Myths and Facts


Some myths and facts about monthly periods are:

Myth
Drinking alcohol does not affect
the monthly period.

Fact
Alcohol cause irregular monthly periods, ovaries could not release eggs during a menstrual cycle and an abnormal absence of menstruation.

Myth
Women are not allowed to take bath
during periods.

Fact
Warm water can be helpful, as it improves the work of the blood vessels, relaxes smooth muscles, reduces menstrual pains and stiffness.

Myth
It is impossible to get pregnant during periods.

Fact
Unprotected sex can happened at the same time with the ovulation period results in pregnancy.

Myth
Monthly periods depends on the moon phase.

Fact
It’s a temporary connection, a phase and a cycle may coincide if the cycle lasts for 29-30 days.

Myth
Heavy bleeding only happens to those women who have given birth.

Fact
If an egg doesn’t released during the ovulation stage, there won’t be enough steroid hormones in the body to keep the cycle regular, which cause heavy menstrual bleeding.

Myth
Women shouldn’t exercise or do hard activities while on their periods.

Fact
Exercise during menstruation to help reduce pain and stiffness.

Myth
Heavy menstrual bleeding is of no cause for concern.

Fact
It can lead to complications like iron-deficiency bloodlessness or painful menstruation.

*PMS Premenstrual Syndrome

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