Very Fitting – Pads and Tampons

Choosing what type of protection to use during your period can be
challenging! Even though we have better period products today than girls did in
the past and in other parts of the world, we know it does not make it any easier to
decide what will work best for you.

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Self CareDavid Kennedy
Be Careful What You Ask: Ramadan & Periods

originally published on Muslimah Media Watch by guest contributor Rana S. I no longer feel awkward saying it out loud – some may think I’m too blunt about it. You know, like, about my period. Menstruation is one of the factors that nullify a person’s fast (regardless if it is during the month of Ramadan or […]

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Personal StoryDavid Kennedy
The Necklace

Every woman remembers her first period.  It is a fateful moment as it signifies the transition from girl to woman. For some, they are prepared for this moment.  They are even looking forward to it.  And when that day arrives, they are eager to share the news with their mothers, as they know it will […]

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Personal StoryDavid Kennedy
Helpful Yoga Poses for Cramps

For centuries, yoga has been used to calm the mind and exercise the body. If menstrual cramps are bringing you down, try these yoga poses to relieve the pain and put you in a good mood: Head-To-Knee Forward Bends: Sit on the floor with your legs extended in front of you. Elongate your spine and…

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ExerciseDavid Kennedy
Turn to Yoga to Help with Constipation!

Stretch it Out Gentle stretching will help relieve your constipation. And, as a matter of fact, stretching and yoga helps to calm your consternation! Many stretches come from the practice of yoga and are called poses. You may already be familiar with yoga. Yoga is thousands of years old and has been used to help…

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ExerciseDavid Kennedy
Eating Well to Beat Constipation

Hi, Fiber! The very best thing you can do for constipation is . . . Eat well. And by well, we mean quality, not quantity. “Eating healthy” is something you will hear – and hopefully do – for the rest of your life, but what does that really mean? It means you focus on nourishing…

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Self CareDavid Kennedy
Tampon Tips & Other Menstrual Hygiene Options

Now that you’ve read a little bit about pads vs tampons, here are some tips to keep in mind if you choose tampons. To learn more about options in addition to tampons and pads, read these great tips from www.girlshealth.gov: It is very important to use the tampon with the lowest level of absorbency for your needs. On...

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Self CareDavid Kennedy
Digestive Parts - Your Guts

Small Intestine, Large Intestine, Appendix  Digestion is HUGE. Your body does it from the moment you eat breakfast in the morning and all night long after dinner! Basically once food or drink hits your mouth you start to digest; enzymes start to break the food down, and nutrients start to make their way into your...

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Out With the Old: Elimination Parts

Kidneys, Ureters, Bladder, Urethra, Rectum, Anus Now here’s some really interesting ground to cover: Elimination. Getting rid of Waste. Also known as PEE and POO. Kidneys: Like two little factories working, working, working, all the time, your kidneys sit above your pelvis Kidneys work to filter out what your body doesn’t need for nutrition before…

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