When it’s your time of the month, what do you do? What I used to do, is reach for a conventional tampon and battle on (it’s what us girls do best, right?). Too many of us fear this time of the month with the feeling that having your period is an inconvenience and compromising to our health. On top of menstrual cramps and PMS, some of us suffer from frustrating headaches and even migraines. What is our body telling us? Discover why you should reclaim your period and why you shouldn’t have to compromise the health and wellbeing of your body or the environment while you do so.

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