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How a Tilted Uterus Affects Your Cycle

How a Tilted Uterus Affects Your Cycle

A tilted uterus is a more common condition than most people are aware of. While it won’t typically affect your well-being, it can have an impact on your cycle. If you’ve noticed irregularities in your period or other disruptions, a tilted uterus may be the cause of it.
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Poop & Your Period

Poop & Your Period

Period poops are nothing to be ashamed of, but sometimes they can really put us through the wringer. Do you have period-related diarrhea or period related constipation? Everyone is different, but why do we have period poops at all? The answer lies in our hormonal changes and the traveling of certain compounds through our womb into our digestive system!
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Can Cramps Be As Painful As A Heart Attack?

Can Cramps Be As Painful As A Heart Attack?

Though many non-menstruators believe period cramps can’t be “that bad,” science is on our side. Researchers at the University College London found that period cramps can be as painful as a heart attack!
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Period Poverty & BIPOC Communities

Period Poverty & BIPOC Communities

Period poverty disproportionately affects BIPOC communities, leaving many menstruators without the proper care and supplies they need during their cycle. Thankfully, several organizations have taken it upon themselves to help bridge the gap.
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4 Podcasts on Gender, Sexuality, & Menstruation

4 Podcasts on Gender, Sexuality, & Menstruation

Podcasts have become a prevailing format to talk about all sorts of subjects, especially those not traditionally discussed. Gender, sexuality, and menstruation don’t often get the kind of attention they deserve, and some truly badass podcasts give them their time to shine.
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How Testosterone Affects Your Cycle

How Testosterone Affects Your Cycle

Testosterone therapy can come with many side effects, most of which are expected. For some trans and nonbinary folx, one of the most appealing side effects is the disruption or end of your period. But how does testosterone affect your hormones and your cycle in general?
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Debunking 3 Alarming Period Myths

Debunking 3 Alarming Period Myths

Period myths have been a thorn in the side of menstruators for centuries. They’ve only gotten more creative over time, and they continue to affect how menstruators and menstruation are viewed and experienced.
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What Is Adenomyosis?

What Is Adenomyosis?

The discomfort of adenomyosis can be difficult to diagnose, so it is important to pay attention to your symptoms. Don’t be discouraged, though; there are ways to treat adenomyosis to help you live with it more comfortably.
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Reusable Period Products 101

Reusable Period Products 101

Reusable period products are becoming one of the more popular options for menstrual care. These products are eco-friendly and offer more comfortable options to individuals who don’t like traditional products. Comfort, necessity, and sustainability are the driving points for reusable period products.
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Censorship, Social Media, & Periods

Censorship, Social Media, & Periods

Social media platforms have been censoring menstruation-related content. These platforms have deemed periods too “mature” to show or discuss publicly, leaving many feeling isolated and without a space to talk about their bodies freely.
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Bringing Affordable OB/GYN Care to You

Bringing Affordable OB/GYN Care to You

The truth is that not everyone has local access to helpful or trustworthy menstrual and fertility care. Orchyd seeks to bridge that gap with OB/GYN Now™, offering qualified menstrual care in the palm of your hand. No more panicking that you can’t get the help you need.
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Menstrual Activist Highlight: Jennifer Weiss-Wolf

Menstrual Activist Highlight: Jennifer Weiss-Wolf

Jennifer Weiss-Wolf is a menstrual activist famous for bringing the Tampon Tax into the public eye. She works to achieve menstrual equity through lobbying and policymaking to help make menstrual products affordable and available to all who need access.
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