It's called 'Period.'
In attempt to break the stigma around menstruation and promote period positivity, Pantone just released a bold new color called "Period." They partnered with Swedish healthcare brand Intimina to develop this color as part of their global campaign, Seen + Heard, to normalize
Keep these items on-hand when Aunt Flo comes knocking.
We know periods are a natural thing that happens to us, but that doesn't change the fact that it's never a pleasant week. We feel bloated, we get annoyed easily, we tend to eat more, our puson hurts,
Keep these in mind!
Periods aren't always a pleasant experience: Our puson hurts, we feel icky down there, and sometimes we have diarrhea, too. But they visit us on a monthly basis for a reason, so we just need to be a little clever
So you just bought your first menstrual cup. Now what?
When you got your first period as a teen, your mom or tita instantly knew what to do: She went to the restroom, whipped out a napkin or sanitary pad, and taught you how to use it. And for the longest time,
Professionals explain!
You know those days that you wake up feeling ravenous, fantasizing about eating a whole jar of Nutella (okay, maybe several jars?)? You may have noticed they're often around the time that your period arrives-but is it "normal" to
A month without a bleed doesn't always mean you've got a baby on the way.
Missed periods aren't the most fun. Most of you have been there: You notice your period is days late and immediately jump to the conclusion that you're pregnant. Even if you've not had sex in the
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
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