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5 Things About Your Period You Won't Learn in School

Maureen Shaw | Posted 09.18.2014 | Women
Maureen Shaw

Before you write off the Crimson Tide as a mere nuisance, check out this list of things you won't likely learn in school.

5 Ways Your Period Is Wrecking Your Skin

Refinery29 | Erika Stalder | Posted 05.18.2014 | Style

When your period comes to visit, it brings gifts: bloating, fatigue, and even the occasional freak-out. As if all that wasn't bad enough, though, many...

Your Time of the Month: A Cause for Celebration

Naama Bloom | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Naama Bloom

As pre-pubescents, we wait for this mysterious visitor. In our twenties, we pray we get it each month because we want confirmation that we're not pregnant. Then we hit our 30s, and many of us are trying to get pregnant. It's no wonder we have a love/hate relationship with our periods.

What To Wear When It's THAT Time Of The Month

The Huffington Post | Megan Mayer | Posted 10.11.2013 | Style

It's that time of the month and all you want to do is cozy up in sweats and your college sweatshirt... and a pint of Ben and Jerry's Half Baked ice cr...

Why I'm Desperately Seeking Menopause

Nan Silver | Posted 07.19.2013 | Fifty
Nan Silver

At this very moment, there is a one in four chance that I have my period. That's because it comes like clockwork every 28 days. I have it for one week and then get three weeks 'off,' which makes mine pretty much the textbook version of a menstrual cycle. Except for one twist: I'm 54 years old.

The PMS Diet

Posted 03.27.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Here's what food to eat from morning to night to get all-natural relief from PMS mood swings, cramps, soreness -- and more. ...

12 Things You May Not Know About Your Period

Christina Huffington | Posted 02.12.2013 | Women

If you want to view VICE's 2012 photo series "There Will Be Blood," you have to confirm you are over 18 years old. The series is neither violent -- as...

I Have What?! Your Guide To Endometriosis

Posted 04.03.2012 | Women

Anna Miller | The Daily Muse For the sake of any male readers out there, I'm going to go ahead and put this disclaimer up front: I will be talking...

Bye, Bye Blue Liquid: Always Runs First Feminine Hygiene Ad To Show Blood

The Huffington Post | Laura Stampler | Posted 09.05.2011 | Women

If marketing campaigns have taught us anything about periods, it is that menstruating women love to dance, are drawn to white spandex and, oh yeah, bl...

Where Have All The o.b. Tampons Gone?

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Many menstruating New York City women have been left in a lurch without their trusty o.b tampons. Since the fall, drugstores have had trouble sto...

Brain Scans Reveal Hormones Effects On Women's Brains

AOL | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

New secrets of the female brain -- how it reacts to stress and monthly menstrual cramps -- have been revealed in two studies that harnessed brain scan...

PHOTOS: How To Green Your Period

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Greening your period is a simple, eco-friendly and fun way to make an impact. In one lifetime, it is estimated that one woman can use as many as 16,80...

Talking About Menstruation

Susan Kim | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Kim

Why is menstruation still such a taboo subject? It's high time for a little more transparency. Let's perform a communal end-run around the usual secrecy and embarrassment

Period Panties Protest

Charlotte Hilton Andersen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Charlotte Hilton Andersen

I always knew my undies were powerful. In college someone went to the trouble of breaking into my apartment to steal them. (Side story: the perp wa...