The female cycle is one of the least understood aspects of women in our society. Most women have no idea when they ovulate, don’t understand what their hormonal birth control does to their bodies (and minds) and don’t really understand why they get a period.

Then there are all the things that can go wrong. Hormones are complex chemical messengers that pass signals from cell to cell, and if there are too many, not enough, or any dysfunction in between, things can go haywire quickly.

Here we tackle some big and small issues, provide educational resources, and hints and tips on how to get the most out of your cycle.

Have a snoop around!