HYGIENE EDUCATION - TO UNDERSTANDING PERIODS
Menstruation is the Women monthly bleeding. When you Menstruate your body sheds the lining of the uterus. Menstrual blood flows from the uterus through the opening in the cervix and passes out through the vagina.
It is the Cycle of body Changes controlled by Hormones that Causes the Regular Bleed. This Bleed comes from the uterus and flows from Vagina.
Beginning and End of periods
The First period is called the Menarche and the last period is called the menopause. The average age for the periods are between 12 to 13 years and for the end is between 45 to 55 years. However, it may differ from person to person.
Normal Menstrual Cycle
Menstrual flow may occur every 22 to 38 days and last from 2 to 8 days. Initially, long cycles are common and as you age the cycles tend to shorten.
Kindly note that use of certain contraceptives may alter your cycle.
If the Flow of the bleed is higher we suggest using the SMILE PAD Sanitary napkin with 6 in 1 Dry net technology.
If your skin is sensitive and you tend to get rashes, we suggest using Smile pad with Cottony technology.
It is the time when human body becomes capable of sexual reproduction.
During this period female begins to develop body parts and normally menstruate.
- Early pregnancy
- Excessive weight loss
- Ovarian failure
- Pelvic diseases
- Non Cancerous growths of Uterus etc
Spotting is the Vaginal bleeding after your periods and before the next periods . It can be blood , brown or pink spots . Mostly this is normal and it is just the hormonal misstep that make our uterine lining shed at wrong time of the month
- Menstruation is the Monthly shedding of a uterus lining. It lasts for 3 to 6 days.
- The Menstruation is the hormonal driven cycle. the person approximately ovulates on day 14.
- The Cycle may shorten with age and become regular.
- Periods may start from 10 to 15 year and last up to 45 to 55 years.
This can be Bleeding between periods, Bleeding after sex, Spotting any time in the menstrual cycle, Bleeding Heavier or for more days than normal, Bleeding after menopause