Do you only lose your virginity when you have sex? Or can this also happen when using tampons? (…)
Body & Mind
Adenomyosis is related to endometriosis. This chronic disease also causes menstrual complaints such as pain and heavy blood loss. (…)
You can sure lose a tampon in your bag. Or in the lining of your coat. But inside your body? Don’t think so. Find out why this isn’t possible. (…)
And yes, of course you’re menstruating exactly when your favourite festival starts. Nice…not. Take advantage of these festival survival tips. (…)
That chocolate craving is no coincidence. Find out why you turn into a chocolate addict just before your period. (…)
How often do you need to change a sanitary pad? Good question. Probably it’s more often than you think. (…)
A heavy menstrual bleeding has its disadvantages. But what’s wrong if you menstruate very little? (…)
Having sex on your period? Yes, that’s entirely possible and no problem at all. But there are some things you should keep in mind. So if you’re planning on sailing the Red Sea together, read these three tips first. (…)
You’d throw away old mascara. But tampons and sanitary pads last forever, don’t they? Yes and no. (…)
Good intentions or not: sports and menstruation aren’t necessarily the best friends. Or are they? Let’s put some insights together. (…)
A massage or bath isn’t only very relaxing. By using the right essential oils, like orange, it can also relieve menstrual cramps and pain.
It’s known that tampons can sometimes feel uncomfortable. But also sanitary pads can cause pain. Why does this happen? And how to solve it? (…)
In traditional eastern medicine, menstruation isn’t only seen as a physical clean-up, but also as an emotional and spiritual one. It restores the balance between body and mind.
Severe suffering just a part of menstruation? Not always. Painful periods can indicate a serious underlying medical problem, like endometriosis.
Too many, too little, too early, too late, not at all: a lot of things can go wrong with menstruation. And all those disorders have a name. An alphabetic summary. (…)
Maybe it’s obvious, but listening to your body – or better, your hormones – and adjusting your food pattern, can prevent a lot of menstrual suffering, according to Margaretha den Dekker, founder of Finest Food for Body and Soul.
Vitamin B6 is important when tackling PMS symptoms. But how do you get enough of it? And how can certain foods, like bananas, help? (…)
Back in the 1950s, the contraceptive pill was first presented as medication against painful periods. Temporary infertility was called just a side-effect. Soon loads of women were complaining about painful periods.
Why are you more susceptible to vaginal yeast infections around the time of your menstruation? And how to prevent them? Tips for a healthy vagina.
We’re pretty conservative when it comes to our sanitary products. Shops are full of sanitary towels and tampons. Although you have to actively look for alternatives, they are available. Here’s a list.