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Menstrual Health Periods

The scoop about the period poop

December 24, 2020
The scoop about the period poop

If PMS is real, period pain is real, then so is period poop. Yes, you read that right! Most of us have experienced those bouts of constipation or diarrhoea during periods. Bouts that can be sometimes dreadful and sometimes feel like heaven. There is, however, little talk around period poop, though we have all experienced it. What causes period poop? While the exact reason behind this is yet to be determined, experts* believe that it is caused by an increase…

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The causes behind getting periods twice a month
Menstrual Health Periods

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…

November 17, 2020
menstrual-hygiene
Menstrual Health Periods

The importance of menstrual hygiene

Female menstrual hygiene and menstrual care is important, not just during your periods but otherwise too! During your periods keeping your genitals clean is imperative. Women are generally more susceptible to bacterial infections during their period because of the change in the vagina’s PH…

July 29, 2018
Meeting the gynaecologist
Menstrual Health PMS

Decoding Pre-Menstrual Syndrome

Around 90% of women experience some symptoms of PMS during their period. While PMS has the unique capability to bond women together, it can also draw them apart from everyone else. PMS is often misconstrued because of the ambiguous symptoms it entails. Premenstrual syndrome…

July 22, 2018
Irregular Periods
Menstrual Health PMS

5 common period symptoms we dread

Every month the uterus dutifully prepares its lining in the hope of receiving a very special guest – the fertilised egg. If the visitor doesn’t arrive, the uterus has to divest itself of the lining, so that it can do the same thing all…

June 21, 2018
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
Community Mental Health

Menstrual awareness around the world

Don’t ‘beware’, just ‘be aware’ of menstruation. It’s safe to say that on any given day, 800 million women across the world are going through menstruation. All countries thus, have a responsibility to create an environment where menstruating women feel safe and taken care…

March 21, 2018