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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Period Horror Stories (Part I)

  In an attempt to normalise periods in our society, we thought that we should de-stigmatise this natural process by kickstarting period conversations with real life stories from you! Some are hilarious, some are painfully embarrassing, and some are really scary. Nevertheless, we hope you resonate with some of these stories. Maybe you’ll realise you…

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