Is it true that when women live together their periods sync?

Updated 26 April 2016 under Ask Us.

This theory was based on the belief that women who live together will start their period within 2-4 days of each other within 4-6 months. This statement was thought to […]

Read more »
feminine products

Is it normal for my period to last more than a week and have a very light flow?

Updated 6 April 2016 under Ask Us.

You may be one of those young women whose periods may be affected by changes in body weight or diet, exercise, illness, or stress. Remember that if you are having […]

Read more »

How do I keep track of my periods each month?

Updated 26 December 2014 under Ask Us.

The easiest way to keep track of your periods is to write down when they start and when they stop. Some girls like to keep a small calendar in their […]

Read more »

Is it true that masturbating will mess up my menstrual cycle?

Updated 26 November 2014 under Ask Us.

No. Masturbating has no affect on your menstrual cycle.

Read more »

Is it normal to have 2 periods in 1 month?

Updated 3 September 2014 under Ask Us.

It’s a good idea to mark the calendar on the first day of your period. You can figure out how long your menstrual period is by counting the first day […]

Read more »

PCOS: Worksheets

Updated 4 October 2018 under Health Guides.

Period and Symptom Trackers: Keeping track of when your period starts and stops is a good way to see if there is a pattern to your menstrual cycle. It’s also important […]

Read more »
birth control pills

Birth Control Pills: How to take BCPs

Updated 11 August 2022 under Health Guides.

The most common pill packs come with 21 active hormone pills and seven placebo pills, but some packs have 23, 24, 26, or even 28 active pills. The example shown […]

Read more »
feminine products

Can you delay your period from coming on a certain day or week?

Updated 25 February 2014 under Ask Us.

It depends. You should talk to your health care provider first. It’s easiest to delay your period if you’re taking a birth control pill that has the same amount of […]

Read more »
pregnant stomach

Can you get pregnant right after a menstrual cycle?

Updated 28 February 2014 under Ask Us.

YES! It’s possible to become pregnant anytime that you have unprotected intercourse. Although a woman is most fertile during the middle part of her cycle, your body can make an […]

Read more »
feminine products

How long is my menstrual cycle?

Updated 25 February 2014 under Ask Us.

How do I count the days of my menstrual cycle? Do I start counting the day I start bleeding or when I finish? Your cycle begins on the first day […]

Read more »