You have several different options you can use to stop the bleeding. You may need to try a few different types before you find what works best for you.
Period underwear is a relatively new invention. It’s like regular underwear, except it’s created with a special fabric that absorbs menstrual tissue and traps it within the fabric. You
Sanitary pads are rectangular pieces of absorbent material that you stick inside your underwear. All pads have a sticky strip on the bottom. That’s what attaches the pad to your
Tampons are absorbent, tubelike menstrual products. They’re inserted into the vagina so they can absorb menstrual fluid before it reaches your underwear. Some tampons are sold with plastic or cardboard
If you’ve started your period and don’t have something to use for the blood, try not to worry. You can fashion a temporary pad out of toilet paper to hold
Menstruation is a result of puberty. This is when your body becomes capable of reproduction. When your menstrual cycle begins, your estrogen levels increase. That causes the lining of your
Most people start their periods between the ages of 12 and 13. It is normal to start your period a little earlier or later, too. As a general rule of
Some people start their periods without any warning. Others may experience premenstrual syndrome (PMS) in the days leading up to their period. Symptoms of PMS include: acne abdominal bloating