A common question in the doctor’s office is “I’ve been experiencing what feels like menstrual cramps except I don’t actually bleed... What gives?” What may or may not surprise you is the origin of this pain can be within the uterus or from somewhere else in the abdomen. Read on for more specifics about these root causes and when it might be time to visit your physician.
Hormonal acne happens because of fluctuations in hormone levels, specifically a rise in androgens or male hormones (like testosterone). Hormonal acne is particularly common in women because of a wide variety of factors like hormonal fluctuations during periods and menopause.
We assume tampons are safe for our bodies, but are they? Check out these common harmful chemicals that could be lurking in your tampon.
We all know that around the start of our cycle cravings go through the roof. Unfortunately, those junk foods we crave can actually make cycle-related symptoms worse (hello, bloating!). Here’s how to keep your sweet tooth in check without having to give up your favorite foods.
Pain is your body’s way of signaling something is off. Learn what could be triggering the symptoms and when it might be time to visit a doctor.