Peta Wright

16
Jul

Period Pain and Young Women by Dr Peta Wright

What to do when period pain is getting in the way of living your best life. As an adolescent gynaecologist I see many young women with painful periods that are interfering with their ability to go to school, play sport, hang out with friends and family and generally can make them feel pretty miserable. By the time I see them, often it has been going on for a long time and the longer it goes on, the worse it tends to get.

16
Feb

Embracing Menopause by Dr Peta Wright

The lead up to and the period of menopause in our youth obsessed western culture is most often a time that many women fear.  It is imbued with so many negative connotations – of ‘being old’, ‘dried up’, and no longer vibrant.  In contrast the menopause in many other cultures around the world represents a time of great freedom, wisdom

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