20 Things You Need To Know About Having Sex During Your Period.
Let’s be honest here, getting your period sucks. Yes, it’s a natural body function that one should never be ashamed of. Menstruating every month is not about feeling shunned from the world but it is very uncomfortable, painful, and just plain messy.
There are countless remedies in the market that promise to make the five to seven day cycle bearable. From herbal teas, strong medicine, and even yoga, they are all meant to make this time an enjoyable experience. As much as we sign up for everything to take away the pain, every month we are back at it again looking for that magical potion that makes life beautiful again.
This is not over dramatizing either. Just like there are women who can run a marathon during their cycle, others are in so much pain they would much rather have a root canal without any anesthetics than deal with getting their periods. There is a true and tried method of making your period bearable and a lot of fun. It will take letting go of inhibitions and embarrassment to make you look forward to your monthly visit.
#1. Women don't enjoy having their periods. Dealing with menstrual cramps, mood swings, and cravings makes for a very uncomfortable time.
Men don't have it easy either. Too many have been taught and led to believe that a menstrual cycle is gross and dirty.
#2. We have to be careful reinforcing the myth that periods are somehow bad and women need to shy away from it.
A woman's body is beautiful and having a period is just nature doing its job.
#3. Nonetheless, there is a lot going on with a woman and her period.
For starters, she has to deal with Premenstrual syndrome or popularly known as PMS. There are many symptoms that come with this like fatigue, mood swings, irritability, tender breasts, and even food cravings.
#4. There is also the menstrual cramps that can arrive even before someone is menstruating.
Taking medication, using a heat pad, and wearing precious stones are used to ease the pain. Some women describe the aching as having their insides twisted and turned.
#5. There are ways to combat PMS and how we feel about ourselves during this time.
Yoga and exercise have been known to help alleviate some of the discomfort.
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