Debunking myth: Menstrual cycles are in sync with moon cycles
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Myth: Menstrual cycles are in sync with moon cycles

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Menstruation is said to be coined from the Greek word meaning month (mensis) and moon (mene). It is commonly believed that menstrual cycles and moon phases have a correlation and they sync up because of similarities in duration (approximately one month). Correlation or coincidence?

Let’s debunk the myth. 

Menstrual cycles phases and Moon cycles

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Zainab Arif
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Zainab is a student of mass media in Mumbai. She interned with Nua in 2021.
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