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Most Effective Treatments for Menstrual Pain

Painful menstruation is the leading cause of lost time from school and work among women in their teens and 20s. “Dysmenorrhea” (the medical term for pain during menstruation that interferes with daily activities) affects about 25% of women, and about 65-90% … Continue reading

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My Periods (Teenage Years)

Age 13. One of the girls in my class goes around asking all the other girls whether they’ve had their “TOM” yet. We all say, “Yes.” I only got mine 3 months ago, so I’m relieved that I’m now able … Continue reading

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