Living with periods
What is the menstrual cycle?
Your menstrual (or period) cycle may sometimes be as unpredictable as the weather or it could follow a pretty regular pattern. Let’s take a better look at its different phases, so that you can be prepared for whatever your body may throw at you.
What causes period pain and menstrual cramps?
We often ask the question – “why do periods hurt?” Here, we will talk about the causes and symptoms so you’re completely clued up on period pain.
How to apply a tampon
It’s natural to feel a bit overwhelmed when you first try inserting a tampon, but like most things in life, it just takes a bit of practice. Trust us that after a few tries, you’ll be a tampon pro!
Is it possible to stop or delay your period?
Let’s face it, Mother Nature doesn’t always have the best timing. Whether you’re going on holiday, to the pool or just want to stop your flow for a night: sometimes the start of your cycle is bound to clash with an important event. And while there is no on/off button for our period, there are some ways that may help you to delay it.
Personal hygiene, periods and how to feel good
For many of us, living with periods may mean changing our routines according to our menstrual cycle. But does our monthly flow make personal hygiene even more important? Should we wash differently or more often? We’ve got you covered with all the answers!
How long can a period last?
2 day periods? 1 day periods? Or maybe even 2 periods in a month? Our menstrual cycles can surprise us and throw the unexpected our way. But just how long is a period supposed to last?
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.
What helps period pain?
Period pain isn’t ideal but there’s also a lot you can do to make it better. Let’s take a further look.
What is period poop?
Have you ever noticed that there’s something different about your poop around your period? Well, you’re not alone.
How does contraception affect your period?
Thinking of changing or starting a new method of contraception? Unsure how it will impact you? Here’s how it may affect your cycle and the way you experience your period.
The science behind exercising better on your period
There’s a lot of information out there about exercise and periods, including a fair share of menstrual myths.
Is Brown Discharge Normal?
Although it may look daunting, brown vaginal discharge usually isn’t anything to worry about.
Is your period normal?
It’s common for women to worry that their periods aren’t normal – mainly because, when they first start, periods do take some getting used to.
Can women exercise on their period?
While exercising during your period might be the very last thing you feel like doing, there are a stack of reasons why it’s a really good idea.