Welcome to Change the Cycle
Welcome to Change the Cycle, an online community where women who suffer from uterine and pelvic health issues can find resources that promote a better understanding of below-the-belt health conditions and potential solutions. Join us in our mission to change the cycle of silence that prevents women from seeking care.About Us
Did you know 1 in 5 women suffer from heavy periods?1 Get familiar with the causes, symptoms and treatment options of common uterine health issues like fibroids and abnormal uterine bleeding.About Uterine health
Overactive bladder and bowel leakage affect millions of women2 – get to know your options by reading about the causes, symptoms and potential solutions to pelvic health issues.About pelvic health
“So many women have these symptoms. It’s imperative that we educate ourselves and each other - and have that conversation. ”
– Tevyka Heyward
“I had the anxiety of not being able to wear white, or to participate in certain things.”
– Tanika Gray, Founder, The White Dress Project
“Plenty of things in life are heavy, your period doesn’t have to be. ”
– Change the Cycle
Why We Need to Change the Cycle of Silence Around Heavy Periods
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Heavy menstrual bleeding. https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/blooddisorders/women/menorrhagia.html. Accessed February 19, 2019.
- National Institutes of Health State-of-the-Science Conference Draft Statement. Prevention of Fecal and Urinary Incontinence in Adults. December 12, 2007.