For many women, hormonal birth control can be "life-altering" when it comes to helping with health issues from endometriosis to bleeding disorders.
The "Game of Thrones" star was praised for getting real about the reason behind her tears.
The actress, who didn't get her period until she was 16, said she was made fun of by other girls and boys in high school.
Thinx is launching a new product, and the Period Sex Blanket is meant to take the stigma out of getting busy during that time of the month.
A woman's account of being written up because she purchased feminine hygiene products has everyone seeing red.
The couple is asking supporters to make a donation to one of seven charities in lieu of wedding gifts ahead of their May 19 nuptials.
Getting your period is unpleasant enough without losing your job over it, but that’s exactly what happened to Alicia Coleman, who was…
Marijuana can help ease period-related cramps. When it comes to treatment, the options are fairly limited: oral contraceptives, over-the-counter pain relievers, dietary changes, and hot baths. “Perhaps unsurprisingly, modern medicine has not advanced much beyond the creation of Midol in the early 1900s,” New York State Assemblywoman Linda B. Rosenthal, who drew attention by helping pass anti-tampon-tax legislation, tells Yahoo Beauty.
Some raw vegan bloggers are encouraging their readers to follow an extreme raw vegan diet to lighten or eradicate their periods, which they claim are “toxic.”
Most health practices dubbed "alternative," haven't been proven by scientific investigation. Researchers in London, however reviewed 15 studies, and the results are largely positive.
Shelly Lee threw her daughter Brooke a party complete with a cake that read, “Congrats on your period,” to celebrate the milestone. Brooke’s cousin, 17-year-old Autumn Jenkins, took photos and posted them on Twitter, captioning the post: “Brooke started her period today & my family is super extra.” The tweet has since gone viral, reaching more than 15,000 likes. The chocolate cake was selected by Lee because it contained “serotonin in it to help her with Brooke’s first period,” Autumn told BuzzFeed News.
What is it about tampons that makes us women so squeamish? It’s weird. My curiosity in the matter was spurred recently when I found myself in need of some feminine products, and headed to my local Duane Reade drugstore to procure some.