Why do I have all the symptoms of periods but no periods?

Whether you just started menstruating or have been tracking menstruation for quite a few years. You will know that period symptoms help you recognise the beginning of your menstrual cycle. But sometimes, you tend to have all the signs of periods, such as  Breast swelling and tenderness Tension Bloating Acne breakouts Leg, back, or stomach […]

Interesting facts on menstruation

  Information about periods is tough to come by. Periods always is surrounded by myths and mystery, and there is no mysticism about menstruation. Menstrual education is crucial, and all women are entitled to know more about the period. Honestly, we still find it difficult to talk about the period.  Here are some interesting facts […]

Periods and Movies

In most cases, things are portrayed in movies as we see them in real life or our society and vice versa. Menstruation has been perceived as taboo and shameful to acknowledge for a long time. In movies and TV shows, the media also have their fair share of responsibility in continuing this attitude towards periods. […]

Are you Menopausal? – A guide to identifying and walking you through.

With all the difficulties of life, females also have to deal with menopause at the middle-end of their lives. Menopause is a regular part of the aging process in the female body.    A female body produces hormones such as estrogen and progesterone in the body. As we grow old, the production of these hormones […]

Straighten the superstitions related to periods

Going into the kitchen and cooking food is a big no during periods; why? We always get infamous advice related to period, sex, and puberty. Have you ever come across strict instructions for eating, sleeping, and walking during periods? Have you ever questioned them? Menstruation has always been enclosed by taboos and myths restricting women […]

Acne and Periods – When should you worry?

  All of us are usually familiar with acne, pimple, blackheads, or whiteheads. We have either experienced them or know of people who have them. It is a skin condition where the hair follicles clog with dead skin cells and oil. Acne is more predominant in teenagers, but they are certainly not limited to that […]

The First Period Talk

Is your daughter approaching her first period?   The start of menstruation is a milestone in a girl’s life. Some girls revel, while others are bewildered and scared. Mostly it is the peer talk that makes them excited or threatened about the whole experience. How to prepare your daughter without embarrassing her or yourself in […]

Caffeine and Periods— The Good, Bad and Ugly.

Menstruation   Most of us have come across the word “Periods” associated with women.    Also known as menstruation, menses, menstrual period. It is a standard monthly biological cycle in women of reproductive age. When ovum fertilization (pregnancy) does not happen, the body sheds the inside lining of the uterus- a mix of blood and […]

Menstruation cycle and length – How long is typical?

Menstruation cycle

What is the menstrual cycle? The menstrual cycle is a monthly activity that prepares a woman’s body for reproduction. The menstrual cycle consists of menstruation followed by ovulation, and eventually, the uterus gets ready for pregnancy. When ovulation occurs, and the egg isn’t fertile, the uterus lining sheds through the vagina, called the menstrual period.    […]