5 Commonly Asked Questions About Menstruation Answered

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While periods remain the most integral part of womanhood, there are more questions then answers in our mind and few misconceptions too.  While your mom and friends can answer some, queries on irregular periods, heavy or scanty flow need to be answered only by an expert. Here are answers to some of the frequently asked questions on menstruation by Curejoy Experts

1. Can You Make Your Periods Lighter And Less Stressful?



Your menstrual flow is sensitive to a range of factors. Modern lifestyles, diets, stress, medications and a host of medical conditions can create an imbalance in your cycle and make your periods more heavy and stressful.

The following guidelines will help to make your periods lighter and less stressful:


2. Does Weight Gain Lead To Irregular Periods?



Weight fluctuations can lead to changes in a woman’s menstrual cycle. An irregular period, also known as irregular menstruation or an irregular menstrual cycle, can be characterized as an earlier than expected period, a later than expected period, a skipped period, bleeding in between regular periods, heavier menstrual flow than expected or lighter menstrual flow than expected. Many women will experience some form or irregular menstrual cycle at some point in their lives. Weight gain and obesity might be considered a cause of an irregular period.



3. Is It Safe To Have Sex During Period?


Sex while you are menstruating can help ease the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome, or PMS. Many women say that orgasms can ease their cramps and the orgasmic contractions of the uterus offer a soothing internal massage. Also, orgasms release endorphins, natural painkillers and mood enhancers, which can help soothe the cramps, headaches, mild depression, and irritability sometimes associated with periods. Many women enjoy sex more when they are menstruating because of increased feelings of fullness in the pelvic and genital areas.



4. Tampons, Pads Or Menstrual Cups? What’s Right For You?


Sanitary pads: They are the earliest and the most used form of feminine hygiene. Pads come in two variations. The sticky one, where you attach it to your underwear and dispose of it after using it and the re-usable one.

Reusable pads can be found at most natural health stores. They can be clipped on or may have a special holder. These are better for the environment than the regular sanitary napkins.


5. Can You Advance Your Periods Naturally?



Various natural methods are available for preponing your periods. Listed below are few of these approaches to help speed up your period naturally:

Food and Herbs:

Preponing your periods can be done with the help of hormonal induction by natural foods and herbs as listed below, however one must take care that it should organically produced.


Disclaimer: The content is purely informative and educational in nature and should not be construed as medical advice. Please use the content only in consultation with an appropriate certified medical or healthcare professional.

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