Archives for Menstruation

Does COVID-19 affect your menstrual cycle?

We cannot miss out the huge impact COVID-19 pandemic has had on humanity. COVID-19 infection is usually associated with respiratory symptoms, such as cough, fever or shortness of breath. Nevertheless, it can also impact other systems of our body such as the digestive, nervous or cardiovascular system. A growing body of evidence suggests that COVID-19 infection can affect your menstrual cycle as well. Talking generally, this can be caused by the virus itself or by the stress it causes on the body. Let’s not also forget the lifestyle adjustments needed, which can also impact the menstrual cycle. Let’s break down
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Categories: Trying to Conceive and Trying to Conceive.

Reasons you missed your period – Part 2

In the previous blog, we discussed some of the main reasons for missing your period other than pregnancy – stress, intense exercises, PCOS, thyroid problems, etc. Here are some other reasons for lack of menstruation.   What is amenorrhea? Amenorrhea means the absence of menstruation. There are two types of amenorrhea – primary and secondary. Primary amenorrhea is defined as the failure of initiation of the first menstrual cycle by age of 16. Secondary amenorrhea happens when a woman who has had normal menstrual cycles stops getting her monthly period for more than 3 months. The menstrual cycle is regulated
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Categories: I'm not Pregnant and Trying to Conceive.
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10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Your Period

There’s more to periods than just blood and cramps! If you want to learn more about your body and this special monthly process, stick around and we’ll show you some interesting period facts that you probably never heard of before. 1) It’s Not Just Blood Contrary to popular belief, your period doesn’t only consist of blood! It’s actually a combination of blood, mucus, and tissues from your uterus. Yikes! 2) Menstruation Cycle & Your Natural Scent Many people say that changes in natural scent during ovulation and menstruation dates back to prehistoric times where men would be more attracted to
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Reasons You Missed Your Period… Other Than Pregnancy

Missed or late periods can have many causes other than pregnancy. If you’re sure that you’re not pregnant but worried about your delayed period, then we’re here to help you out. We discuss the top reasons why you could have missed your period. Stress! Stress affects your body in many ways, including messing up your period cycle. In fact, your body’s stress-response system is rooted in the same part of the brain that controls reproductive hormones. Stress can then cause ovulation and periods to delay or altogether skip a cycle. Managing stress could bring your cycle back to normal again.
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Categories: I'm Pregnant, Safe Sex, STD's, Teens, Teens, Teens, Topics, and Topics.

Popular Menstrual Products Pros and Cons

There is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to menstrual products. What works for one woman might not work for another. This is because we all have different cycle lengths, flow quantities, vaginal conditions, and different comfort levels. So, it’s important to understand and explore different methods of taking care of our period. See our list of pros and cons of the most popular period products. Tampons Tampons are one of the most popular menstrual products today and for good reason. These little cotton bits offer the freedom to feel comfortable and be active without worrying about leaks. Pros Discreet  Tampons
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