PAD REVIEW: Padeve Herbal Sanitary Pads

I absolutely hate the smell of period blood. It’s worse when you don’t change your pad regularly enough – bacteria growth accompanying those already in your period blood causes the odour to get stronger. What if we could mask this smelly odour of menstrual blood? Padeve Sanitary Pads Padeve is a Singaporean brand that provides…

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Period Side Effects: Migraines and Nausea

As if bleeding every month isn’t bad enough, our menstrual cycle comes with various side effects that can be a huge disruption to our daily lives. Apart from cramps, other commonly known and frequently experienced side effects are migraines/headaches and nausea. Sometimes, even though you’ve had sufficient rest and have been eating normally, you might…

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Teas to Avoid During Your Period

You might have chanced upon this article because you’ve heard that drinking tea should be avoided when on your period as it makes it worse. You’re right! However, this only applies to teas that contain caffeine, which would aggravate your period pains and PMS when consumed. If you’re a tea fanatic or suffer from painful cramps, here are…

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What Men Should Know About Menstruation

Menstruation is a concept that men can learn about but never experience. The fact that society treats periods as personal and private, something “gross” that should not be discussed, reduces the parity amongst men and women. Not just men, about 80% of girls in Malaysia learn about menstruation from their mothers; this can lead to…

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All You Need To Know About Endometriosis

Endometriosis (en-doe-me-tree-O-sis) is a medical condition that affects up to 8% of women worldwide. And no, the male version is not called endometriobro. Typically, the lining of the uterus (called endometrium) grows within the uterus and gets broken down and passed out through the vagina during the menstrual cycle. However, for women who have endometriosis,…

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