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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You Can Stop Your Periods!

  Menstruation is a pain to most females out there. We get it every month and slowly wait for it to go away forever when we hit our menopause stage during our 50s. But did you know that you can actually stop the bleeding completely? Say goodbye to blood and pain forever! Introducing the Intrauterine Device (IUD)! It’s…

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How I Became A Cloth Pad User

Have you watched the latest adaptation of Anne of Green Gables on Netflix yet? Spoiler alert if you’ve not. “You’ll need some cotton cloths to pin to your undergarments,” the ever-pragmatic Marilla Cuthbert informs her 13-year-old ward, Anne Shirley – who happens to be in the depths of despair after being told that she’s in…

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PAD REVIEW: Adore Sanitary Pads

I’m finally back with another pad review! Yes, I became a menstrual cup convert (read about my full experience here), but I’m still testing all these pads for you ladies! Today’s pad review will be on Adore Sanitary Pads. Adore sanitary pads? What adore? Most of you would know of the four big sanitary pad brands (Kotex,…

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