Why is My Period So Heavy?

  Heavy periods are more than just a pain in the a**, but can also be an indication of other more serious medical conditions. But what exactly constitutes abnormal menstrual flow? Most people with heavy periods are around the upper limits of 12 to 16 fully soaked through pads per period, so how would you…

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Traditional Chinese Medicine for Menstrual Cramps

TCM, or Traditional Chinese Medicine, focuses on one’s wholesome well-being. It’s a different school of thought from western medicine, which treats illnesses and symptoms in isolation. We are used to turning to western medicine to relieve our painful menstrual cramps (dysmenorrhea) when it happens, but given the… wholesome nature of menstrual symptoms (i.e. anything and everything…

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Feminine Washes: Yay or Nay?

Want your vagina to smell like roses? You’re covered. Want it to be smoother? You’re covered, Want it to be whiter? Guess what, you’re covered! Countless types of vaginal washes claim to make your vagina more fragrant, more visually appealing than it already is, but do we really need them? With all products that are going…

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Blood Clots and Your Uterine Health

 How do you know if you’re doing well…down there? This is especially so if you are young and have no inkling of various symptoms or signs of ill-health. One way is to monitor your own period blood. Is it normal to have blood clots during my period? During your period, anticoagulants are being released to…

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