What are the phases of the menstrual cycle?
There are 2 phases in the menstrual cycle: the follicular phase and luteal phase. Menstruation and ovulation are part of these processes, even though they are sometimes considered as separate phases. The time frame for each of these is different and what a woman’s body is doing here is preparing itself for pregnancy. If a
Endometriosis, the silenced disease
Despite the fact that endometriosis affects 1 in 10 women, there is still not a lot known about it. This disease is often covered up by the belief that periods are painful, meaning that girls who suffer from endometriosis are frequently accused of being weak, and told that what they are feeling is normal and
Urinary incontinence: types and causes
Urinary incontinence is defined as the loss of control over the bladder and its ability to urinate. Women are most affected by stress incontinence based on the weakening of the pelvic floor muscles, resulting in losses of urine caused by our muscles straining when we cough, laugh, sneeze, etc. As these are things we do
The 4 main reasons why your menstrual cup smells bad
If your cup smells bad, there is something wrong. Menstrual blood has no smell, so what you used to associate with a “period smell” was nothing more than the chemical products contained in tampons and pads which produce this unpleasant smell when in contact with menstrual blood. Medical-grade silicone menstrual cups, like the enna cycle
Wear your menstrual cup to the beach, pool and summer trips
Wear your menstrual cup to the beach, the pool and your summer trips without fear. Although tampons were the top choice for having fun at the beach and the pool, they often do more harm than good. Tampons contain a lot of bleaching agents and toxins, such as rayon, which are in constant contact with
Using the menstrual cup with an IUD: Is it possible?
Whether the menstrual cup can be used with an IUD or not is something many women are unsure about. Every week we are sent an email or a question on social media because it seems to be quite unclear if they are compatible or not. Yes, they are compatible. However, before jumping in and using
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