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Body Talk

Body Talk

Your body, your choice? A place to debate and discuss the complexities and controversies surrounding women's' health issues, reproductive rights, and bodily autonomy.

  • Cheeky Minx
    Published 3 years ago
    Weathering PMDD

    Weathering PMDD

    Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) is a monthly storm that affects an estimated 3–10% of all menstruating women. It's an intense inner upheaval that can leave a path of functional, relational, and emotional damage in its wake. In fact, many women with PMDD feel like the 10-14 days of symptoms every month requires the remaining days just to catch up or make up. It can feel like life's ship never quite leaves port before it all starts over again. The pain and discomfort are real, but there's no need to suffer more than necessary. If you are one of the unfortunates who experiences this unique monthly curse, here are some important things to remember to help you weather the storm:
  • Rowan Marley
    Published 3 years ago
    How To Get Birth Control Without Seeing A Doctor

    How To Get Birth Control Without Seeing A Doctor

    Birth control is not just about avoiding pregnancy. For many women, it helps regulate hormones, improve PMS symptoms, and also just make life easier.
  • Cheeky Minx
    Published 3 years ago
    Living with Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

    Living with Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

    Have you recently heard about or been diagnosed with Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder and are wondering what exactly that might mean? PMDD is a hormonal sensitivity that wrecks havoc in the lives of an estimated 3 to 8% of menstruating women.
  • Katie Marchbank
    Published 3 years ago
    10 Ways to Protect Your Bodily Autonomy

    10 Ways to Protect Your Bodily Autonomy

    People seem to be obsessed with taking away a woman's bodily autonomy. It's why there's a war on abortion, why many pharmacists refuse to hand over birth control, and why doctors might even lie about services they perform.
  • Stephanie Gladwell
    Published 3 years ago
    Women's Health Organizations You Need to Know

    Women's Health Organizations You Need to Know

    Women's health has been under attack for the past decade, and it's really beginning to show in more ways than one. Unfortunately, many women are finding it harder and harder to actually get the healthcare they need.