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Five Foods to Cut Down During Your Period

We all experience periods differently. For some they’re no big deal; for others they’re an inconvenience; and for an unlucky few, debilitating. But no matter whether your go-to tonic is a hot water bottle, a painkiller, or just a couple of days lying low, what you eat can and does affect how you feel during…

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4 Best Ways to Troubleshoot Period Acne

You’re out of your teens and into the acne-free zone, right? WRONG. Unfortunately, the tyranny continues after puberty, all because of a little something called the hormone cycle. Yes, you’d totally be forgiven for thinking that pimples were a thing of the past, but alas, you and your skin remain at the will of those…

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Losing Baby Weight – The Realistic Way

These days, we are bombarded with images of celebrity moms that have dramatically slimmed down just weeks after giving birth. Even Kate Middleton said she “hardly did anything” to lose weight after her pregnancy. The truth is that a lot of new celebrity mothers go to extreme lengths, often losing weight in ways that are…

5 Menstruation Myths Busted

5 Menstruation Myths Busted

Throughout history, myths have been perpetuated about periods – you won’t get pregnant, you should stay in bed and rest, everyone has a regular cycle, and sex is out of the question. Even cave women were probably warned that bears were going to devour them if they didn’t stay inside. Unfortunately, these myths get passed…