Gluten-Intolerance Causes Period Pains?

Although research is still in its infancy, a handful of studies have indicated a likely correlation between gluten intolerance and dysmenorrhea – a technical term for severe menstrual cramps. This means that women with gluten intolerance are more likely to suffer from period pains, and can alleviate the pain by following a gluten-free diet. Once…

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Period Struggles in 8 Countries

It’s hard to believe but in many countries, menstruation is still a taboo. A combination of tradition, misinformation and lack of educational facilities for girls especially in a male-dominant country resulted in such twisted ideologies to manifest and stay around after all this time. Let’s take a look at the struggles and taboos that women…

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Menstruating Attracts Mosquitoes Causing Zika?

With the first locally transmitted Zika case (41 cases confirmed) in Singapore, everyone has been on their toes to take protective measures. The rave about Zika virus causing birth defects, particularly microcephaly with no cure, has stunned us. Such a small creature causing such extravagant disaster. Scary isn’t it?   First of all, let’s establish what Zika Virus is….

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Which Pokémon are you when you PMS?

Source Before we discover what our Pokémon type is when we PMS, let us establish which Pokémon types we clearly are not. 1) Normal-Type Pokémon You are your normal-self.  Source Most of these Pokémon are harmless – Meowth, Rattata and Kangaskhan. 2) Fairy-Type Pokémon You are extremely cute and adorable. Source These Pokémon are generally considered “cute” and tend to be at least partially…

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