Menstrual health in 2021: no more tampon tax, free period supplies, plenty sustainable products & more attention for the menstrual cycle! (…)
What is the use of menstruation? Apart from humans, primates and a few other mammals, no other animal has periods. Apparently a monthly bleeding is no prerequisite for reproduction. (…)
The horrible cramps women suffered in Victorian times were thought to be period pain.
Some girls get their first period when they’re 9, others don’t start menstruating until the age of 14. What causes puberty to start earlier?
Tampons can contain toxins and cause TSS. At least, that’s what rumours say. Do people make a big fuss about nothing? Period investigates the matter.
They can contain toxins and cause TSS. At least, that’s what rumours say. Are tampons really that dangerous or do people make a big fuss about nothing? Period investigates the matter. Part 3: rayon.
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?
‘The wine is sour, flowers wilt, seeds dry out, bee colonies die, even the mirror becomes dull and loses its gloss ivory’ – Pliny the Elder.
‘Women are defective by nature.’ Those are the words of the Greek philosopher Aristotle. He considered females as inferior because they menstruate instead of producing semen. (…)
According to Hippocrates, the father of western medicine, menstruation was the salvation of most women. (…)