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Dear Diary — period brief



Abnormal Uterine Bleeding – Causes & Treatment

Abnormal vaginal bleeding can be concerning at any age. Some vaginal bleeding is normal and not cause for alarm. However, uterine bleeding during your period or pregnancy can lead to a number of serious, even life-threatening issues. So, how do you identify the difference, and when should you consult a doctor? The Difference Between Abnormal Uterine Bleeding & Breakthrough Bleeding If you've been keeping track of your period, you may have noticed some unexpected bleeding, such as bleeding when you least expect it. You may notice that your flow has gotten heavier than usual or that the color has changed. This is abnormal uterine bleeding. For those who are on “the pill”, breakthrough bleeding usually refers to bleeding in between periods....

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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 remember 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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Femino Period Underwear – Wash & Care Guide

It might be difficult enough to deal with menstruation without having to worry about the aftermath. Fortunately, wearing period underwear simplifies a lot of things. If you've already made the wise decision to use period underwear instead of tampons or pads, you understand the importance of investing in long-lasting items. If you've chosen the Femino Period underwear, you're probably aware that it can last up to two years without losing absorbency or quality if properly cared for. Here are the simple steps to keep maintain your Femino briefs in their best condition: Step 1: Pre-Wash To reduce lasting stains on your period underwear, we recommend rinsing or lightly scrubbing them with soap and water before placing them in the washing machine....

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