Less Known Facts About Periods


The first reaction when you hear the word “period or menses”, would not be so pleasing one. Though for few, getting their periods is a happy time but generally women crib and suffer a lot from it.

Though men tend to be curious on knowing what happens to a woman’s body during their period, they maintain a safe distance from their lady as they are unsure about the temper and mood swings they have!

One of the studies has revealed that when women who are on their periods, tend to behave like men, as the testosterone level goes up. However, this doesn’t mean that they act like men typically.

Losing weight to having mood swings and becoming cranky are some of the typical characteristics that women undergo as a part of their menstrual cycle.

Though the facts are not discussed with clear clarity, the confusion as to why women are still unaware of their body cycle remains a mystery.

Here, in this article, we are here to share some interesting facts that you need to know about periods and a woman’s body. So go ahead and read on as we are here to share some of the fascinating and lesser-known facts about periods.

Menstruation Makes You Excited

A woman’s body produces less progesterone during their periods and as a result, this lowers the libido yet it can make women crave for a little bedroom fun. This is one of the lesser-known facts about your period.

Amount Of Blood Loss Is Not More Than…

We generally assume that during periods women bleed excessively. But the fact is that the average amount of blood lost by a woman during her entire menstrual cycle is not more than two tablespoons! Well, this includes the blood clots as well. 

Can Use Tampons And Stay Virgin

If you think, women would lose their virginity by using a tampon, then you are wrong my friend! A woman can safely use a tampon as it will not destroy or rupture her hymen. Her hymen can get ruptured when she has sex with a man or due to any physical activity like riding a horse etc.

Periods Start At The Age Of 12

Earlier, girls used to menstruated in their teens and gone are those days. As most of the girls get their periods at the age of 12. This monthly cycle goes on up to the age of 50 or until they reach their menopause.

Period Can Change Your Voice

According to a study, men can recognise the voice of a menstruating woman when they hear her audio! Well, this is possible because a woman’s voice is more menacing than normal when she is on her periods!

You Can Still Get Pregnant While On Periods

Did you know that the sperms can stay alive inside the vagina for at least a week? Well, the risk of pregnancy is more when you have intercourse at the end of the menstrual cycle.

Days Before Period Mimic Pregnancy

The body of a woman tends to have similar symptoms of pregnancy during her period phase that is tender breasts, bloating, fluid retention, etc. These are the common symptoms that you may face during your periods.

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