Periods

woman researching fallopian tube disorders

What Fallopian Tube Disorders Should Women Know About?

We don’t often think about our reproductive organs unless they don’t seem to be working right — or we’re cursing them for ruining our plans during a menstrual cycle. Your fallopian tubes serve one primary purpose: acting as a pathway for an egg to travel from your ovaries to the uterus. But what fallopian tube […] Read more…

how to get rid of period cramps fast and efficiently

How to Get Rid of Period Cramps Fast

Periods can be a hassle. About 50 percent of women deal with period pain — a medical condition called dysmenorrhea. Experts believe this pain is caused by a chemical called prostaglandin, which triggers contractions in the body to shed the uterine lining. If you deal with dysmenorrhea, do you know how to get rid of […] Read more…

best sleeping positions for menstrual cramps

8 Best Sleeping Positions for Menstrual Cramps

Heavy-duty menstrual cramps can leave you curled up in bed in the fetal position, but is this necessarily the most comfortable way to situate yourself? Any physical pain can make getting some much-needed relief from your agony difficult, if not impossible. Is there any way to get your needed shut-eye without taking a Xanax or […] Read more…

is a sudden change in menstrual cycle length worrisome at all

Is a Sudden Change in Menstrual Cycle Length Worrisome?

Think of the menstrual cycle as a hormone-driven 30-day calendar your body follows naturally. Day one is when you begin your period and start to bleed, called menstruation. This bleeding typically ends on day three or five. On day 14, ovulation will occur. If the egg is not fertilized by the 25th day, it will dissolve, […] Read more…

why is my menstrual cycle getting shorter all of a sudden

Why Is My Menstrual Cycle Getting Shorter?

Your period is probably not something you look forward to. However, as you grow accustomed to the ritual, you may notice changes that occur in your body, such as a shorter or missed period. Have you been asking yourself, “Why is my menstrual cycle getting shorter?” You’re not alone. Irregular periods are very prevalent, affecting […] Read more…

why is my face breaking out all of a sudden anyway

Why Is My Face Breaking out All of a Sudden?

Acne affects a lot of people — in fact, it’s the eighth most common disease worldwide. One myth is that acne is caused by not washing your face, but there are a lot of reasons you might be experiencing a sudden breakout. People who scrub and exfoliate each day can still get pimples. “But why is […] Read more…

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