How periods really affect a woman’s working life
Many women won’t be surprised by the results of a BBC survey in which more than half of female workers said they’d experienced period pain that affected their ability to do their job.
But while some might report feeling drained of energy and motivation when their period is due, others find they actually perform better at mental and physical tasks at that time of the month.
This is because of variations in the way different women react to hormonal changes in their monthly cycle. While intellectual tasks, such as completing a logic puzzle or doing an IQ test, rely on electrical circuits in... read more
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