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ENVIRONMENTAL PERSPECTIVE ON MENSTRUAL HYGIENE

ENVIRONMENTAL PERSPECTIVE ON MENSTRUAL HYGIENE

ENVIRONMENTAL PERSPECTIVE ON MENSTRUAL HYGIENE   As it is said and done from the old times that a women must maintain the menstrual hygiene for better health, but the fact that environmental hygiene is also of utmost importance is often neglected when it comes to this, already a taboo topic. Environmental impact caused by sanitary waste is one of the significant topics in discussions today. A plastic, industrially manufactured, disposable sanitary pad requires about 500–800 years to decompose. Thousands of tons of disposable sanitary waste is generated every month all over the world. Incineration is a technique to dispose of...

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WHAT IS THE IMAPACT OF POOR MENSTRUAL HYGIENE ON HEALTH

WHAT IS THE IMAPACT OF POOR MENSTRUAL HYGIENE ON HEALTH

IMAPACT OF POOR MENSTRUAL HYGIENE ON HEALTH Every women go through the natural physiological process of menstruation in her life. However, although they experience this, not everyone are aware of how to ensure hygiene. During, the time of menstruation the women risk of being infected and the potential of life-threating ailments are increased. If women have poor menstrual hygiene it can lead to many issues on health such as bacterial and fungal infection, irritations etc. to the vaginal and urinary area. While we should take care of yourself during the menstruation not only because it is important but also it...

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Period Poverty | Why is Menstrual Health & Hygiene Important?

Period Poverty | Why is Menstrual Health & Hygiene Important?

The pandemic has been an eye opener for all of us, from the security that our jobs provide to the underlying privilege we have in being able to afford basic necessities. But one problem that is yet to be brought into light is a global issue which affects more than half the population of the world - menstruation.  WHAT IS PERIOD POVERTY? The term period poverty refers to the lack of access to sanitary products, menstrual health and hygiene education, toilets, hand-washing facilities and/or waste management. This issue has been debated globally. There is a need to bring awareness about...

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6 Tips to Manage Your Periods this Summer

6 Tips to Manage Your Periods this Summer

The summer season is here and the sweltering summers are common in India. For some, this is a great time to let loose on beach vacations and poolside parties. But for millions of women, it’s a time of dread since periods can be especially painful in the heat The heat of summer can affect the length of your cycle, and it can also make bleeding heavier. You might also notice that you feel more fatigued than usual. Fortunately, there are ways to help you cope with the change in season. Here are some tips for keeping your period in line...

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What is a Menstrual Cup?

What is a Menstrual Cup?

  A menstrual cup is a small, foldable, reusable device made from silicone, rubber or plastic that collects, rather than absorbs, the menstrual blood when inserted into the vagina. Since you can rinse it out and use it throughout your cycle and for years to come, menstrual cup is an environmentally-friendly, healthy, and more comfortable alternative to pads and tampons. WHAT EXACTLY IS IMASAFE™ REUSABLE MENSTRUAL CUP? Imasafe™ Menstrual Cup is 100% medical grade liquid silicone menstrual cups, developed by Ami Polymer Pvt. Ltd. – a leading manufacturer and supplier of silicone-based products. The reason for using silicone is due...

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