How to combat bloating on your period
Apart from ravenous cravings, zits, and constant cramps, the one thing that we unanimously wish we could skip every month is bloating. Yup, the unexplained rise in inches that make you hate the concept of buttons is not just disheartening but painful as well.
Health advice I wish I took more seriously when I was younger
When I was younger, I thought I was invincible. I'd skip every anti-aging ad I'd ever see and scoff at the "preventive measures" I was always asked to take. I mean, I believed I'd be "young forever", but my body had other plans. My metabolism changed, and so did my body. While I'm grateful for the pesky teen acne finally finding its way out of my face, having to worry about joint health, and gut health has taken over.
How to survive when period pain is killing you — but you can't take the day off
Have you ever sat at work and googled "Can period cramps kill you"? Yup, we get it. As sad as it is, we're still a long way from period leaves being the norm rather than a rarity that needs to be greatly accoladed.
Living with PCOS - A candid chat with Suchita A Mukerji
What does living with PCOS feel like? We had a candid chat with Suchita A Mukerji, Founder of The Basics, to understand how it has shaped her daily life and her methods to curb her symptoms.
Some of the funniest and weirdest period euphemisms
We agree, your period isn't the prettiest, and the pain can be compared to a visit from Satan himself. So giving it funny names is a great way to describe your situation and add humour to a rather unpleasant experience. But the problem arises when these names are deliberately used to avoid the words "period" or "menstruation".
Ways to make your period better
You know your period is around the corner, and suddenly your life seems like the most gruesome horror movie. We understand. Most of us have probably gone through countless painful period days with a smile plastered on our faces, just suffering and waiting for the agony to end.
Talking to your teenager about Menstruation
It can seem daunting, for you and them. Puberty is difficult enough, they're feeling a surge of emotions, their bodies are changing, they're discovering the inner workings of the no-man's land called middle school. It can all be very overwhelming. Add getting their first period into this mix and that's where things can really seem like a horror movie.
Let it flow!
As much as we dread Aunt Flo’s monthly visits, she comes in good faith.
While your period may make you crave ungodly amounts of food and give you zits right before that important zoom meeting, your period may be more beneficial for you than you could ever imagine.
5 utterly useless comments women are TIRED of hearing.
Women go through period pain or discomfort every month, and while the pain levels may differ, it still is no stroll in the park. We may not want every person out there giving us a standing ovation for genuinely accepting pain as a part of our lives, but a little sensitivity sure could save us from murder charges.
How much Period Pain is "Normal"?
Experiencing pain during periods is quite normal, but sometimes the pain feels so much that you might wonder, is it normal or should I visit a doctor?
Seed Cycling: Everything you need to know
Seed cycling is a natural way to stabilize female hormones like estrogen and progesterone.
It has been proven to help with hormonal issues such as irregular periods, excessive menstrual bleeding, PCOS etc.
Phases of Menstrual Cycle
Waking up with low energy one day, but feeling like you can take on the world on another? Well, it's not just you and no, you're not just being "moody".
Your menstrual cycle is more than just about the 7 days of your period! Everyday your body has changes happening from within, which can affect your mood, energy levels, and appearance too.