About Dang Gui and Menstrual Cramps

Why Do Women Get Menstrual Cramps (Dysmenorrhea)? Menstrual cramps, also known as dysmenorrhea, are caused by contractions of the womb to expel the uterine lining during a woman’s period. These contractions can be so strong that blood circulation to the lower abdomen becomes restricted, that acid builds up in the muscles causing pain. This is also why the…

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Don’t be Shy, Throw that Tampon!

Tampons and vintage games had never went hand in hand with each other. Not until two female teenagers found a way to marry the two into Tampon Run. Since young, I remember how video games evolved – from Tetris to Pokemon to Street Fighter and beyond. I remember how games got more gory and violent…

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Blood Clots and Your Uterine Health

 How do you know if you’re doing well…down there? This is especially so if you are young and have no inkling of various symptoms or signs of ill-health. One way is to monitor your own period blood. Is it normal to have blood clots during my period? During your period, anticoagulants are being released to…

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Period Symptoms: Migraines and Headaches

Some women typically experience migraines and headaches nearing their period. It’s strange, how menstrual cramps are often talked about, but headaches seem to affect a minority of people in your social circle. The somewhat relieving news is that this is a natural symptom of your shifting hormone levels – nope, it’s not the disorder that you…

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Causes of Infertility

At an estimated 0.8, Singapore’s estimated birth rate for year 2014 is going to break records. It is so interesting, how we are in the business of feminine care in The Land of Low Birth Rates. Yet, for us, it is of great importance that women in Singapore, and beyond our shores, learn to take care…

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Why Bother About Sponsored Reviews?!

  Recently, sanitary pads have become a feature in ClicknetworkTV’s Tried and Tested episodes. Despite being sponsored reviews, I still believe they are useful in educating us about the strengths and weaknesses of each pad, and to see how each pad can suit our needs. It is time that we recognize that each woman has her own load…

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Pad Review: Battle of the Ultrathins (SG market)

Update 28 March 2017: There’s a new version of Laurier Super Slimguard, and Whisper Ultra Clean. You know, sometimes pads feel like diapers, and you can’t help but feel like a toddler time and again. That’s why I like using slim and ultra slim pads. They feel so much more comfortable. I remember I was…

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