5 health benefits of coriander seed you must know

You may have frequently consumed coriander by eating guacamole, but what you are likely not aware of is that the plant produces nutrient-rich seeds

5 health benefits of coriander seed you must knowUnless you’re a fan of Indian cuisine, then you might not have frequently enjoyed coriander and its unique citrusy, sweet and curry-like taste. Interestingly, you might want to include coriander into your spice rack from now on. The dried seeds, which are sold whole or ground, apparently offer a lot of benefits to the body […]

Pune girls work towards increasing menstrual hygiene in women

Majority of women still think that menstrual blood is impure, and many families still refuse seeking gynaecologist's help to treat menstruation-related infections in their girl child. Girls pursuing fellowship on menstrual hygiene in Pune are working on five points related to menstruation: awareness, accessibility, availability, disposal, and taboo

Pune girls work towards increasing menstrual hygiene in womenThe informed choice of using homemade biodegradable pads is overtaken by the pad manufacturing MNC’s. Majority women still think that menstrual blood is impure. Many families still refuse seeking gynaecologist’s help to treat menstruation-related infections in their girl child. Girls doing fellowship on menstrual hygiene in Pune are underling above trends. These girls are working […]

Indian Red Cross Society to distribute sanitary pads to raise mark Menstrual Hygiene Day

The Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS), Mumbai is dedicated to uplift the dignity of women. It has started an awareness campaign on the much-neglected topic menstruation

Indian Red Cross Society to distribute sanitary pads to raise mark Menstrual Hygiene DayIn order to raise awareness and reach out to the masses, the IRCS has conducted talks, role plays and presentation to educate young girls on menstrual hygiene. The IRCS Mumbai, is doing an awareness campaign on menstrual hygiene by distributing annual packages of sanitary napkins to underprivileged girls in the city. Last Year, IRCS – […]

#WorldHealthDay- Nearly 26 million Indian women between 18 and 40 years suffer from chocolate cyst

Over 17% to 44% women afflicted with endometriosis suffer from ovarian endometrioma (chocolate cyst) and it occurs more commonly in fertile age period of 18 and 40 years

#WorldHealthDay- Nearly 26 million Indian women between 18 and 40 years suffer from chocolate cystEndometriosis is largely prevalent in women in reproductive age group with 1 in 10 women suffering from it. Worldwide, 10% women have endometriosis – that’s an estimate 176 million. Prevalence of endometriosis in women with infertility can be as high as 30% to 50%. Nearly 26 million Indian women between 18 and 40 years suffer […]

#WomensDaySpecial: Air Vistara to offer sanitary pads on-board

Air Vistara is set to become the first airline in the country to provide sanitary pads to its female passengers. This is part of a special initiative which will be started from March 8

#WomensDaySpecial: Air Vistara to offer sanitary pads on-boardThese sanitary pads will be provided to the women on request. It aims to help ease any problems a woman might face if they do not have a sanitary pad with them. Women who face awkward situations need not worry about these problems any longer. The ‘PadsOnBoard’ initiative will offer bio-degradable sanitary pads to women […]

#Oscar2019: ‘Period, End of Sentence’ documentary on #menstruation awareness wins Oscar

'Period, End of Sentence' a documentary set in India, based on the taboo around menstruation has created history. The short film has won the prestigious Oscar Award in the short documentary category

#Oscar2019: ‘Period, End of Sentence’ documentary on #menstruation awareness wins Oscar‘Period, End of Sentence’ a documentary which revolves around the issue of menstruation, has won the best documentary award at the Oscar’s  The 91st Acadamy Awards were presented on February 24, in a grand ceremony  The documentary has been produced by Gurmeet Monga and has been directed by Award-winning Iranian-Ameria Director Rayka Zehtabchi In India, especially […]

90% of women with endometrial cancer experience irregular bleeding

It is normally said that women tend to ignore their health. Juggling between the ever increasing demands of professional life and being a homemaker remains one of the major reasons why women tend to consider their own health issues are trivial

90% of women with endometrial cancer experience irregular bleedingWith changing lifestyle and other environmental factors, hormonal imbalances are not unheard of. In women especially, who are more prone to hormonal variations throughout the monthly menstrual cycle, it is important to pay attention to the subtle changes in the body, which may sometimes denote an underlying disease condition. This is true especially for certain […]

Know how menstruation affects your oral hygiene

Menstruation gingivitis is a common oral problem women go through. It occurs due to hormonal fluctuations during the course of menstruation or before. Further gingivitis can also make you fall prey to periodontitis (tooth mobility)

Know how menstruation affects your oral hygieneThe surge in the production of the female hormones estrogen and progesterone that occurs during menstruation increases the blood flow to the gums. In this process the gum tissues become red, soft, swollen and tender, further leading to conditions like bad breath, bleeding gums, bleeding while tooth brushing, gingival pain and discomfort while chewing hard foods. This condition is experienced one […]

Period. End of Sentence, documentary on menstrual awareness gets Oscar nod

Period. End of Sentence, a film set in India about the taboos around menstruation and featuring the real 'Pad Man' Arunachalam Muruganathan, has made it to the list of Oscar nominations 2019

Period. End of Sentence, documentary on menstrual awareness gets Oscar nodThe 26-minute documentary follows girls and women in Hapur in Uttar Pradesh and their experience with the installation of a sanitary pad machine in their village. The film is among the five nominees in the Documentary Short Subject category. Other nominees include Black Sheep, End Game, Lifeboat and A Night at the Garden. Periods, which […]

Is it safe to use pills to delay periods during festivals?

At times, many women use certain pills to delay their menstrual cycle. There can be many reasons to delay their periods, but mostly women do this so that they can participate in festivals, weddings or religious event. But, it is advisable for women to consult a doctor before considering taking these pills as they can have a negative effect

Is it safe to use pills to delay periods during festivals?Women rely on menstrual cycle extended pills to delay the onset of their periods. They may use it to delay periods so that there can attend social gatherings. Even teenage girls resort to take this pill if they have to attend a picnic. But is it safe to manipulate the natural course of menstruation according […]
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