women's health Archives - The Glasgow Guardian

A love letter to my contraception

28th March 2023

Rebecca Richard offers a counterpoint to negative stories about the pill. “Suck it up”. What we’re so often told as young girls navigating periods for the first time. We’re expected to sit the hardest exams we’ve experienced so far, take on extracurriculars, maintain healthy lives and friendships all the while wondering if the pulsing pain ...

Things we’re leaving in 2022… The culture of silence surrounding female athlete health

8th January 2023

It’s been a year of celebration for women’s sport and the kickstarting of an important conversation. 2022 has been the year for female sport, yet until very recently menstruation remained a taboo subject and research on the science of sport is still heavily skewed towards male athletes, with the imbalance leaving large gaps in knowledge ...