Haa’idh? During Ramadan menstruating women have to adhere to specific rules. This is what you need to know. (…)
Men rate women as more desirable when they’re ovulating than when they’re menstruating. How does the menstrual cycle influence female attractiveness?
‘At any given time, 800 million people worldwide are menstruating. It’s perfectly healthy and normal. It’s okay to menstruate. As long as you never talk about it and no one knows that you’re doing it.’ – an essay by Anna Balmer. (…)
Menstruation + (elite) athletic performance: usually not a winning combination. But adapting your training to your cycle can lead to better results and less injuries. (…)
Want to relieve your menstrual cramps in a natural way? Have a cup of ginger tea. (…)
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. (…)
OMG. Wat’s happening? Can you also get the ‘tampon disease’ when using a menstrual cup? How dangerous is Toxic Shock Syndrome really? Read the update. (…)
Do female hormones have an effect on cardiac symptoms? The answers to these questions are still unknown. And that’s why the Erasmus Medical Centre has set up The Cycle Study. (…)
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. (…)
The horrible cramps women suffered in Victorian times were thought to be period pain.
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.
Quitting smoking isn’t only a good idea for the obvious reasons. It might also lessen your period pain.
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?