Can I get pregnant whilst on my period? Why do I spend more money on my period? How much blood do I lose on my period? Is period syncing a real thing? We tackle these questions and more in this month's blog!
Endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) are chemicals that disrupt or damage your body’s hormone-making organs and processes. This occurs when a chemical mimics a particular hormone, which prevents your body from using or absorbing a particular hormone. This process interferes with the way your hormones talk to each other or hijacks your hormone-producing organs.
I wouldn’t be alone saying that I used to be scared of losing my tampon… Surprisingly, a tampon can only go so far in your vagina and can’t actually escape to the uterus, the top of your vagina is simply too small. A tampon is also held in place by the walls of your vagina and won’t go anywhere so try not to panic if you can’t remember if you took it out of not.
Whether you have your period every month or haven’t had it for years, it’s normal to question what your period consistency means. It can change from month to month so paying attention to its consistency can help you understand your body and what to look for.
Do you ever think about the design of your underwear and where it came from? Chances are, it isn’t something that usually crosses your mind; however, the evolution of underwear has contributed to the designs you know and love today.
Studies have found that due to hormonal changes in the body, women are more likely to experience poor sleep than men. These hormonal changes are related to a woman’s menstrual cycle particularly when experiencing signs of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) or premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD).
It’s near impossible to avoid toxic chemicals all together as they’re in so many products that we use on a daily basis. It is because of this, that we have compiled a list of ways that you can limit the amount of toxic chemicals you’re exposed to.
There is a stigma around periods that overall, they suck - cramps hurt, women get very emotional, and our mood can change like a flick of a light switch! However, PMS doesn’t necessarily have to be a bad thing if you work with your period rather than against it. Yes, cramps still suck, and it can be difficult controlling your up and down emotions, but once you are able to distinctly recognise your personal menstrual cycle, you can use it to your advantage!