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Period underwear are a reusable alternative to pads and tampons — here’s what you should know before trying them

Period underwear is reusable, machine-washable, and can last up to 2 years when cared for properly. Unlike traditional underwear, period underwear uses fabric technology to increase absorbency and prevent leakage. Period underwear can be used in combination with other menstrual products for full period protection. Visit Insider’s Health Reference library […]
Period underwear are a reusable alternative to pads and tampons — here’s what you should know before trying them
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Can stress delay your period? Yes, and it’s a common reason

It’s normal for stress to delay a period, or even cause you to skip it entirely. Stress hormones are known to affect menstruation, and research has found that those with higher levels of perceived stress are more likely to miss a period. If your period is irregular or doesn’t occur […]
Can stress delay your period? Yes, and it’s a common reason
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I only get my period once every 3 months. What’s wrong with me?

Everyone’s period experience is slightly different, so you shouldn’t compare yourself to your friends. If you got your first period less than three years ago, irregularity is normal. If it’s been over three years, you should see a doctor. It could be a sign you have a condition like PCOS. […]
I only get my period once every 3 months. What’s wrong with me?
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How many periods you can miss before you should worry

If you’ve missed a couple of periods, that can be normal. However, if you’ve missed more than three in a row and don’t know the cause, you should consider consulting a doctor because it could be harmful to your health. If you’re using a birth control implant or injection and […]
How many periods you can miss before you should worry
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7 foods and drinks that can make your period worse

Oftentimes periods come with a lot of symptoms including fatigue, bloating, and cramps. Consuming certain foods and drinks can make period symptoms worse. Though salty snacks, chocolate, and plenty of caffeine might be all you’re craving, they could be causing you to feel more bloated and experience more cramps. Visit […]
7 foods and drinks that can make your period worse
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6 things that could be making your period worse

Certain things can make your period heavier and more painful and knowing what these things are may help you find ways to make your periods a bit more manageable. If your diet is high in salt, you may feel more bloated and uncomfortable while on your period. Consuming a lot […]
6 things that could be making your period worse
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14 answers to period questions you’ve been too embarrassed to ask

So many components play into a person’s menstrual cycle that understanding what a period is and how it works can be confusing, even if your monthly visitor has been coming around for quite some time. If there are some questions you might not have thought or had been too shy […]
14 answers to period questions you’ve been too embarrassed to ask
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