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Are You Too Old To Switch To A Menstrual Cup?

Most of us become accustomed to a period product early on, and never question it again. Whether it was because of the free samples or the suggestions and personal experience of the person explaining periods to you, your decision was most likely not unbiased. You probably have not considered all of the advantages and disadvantages of all of the menstrual care proucts available.  And if you're pre-menopausal, chances are you didn't even have the choice of using a menstrual cup, when you first started having periods. In 2020, however, you have the opportunity to live a healthier and more sustainable lifestyle thanks to products such as the Femino cup.  Approaching Menopause – A Good Time To Switch This is also the golden age when you have been...

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Pineapples & Your Period

Pineapple is one of the most frequently mentioned 'period-inducing' foods. So, if you want your period to come sooner, eat some pineapple slices or drink some pineapple juice. However, once Aunt Flo arrives, we urge that you switch to another fruit! Why? To better understand this, let's take a look at four ways pineapples affect your menstruation 1. Pineapples boost blood flow Pineapples promote the generation of both red and white blood cells. As a result, they can cause higher blood flow and possibly a heavier period than usual. Your Femino Cup makes high-flow days much more managable. It has three times the capacity of a tampon. That means you could go 8 hours without changing it even if you had...

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Why You Should Keep A Period Diary

Periods have a wide range of symptoms, intensities, and durations. Add to that the fact that everyone experiences pain differently. The trick is to figure out your own particular cycle, and the best method to do it is to use a period diary. The Importance Of Keeping Track of Your Period Symptoms Do you ever notice that you have specific symptoms, such as a recurring painful headache or feeling too emotional every now and again. But they go away or don't last long enough for you to remeber them — until the next time? Here are some problems with this. First, you're likely to miss any forming trends. Do you suffer particular symptoms three days before your period, or on...

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2 Sustainable Ways To Greet Aunt Flow Every Month

Aunt Flo isn't always a welcome guest, but like it or not, she's here to stay. Fortunately, we live in a world where there are more period products available than ever before. No longer do we have to depend on lamb skins or rubber pantaloons. But, with so many options available, how do women know which product is best for them? When determining the ideal product for your health and lifestyle, there are numerous aspects to consider: Level of physical activity Cost Sustainability - Reusable or disposable? Usability Time efficiency – How long can the product be worn before it needs to be changed or cleaned? And the list goes on. Here is some useful information about two popular menstrual...

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Why Women With Endometriosis Should Consider Using Period Underwear

Endometriosis is a prevalent condition in women that causes significant discomfort and infertility. And, in most cases, it frequently stays untreated for many years. This is a condition wherein tissue identical to the lining of the endometrium (which normally lines the uterus) is discovered in atypical places across the body, most commonly the pelvis. This causes a variety of problems including pelvic pain and potential infertility. During a normal menstrual cycle, shedding from the uterine walls can exit through the vagina, but in endometriosis, this tissue has no method of leaving the body. Endometriosis is characterised by painful and heavy periods, and many women find it too difficult to use traditional period products like tampons, for some or all of their cycle. Enter period-proof...

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