The issue of safe feminine hygiene product options is rarely discussed, but it's an important topic for roughly a third of the population. Find out what's really in your sanitary pads and tampons.
If you're single and looking, you should go out dancing when you're ovulating — your fertility peak of the month. Seriously. For reasons only our ovaries know, men find ovulating women to be better dancers and therefore, overall sexier.
Guys, think of this next you're forced to run to the store for a box of tampons for your partner: The feminine products could actually save your life.
I've never been a pad girl. I wore them for my first two periods maybe and then graduated to tampons. But after reading more about the incidence of the bacterial infection toxic shock syndrome in tampon users and then meeting a woman who contracted it and nearly died, I've been looking for a safer alternative. Preferably one that doesn't stick to my underwear and make crinkly sounds if I walk fast.
The Straits Times, an English-language newspaper in Singapore, is reporting that a 24-year-old maid there has been charged with putting her menstrual blood in her boss's coffee.
Cindy Davidson is good at sniffing out bargains, so when the Salt Lake City mom saw tampons on sale last Saturday, she didn't exactly turn up her nose at a good deal.
I had sex with my fiancé and I got my period smack in the middle of it. It was heavy! It stained his sheets, his mattress and it was all over us. This is the first time this has ever happened and he kicked me out of his apartment.
The good people at Women's Health have gifted us with a handy guide to having hot sex every single day of your menstrual cycle. As your hormones fluctuate throughout the month, how you like to have sex and how often you orgasm are factors that change dramatically.
Since then, I've seen a man's reaction to my period as a litmus test. I know it sounds strange, but the way a guy acts about my menstrual cycle tells me a lot about what kind of guy he is and how he feels about womanhood.
Viewers were shocked by the latest guest on The Tyra Show. On Friday, 29-year-old Lauren Williams announced on the show that she had been born with two vaginas, drawing gasps of dismay from the audience. No less startling to many women watching the show was Williams' confession that the condition seems to give her two menstrual cycles, as she says her periods last 21 days. In addition to two vaginas—which she has since had surgery to merge into one—the young English woman also has two cervixes and two uteruses.
Women have long searched for a way to alleviate the symptoms of PMS—bloating, cramps and mood swings—just to name a few. Jonny Bowden, author of The Most Effective Natural Cures on Earth, has found the cure—a natural PMS cocktail. Learn more about the herbs and supplements that will bring you relief.
Being in a couple isn't without some disadvantages and sacrifices and, looking back on my single years, it's apparent there were a few things I took for granted. I wouldn't trade my present for my past (well, I'd take my 22-year-old ass back, please), but there are advantages to being single.
You know how some people think that PMS is just an excuse for some women to act crabby a few days per month? Well scientists in Taiwan may have cleared some things up. Brain scans show that intense cramps may cause permanent changes to a woman's brain.
As a young girl—ovaries yet to ripen and hymen still in intact—reading Judy Blume books were like porn for me … educational porn. These were the pre-internet days, before I could Google "funny feeling down there" or "penis, hard-on." All I had was my imagination and my canon of Judy Blume books to aid my highly curious pre-teen mind. They were a permanent Sharpie mark on my burgeoning deviant mind.