Women's Health
June 23, 2017

How to save money on feminine products

As the price of everything increases (thanks recession!), it’s always worth looking for cheap, but effective alternatives. New advances are being made in sanitary products, thanks to Eco-friendly menstrual cups. A menstrual cup is a small flexible cup made of silicone or latex rubber. It’s reusable and can last up to five years. It collects and catches your secretions instead of absorbing them like a tampon or pad. Worth a try: Just before your cycle begins, tightly fold the cup and insert it like you would with a tampon. You shouldn’t feel it if it’s inserted properly. Can be used…
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Women's Health
April 26, 2017

Why you should listen to your period

Your period may not always be the most welcome monthly visitor, but usually the baggage it arrives with is even more difficult to accommodate! Like a tenacious aunt who announces her visit by first sending her luggage, your period may be preceded by everything from mood swings and tiredness to the occasional acne breakout. Your body needs to be quite a hospitable environment to make your period as comfortable as possible. But this isn’t always possible as pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS) is a reality for one in three women. World renowned anti-ageing expert Dr Daniel Sister says that PMS is generally…
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February 3, 2015

I have missed my period! Now what?!

I’ve missed a period! Am I pregnant? Is it an STD? I don’t know what’s going on. If you’ve ever needed an explanation to your missing period, then you’re about to get one. In a nutshell, a missed period could mean many different things. So what should you do if you miss a period and when should you worry? Let’s take a look at some common scenarios: (more…)
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