Reflections on ‘Chronically Creative’, a collaborative project between Cysters and Juice Magazine, South Asian collective and Magazine

Reflections on ‘Chronically Creative’, a collaborative project between Cysters and Juice Magazine, South Asian collective and Magazine https://www.juicedroplet.com/magazine/p/issue-two-mind-and-body The ‘Chronically Creative’ project has been a chance for both Cysters and Juice Magazine’s teams and audiences to learn, collaborate and create together across disciplines. Juice Magazine is a South Asian collective and magazine facilitated by and Continue Reading

HFEA figures show Black patients are less likely to have successful IVF treatment

Fertility regulator calls on Black patients to help shape future UK treatment HFEA figures show Black patients are less likely to have successful IVF treatment People from ethnic minority backgrounds who have undergone fertility treatment are being urged to share their views and experiences to help shape the future of fertility treatment and policy in Continue Reading

Navigating reproductive health issues as a lesbian couple

By Kiran Chalke and Hayle Davies As a lesbian couple with a whole list of reproductive health issues, including endometriosis, PCOS and Fibroids, we have faced a lot of barriers to accessing appropriate gynaecological care. This includes having to constantly prove that our health issues are severe enough to warrant treatment and having to always Continue Reading

Let Cysters Discover- Changing Narrative

I am Nirali Jain, I am currently purs​​​​uing my M.A in Service Design from the University of Arts, London. As part of my thesis project, I a​m working on a project to explore how we can better support women suffering from PCOS with better services and knowledge to empower them to take charge of their own body and health. My Continue Reading

Transgender Men’s Experience of Living with Endometriosis – Study

– Cheryl Eder One in ten people have endometriosis, a disease that is painful and chronic having a destructive effect on daily life for those who live with this disease. I am one in ten. I started researching endometriosis as part of my endometriosis diagnosis and my wanting to know more about how to live Continue Reading

Ever wondered why your healthcare provider presses on your belly during your physical examination?

Dr Sneha Battin Your abdomen is home to a lot of vital organs: the stomach, the intestines, the colon, liver, spleen, gallbladder, pancreas, uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries, kidneys, uterus, bladder, and many blood vessels. Clinicians are trained to examine your body with their hands to find the cause of your distress. In women, pressing down Continue Reading

Not everyone is stock piling!

Not everyone is stock piling! As a sufferer of Endometriosis and PCOS, I am sick of people stockpiling. Living with a chronic condition with extremely heavy bleeding, I need access to menstrual products. We’ve seen throughout the years how there is a drive around period poverty, and with products costings from £1.00 to £5.00 you Continue Reading