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Community Periods

What I would say to my 15-year-old self about irregular periods

September 22, 2020
What I would say to my 15-year-old self about irregular periods

My 15-year-old self was easily annoyed. Cloudy days, sugarless coffee, noisy neighbourhoods, extended classes, and irregular periods – anything was enough to ruffle her mind. She was especially concerned if she felt blood trickling down her legs just when she was about to get up on stage for a dance performance. My 15-year-old self was not prepared to handle such situations and she either knew too little or was too careless. I would go with both. I would also tell…

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Menstrual Health PMS

Ways to tackle bloating

We have all had that moment where we had a whole outfit picked out – that new black body-con maybe? – only to have Aunt Flo swoop in with the most annoying of PMS symptoms bloating. As if dealing with cramps and acne wasn’t…

February 18, 2020
Menstrual Health PCOD/PCOS

PCOD – here’s what you need to know!

“PCOD”; you’ve possibly heard the abbreviation being used quite frequently. While we know that it is a disorder associated with menstruation, we don’t realise how common it is. More often than not, PCOD/PCOS goes undetected for a long period of time due to a…

June 9, 2018
Beat the PMS blues
Menstrual Health PMS

5 tips to reduce PMS symptoms

The term PMS refers to the physical, mental and emotional changes that occur on days preceding the menstrual cycle. As if the worrisome days of menstruation weren’t enough they are preceded by Premenstrual Syndrome. While PMS is a useful reminder to stack up the…

October 26, 2017