Category: Menstruation & Menopause

Hot Flashes: Why You Have Them and How to Deal

Blog Hot Flashes: Why You Have Them and How to Deal October 29, 2021   Menstruation & Menopause Is it hot in here or is it just me? One day, you may surprise yourself and sincerely utter these cliché words out loud. A hot flash — the common symptom most synonymous with menopause — can catch you off guard the first time you experience it. A hot… Read more »

What to Do When Your Vagina Feels Like a Desert

Blog What to Do When Your Vagina Feels Like a Desert August 31, 2021   Menstruation & Menopause, Sexual Health Throughout the cycle of life, our bodies evolve, and our vaginas are no exception. Life events like having children, aging, and menopause each bring their own changes — some more painful than others. You might find yourself feeling especially dry and more uncomfortable than seems reasonable. What… Read more »

Menopause Myths: We’re Setting the Record Straight

Blog Menopause Myths: We’re Setting the Record Straight June 10, 2021   Menstruation & Menopause Ah, menopause—that special time in a woman’s life that marks the end of her menstrual periods. Each person experiences menopause differently, but most (not so eagerly) anticipate that they will encounter common symptoms like hot flashes, irritability, trouble sleeping, and vaginal and urinary tract changes. This is true! But there are also… Read more »

Your Period Preparedness Kit

Blog Your Period Preparedness Kit October 8, 2020   Menstruation & Menopause Your period can be a real pain — literally. Some women hardly notice when they have it, while others are in bed for days waiting for it to pass. Why is that? Menstrual cycles vary in both length and intensity, with a flow that can last anywhere from two to seven days in length (cue… Read more »

Sex After Menopause: Things They Never Told You

Blog Sex After Menopause: Things They Never Told You January 14, 2020   Menstruation & Menopause, Sexual Health As a young woman, you may remember your mom fanning herself to cope with random hot flashes. Perhaps she complained about the lack of sleep she experienced the night prior, changed her pajamas as a result of night sweats, or was moody at times. She most likely was going through… Read more »

Let’s Talk Tampons. Five Things Every Woman Should Know!

Blog Let’s Talk Tampons. Five Things Every Woman Should Know! December 6, 2018   Menstruation & Menopause As females, we may experience our period making its appearance at a very inconvenient time—perhaps in the middle of an important meeting, at our best friend’s wedding, or on a day we decided to wear white. Cramps, bloating, and mood swings aside, tampons can often help us forget that Aunt… Read more »

Menopause: The 5 Signs Your Body Is Changing

Blog Menopause: The 5 Signs Your Body Is Changing July 3, 2018   Menstruation & Menopause We’ve all seen our sisters, mothers, and aunts go through it: the hot flashes, mood swings, and sleep deprivation. It’s called menopause — a natural, biological process ALL women go through where the ovaries no longer produce eggs and menstrual cycles stop. This can be a stressful time, as the body… Read more »

Periods Suck: 5 At-Home Remedies for That Time of the Month

Blog Periods Suck: 5 At-Home Remedies for That Time of the Month February 2, 2018   Menstruation & Menopause For many women, the menstrual cycle makes an appearance roughly twelve times a year. Have you ever wondered why you get a monthly visit in the first place? We can explain. As a woman, your uterine lining builds up in preparation for pregnancy. If no fertilization occurs upon… Read more »