MENSTRUATION MATTERS

Napping is Good for You!

Napping is Good for You!

The Importance of Nap Time by Age, graph by cmoney345 This is a very small study, but I don’t need much encouragement for an afternoon nap. Researchers wanted to test whether a mid-afternoon nap during the late-luteal phase of the menstrual cycle (commonly known as the premenstrual period) would improve symptoms of sleepiness, mood, and cognitive performance without negatively...
Menstruation Myths PSA

Menstruation Myths PSA

The Jamaica Observer has published a list of menstrual myths, apparently as a public service to its readers. Among the fallacies: Do not go to a funeral and look at the dead while having your period as this will cause your bones to rot. If a menstruating woman cans fruits or vegetables, the fruits will spoil in the can....

Saturday Surfing: Linkalicious Reading

In case you missed these stories of the week: At Scarleteen, Emira Mears dismisses eight myths about cloth menstrual pads. Excellent essay by Holly Grigg-Spall about the Pill and medicalization of women’s bodies. When is someone gonna give that woman a book contract? Bayer has raised the price of their Mirena IUD. Perhaps because it’s now been...
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