#Menstruation

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Attention ladies, here are some tips to make your life easier.(Photo Credit: Unsplash/Representative)

  • Keep your money in a maxi sanitary pad to keep it safe
  • Say thank you instead of sorry when asking for something
  • If you believe you are being followed in a car, drive to police station

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Spotting blood during or after sex can be an early sign of sexually transmitted infections (STI). (Photo credit: Pixabay)

  • Every woman, irrespective of her age, goes through various hormonal changes
  • Hormonal changes lead to menstural and intimate health problems
  • Painful periods, post-sex bleeding and urine leakege are some such issues

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Some of the most common period-myths are related to cramps, food habits and workout while menstruating. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Having sour food items have no impact on one's period
  • Cold bath or water do not worsen period pains
  • Periof cramps are not a bad sign 

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
(Photo credit: Unsplash)

  • Menstruation is a hormonal process that occurs in women every 21-35 days
  • Amenorrhea is stoppage or not getting a mentrual cycle altogether
  • Amenorrhea are of two types

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Tracking mestrual cycle is crucial to avoid any mishap. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • Although menstrual cycle is an approximately 28 to 30 days period, ovulation lasts for just 48 hours
  • Symptoms such as cramps, bloating indicate ovulation
  • There are several ways you can keep a track of it

.London, UK
The vaccines arrive as Palestinian hospitals are overwhelmed with Covid-19 patients. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Many have reported having a heavier period than usual or having a slightly delayed period after taking jab
  • The change happens only for one or two cycles after taking vaccine shot, doctor says
  • There are not any long-term concerns of vaccine effect on reproductive cycle, the doctor says

.Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
Raja Parba marks the period of fertility and regeneration of the earth. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ ANI)

  • Raja Parba is a 3-day festival celebrating menstruation and womanhood
  • It is being celebrated in the state of Odisha from June 14-17 this year
  • During the 3-day event, women are prohibited from doing household chores

Poor menstrual hygiene is caused by lack of education, persisting taboos and poor sanitation facilities. (Photo credit: Representative image/Unsplash)

  • International Menstrual Hygiene Day (MH Day) is observed on May 28 every year
  • The MH Day was first observed in 2014
  • The vision of menstrualhygieneday.org is to create a world where no woman or girl is held back because she menstruates

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
May 28 is observed as Menstrual Hygiene Day. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash))

  • Menstruation is one of the most significant process in a woman's life
  • This Menstrual Hygiene Day, we have some dos and don'ts that you must follow for a healthy period
  • Expert says those getting their periods for the first time must clear all their doubts beforehand by asking the right person

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
In the sea of problems facing the world, menstrual hygiene issues often get brushed under the carpet. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/ Unsplash)

  • Menstrual Hygiene issues have long been a taboo topic in the society
  • Spreading knowledge of proper menstrual hygiene practices is important 
  • On World Menstrual Hygiene Day, here is a list of 4 countries with women's health policies