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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Sex: The Best Menstrual Cramp Relief?

  Period sex is one of those taboo topics that everyone shudders at and automatically dismiss as ‘gross‘ or ’10/10 will not do’. But deep down…everyone is curious. They want all the deets – What’s the real deal about period sex? Is it really all that amazing like people say? Period sex as menstrual cramp…

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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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