Strange Things Happening to Your Body During Your Period

Part of being a woman is having a menstrual cycle every month. Yes, your period can mean many things to your body, such as good reproductive performance and, of course, not being pregnant. But the side effects of menstrual cycles such as bloating, seizures, and even mood swings can be physically and emotionally demanding, especially …

Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period Open Season for Fraudsters

Susan Jaffe, Kaiser Health News Finding the best private Medicare drug or health insurance plan out of dozens of options is hard enough without introducing misleading sales tactics into the mix. Still, federal officials say complaints are increasing from seniors who have been tricked into purchasing policies without their consent or with questionable information, which …

Did you know that hot weather can make your period worse?

Summer brings sunshine, azure skies, and holidays – but it can also bring unbearably hot temperatures as the mercury rises. If you’re struggling in the heat even when you’re not menstruating, you know that getting a period in hot weather can be pretty unpleasant. But does hot weather really make your period worse? Strictly speaking, …