ALL You Need To Know About Menstrual Cramps (Reliefs, Myths AND MORE!)

  An estimated 50% of all women experience menstrual cramps of differing degrees. Among these, up to 15% would describe their menstrual cramps as severe. Surveys of adolescent girls show that over 90% report suffering from menstrual cramps.   What are menstrual cramps? What are its symptoms? Credits: Giphy.com Menstrual cramps, otherwise known as dysmenorrhea,…

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Oral Contraceptive Pills: What You Need To Know

  Previously, we discussed about the Period-Delaying Pill and the Morning-After Pill. Heard of the Oral Contraceptive Pills but not really sure how it works? Fret not! By the end of this post, you’ll be sure to be well-equipped with the relevant knowledge. Without further ado, let’s dive right into the world of Oral Contraceptive Pills…

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6 Possible Worrying Reasons Behind Your Severe Menstrual Cramps

  Previously, we talked about 5 Warning Signs That Your Menstrual Cramps Are Not Normal. Now, we’ll discuss in detail what implications those warning signs could indicate.   Endometriosis Credits: infertilityivfhouston.com A common cause for severe period pain – Endometriosis is a gynaecological condition where the tissue forming the lining of the uterus (the endometrium) starts…

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Morning-After Pills: What You Need To Know

  Your condom broke. Or you forgot your dose of contraceptive pills. What now? Previously, we’ve talked about period-delaying pills. But how about the morning-after pill? Do you know what exactly it is? What is the Morning-After pill? How does it work? Credits: giphy.com Otherwise known as “Plan B” or many other names, but ultimately,…

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