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!
People make the switch to natural products for many reasons, from concerns over specific ingredients, to wanting to use products that are better for the environment. But for some people, in particular those with sensitive skin or chronic skin conditions such as eczema, using natural products can lead to inflammation and irritations.
It is surprising that indoor air can actually have higher concentrations of toxins than outdoor air. There are several reasons why this is the case, from the food you consume, to the shoes you wear, toxins get introduced to our homes daily in many different ways.
Going through puberty can be a difficult time for both teens and parents. There are many physical, emotional and psychological changes that occur and as a parent it is normal to feel unsure about how to best support your child through this time.
You can expect your first period to be very light, sometimes with spotting or a small amount of blood. A typical menstrual cycle is approximately 28 days long however, in the first few years of menstruation, your period may be irregular.