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The Link Between PMS & Insomnia

If you’re reading this, you probably have a problem with sleep. I know I’ve battled with insomnia for years, simply accepting it as it is. However, it got me thinking, “what if PMS and my hormones have something to do with my sleeping patterns?” ...

Major Religions and Menstrual Taboos

Most women experience menstruation for the greater portion of their late teen and adult life, until around the age of 45 to 50. It is a completely natural phenomenon, indicating a woman’s fertility. However, many major religions are still to this ...

Syncing Your Menstrual Cycle with the Phases of the Moon

For centuries people have been fascinated with the moon. In many cultures, religions and myths, there is a god or goddess that represents the moon. In Roman mythology, Diana is the virgin goddess of the moon and fertility – she protects ...

Military Women and Periods

No matter where you are in the world, enlisting in the army as a female is a brave and tough decision. In countries like America, men outweigh the number of females enlisted, whereas in Israel, women have to join the army, so there is an equal ...

The Funny Reactions Pets Have to Our Periods

It’s true that animals have the strongest instincts and senses. The interesting thing is, they can actually pick up when we are menstruating, and they react in the most interesting of ways! Have a pet cat, dog, or even iguana? Then read on!! ...

Early Periods – What They Mean

It’s very stressful getting late periods – you never quite know why they’re late!  You may ask yourself questions like, “Am I pregnant?” or “What is wrong with my menstrual cycle?” However, when you get your period too early it can be ...

Endometriosis and Your Period

If everything ran smoothly with regards to your period, you would have a normal menstrual cycle, experience usual PMS, and bleed for 7 days – spotting on the first day, heavy on the 2nd-4th days, teetering off on the 5th-7th days. Cramps would be ...

Premenstrual Dysmorphic Disorder (PMDD)

We’re all familiar with Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS). It’s become a familiar topic in women’s health and culture. Sometimes we joke about it, and sometimes we bond by talking about our shared experiences with other women. But for some of us, PMS ...

The 5 Best Menstrual Products You Need to Know About in 2021

Most of us women experience our period once every single month. That means we need to be prepared when it comes, with either menstrual pads, tampons, cups, and more! There are so many different menstrual products out there, we need to know what’s ...

Food’s Effect on Your Period – Part Three

This is part three of our three-part series about food’s effect on your period.  So far, we have covered food and beverages that make your period heavier, and food that regulates your period (part one); chocolate’s effect on periods, food you ...

Food’s Effect on Your Period – Part Two

In the first part of this series, we discussed food and beverages that make your period heavier, as well as food that regulates your period. We continue here as we look at chocolate’s effect on periods, food that helps reduce period pain, as well ...

Food’s Effect on Your Period – Part One

It’s true that when we get PMS, we start to really crave a lot of food. I know that when my period is near, I have to eat cheese and red meat. My body aches for them, and I consume them ferociously in heavy quantities. When my period actually ...

Nixit Disc Vs Ziggy Disc – Menstrual Discs Comparison

Introduction Although there aren’t very many menstrual discs to choose from on the market, their popularity has increased more so than ever before.  Menstrual discs, like menstrual cups, are an alternative period product that is worn ...

Nixit vs Lumma ‘Unique’ Menstrual Discs Comparison

Intro Although there aren’t very many menstrual discs to choose from on the market, their popularity has increased more so than ever before.  Menstrual discs, like menstrual cups, are an alternative period product that is worn internally to ...

Menstrual Cups, Period Panties, and Reusable Pads in the News – 2020

It’s been a whirlwind of a year, and a lot has changed – even in the world of feminine hygiene. Everything from charitable movements to a Facebook faux pas have shaped the landscape of period products and women’s health in 2020. The Sustainable ...

How To Use a Menstrual Disc – Everything You Need to Know!

Folding a menstrual Disc Folding a menstrual disc is much less complicated than folding a menstrual cup.  Simple hold the disc's rim and pinch the center together making the two sides meet.  The rim will look like an "8". Inserting a ...

How to Choose a Menstrual Disc – What to Consider?

Introduction With so few choices on the market, you would think that choosing a menstrual disc would be easy.  Indeed, it will be easier than narrowing down a few menstrual cups since there are fewer variations to choose through.  ...

COVID-19 and You: The Pandemic’s Effect on Women

Physical Effects of COVID-19 on Women Studies are currently underway to assess the impact COVID-19 has on women they’re pregnant. Expecting mothers are especially vulnerable to disease; they are prone to becoming more ill when suffering from an ...

What to Eat at During Every Phase of your Menstrual Cycle

If we really were what we ate, we’d have a lot of late-night pizzas, guilty-pleasure donuts, and well-intentioned salads for friends and family. While this saying may not be literal, we really start to notice the effects our diets have on our ...