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Let's Talk Periods

It’s estimated that one in three women will have a gynaecological health condition at some point in their lives.

Our Let’s Talk Periods webinar series offers open discussions on common health conditions with leading experts and women with lived experience.

Watch the videos here and share with anyone you think might benefit.



Approximately 1.5 million women in the UK have endometriosis, a condition where tissue similar to the lining of the womb grows in other places, such as the ovaries and fallopian tubes.

Leading endometriosis and pelvic pain expert, Professor Andrew Horne, speaks to our Chair, Professor Dame Lesley Regan and Suzanne McKee, who has struggled with endometriosis for more than two thirds of her life, about this common, yet neglected, health condition.

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)


Polycystic ovary syndrome affects about 1 in 10 women in the UK, with common symptoms including excessive hair growth, irregular periods, weight gain and hair loss.

Our Chair, Professor Dame Lesley Regan, is joined by Consultant Gynaecologist and Subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine, Miss Lisa Webber, and journalist Amerley Ollennu, to discuss symptoms, treatment and more.

Fibroids and adenomyosis


Fibroids and adenomyosis are two common women’s health conditions that can cause heavy and irregular periods.

Kat Francois, who has lived with these conditions, and Dr Varsha Jain, a Wellbeing of Women Researcher Training Fellow and our chair, Professor Dame Lesley Regan, discuss why these remain hard to diagnose and what can be done to improve symptoms.

Heavy menstrual bleeding


Heavy menstrual bleeding can be caused by a number of common conditions, including adenomyosis, endometriosis and fibroids, which affect millions of women and girls in the UK.

Dr Sujata Gupta, Consultant Gynaecologist, Dr Varsha Jain, Wellbeing of Women Clinical Research Fellow and our Chair, Professor Dame Lesley Regan, discuss how to spot symptoms and when to speak to a healthcare professional.

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