Heavy blood loss during your menstruation? It could be due to a bleeding disorder. Dr. Marieke Kruip, hematologist at the Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam (The Netherlands), believes this connection still isn’t acknowledged enough. (…)
Body & Mind
It must be said: the illustration The Seven Dwarves of Menopause was the first one to roam the world wide web. But as The Seven Dwarves of PMS, the picture hits the spot perfectly as well.
Thick or thin? With or without wings? They come in various shapes and sizes. What to keep in mind when choosing sanitary pads?
An aromatherapy for down under which also helps against menstrual cramps. Meet the V-steam.
Two to three times more women suffer from migraine than men. Hormones clearly play a role. Dutch pharmacologist Antoinette Maassen van den Brink of the Erasmus MC Rotterdam did ground-breaking research.
And 8 other reasons to chart your menstrual cycle. (…)
Sauna, sports, sex: three activities that don’t always go well with menstruation. Will a soft tampon or sponge tampon be the solution? (..)
Sometimes it seems you’re menstruating again halfway through your cycle. This is called spotting or breakthrough bleeding. Why does this happen? Is it serious?
Can you get pregnant on your period? Yes of course you can! Menstruation is no contraceptive. (…)
An armpit sometimes smells. As does a foot. Same goes for your mouth. And sometimes your vagina gives off an odour too. Especially when you’re menstruating. Six things you can do to prevent bad smells. (…)
Yes, it’s also a monthly bother. But PMS is not the same as menstruation. (…)
Check this foodlist: five healthy things you should eat when you’re on your period (Tip 1: a Beef Burger!)
In other words: do you need to remove a tampon before you pee? (…)
There are so many different hygiene products, types and brands, which one should you choose? That’s completely up to you. But here are seven tips.
Having your period, ok. But also dreaming about it?! What’s that supposed to mean?
A waist that seems to have disappeared and breasts that seem to have grown a cup size. Many women feel fatter than normal on their period. But are those feelings fact or fiction?
One of the advantages of running: you can do it whenever you want and at your own pace. Five tips for running on your period.