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
Livia isn’t a new off switch for period pain, it’s an expensive TENS unit
The Myth of Period Syncing
Fighting Food Cravings and PMS
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)
"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."
"Period. Stop. Is it a misconception that a woman needs to have a period for good health?"
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