It is not a topic that most women would openly talk about even with other women. But knowing the answers to these top 15 questions about menstruation can help in giving insight about a woman’s reproductive health.
Pains, cramps, mood swings, and insatiable cravings are just some of the irritating effects of menstruation. Some women experience these uncomfortable sensations a week before and after the period kicks in.
One woman’s menstrual period is different from others; it is highly individual and the “normal” case is your own “normal.”
A cycle is the day 1 of the period to the day 1 of a woman’s next period. In an average, the menstrual cycle runs 28 days long. In adults, the cycles may range from 21 days to 35 days, while in teens, it runs from 21 days to 45 days.