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How to Insert a Tampon? Super Easy Tips for Tampon Use

Posted by on Jan 30 in Menstrual Products, Tampons | 2 comments

How to Insert a Tampon? Super Easy Tips for Tampon Use

So, you have never heard of menstrual cups or just don't like them (or maybe you find them gross!), and you want to use tampons, but you are not sure how to go about it. You may be holding the tampon for the first time in your hand wondering how to insert a tampon. Inserting a tampon may seem awkward and uncomfortable especially for girls and women who try to use it for the first time. You may a little feel nervous about inserting a tampon for the first time.

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Kegel Exercises For Women: Pelvic Floor Exercises For Urinary Incontinence After Childbirth

Posted by on Nov 29 in Urinary Incontinence | 1 comment

Kegel Exercises For Women: Pelvic Floor Exercises For Urinary Incontinence After Childbirth

Kegel exercises, also called pelvic floor exercises are exercises that help strengthen your pelvic muscles to prevent accidental urine leakage. To better describe the muscles involved, they are the ones used during urination and sexual intercourse. Kegel exercises for women are recommended for bladder control problems (urinary incontinence) due to pregnancy, stress or uterine prolapse.

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Detecting The Early Signs Of Ovulation

Posted by on Nov 21 in Menstrual Cycle | 0 comments

Detecting The Early Signs Of Ovulation

A woman needs to be aware of the early signs of ovulation if she wishes to conceive quickly.  Many couples try to get pregnant without a plan of action and they rely on luck or chance.  However, the most successful couples are always those that educate themselves and plan ahead.  This involves engaging in activities that will keep a woman healthy and being aware of the signs of ovulation.  It is always good to be aware of these signs when preparing for a pregnancy. Increased temperature A higher-than-average body temperature is one of the...

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Facial Exercises To Tone Facial Muscles: Be Prepared to Look Silly!

Posted by on Nov 17 in Beauty Tips, Heatlh and Beauty | 2 comments

Facial Exercises To Tone Facial Muscles: Be Prepared to Look Silly!

A wrinkled face is not a desirable look by anyone's standards but as the years catch up with you, short of going under the knife there's no way to avoid it. While a surgical facelift and laser facial rejuvenation are effective ways to deal with a problem, most of us (myself included) are searching for less drastic solutions, preferably not involving medical scalpels. That's where facial exercises and facial yoga come in. I've been a fan and practitioner of yoga for many years (although not so much recently :-(), but I never knew that yoga can help me get reduce those deep lines on my face. I just watched a cool video (see it at the end of this post), and I'm definitely eager to try it - I can even do it while blogging or surfing the net - no scalpel or painkillers required - how cool is that!

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Premenstrual Syndrome: PMS Natural Remedies

Posted by on Nov 16 in Premenstrual Syndrome | 0 comments

Premenstrual Syndrome: PMS Natural Remedies

Don’t you just hate when “that time of the month” is approaching? If you experience severe or even just moderate PMS (or premenstrual syndrome) like I did in the past, then you probably dread the approaching of your menses. You just don’t feel like your normal self: you may be feeling irritable, bloated, cramping – how fun is that? Nobody knows exactly what causes PMS, but most experts believe that it has something to do with changes in hormone levels that occur during the normal course of a woman’s menstrual...

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Menstrual Cycle Chart: Facts Every Woman Needs To Know

Posted by on Nov 16 in Menstrual Cycle | 0 comments

Menstrual Cycle Chart: Facts Every Woman Needs To Know

Menstrual period, menstruation, menstrual bleeding, menses, catamenia or a period – whatever the name – it’s a part of menstrual cycle and every woman’s life. The menstrual cycle is the scientific term for the physiological changes that occur in fertile women.  It’s an ongoing cycle of preparation, fertile days, and cleansing. During menstruation is blood and tissue are discharged from the vagina. It is also commonly called a period or menstrual period. Women can experience a variety of sensations before, during...

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Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder: Natural Treatment Tips

Posted by on Nov 16 in Menstruation, Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder | 0 comments

Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder: Natural Treatment Tips

Do you find yourself experiencing disturbing emotional and physical symptoms right before your menstruation? Do these symptoms disrupt your life and interfere with your normal daily activities and relationships with others? Do these symptoms go away when your period starts or soon afterwards, only to return the following month? You may be thinking that it's just PMS, pre-menstrual syndrome, that is so common nowadays, that can cause all kinds of unpleasant physical or emotional symptoms that typically occur about 5 to 11 days before monthly menstrual cycle. However, if your symptoms are really severe, you may have a condition known as premenstrual dysphoric disorder or PMDD.

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Swimming with Your Period: Tips on How Swim when You Have Menstrual Period

Posted by on Nov 14 in Menstrual Cups | 0 comments

Swimming with Your Period: Tips on How Swim when You Have Menstrual Period

If you've been looking for an answer whether or not "Can you go swimming on your period" you may be confused if you are finding conflicting advice. Well, the bottom line is this: it's perfectly OK to go swimming with your period, just as it's OK to pursue any other physical activity during "that time of the month". So, if it's a perfect beach day, and you discover that you start your period today. No problem! There is no reason why you cannot enjoy a swim in the ocean or in the pool.

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Shocking Statistics: What Is The Environmental Impact of Your Period?

Posted by on Nov 11 in Menstrual Cups | 0 comments

Shocking Statistics: What Is The Environmental Impact of Your Period?

I gathered some interesting facts and statistics of using the various disposable menstrual products and how they impact the environment. What I’m hoping to do here is to convince the still undecided to get over the queasiness and switch to menstrual cups! - Over 12 BILLION pads and tampons are USED ONCE and disposed of annually, adding to environmental pollution. - In a woman’s lifetime, she is likely to use 15,000 sanitary pads or tampons. - An average woman throws away 250 to 300 pounds of tampons, pads and applicators in her...

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How to Relieve Menstrual Cramps Naturally

Posted by on Oct 20 in Menstrual Cups, Menstruation | 1 comment

How to Relieve Menstrual Cramps Naturally

If you are one of the women who experience severe menstrual cramps, you probably dread the time when your period is approaching. Most women experience some degree of menstrual discomfort: pain, cramps, and heavy flow are common symptoms, and are looking for effective period cramps relief methods. Most of us even told that you just have to endure the physical discomfort of the monthly cycle and treat it as something normal.

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Menstrual Products: Menstrual Cups, Tampons, Padettes, and other Disposable and Reusable Menstrual Products

Posted by on Jul 15 in Menstrual Products | 2 comments

Menstrual Products: Menstrual Cups, Tampons, Padettes, and other Disposable and Reusable Menstrual Products

Most women use some type of feminine hygiene product to absorb or catch their menstrual flow. There are a number of different methods available, both disposable and reusable, including sanitary napkins, tampons, silicone menstrual cups, padettes, and other. Read more about disposable feminine hygiene products...

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A Menstrual Cup or Period Cup….What is THAT? Plus 10 Amazing Benefits of Using Menstrual Cups

Posted by on Mar 3 in Menstrual Cups, Menstrual Products | 4 comments

A Menstrual Cup or Period Cup….What is THAT? Plus 10 Amazing Benefits of Using Menstrual Cups

If you have never heard about a menstrual cup or a reusable period cup - unfortunately you are not alone. Although there are many reusable menstrual products available on the market today - the majority of women still are not even aware that there is an ALTERNATIVE to tampons and sanitary napkins. I too was in that group, until a couple of years ago, when I learned about menstrual cups. I did not buy one back then (I had other things on my mind - like being pregnant and having a baby), and it wasn’t until a couple of years ago when I finally made the switch.

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Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS): What You Need to Know about Toxic Shock Syndrome and How to Prevent It

Posted by on Mar 29 in Menstrual Cups | 1 comment

Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS): What You Need to Know about Toxic Shock Syndrome and How to Prevent It

OK I'm usually not the one to use scare tactic to convince people to do things that I think they should do (like giving up tampons, and start using silicone menstrual cups for catching menstrual flow). The fact is that toxic shock syndrome is extremely rare, so I don't want you to be scared when you find yourself during your menstrual period with nothing else to use but tampons. That is not my point...

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Cosmetic Surgery For Brides: Why Should You Do It Way Before The Wedding Day?

Posted by on Apr 23 in Heatlh and Beauty | 0 comments

Most ladies who are planning their weddings normally want to look good during the appointed day. To ensure that they do, most of them normally try to have some kind of cosmetic surgery such as a neck lift done. For this to be successful, however, you will need to ensure that you have it done way before the wedding. Some of the reasons why this is so include: It gives you enough time to find the right surgeon When you want to have quality cosmetic surgery done, you will need to take your time in finding one if you have not done so already. This...

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Women’s Conferences – Exploring Women’s Issues In The Workplace

Posted by on Apr 23 in Guest Post | 0 comments

Hundreds of women leadership conferences are held every year in many countries. Most of these seminars are held to inform, motivate, and offer opportunities to interact with fellow women. While some of the gatherings are organized by individuals, many are planned by group sponsors. The gatherings help women to interact with other women and gain more from each other. This is the only way you can be able to bring chance when you exchange ideas. Topics vary from personal to global issues. Some of the women conferences are spiritual renewal. There...

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Wondering How To Get Rid Of Post Partum Weight?

Posted by on Apr 23 in Menstrual Cups, Weight Loss | 0 comments

During pregnancy, the stomach muscles stretch to make room for the expanding fetus in the uterus. Crash diets and rush exercise regimes may do more harm than good, considering the reason of the belly expansion. You should set a goal for how many pounds you wish to lose over a period of time. This could be 1 pound per week and use tools like charts to track your progress. Take a lot of water Water and fresh fruit juice is ideal for everyone. If you are trying to reduce your pot belly, you should take as much water as possible with the minimum...

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How diet affects your menstrual cycle

Posted by on Apr 11 in Healthy Diet | 0 comments

The menstrual cycle is regulated by hormones just like all the other cyclical processes in the human body. Deviation of hormone levels from the normal; either being too low or too high results in menstrual cycle abnormalities and a not so happy, rather disturbed woman. This is because such irregularities point out towards an underlying systemic problem which is bound to make any woman a little worried about the state of their reproductive health. Important to note is the role diet plays in maintenance of normal hormone levels to ensure a...

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