These period facts will make you well aware while walking down the feminine hygiene aisle.
Sounding Different (Menstrual Cycle & Laryngeal Changes)
Female reproductive hormones affect your vocal cords, altering your voice. According to vocalization researchers, women sound ‘less attractive’ when on their period.
Bearing a Whiff of Distinction (Menstrual Cycle & Musk Matters)
Your body odor attractiveness peaks around the time an egg is released. Men are more aroused by the musk of women when they’re ovulating than when they’re on their period.
Bleeding Bizarre (Vicarious Menstruation)
The rare period disorder makes you bleed from extrauterine organs (organs outside your uterus). The terrifying condition is caused by the endometrial tissue, which normally grows in your uterus, spilling out into the bloodstream. It can make your nose, eyes, mouth, ears, lungs, and skin to bleed too.
Wheezing Out (Premenstrual Asthma)
During the last (luteal) phase of the menstrual cycle, the time between ovulation and before the start of menstruation, your
sensitivity to allergens is heightened while your lung capacity is lowered. Such impaired functions in women with asthma make them prone to premenstrual asthma, worsening asthma symptoms.
Lighting Up & Being Down (Melatonin Secretion & Menstrual Cycle)
According to a study done at the University of Maryland Medical Center, melatonin, the sleep hormone, affects the onset and regularity of menstruation, length of the ovulation cycle, also the start of menopause, by controlling the release of female reproductive hormones. Sleeping with a nightlight could help regulate your cycle.
Take your cue!