‘Rewind two years and you might have found me in a heap on my bedroom floor, crying, engulfed by a black cloud of depression.’ Business psychologist Clare Knox writes about dealing with PMDD. (…)
Most of January’s good intentions have to do with health. That’s why we add one more to our ‘to do’-list for 2021: make an appointment with your GP if you’re suffering from one of these menstrual complaints. (…)
Do we know everything about menstrual products? Apparently not. The best read posts on Period! magazine are about problems with sanitary products. (…)
Headaches are annoying. Especially when you’re also on your period. Here are 12 tips against menstrual migraine. Also for ‘normal’ period pain. (…)
There’s a first time for everything. So you want to try a tampon: where to start and what to do? This discreet mini course comes to the rescue. (…)
Your period is a bit late. But just when you begin to wonder if you might be pregnant, the familiar period pain starts. Or doesn’t it? Beware: early pregnancy can feel just like menstrual cramps. (…)
It’s extremely common, starts about a day before the bleeding and lasts for a few days: period pain. What can you do? (…)
Burning toads and soaking tampons in opium?! In the past they had some very strange ways to get rid of menstrual cramps. Just don’t try them at home. (…)
On average, women are absent from work or school 1.3 days per year because of period problems. Productivity loss is equivalent to almost 9 days per year.That’s the conclusion of a Dutch study from Radboudumc; the largest of its kind. (…)
Severe suffering just a part of menstruation? Not always. Painful periods can indicate a serious underlying medical problem, like endometriosis.
‘I can write about what has been part of my life and it is ok! People are reading these stories and they are cheering not recoiling or shushing! So here it is…’ A guest blog by the British holistic practitioner Melonie Syrett.
For Period! editor Yayeri, menstruation isn’t exactly the highlight of the month. There must be alternative ways to make her menstruation a more pleasant affair. This time: feeling zen by vaginal steaming?