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What is Your Period Telling You About Your Health?

Period Health

It is interesting how the medical community draws conclusions based on the average person.  In reality, no two women, and therefore no to menstrual cycles are alike.  What may be perfectly normal for one woman is cause for alarm in another.  Still, in the law of averages, there should be very little deviation from what is considered “normal”. If you are experiencing any of these …

I’m Having White Discharge Before My Period: Is This Normal?

White Discharge Before Period

Anyone with a vagina knows there are times when it is the gateway to some pretty interesting things. First, there’s the normal period that every health teacher talks about from the 5th grade on. But what about that odd white discharge before your period? What is that all about? Oddly enough, learning the distinction between “normal” and “abnormal” vaginal discharge can help you know whether …

Pink Discharge: What Does It Mean?

Pink Discharge: What Does It Mean?

Imagine you are trying to conceive. You’ve started eating a little healthier, tracking your cycle and timing sex for the most fertile time of the month. Everything seems to be going alright until you notice a light pink discharge staining your panties half way through your cycle. Panic strikes! What does this mean? Does this mean that something is wrong with me? Will I be …

Brown Discharge Before Period? Top 8 Causes Explained

Brown Discharge Before Period

Women are the first to tell you that once puberty and menses begin you have to quickly become comfortable with strange substances coming out of your body. And just when you get the hang of having menstrual cycles and “normal” vaginal discharge, something happens (stress, birth control, pregnancy, fertility treatments) and everything is topsy turvy again. Then imagine one day, you’re waiting for your period …