I've heard really weird things about menstruation in my day but when I asked the ladies on BodyTalk to ask me questions about menstruation, I got quite a handful. So I tried to answer them as best as I could. Is menstrual blood is waste blood? There is no such thing as 'waste' blood. Can … Continue reading FAQS on Menstruation: The funny, the weird and the needful.
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WHY CAMEROON SHOULDN’T BE FINDING THE MISSING MILLIONS NOW
Today is World Hepatitis Day and what better way to celebrate than a little reflection? Finding the Missing Millions with viral Hepatitis ifs great, but after that, what then?
Flap: Precocious vs Delayed Puberty
Excitement is one emotion that blows you off and then turns you on all at the same time. Instances could turn to circumstances and your stance in all this is the fuse. Form 2 was an exciting moment. The girls were all around 12 to 14 years old. Each day, the dormitory was rather fussy … Continue reading Flap: Precocious vs Delayed Puberty
Revamp: Changing the Story on Breast ‘Ironing’
Our bodies are vital and fragile and all we do to it could have really unhealthy effects. Breast ironing: Also known as breast flattening or breast sweeping is the act of using hard or heated objects like grinding stones, wooden spoons(spatulas) just to name a few to massage or "pound" the breast in a bit to decrease or slow down breast growth. The “breast ironing” process itself is painful and may make girls feel ashamed of their bodies.
It’s a Decision: Cervical Cancer Screening
Cervical Cancer is a frequent cause of cancer for women in the developing world. Find out more about this disease through Vanel's story.