A doctor explains.
Periods come with plenty of symptoms, including stomach cramps, mood swings, headaches, a change in bowel habits, although everyone experiences different things. And one such change you might often notice during your menstruation is tender boobs. Breasts can become sensitive during the
And what kind of workouts can you do if you're feeling tired?
When it's that time of the month, staying in bed, eating your feelings, and binge-watching a new TV show are the only things you want to do for about a week. Even if you have an active lifestyle, menstruation
Time to make the switch.
Ever since I got my period in the summer before I entered high school, sanitary napkins were all I knew. They're accessible and easy to use. When I was in college, however, I decided to ~explore~ other products to see
Stress can impact the body more than we realize.
Nothing feels normal at the moment because of the coronavirus pandemic that's sweeping the globe. Our livelihoods have been affected, our social lives have been affected, our mental health has been affected and so, too, could our periods.The anxiety
No need to panic.
We've all heard horror stories about stuck tampons, which, if left in for too long, have links to Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS). But what actually happens when you go to a doctor to have one removed? Is there a way
She had to have her feet and parts of her fingers amputated as a result.
A woman who developed toxic shock syndrome after using a menstrual cup has had to have her feet and parts of her fingers amputated. 36-year-old Sandrine Graneau from France told Le Parisien newspaper she wore her menstrual cup-a silicone
There are medical conditions that might explain the mystery.
Period pain is the absolute worst. But is there anything more frustrating than having period pain but no actual period? We think not.Although cramps are most closely associated with periods, menstruation isn't the only reason why you might get
Changes in your period blood flow is normal!
You're probably aware that your monthly visitor takes on a new form every cycle. No two periods are the same, and your period blood's color and consistency change from day to day. Still, there are just some cycles that make
'It’s not about pleasing them, it’s about me feeling confident and comfortable.'
According to a survey by Flex, a menstrual disc company, nearly 47 percent of 1,000 women are less likely to go on a date while on their period. Which, yeah, tracks considering your period can also mean the onslaught of fun
There’s a legit reason.
Living life can be tiring, amirite? But if the week of your period leaves you feeling exhausted, it's worth knowing that there's a real, scientific reason behind your sleepiness.Dealing with the cramps, headaches, and bloating come as standard for
So THAT's why you're starving on day 22 of your cycle.
Our menstrual cycles and periods affect pretty much every area of our lives-how we feel emotionally, how much exercise we want to do, what we want to eat... but did you know they might also have an impact on your metabolism?
There’s no reason to be afraid.
Tampons: Even though they've been around for decades, so many women still feel uneasy about using them. In fact, if you think back to when you first got your period, you were most likely introduced to napkins or sanitary pads, and
Experiencing period pains? Find out what you can do about them here.
While some women are blessed with light flows and pain-free periods, most of us less fortunate do suffer from menstrual cramping, at least during some menstruation cycles. Some women have learned to accept that period pain comes with virtually every calendar
From period pains to regular versus irregular cycles!
Do you know all you should about normal menstrual cycles and the symptoms related your period? Are there a few things you're confused by or need to brush up on? Keep reading for a few FAQs on menstruation symptoms.During your
Does the time between your periods keep changing?
For most women, periods operate like clockwork. They start a fixed number of days after the last time they began, give or take a couple of days or so, then last a few days before the cycle begins again. But some women'
Ever had one of those stomach-lurching moments when you're in the middle of something, just happily minding your own business...and you suddenly realize that you still haven't gotten your period?Before you have a full-on panic attack,
Know what to say the next time a man jokes, ‘Is it that time of the month?’
If you've ever spent the days leading up to your period nursing various aches and pains or stewing in irritation at all of the things, know that you're not alone. Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) affects as many as three out of
'We know this is a taboo topic so we decided to address it!'
The Bullied Husbands Club seems to be really busy lately. Just last week, Nico Bolzico welcomed Dingdong Dantes as their newest member, and Erwan Heussaff told us what signs to watch out for to determine if someone is a "bullied husband" or
Time check: It's 2018.
UPDATED on October 2, 2018: ACTS-OFW Representative John Bertiz issued an apology via CNN Philippines' The Source on Tuesday, October 2. "Sa mga hanay ng kababaihan, humihingi na naman ako ng tawad. Sa akin wala talagang ibig sabihin." Read the
Period, where are you?
Missing a period is bittersweet. Not having to deal with cramps and all that nonsense for a month is amazing. But worrying about unplanned pregnancy, or something else going on with your health, is stressful and not so amazing. To help put
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