What is Dysmenorrhea (Menstrual Cramps) And How Does It Affect You?

What Is Dysmenorrhea? A woman’s body naturally prepares for pregnancy every month, with the uterus building an additional lining to support the foetus. However, when pregnancy does not occur, the endometrium (uterus lining) sheds – a process also known as menstruation. Menstruation is a normal body function of vaginal bleeding that corresponds to a woman’s…

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Eat This, Not That: Period Edition

11.00 am: Hmm..was that my tummy rumbling? 11.17 am: HUNGRY. SO HUNGRY. NEED FOOD NOW. 11.31 am: Bloated. Crampy. Ugh. 11.34 am: GIVE ME ALL THE CHOCOLATE.   Sound familiar? Around the time of our periods, we are all often (mis)guided by hormones, cravings, and haywire hunger signals. Unfortunately, while caving in to these whims can feel…

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Why Do You Need A Pantyliner?

Are you one of those people who simply hate feeling icky and gross down there? Then pantyliners are the thing for you. Pantyliners have many uses and that’s exactly what we will be talking about today – Why do you need a pantyliner?   1. Hygiene Hygiene. It’s pretty self-explanatory. Using a pantyliner will ensure that…

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