Don't Stop the Flow

Ladies, if your period/PMS is so severe that you are experiencing blackouts and migraines, can't get out of bed, and have to miss school or work SOMETHING IS WRONG. 

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Tiffany Paul
3 Foods to Kill Cramping

We can’t deny that cramps accompanying your period suck. However, as with other symptoms caused by hormonal imbalances, changes in the way you eat can really help to alleviate the pain. Viv to the rescue! We’ve created a short list of three foods that are going to change the way you deal with your periods, lessening your cramps and the pain you’ve been experiencing.

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Our Top 7 Period GIFs

If there’s one thing we know for sure, it’s that GIFs have the potential to make everything feel more relatable - from awkward moments to quotes from your favorite TV show. With period problems and periods in general already being so common, it only makes sense for period GIFs to be our type of thing.

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6 Foods to Zap Your Hormonal Acne

Let’s face it. Acne has never been our friend - not in our teens, not on our way to adulthood, and definitely not at the same time as our periods. Like we’ve talked about before, though, acne can be caused by hormonal imbalances. (Hormonal imbalances that we can seriously help.) Changing your diet, even a little, can have huge effects on the symptoms you’re experiencing, which is why we’ve compiled a list of a few foods to help zap away your hormonal acne accompanying your period.

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Period Products 101: The Alternatives

While pads and tampons tend to be the standard for women and girls who are menstruating, some women are shifting from the typical period products to the newer alternatives that have been made specifically to be reusable or more healthy (if not both). Every woman is different in her preferences and in what she wants for her body, which is why we’re here today to give you a look into a few more options that we hope can help you feel far more confident on your period, especially if pads and tampons just aren’t cutting it right now.

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5 Foods to End PMS

As we’ve said plenty of times before, hormonal imbalances tend to be the root of a lot of symptoms associated with the ‘normal’ period. While the symptoms of PMS do seem common, they can easily be minimized with a few diet changes, including the introduction of these five awesome foods.

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Why Tweeting Your Period is SO Important

One tried and true way people have been working to destigmatize periods is the idea of tweeting about them. No filter. No embarrassment. Just acceptance of what’s going on in our bodies. It’s hard to not be excited about people embracing their periods, especially when the people talking about them are hilarious (I mean, good luck reading some of these and not cracking up.

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Why The Worst Part of Your Period Isn't Normal

It seems like it’s almost impossible to know someone on her period without hearing of the horror that comes with each menstrual cycle. While the uncomfortable parts of your cycle are actually highly avoidable (the cramps, bloating, moodiness, ALL OF IT), many people don’t realize this fact, leaving them stuck in a new type of cycle - one of pain and frustration.

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5 Women Changing the Way We Look at Periods

Let’s begin with the obvious. While every woman gets their period, not everyone is willing to talk about it, leaving periods as taboo and shameful as they’ve been for years.

However, there are more women taking a big step towards taking away the stigma of what’s natural and normal for more than half of the world’s population.

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