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.

Comparing periods cramps with heart attacks isn't useful or accurate
#NationalPeriodDay 2/10 

Livia isn’t a new off switch for period pain, it’s an expensive TENS unit
#NationalPeriodDay 3/10 

The Myth of Period Syncing
#NationalPeriodDay 4/10 

Fighting Food Cravings and PMS
#NationalPeriodDay 5/10 

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 

"I started my period when I was 11. Will I start menopause early (fingers crossed)? I'm 45?" #NationalPeriodDay 7/10 

"I fact checked Gwyneth Paltrow’s GOOPY tampon claims. They’re a hot mess."
#NationalPeriodDay 8/10 

"Period. Stop. Is it a misconception that a woman needs to have a period for good health?"
#NationalPeriodDay 9/10 

The three chapters on Menstrual Products and Mythology in The Vagina Bible.
#NationalPeriodDay 10/10 

You can follow @DrJenGunter.


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