Periods


Period Myths, Busted

Period Myths, Busted

And yet, despite logging years or perhaps even decades of getting them every month, there are still some common menstruation...

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Period Myths, Busted

And yet, despite logging years or perhaps even decades of getting them every month, there are still some common menstruation...

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The Decade Effect

The Decade Effect

What is that? As women get older, their hormones shift and your period changes. There's a noticeable change from decade...

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The Decade Effect

What is that? As women get older, their hormones shift and your period changes. There's a noticeable change from decade...

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Feeling depressed before your period?

Feeling depressed before your period?

Cramps and cravings may be the more famous PMS symptoms, but feeling depressed ahead of your period is also common...

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Feeling depressed before your period?

Cramps and cravings may be the more famous PMS symptoms, but feeling depressed ahead of your period is also common...

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How to deal with PMS

How to deal with PMS

For many menstruators, PMS (AKA premenstrual syndrome) is just a reality we've simply gotten used to each month. Whether your...

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How to deal with PMS

For many menstruators, PMS (AKA premenstrual syndrome) is just a reality we've simply gotten used to each month. Whether your...

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Using a menstrual cup: everything you need to know

Using a menstrual cup: everything you need to know

For many menstruators " especially in the United States where tampons and pads make up the bulk of our "how...

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Using a menstrual cup: everything you need to know

For many menstruators " especially in the United States where tampons and pads make up the bulk of our "how...

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How lifestyle changes can affect your period (and what to do about it)

How lifestyle changes can affect your period (and what to do about it)

When was the last time you noticed a change in your menstrual cycle? Personally, mine's been shifting gradually over the...

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How lifestyle changes can affect your period (and what to do about it)

When was the last time you noticed a change in your menstrual cycle? Personally, mine's been shifting gradually over the...

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What your period blood is telling you

What your period blood is telling you

Think of your period like a rainbow. While period blood doesn't include the full spectrum of the sun, it's perfectly...

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What your period blood is telling you

Think of your period like a rainbow. While period blood doesn't include the full spectrum of the sun, it's perfectly...

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5 reasons to use cotton pads

5 reasons to use cotton pads

When it comes to choosing your menstrual pads, do you pay attention to the ingredients listed on the label? Does...

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5 reasons to use cotton pads

When it comes to choosing your menstrual pads, do you pay attention to the ingredients listed on the label? Does...

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Tracking your menstrual cycle can give you a whole new perspective on your health

Tracking your menstrual cycle can give you a whole new perspective on your health

We spend a lot of time talking to the LOLA community about their reproductive health. One of the desires we...

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Tracking your menstrual cycle can give you a whole new perspective on your health

We spend a lot of time talking to the LOLA community about their reproductive health. One of the desires we...

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Understanding and managing blood flow during your period

Understanding and managing blood flow during your period

A common question we hear from the LOLA community is how to understand and manage their flow during their period....

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Understanding and managing blood flow during your period

A common question we hear from the LOLA community is how to understand and manage their flow during their period....

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5 yoga poses for period cramps and relieving stress

5 yoga poses for period cramps and relieving stress

Sheltering at home with your period can be trying, especially when all you want to do is take on your...

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5 yoga poses for period cramps and relieving stress

Sheltering at home with your period can be trying, especially when all you want to do is take on your...

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What does spotting before your period mean?

What does spotting before your period mean?

Getting your period like clockwork every month is enough " we shouldn't also have to worry about the in-between spotting...

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What does spotting before your period mean?

Getting your period like clockwork every month is enough " we shouldn't also have to worry about the in-between spotting...

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Will you get lighter periods in your 30s?

Will you get lighter periods in your 30s?

One of the best things about being in your 30s is that the different parts of your life are finally...

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Will you get lighter periods in your 30s?

One of the best things about being in your 30s is that the different parts of your life are finally...

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Will the full moon affect your period?

Will the full moon affect your period?

Whether you're a stickler for science or an enthusiast of woo-woo wellness (or a bit of both), it's hard to...

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Will the full moon affect your period?

Whether you're a stickler for science or an enthusiast of woo-woo wellness (or a bit of both), it's hard to...

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Why your breasts hurt before your period

Why your breasts hurt before your period

Research shows that most women (approximately 70 percent) are familiar with the dull, throbbing, discomfort of breast tenderness before their...

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Why your breasts hurt before your period

Research shows that most women (approximately 70 percent) are familiar with the dull, throbbing, discomfort of breast tenderness before their...

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Why PMS is not one size fits all

Why PMS is not one size fits all

Most women suffer from PMS at some point, but their experiences can vary widely. Symptoms can include anything from bloating,...

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Why PMS is not one size fits all

Most women suffer from PMS at some point, but their experiences can vary widely. Symptoms can include anything from bloating,...

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How does sugar affect your period?

How does sugar affect your period?

Sure, we should all "get enough sleep," "drink more water," and "not subsist on cake frosting alone," but when PMS...

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How does sugar affect your period?

Sure, we should all "get enough sleep," "drink more water," and "not subsist on cake frosting alone," but when PMS...

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Which period products are safe to use with an IUD?

Which period products are safe to use with an IUD?

It's understandable to be concerned that anything you put in your vagina " from period products to sex toys "...

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Which period products are safe to use with an IUD?

It's understandable to be concerned that anything you put in your vagina " from period products to sex toys "...

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Can you still experience PMS on birth control?

Can you still experience PMS on birth control?

Days of cramps, bloating, mood swings, fatigue, and cravings "“ every single month. PMS symptoms are a pain, and it's...

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Can you still experience PMS on birth control?

Days of cramps, bloating, mood swings, fatigue, and cravings "“ every single month. PMS symptoms are a pain, and it's...

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Should I be worried if my daughter's first period is early?

Should I be worried if my daughter's first period is early?

It's a fact that over the last few centuries the age of puberty onset has dropped significantly. But how early...

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Should I be worried if my daughter's first period is early?

It's a fact that over the last few centuries the age of puberty onset has dropped significantly. But how early...

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Is your weight affecting your period?

Is your weight affecting your period?

When your period doesn't come "regularly" " every 21 to 35 days " it may become a personal annoyance, but...

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Is your weight affecting your period?

When your period doesn't come "regularly" " every 21 to 35 days " it may become a personal annoyance, but...

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7 surprising things you (probably) didn't know about your period

7 surprising things you (probably) didn't know about your period

From a young age, periods are a fact of life for most women. Since the average woman menstruates 456 times...

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7 surprising things you (probably) didn't know about your period

From a young age, periods are a fact of life for most women. Since the average woman menstruates 456 times...

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8 questions about your heavy period, answered!

8 questions about your heavy period, answered!

Consider this a TMI-free zone. We asked women's health and functional nutrition coach Nicole Jardim to give us the lowdown...

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8 questions about your heavy period, answered!

Consider this a TMI-free zone. We asked women's health and functional nutrition coach Nicole Jardim to give us the lowdown...

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Why do I have an upset stomach during my period?

Why do I have an upset stomach during my period?

Our periods can bring on a slew of not-so-great symptoms, like the mental and emotional side effects of PMS, that...

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Why do I have an upset stomach during my period?

Our periods can bring on a slew of not-so-great symptoms, like the mental and emotional side effects of PMS, that...

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Five natural ways to alleviate period pain (Hallelujah!)

Five natural ways to alleviate period pain (Hallelujah!)

A whopping two-thirds of menstruating women experience period pain. Though many women turn to medications to soothe menstrual cramps, lifestyle...

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Five natural ways to alleviate period pain (Hallelujah!)

A whopping two-thirds of menstruating women experience period pain. Though many women turn to medications to soothe menstrual cramps, lifestyle...

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8 tips & tricks to make this your easiest period ever

8 tips & tricks to make this your easiest period ever

It's probably no surprise that we love talking about our periods here at LOLA. We openly discuss the details of...

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8 tips & tricks to make this your easiest period ever

It's probably no surprise that we love talking about our periods here at LOLA. We openly discuss the details of...

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