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No, menstruation should’nt hurt this much

No, menstruation should’nt hurt this much

Intense cramps, stomach issues and bloating, pain radiating down the legs, fatigue and irregular menstruation? It could be endometriosis. Too many grow up thinking that menstruation should be painful. Too many take sick days, pop painkillers like tic tacs, and grit their teeth when the pain spikes. It perhaps isn’t so strange, when nurses at school, general physicians and gynecologists dismiss both girls and women who seek help to get rid of painful menstruation, or other obscure ailments. It’s perhaps not so strange that it takes an average of seven years before you are diagnosed with endometriosis; the advice and...

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Flove in Melk & Honning

Flove in Melk & Honning

"I absolutely believe that we have to talk  periods. Simply because many of us lack period "101" knowledge and because it is still taboo, founder Jeanette Pettersen says to Melk & Honning.
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Flove cup – the story behind

Flove cup – the story behind

In 2017, I also began to ask questions about what sanitary pads and tampons actually contain. I was shocked to find out that companies are not required to disclose the content of products most people with a vagina use every month. I also found that there is NO requirement for the production, process or raw material of the products before they are sold on the Norwegian market.

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What is a menstrual cup?

What is a menstrual cup?

A menstrual cup is a silicone thing that you place INSIDE your vagina when you have your period. It collects the blood instead of absorbing it, like the pads and a tampon does. To get the cup inside the vagina, fold it in half lengthwise and bring it into your vagina to it "pops".
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