#womenhealth

.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 

.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

The speed at which a woman runs beyond 195 miles is recorded to be 17:19 min/mile while men ran at 17:25 min/mile. (Photo credit: Representational/Pixabay)

  • The average speed of women is faster men in races beyond 195 miles
  • The difference depends on factors, including differences in hormones level in the two sexes
  • Experts believe women burn fat faster than men

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
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

The day is celebrated to spread awareness about women's health. (Photo credit: Unsplash)

  • International Day of Action for Women's Health is celebrated every year on May 28
  • The day raises awareness about women health and sexual and reproductive health and rights
  • The day gives a great chance to educate women about why their health and well being matters

A beneficiary receives the first shot of a COVID-19 vaccine during ongoing lockdown to contain the surge of COVID-19 cases in Srinagar on May 22, 2021. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • A woman can get COVID-19 vaccine anytime after the delivery of her baby said health experts
  • They stressed the need to permit vaccination of pregnant women, as well
  • The government recently allowed vaccination for lactating mothers