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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…

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…

what do iud strings feel like once placed

What Do IUD Strings Feel Like?

Many women who get an IUD inserted express how free they feel. No longer do they need to worry about remembering to take the pill in the morning, and they’re free to be as spontaneous as they like with their committed partner without needing to stop to put on a condom. From time to time, […] Read more…

what to do before a gynecologist visit to ease stress

What to Do Before a Gynecologist Visit If You’re Nervous

Once a girl goes through puberty and gets her period, it’s essential to see a gynecologist regularly. Not only will the doctor perform an exam to ensure her reproductive system is healthy, but they can also answer questions about birth control, changes in the menstrual cycle, STD prevention and more. Still, many won’t know what […] Read more…

the best menstrual cycle blogs

8 Menstrual Cycle Blogs We Love

Let’s be honest — being a woman is confusing. No matter how old you are, you probably have questions about your period. Luckily, we have answers. Some of the best health blogs focus on providing women around the globe with useful resources and information about their bodies, including everything you need to know about your […] Read more…

so what causes tss

What Causes TSS?

When people first hear about TSS, it can easily frighten them. Especially for young girls starting menstruation, the disease can tempt many to steer clear of tampons and fret about their periods. But what causes TSS? Many assumptions and rumors about toxic shock syndrome leave people with misunderstandings about the causes of the condition. Horror […] Read more…

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