Ovulation Pain (Mittelschmerz) VS Menstrual Cramps: What’s The Difference?

  Mittelschermz? Is that the name of some fancy German dish? Close enough. Referred to in the medical community as mittelschermz — German for “middle pain,” (how apt!)— Mittelschermz, also known as Ovulation cramps, are the pain some people feel mid-way through the menstrual cycle, approximately during the time of ovulation.   What exactly is Mittelshermz? What…

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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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Myths about heat packs – busted!

As a company that creates heat packs for women’s pains and aches, we’ve heard more than our fair share of interesting myths that our customers believe in. Today, we’re here to bust some of these myths about heat packs and heat therapy for you!   They say: Heat packs are not safe to use during pregnancy!…

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