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Your Menstrual Cycle

Wondering what the menstrual cycle is, and what it means for you and your body? Understanding your menstrual cycle can improve your menstrual health, well-being, and sex life. We’ll explain your menstrual cycle in simple steps, to give you the information you need to know, and want to find out. Menstrual cycle simply explained When your body hits puberty, things start to change. But the exact moment puberty starts varies from person to person. It can start as early as 10 or as late as 16 – all is normal. During puberty, your body starts to produce a new set of hormones. These hormones will send out signals to your body, and some of them will tell your body to...

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PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome)

Tired of feeling down with PMS? Sick of the ups and downs? There are simple lifestyle changes that you can make to ease some of your monthly problems. Premenstrual Syndrome is very common among women in the lead up to their period. Don’t let PMS ruin your month, have a look at our PMS problem solvers to see how you can combat period symptoms and improve your month! What is PMS? PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome) is used to describe premenstrual symptoms which occur in women around the time of their period. Between ovulation and the first day of your period, your hormones levels rise and fall, and this fluctuation can cause changes to your body and your mood. PMS is very common...

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Period Problems

Is your period causing problems? Period problems can mean anything from having an irregular flow to suffering PMS symptoms, and many menstrual problems are very common. Period problems: signs and solutions If you are concerned about changes to your menstrual cycle, or if your period is affecting your lifestyle, have a look at our problem and solution pages. What are the signs of abnormal periods? Periods are not always straightforward! To find out if your periods are abnormal look at the most common signs of abnormal menstruation below. We give you more information and show you some easy ways to alleviate typical symptoms.

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Menstrual Cramps

Periods causing you pain? Cramps are a common menstrual complaint among women, don’t let them take over your month. Fortunately, there are some simple steps you can take and we show you how to stop cramps. Check out our 3 simple yoga moves that will ease menstrual cramps and leave you feeling de-stressed. Menstrual cramps – what causes them? Cramps (period pains) occur when the muscles in your uterus contract, breaking down the uterus lining and passing it out of your body as menstrual flow. Menstrual cramps are pains in your lower abdomen and pelvis. Many women experience period pain, usually beginning just before menstruation and lasting for a day or two. To find out more about what happens to...

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Irregular Periods – What they mean and how best to deal with them

Having irregular periods can mean a variation in the number of days you have your period or that your period arrives early, late or even skips a few months. Actually, most women will experience irregular bleeding at some point in their life. A period showing up unexpected or delayed does not always mean something serious is going on. But your period showing up whenever it wants can be stressful. So here we’re going to talk about some easy ways of how you can regulate your menstrual cycle. 4 common causes for irregular periods: The average length of a Menstrual Cycle is around 28 – 35 days, and menstrual bleeding usually lasts between 3 – 7 days. Keep in mind that what is...

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