Period Myth Every Woman Should Know

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Period myth(s) or menstruation myths? Menstruation is a phenomenon unique to girls, however, it has always been surrounded by taboos and myths that exclude women from many aspects of socio-cultural life. Menstruation is the natural part of the reproductive cycle in which blood from the uterus exits through the vagina. Taboos about menstruation present in many (African) societies impact on girls’ and women’s emotional state, mentality and lifestyle and most importantly, health. The challenge of addressing the socio-cultural taboos and beliefs in menstruation is further compounded by the low girls’ knowledge levels and understandings of puberty, menstruation, and reproductive health. However, here’s everything you thought you knew about periods but didn’t; Period Myth(s) Every Woman Should Know 1.It’s uncivilised to have sex on your period As long as you and your partner feel comfortable and use protection, it’s totally fine to have sex during your period. You might even notice you want to have sex more while you’re on your period and that’s normal, too. Menstruation causes a fluctuation of hormones and increases blood flow which can increase arousal.......Find out more below..

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