What is Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
About 3 out of every 4 people with periods go through PMS at one point or another.
DOES MENSTRUATION AFFECT YOUR DIGESTION?
The menstrual cycle affects everything: energy levels, mood, and believe it or not… digestion too! Oh yes, those symptoms of swelling, bloating, and upset stomach was not your imagination. The digestive process is also a victim of the feminine cycle that we all live each month. But why, how, and when? It’s all thanks to the hormonal changes we experience.
BYE BYE TO MENSTRUAL CRAMPS!
Many girls agree that the worst part about periods are the terrible CRAMPS, and while they’re totally normal, they make us feel uncomfortable because they’re SO painful. If you’re one of these women who suffer month after month, here are some tips that will help you feel much better in those not-so-pretty days.
Spotting Between Periods
It can be a little scary when you notice traces of bleeding between periods, especially if your cycle is pretty regular.
How Does Stress Affect Periods?
Stress is something we all experience from time to time, and it can often have a negative impact on us both physically and mentally.
Common Period Mistakes
Every month our period arrives and upsets our hormones, makes us feel super sentimental, and makes us puff up like balloons 🎈.
What Are Period Blood Clots?
It is common for you to experience small lumps of thick blood during your period. These are blood clots, and we’ll tell you all about them here:
8 Causes of Bleeding Between Periods
We’ve already talked about factors that can make your period late, but what does it mean when you bleed between periods and your period isn’t even close to starting?
Alterations In Your Period
Changes in your usual routine from being at home can have a direct impact on your mood which generates stress, and this, in turn, can alter your menstrual cycle, so it is very important not to lose sight of it during quarantine.
Acne In Your V Zone
If your skin experiences constant friction with clothes, or is constantly humid from the sweat produced by your swimsuit area (a.k.a., your V Zone), it has a higher risk of developing issues, so discovering a pimple in this area may alarm you... But wait!
PERIOD CRAMPS AND WHY THEY EXIST
When your period arrives it usually comes with some unwanted guests like headaches, nausea, and the worst of them all, CRAMPS ⚡️. Ok, we know they suck but this is what you should know:
Headaches during your period?
Even though the most common symptoms that the majority of women usually experience during menstruation are cramps, mood swings, and irritability, headaches are also one of the most frequent and is known by the name of menstrual migraine.
How to soothe menstrual symptoms
An important part of self-care is being informed about what happens in our body during menstruation, that's why we're going to talk about the causes of 5 common menstrual symptoms, and how to soothe them.
Irregular or missing periods
Cycle, flow and period – these are all words that make menstruation sound regular as clockwork. But at one time or another, most of you will experience irregular periods.
What is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)?
PCOS stands for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, and has nothing to do with having cysts, despite the name!
What is a retroverted or tilted uterus?
In most female bodies the uterus slants slightly forward, allowing it to fit neatly within the pelvis. But it can also happen that the uterus bends backward, resulting in a retroverted uterus. Let’s take a closer look at all that this means.
Period pain in your bottom: what is proctalgia fugax?
Have you ever been on your period, going about your day, when you suddenly feel a severe, sharp, stabbing pain coming from your bottom?
Is it bacterial vaginosis or is it thrush? A quick guide to vaginal infections
Have you ever been going about your day and sensed that something doesn’t feel quite right?