Struggling with painful, heavy periods? Don’t know why? Maybe adenomyosis is the answer. Of courseit may not be, but adenomyosis is one of those conditions which most people don’t know about...until they find out (often a long time later) that they have it. Here’s a rundown of what it is, what to look out for, and when to seek help, because the more we talk about and normalise our periods and our bodies, the less alone we’ll feel.