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Ever Wondered How Women Astronauts Handle Menstrual Cycle In Space? Here's The Answer

Gizmodo India - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
The way women manage their period down on Earth is known to most of us. But have you ever wondered how female astronauts handle their menstrual cycle on International Space Station (ISS)? Is there any difference owing to the microgravity environment ...

How Does A Woman Manage Her Menstrual Cycle In Space?

News Every day - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
There are a lot of problems in space, and an extra one may be female menstruation! Experts from Baylor College of Medicine and King's College London examined the available options for female astronauts who try to prevent bleeding even during their ...

How Your Diet Can Influence Your Menstrual Cycle

Medical Daily - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Most women are in tune with how frequently they get their periods, how heavy they are, and how much of an inconvenience they can be.

Let It Free-Bleed: Saving the World, One Menstrual Cycle at a Time

VICE - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Free-bleeding is the practice of purposefully wearing no feminine hygiene products during one's period, and its history goes back so far it's almost impossible to trace.

I Tracked My OKCupid “Likes” Alongside My Menstrual Cycle & Here's What I Learned

Bustle - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
But first, some background so it all makes sense: The average menstrual cycle is 28 days long (mine has been exactly 30 for the past few months, so I guess I'm a bit of a laggard in that department).
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How Do Women Deal With Having a Period … in Space?

National Geographic - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
All this is to say that menstruation clearly made NASA squirm. Before women went into space, there were not only the sadly typical concerns that women would become weepy or unable to function during their periods, but also that the menstrual cycle ...
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The silence that still surrounds periods

The Independent - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Let's begin with the obvious: Every woman in the history of humanity has, or has had, a period. Each month, her uterus sheds its lining, sending blood flowing out through her vagina.
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What Do Female Astronauts Do When They Get Their Periods In Space? Here's Your Answer.

Storypick - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Periods in space and on Earth are same and the microgravity causes no such issue with the flow. Earlier it was considered that due to lack of gravity in space, the blood flow would travel upwards inside the body instead of outside and cause ...

Researchers explore new methods to suppress menstrual cycles

Baylor College of Medicine News (press release) - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Female astronauts who want to manipulate or stop menstrual bleeding during their time in space have sometimes turned to oral contraceptives.

How Women Deal With Their Periods In Space

Huffington Post - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
Women here on Earth may think of their periods as monthly inconveniences, but consider what it's like for astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

A period comes to an end: 100 years of menstruation products

Washington Post - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Bobel told me that although a body of scholarship related to menstruation has been around for decades (the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research has existed since 1977), it's been considered a fringe topic. These days, though, menstruation is enjoying a ...
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The Fight to End Period Shaming Is Going Mainstream

Newsweek - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Let's begin with the obvious: Every woman in the history of humanity has or had a period. Each month, her uterus sheds its lining, sending blood flowing out through her vagina (unless she's pregnant, in which case she gets a lengthy reprieve).

Women's Health: Things Your Body is Telling You When Your Period Comes Early

Parent Herald - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Though later menstrual cycle may give most women pregnancy scares, early period, however, may cause concern. Alarming as it may seem, there are several reasons as to why a women's period can sometimes arrive a week early than the expected date.

Downtown Eastside women find sisterhood talking about menstrual cycles - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Vancouver's Downtown Eastside can be a grim place for women, with high rates of trafficking and street violence. But every other Wednesday, a group of women are learning to honour their bodies –– by reviving Indigenous teachings about periods or "moon ...

Why You Get A Throbbing Headache During Your Period

Huffington Post - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
If your head starts throbbing around the first day of your period, it's probably more than just a headache: It's a menstrual migraine.

Menorrhagia: Heavy menstrual bleeding (1)

The Nation Newspaper - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
On further questioning and investigation, it transpired that the cause of her heart failure was due to her heavy menstrual bleeding. As we shall see later, one of the complications of heavy blood loss is anaemia which in turn may lead to heart failure ...

Irregular Periods May Cause Ovarian Cysts

The New Indian Express - ‎14 hours ago‎
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: When a 18-year-old Vimala (name changed), an engineering student, was suffering with irregular periods, her mother, thought, something was wrong with her daughter's health.
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Menstruation Joins the Economic Conversation

New York Times - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Periods have simply long been an uncomfortable experience. But now it has become an economic issue, too. Businesses, lawmakers and advertisers, prodded in large part by a frank online discussion of menstrual cycles and backed by calls for gender ...

Female hormones may make women less susceptible to kidney failure than men American Society of Nephrology

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎18 hours ago‎
To investigate, a team led by Judith Lechner, PhD and Thomas Seppi, PhD (Medical University of Innsbruck, in Austria) examined whether hormone changes due to the female menstrual cycle might affect the health of kidney cells. For this purpose, urinary ...

The Temple and Women's Periods

Patheos (blog) - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Okay, to back up for a moment, tradition dictates that a woman is ritually “unclean” during her menstrual period and does not go to the temple or worship during those times when she is bleeding.