Myths and Facts
Some myths and facts about monthly periods are:
Drinking alcohol does not affect
the monthly period.
Alcohol cause irregular monthly periods, ovaries could not release eggs during a menstrual cycle and an abnormal absence of menstruation.
Women are not allowed to take bath
Warm water can be helpful, as it improves the work of the blood vessels, relaxes smooth muscles, reduces menstrual pains and stiffness.
It is impossible to get pregnant during periods.
Unprotected sex can happened at the same time with the ovulation period results in pregnancy.
Monthly periods depends on the moon phase.
It’s a temporary connection, a phase and a cycle may coincide if the cycle lasts for 29-30 days.
Heavy bleeding only happens to those women who have given birth.
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.
Women shouldn’t exercise or do hard activities while on their periods.
Exercise during menstruation to help reduce pain and stiffness.
Heavy menstrual bleeding is of no cause for concern.
It can lead to complications like iron-deficiency bloodlessness or painful menstruation.
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