Learn how to take care of your body in this section.
Learning about pelvic health can be both overwhelming and confusing. After learning the “science” of it all, it still may seem overwhelming to think about how to apply this information in the actual circumstance. This section hopes to offer you information and tips on how to take care of yourself – information and tips on hygiene, infections, eating healthy, and exercise.
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.
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…
Many cultures and faiths have specific rules around bathing and self-care regarding menstruation. In Islam, a menstruating female is excused from the ritual daily prayers.
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...
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…
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…
Health & Infections
A bladder infection is one type of UTI. This infection is so common most girls get one at some point in their life. Often, the terms “UTI” and “bladder infection” are both used to describe the same infection.