Vaginal Health

16 Foods to Eat (and Some to Avoid) During Your Period

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16 Foods to Eat (and Some to Avoid) During Your Period

Many people have uncomfortable symptoms during menstruation. Some foods can lessen these symptoms, while other foods can make them worse. These symptoms include: abdominal cramps headaches nausea fatigue bloating mood swings diarrhea If you experience any of these symptoms, adding certain foods to your diet and removing others can help you feel better. Foods to eat 1. Water Drinking a lot of water is always important, and this is especially true during your period. Staying hydrated can reduce your chances of getting dehydration headaches, a common symptom of menstruation. Drinking plenty of water can also stop you from retaining water and...

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Top 15 Apps to track your cycle

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Top 15 Apps to track your cycle

  1. Flo Most of the women who commented on our Facebook post said they’re using Flo to track their period. And that’s not surprising at all as, according to the developers of the app, it’s the most downloaded Health and Fitness app worldwide and the most popular in the same category in the United States. Apart from that, it has already been featured by different known brands, such as Vogue, Glamour, Women’s Health, and Cosmopolitan, among others. This is a great app as you can do a lot in here. Features: Track your period Predict your ovulation Birth control pills...

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Menstruation 101

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Menstruation 101

Menstruation typically begins at about age 12, but periods are possible as early as age 8. That's why it's important to discuss this topic early. Menstruation, however, can be an awkward subject to explain. So what's the best way to prepare your child?     Talk early and often The earlier you begin talking to your child about the changes to expect during puberty, the better. Don't plan a single tell-all discussion. Instead, plan on a series of conversations. If your child asks questions about menstruation, answer them openly and honestly. If your child isn't asking questions, it's up to...

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