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What is Vaginal pH?

Menorrhagia

Menorrhagia is heavy menstrual bleeding that lasts more than 7 days. What is heavy menstrual bleeding you may wonder? You may have heavy menstrual bleeding if you have to change your menstrual products after less than 2 hours or if you have blood clots that are a quarter size or larger.




What is Vaginal pH?

Foods You Should_Shouldn’t Eat in Periods

Women who menstruate often experience a few symptoms that can make them not feel their best. These symptoms can be abdominal cramps, headaches, bloating, and fatigue. When it comes to your body, the foods you put into it can help you alleviate your menstrual symptoms, and other foods can worsen your symptoms. Here are some foods you should and shouldn’t while on your period.




What is Vaginal pH?

Bacterial Vaginosis

Roughly 21.2 million women between the ages of 14–49 suffer from bacterial vaginosis, also known as BV, according to the CDC. BV is the overgrowth of bacteria inside the vagina. BV is treatable but can risk a female’s chances of getting a sexually transmitted disease.




What is Vaginal pH?

What is Vaginal pH?

pH stands for the potential hydrogen and measures how acidic or alkaline something is. The number of hydrogen atoms determines the pH scale of 14 to 0. The less acid the higher the pH level and the more acid, the lower the pH level. The vaginal pH value is the level of pH associated with the vagina. Normal vaginal pH ranges between 3.8 and 5.0 and is moderately acidic. Your pH level being balanced is key to regulating bacteria. The acidity in your pH level fights off harmful bacteria so when your pH level is balanced it can regulate good and bad bacteria.




Irregular Peroids

Irregular Peroids

Most females experience a period every 28 days, but a healthy menstrual cycle can range anywhere from every 21 to 40 days. If you are worried about a missed period and know you’re not pregnant there could be other reasons that are causing you to miss your period. Pregnancy isn’t the only cause of a missed or late period.







Oldest Daughter Menarche Stories

Oldest Daughter Menarche Stories

Menarche can be a tough experience especially for women that have no education on menstruation, don’t know what to expect or maybe have no one to relate to. We as women are as diverse as our world and we come from different communities and go through different experiences. One thing woman around the world have in common is that we all experience menstruation. But even our menstrual stories can be different depending on your household, your education, and the people around you.




Menstrual Education

Menstrual Education

According to the Institute for the Future of Education menstrual education is “all the learning to empower period management as a natural process, devoid social judgements about the female body and roles, prioritizing physical and mental health through knowledge of the menstrual cycle and how it affects each person individually.” In most countries menstrual education is not taught to females in school but through independent research or family, peers, and acquaintances. Menstruation is a natural process that occurs to a female’s body and every female has the right to menstrual education.




Body Positivity

Body Positivity

Yeast infections are one of the most common vaginal infections and most females will experience this infection at some point in their life. According to the Mayo Clinic a yeast infection affects up to 3 out of 4 women at some point in their life. A yeast infection is a fungal infection that affects the vulva area with symptoms such as itching and burning.




Yeast Infections

Yeast Infections

Yeast infections are one of the most common vaginal infections and most females will experience this infection at some point in their life. According to the Mayo Clinic a yeast infection affects up to 3 out of 4 women at some point in their life. A yeast infection is a fungal infection that affects the vulva area with symptoms such as itching and burning.


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