Tag: Menstrual

How to Soothe the Menstrual Cramps

Menstruation can often become very frustrating for any woman. In addition to the side-effects like mood swings and cravings, it can cause great physical pain too. The most common source of pain is cramps. Menstrual cramps don’t follow a pattern either: some women get them with every one of their periods, others might experience them […]

December 1, 2011 | 0 Comments More

How to Use a Menstrual Cup?

Menstrual cups are alternatives to tampons that are considered to be more Eco-friendly than the latter and other feminine hygiene products. The following steps have been arranged to help you use one safely and effectively: Steps to follow: Hold the menstrual cup upright and fold the upper, (larger end) of the cup in half. Repeat […]

November 12, 2011 | 0 Comments More

How to Get Rid of Menstrual Period Odor

Each vagina has its distinctive scent, and this holds true for menstruating vaginas as well. The odor for menstruating vaginas is usually quite mild and virtually undetectable by people around you. However, it can get stronger in a few cases. If that happens, make sure it isn’t an infection. If you have one, go see […]

November 12, 2011 | 0 Comments More

The Phases of the Menstrual Cycle

Menstrual cycle is basically based on three phases where two of them are considered the most distinct phases. The cycle normally occurs on the first day you have your period and ends on the day before you begin your next period. The first phase of menstrual cycle is known as follicular phase or proliferative phase. […]

June 9, 2011 | 0 Comments More