […]

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Is the UK on track to make paid menstrual leave a reality after Spain?

The UK government has been urged from all sides to consider enacting legislation similar to that of Spain. On February 16, the Spanish parliament approved paid sick time for women experiencing incapacitating periods, becoming Spain the first nation in Europe to do so. The Minister for Equality of Spain, Irene Montero called this decision momentous in terms of women’s health.

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