Living with periods
What is the Menstrual Cycle?
Once your periods have started, knowing what’s happening in your body and the menstrual cycle can make a huge difference to how you feel.
Normal Period Cycle – What’s your Menstrual Flow?
It’s common for women to worry that their period cycle isn’t normal – mainly because, when they first start, periods do take some getting used to, whether you’re wondering how long they are or how often you’ll get them.
Managing night-time leaking
Waking up to discover blood on your sheets isn’t the best way to start the day, but the position in which you sleep can easily result in a leakage. Not to worry though, this is very common and we have some tips on how you can manage this to not have to deal with stains in the morning.
Can women go swimming on their period?
Swimming on your period is totally doable. Yes, really. In fact, it’s a brilliant way to ease cramps and PMS symptoms and improve your mood.
Can women exercise on their period?
While exercising during your period might be the very last thing you feel like doing, there are a stack of reasons why it’s a really good idea.
What Helps Period Pain?
Working out how to stop period cramps will make all the difference to how a woman feels about her periods. Most find they can’t be ignored, but a few simple steps will help to relieve them. Even if you are unable to leave your house for whatever reason, there are still things you can do to help ease your period pain with items you can find in your home.
Is Brown Discharge Normal?
Although it may look daunting, brown discharge usually isn’t anything to worry about.
Signs of your period coming
There can be nothing more frustrating than waiting for your period to come. Predicting just when you’ll be reaching for an ultra towel, some paracetamol and your favourite period-appropriate underwear can be tricky.
Why do I bloat and gain weight during my cycle?
Do your jeans start to feel a bit tighter in the days leading up to your period? Many women notice a slight fluctuation in weight and bloating throughout their cycle.
How does stress affect periods?
Stress is something we all experience from time to time, and it can often have a negative impact on us both physically and mentally.