By Maryam

Do you work late nights or overnight shifts? I hate to break it to you, but this may be affecting your cycle… Researchers in Britain recently did a study on work shift and how it affects people. One part of the study was specifically to see how it affects women and their menstrual cycles. Out of over 100,000 women studied, it was found that work shift (like working overnight or alternating shifts) made women have a 40% higher chance of menstrual problems. What Causes This? One of the main reasons for this is that shift work can mess up…Read More

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By Eva

Menorrhagia is the technical term of heavy menstrual bleeding. Usually it is not a sign of any dangerous diseases, but it can be very uncomfortable. Here are some signs which can indicate abnormal heavy flows: You need ten or more tampons or pads during the days with the heaviest bleeding. You have to use both tampons and pads to prevent bleeding through. Your menstruation lasts more than six days. You have to get up during the night to change pad or tampon. There is blood on your sheets even though you use a pad or tampon. You’re staying home…Read More

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By Kyle McCarthy

Did you know there are birth control methods you can use to skip your period? Continuous birth control methods allow you to safely skip your period and not have to worry about your cycle, even if it’s regular. So, how does it work? Instead of taking your placebo pills the week of your period, you would just continue to take your active pills without a break. With confirmation from your doctor, you can most likely use your current oral contraceptive, however, not every pill is designed for continuous use. If this is the case, your doctor can prescribe one…Read More

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