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Period (Menstrual Cycle)

Tampons & Pads

Teens use tampons and pads when they started to have menstrual flow and need to use pads and tampons to absorb the menstrual blood/periods. To make things easier, the following table will describe differences between tampons and pads. PADS TAMPONS     What is it? Pads/sanitary pads or sanitary napkins …

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Menstrual Care

WHEN DOES THE FIRST MENSTRUAL PERIOD BEGIN? Teenager needs to be aware that it is perfectly normal for periods to start anywhere between the ages 10 and 15. It can begin as early as age 8 years and as late as age 16 years. Monthly periods are a natural and …

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Pre –menstrual syndrome

INTRODUCTION Pre menstrual syndrome (PMS) is a combination of physical and emotional symptom related to a woman’s menstrual cycle. It occurs 1 or 2 weeks before the menstrual cycle and disappear shortly before or shortly after the menstrual flow. The emotional and physical symptoms that occur are of sufficient severity …

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Introduction Dysmenorrhoea means pain during menstruation. About 60 to 70% of adolescent female have dysmenorrhoea. Most of them have mild symptoms. However, about 25% of them have severe dysmenorrhoea that interferes with their daily activities. Dysmenorrhoea can be classified into primary or secondary dysmenorrhoea Secondary dysmenorrhoea occurs mostly in adult …

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