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Thursday, June 30, 2022



'Extra small', 'medium' or 'large sized': Decoding the size of your menstrual cup

June 15, 2022 5:48 pm

If you are planning to make an eco-friendly switch to menstrual cups, this information will certainly give you some clarity

Book explores diverse experiences of menstruation in S Asia

May 31, 2022 12:52 pm

The cover, designed by Sukruti Anah Staneley, contains menstrala artwork by Lyla FreeChild, who harvested her own menstrual blood for the painting

'Wish I can be a man': China's Qinwen Zheng as menstrual cramps crash her French Open dream

May 31, 2022 11:28 am

"I cannot play my tennis, (my) stomach was too painful," Zheng, ranked 74 in the world, told reporters after the game

Menstrual Hygiene Day 2022: Follow these lifestyle dos and don'ts for painless periods

May 28, 2022 6:51 pm

"Painful menstruation or cramps is medically known as dysmenorrhea, peaking during the first two days of menstruation. It may be associated with nausea, vomiting, backache, indigestion, and disturbed sleep," Dr Archana Sukumaran, Ayurveda Doctor (BAMS), Kerala Ayurveda Ltd said

World Menstrual Hygiene Day: Know all about first period, self-care tips

May 28, 2022 7:12 pm

Parents need to educate their child about menstruation as soon as they notice changes in her body, what it means, the methods available for menstrual hygiene -- sanitary pads, tampons and menstrual cups

Menstrual Hygiene Day 2022: Mistakes to avoid, tips to follow for a clean period

May 26, 2022 4:38 pm

It is a known fact that the vagina is a self-cleaning organ. So, avoid douching, said Dr Nitin Gupte, gyneacologist, Apollo Spectra Pune

Can too much exercise lead to missed period? Here's what an expert says

May 16, 2022 3:30 pm

The changes in your menstrual cycle may be subtle or extreme, depending on how your body reacts to increased activity level

About 50 per cent of women aged 15-24 years still use cloth for menstrual protection: latest National Family Health Survey report

May 11, 2022 3:03 pm

"If an unclean cloth is reused, it increases exposure to multiple local infections", expert said.

Why do I feel sick before my period?

May 05, 2022 2:32 pm

Period flu, as we may call it, is the sickness that various women experience right before the onset of their periods. Determined by a plethora of possibilities, experts also suggest ways to cope such symptoms.

Can a menstrual cup get stuck in the vagina? Doctor explains why it's not possible

April 12, 2022 2:30 pm

Dr Tanaya, aka Dr Cuterus, took to Instagram to answer these frequently-raised questions and bust some myths.