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Tampons or Pads, What’s the Best?

The average woman will use nearly 10,000 feminine hygiene products during her life, spending thousands of dollars on period protection, including pads and tampons.Has either type of product been proven to be better? And what about options ...

Menstruation Made the News a Lot this Past Year!

What a long, strange year it’s been — with no shortage of period news to keep us all entertained and informed. Sometimes you have to dig into the weird news section to find it, but our cycles are increasingly making the mainstream news. Donald Trump ...

The Top Apps for Tracking Your Period

Back in ye olden days, before I had a smartphone, I kept track of my period using a small pocket calendar. Or at least, I tried to keep track of it that way. It was so easy to forget to mark the calendar each month. The worst thing was showing up at ...

Reusable Cloth Pads – FAQ’s

Why choose reusable menstrual pads? Is it hard to take care of them? How much money will you really save? We invite you to find out the answers to frequently asked questions about reusable cloth menstrual pads.  1. General Questions ...

Cloth vs. Disposable Menstrual Pads

Cloth or disposable menstrual pads? Trying to decide if cloth pads are worth it can make you feel like throwing in the rag.Like most personal choices, the right one is what feels best for you and your lifestyle. You can pick one option and stick ...

The Most Wonderful Time of the Month

“Are you on the rag?”Does that question make your blood boil as much as it does mine? It seems to imply that a woman can’t rationally take issue with something, be upset or even be straight forward. Nope, her apparently cranky mood is all ...

Does Your Period Throw You Off Your Game?

Research has proven that exercise helps to reduce the symptoms of PMS. But what do we know about the impact the menstrual cycle has on exercise and sports performance? Britain’s top tennis player recently told the press that she didn’t do well at ...

The Menstrual Cycle Phases Explained

The Four Different Phases and How Each Affects Your Well Being Some of this article may get a little scientific in its explanations but stick with us. Once you get the general understanding of the four phases of your menstrual cycle you will feel ...

Finding the Humor in PMS: Funny Stories We Can All Relate To

Ladies, when it comes to PMS and its symptoms we are in this tribe together. We all have seen and been possessed by the PMS Monster. Of course we can blame it on estrogen and the roller costar our hormones ride on round and round during this time. ...

This is Your Brain on Your Period

Do you sometimes feel like you're in a mental fog? Research has shown that your hormones may be to blame. Hormonal fluctuations have a proven impact on the brain that affects mood and even memory. The good news is these variations are predictable. ...

Menstruation Through the Ages

Tampons, disposable pads and menstrual cups are commonplace nowadays, but that wasn’t always the case. While most of our grandmothers and great-grandmothers had access to tampons and pads, what did women use in the days before they could simply go ...

Key & Peele on Periods and Men

Dealing with periods as a woman is incredibly difficult. We go through so much every single month and the only thing that every period has in common is the blood. Of course, even the blood varies. The industry has had to change so much and make so ...

Cross Country Blood

Sustainable Cycles is an organization bent on showing the world how menstrual cups, like bicycles, have their place on this earth and in our society as it pertains to sustainability. In order to showcase this, a Melrosian by the name of Ruby Gertz ...

Home Care Tips For Painful Menstrual Cycles

It seems to be true that for a majority of women there is some pain associated with our menstrual cycle. It can be mild, or it can be extremely severe, even requiring hospitalization in a few instances. It can last for less than 24 hours or it can ...

Ten of the Most Common Period Myths

Women have been gathering and sharing stories since the dawn of time. And of course many of those tales surround the female body and all her glorious functions, from menstrual cycles to childbirth. Of course over time thru the handing down of family ...

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