The importance of saving water – menstrual cups a solution

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You may be asking yourself what the title Saving Water  has to do with Lunacups Menstrual cup, but there is a link. Trust me. Our water systems are getting clogged up with terrible waste. Pads, tampons and the applicators. This is where the menstrual cup comes in. We will not have so much waste … [Read more...]

Cow dung for Sanitary Pads??

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Cow dung for Sanitary Pads?? WOMEN OF ZIMBABWE ARISE!!!!! by Lorraine Blondie Sibanda 04 June 2014 | 4906 Views May 28 2014 was the day Zimbabwe and the world held the inaugural Menstrual Hygiene Day and shocking confessions were made by women from all cross sections of our lovely country. … [Read more...]

Menstrual Hygiene In The News This Week

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This past week in the United States, Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y. introduced a new bill which would force the  National Institutes of Health to investigate the risk of chemical additives in certain female hygiene products. The first ever "Global Menstrual Hygiene Day" was also celebrated this … [Read more...]

The Indian sanitary pad revolutionary By Vibeke Venema BBC World Service

A school dropout from a poor family in southern India has revolutionised menstrual health for rural women in developing countries by inventing a simple machine they can use to make cheap sanitary pads. Arunachalam Muruganantham's invention came at great personal cost - he nearly lost his family, … [Read more...]

Menstrual Health – Eliminate PMS and Enjoy Easier Periods

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I came across this article on how to manage your menses. As a Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner specializing in Women's Health, many of the women that come to my practice have menstrual imbalances resulting in painful periods, pre-menstrual syndrome, lack of periods, irregular cycles, … [Read more...]

A menstrual cup is the answer,

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My husband found this article  by Pride Nlyea, and very kindly sent it to me. I grew up in Zimbabwe and find this situation absolutely tragic.  A menstrual cup from Lunacups.com would help.   Govt Must Tackle Girls’ Nightmare, Menstruation With the United States dollar out of reach of … [Read more...]

Women in Africa

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I found this article  that I thought had to be shared. Tragic to think that this sort of treatment  still exists ...   Women in Culture There are exceptions to every rule but when it comes to women there are ongoing aches and frustrations that never go away. They concern … [Read more...]

Menstrual Health and Pelvic Floor Exercises

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An interesting article relating menstrual health. This article includes tips to strengthen the pelvic floor and the use of a menstrual cup. I know we all need to strengthen our pelvic floor, and I found this fantastic article  that is most beneficial. See below. The evidences of practicing Pelvic … [Read more...]

Ways to ease the pain

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I came across this great article about Traditional Chinese Medicine on Women's Health. See below .... As a Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner specializing in Women's Health, many of the women that come to my practice have menstrual imbalances resulting in painful periods, pre-menstrual … [Read more...]

Introduction to the Menstrual cup

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia A bell-shaped brand of menstrual cup (left) which is about 2 inches (5.7 cm) long, not including the stem. A disposable softcup (right) looks similar to a contraceptive diaphragm and is about 3 inches (7 cm) in diameter. A menstrual cup is a flexible … [Read more...]