Clinical practice

Bio-illogical: The myth of the irrational female

How the female body was categorised as weak, resulting in the political oppression of women, throughout history.

Irritable, not irrational.

This post addresses the common misconception that some, if not all, women become ‘irrational’ just before their period.

PMS: Politically Manufactured Syndrome?

This blog post unpicks PMS myths, in an attempt to better define menstrual cycle-related symptoms.

The menstrual cycle as ‘matter out of place’ within medicine

The menstruation taboo has led to a gap in medical knowledge on the role of the menstrual cycle in ill health.