Jennifer Gunter @DrJenGunter OB/GYN, appropriately confident, lasso of truth, Canadian Spice, I speak for no one but me. The Vagina Bible (bestseller! OMG). Jensplaining, NYT contributor. Oct. 19, 2019 1 min read

Today is #NationalPeriodDay so I'm going to share some of my favorite pieces/work on menstruation. Because facts matter. They help people get better medical care and they vaccinate against grifters. And knowing more about your body is empowering.
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Comparing periods cramps with heart attacks isn't useful or accurate
#NationalPeriodDay 2/10
 https://drjengunter.com/2018/03/02/comparing-period-cramps-with-heart-attacks-isnt-useful-or-accurate/ 

Livia isn’t a new off switch for period pain, it’s an expensive TENS unit
#NationalPeriodDay 3/10
 https://drjengunter.com/2016/05/24/livia-isnt-a-new-off-switch-for-period-pain-its-an-expensive-tens-unit/ 
#NationalPeriodDay

The Myth of Period Syncing
#NationalPeriodDay 4/10
 https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/06/well/the-myth-of-period-syncing.html 

Fighting Food Cravings and PMS
#NationalPeriodDay 5/10
 https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/25/well/fighting-food-cravings-and-pms.html 
#NationalPeriodDay

My #Jensplaining episode on Menstruation, which is on @CBC Gem in Canada (super proud this is placed as the first episode, so most likely to be viewed)
#NationalPeriodDay 6/10
 https://www.cbc.ca/television/dr-jen-gunter-jensplaining-primer-1.5258068 

"I started my period when I was 11. Will I start menopause early (fingers crossed)? I'm 45?" #NationalPeriodDay 7/10
 https://www.nytimes.com/ask/answers/when-will-i-start-menopause 

"I fact checked Gwyneth Paltrow’s GOOPY tampon claims. They’re a hot mess."
#NationalPeriodDay 8/10
 https://drjengunter.com/2018/08/14/i-fact-checked-gwyneth-paltrows-goopy-tampon-claims-theyre-a-hot-mess/ 

"Period. Stop. Is it a misconception that a woman needs to have a period for good health?"
#NationalPeriodDay 9/10
 https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/11/well/period-stop.html 

The three chapters on Menstrual Products and Mythology in The Vagina Bible.
#NationalPeriodDay 10/10
 https://www.kensingtonbooks.com/book.aspx/37809 


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