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The causes behind getting periods twice a month

November 17, 2020
The causes behind getting periods twice a month

Irregularities in a woman’s menstrual cycle are quite common and approximately 30% of women in India say they experience delayed or irregular periods. Every woman’s cycle is unique to her, and even for her it is different from any other cycle she has had or will ever have. On average, a normal period occurs once every 21-35 days and may last 2-7 days, and blood loss is approximately 5-80 mL per cycle.  In some cases, however, women tend to get…

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To my very first period tracker – my best friend
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To my very first period tracker – my best friend

My best friend in school had a habit. She would often wait outside the classroom, and right when the teacher called out my name, she imitated my voice and yelled out, “Present, Ma’am!”. Of course, the teacher always found out and then punished both…

August 20, 2020
Spotting before periods
Menstrual Health PMS

Spotting before periods – is it normal?

Do you find yourself in the center of that loop where you keep wondering if it’s actually your periods or just your hormones messing around with you by shedding drops at random or should you be reaching out for a pad or just disregard…

November 16, 2018
Menorrhagia – Painful, heavy periods
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Menorrhagia – Painful, heavy periods

Menorrhagia is the medical term for periods with prolonged, heavy period bleeding. Although heavy bleeding is a common issue, most women do not face blood loss severe enough to call it Menorrhagia. With menorrhagia, you wouldn’t be able to go about your routine activities…

October 14, 2018
Acing hair care during your period
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Acing hair care during your period

If your hair is not behaving right during your period, in terms of hair loss or being oily , it’s not your imagination. The hormonal changes before, during and after your period affect not just your skin, but also your tresses. Here are 5…

September 8, 2018
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7 things you should never say to a girl on her period

Men, acquaint yourself with what not to say to a woman on her period, especially during that dreaded week of period torture! From handling the ongoing biological effects of periods, such as submerging yourself under period pain, constant bloating and dreadful cramps, to physiologically…

January 23, 2018