Air pollution can affect periods
Air pollution can affect periods
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Air pollution could be affecting your period for this weird reason

It’s no secret that breathing in polluted air can wreak havoc on your health. But…

acupuncture
acupuncture
Health & Fitness

Does acupuncture work for menstrual cramps? We tried it and talked to four experts

As long as I can remember, I’ve struggled with painful periods that include insane cramps….

instead softcups
instead softcups
Health & Fitness

What exactly are “Instead Softcups,” the period product everyone’s talking about?

If you’re like us, you may have first heard about Instead Softcups through a friend…

period dream
period dream
Lifestyle

Here’s what it means when you dream about getting your period

When it comes to our periods, so many things still remain a mystery. Although there…

crying zooey
crying zooey
Health & Fitness

Yes, you should absolutely take a day off work when you have horrible period cramps

If you’re a woman that has ever menstruated, you don’t need us to tell you…

Image of tampons
Image of tampons
Health & Fitness

6 best, easy-to-use tampons for beginners

To pad or to tampon? That is the ultimate female question. Choosing a staple period…

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L'Oreal before surgery
Health & Fitness

It Took Three Years for a Doctor to Finally Diagnose my Uterine Fibroids

I began taking birth control pills...and noticed absolutely zero difference.

period underwear
period underwear
Health & Fitness

7 cute period underwear brands that also actually work

Let’s get real for a second: Periods really aren’t much fun. They can leave you…

tampon
tampon
Health & Fitness

How Long Can You Safely Leave in a Tampon? We Asked The Experts

You always want to err on the safe side when it comes to this.

Image of a period pad
Image of a period pad
Health & Fitness

When will I get my first period? Here are the warning signs

It’s a rite of passage into womanhood. A blossoming. A monthly gift. It’s your period….

Amber Rose arrives at the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures' 'The LEGO Batman Movie' at Regency Village Theatre on February 4, 2017 in Westwood, California.
Amber Rose arrives at the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures' 'The LEGO Batman Movie' at Regency Village Theatre on February 4, 2017 in Westwood, California.
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Amber Rose made a video speaking out about the tampon tax, because periods are not a luxury

Amber Rose has tackled yet another issue facing people in today’s society: the tampon tax….

Tampons.
Tampons.
Health & Fitness

This gender-neutral period company partners with businesses to make tampons as accessible as toilet paper

Aunt Flow — a gender-neutral, buy-one give-one period company run by 20-year-old female entrepreneur Claire…

Picture of man bleeding holding a sign saying "periods are not just for women"
Picture of man bleeding holding a sign saying "periods are not just for women"
Health & Fitness

You need to see this powerful Instagram showing “periods are NOT just for women”

Gender is a spectrum, and women are not the only people to menstruate. It is…

tampons
tampons
Health & Fitness

This girl-hero petitioned to get free pads and tampons in her school

Think back to your own middle school experience — were pads and tampons readily available?…

iguana
iguana
Health & Fitness

Here’s why you shouldn’t cuddle with an iguana when on your period

Just like how your dog knows when you’ve had a bad day, or when your cat…

Photo of tampons
Photo of tampons
Health & Fitness

17 facts everyone should know about tampons

As anyone with a period knows, tampons can be a saving grace. They’re perfect for on-the-go…

Woman looking out over the water
Woman looking out over the water
Health & Fitness

Can you still get PMS if you’re on the birth control pill?

The invention of a birth control pill was instrumental in the sexual liberation and empowerment of…

Woman's hand holding a tampon
Woman's hand holding a tampon
Health & Fitness

8 things you probably didn’t know about the history of the tampon

After what feels like a lifetime of periods, it’s easy to convince yourself that you…

Woman who is on her period
Woman who is on her period
Health & Fitness

This model was allegedly fired for being on her period, and this is not at all okay

Let’s just start this by saying that periods are totally natural, totally cool, and totally…

Woman looking at her phone
Woman looking at her phone
News

There might be a period emoji coming, and it’s for a good cause

Astonishingly enough, we still live in a world where most women feel ashamed talking about…