Menstrual Wellness

Abrahamkings
Posted July 21, 2020 from Nigeria
Menstrual Wellness

Wellness is an active state or process of being aware and making choices on healthy and fulfilling life. However, wellness is more than being free from illness or diseases, it involves change and growth. The world health organisation sees wellness as “...a state of complete physical, mental, and social well being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.”

It is important to note that wellness matters a lot in order to live a higher quality life, because emotions and everything we do relate to our well-being. It is advisable to ensure optimal wellness in order to overcome stress and illness.

There are different dimensions of wellness such as, emotional wellness, environmental wellness, financial wellness, intellectual wellness, occupational wellness, social wellness, spiritual wellness and physical wellness.

Let’s consider physical wellness and focus on menstrual well being of women. It has been discovered that a lot of ladies are not conscious of their menstrual period and some do not even take time to notice the changes in their body during menstruation. This has resulted into different types of infections which at the end, damage some essential part of the body. However, these infections are caused by lackadaisically attitude or inability to take proper care of the body during menstruation. One common ways to contact infections during menstruation is in the use of sanitary pads.

There are a number of disposable sanitary pads in circulation today, and these pads are drench in a lot of chemicals in the process of production. These chemicals tend to be very harmful to the human body. Hardly is there any disposable sanitary pad without at least 50% of chemical in it. Therefore, we shall consider some traits that disposable sanitary pads pose on our health and how to prevent it.

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Nab
Jul 21, 2020
Jul 21, 2020

Thank you for the knowledge

Chi8629
Jul 21, 2020
Jul 21, 2020

Thank you for sharing .
You are loved dearly.

Ruthiessie
Jul 21, 2020
Jul 21, 2020

This is so true a lot of ladies consider pain killers in those days of the month rather than natural pain relievers like warm water, some yoga exercises and a few stretches or others would rather stand the pain since it takes a few days more so, body Hygiene is also vital . Sister Abraham I would love to hear more thanks for this

Karen Quiñones-Axalan
Jul 22, 2020
Jul 22, 2020

Hello, Abraham

Welcome to World Pulse!

Wellness is an important topic because health is wealth. Thank you for sharing.

Please keep on writing. We would love to know more about you. I hope you can connect to our global sisters and access opportunities on the Resources Page.

I'm looking forward to reading more from you. Welcome again to our growing Community!

Feka
Jul 24, 2020
Jul 24, 2020

Great work you are doing. I am also passionate about menstruation

Vanora.Lee
Jul 24, 2020
Jul 24, 2020

All round wellness indeed. Thanks for sharing.

Thelma obani 2020
Jul 29, 2020
Jul 29, 2020

Well said and soo educative.

Sister Zeph
Aug 03, 2020
Aug 03, 2020

Thank you for sharing such a knowledgeable article my dear, this is an important issue and it seems like all over the world we need to talk spread information about this still, I do not understand it has to be hidden, why women cannot talk about mensturation openly. Thank you for all the great work you are doing my dear

Millynairi
Aug 04, 2020
Aug 04, 2020

Hello Abra,
This is a good write up on menstrual wellness. I didn't know some of the disposable pads contain chemicals but now I know. I am just wondering, how can we know which ones are the best for use?.

J Brenda Lanyero
Nov 05, 2020
Nov 05, 2020

Hello.
Thank you for sharing his topic which most people shy away from and because of it, some don't know what should be done correctly in those few days.

Thank you for creating this awareness.

Hawwah
Nov 29, 2020
Nov 29, 2020

Abrahamkings,
This is amazing what you do.
I am inspired by this greakty.
I shall contact you.
Keep soaring

In love an sisterhood,
Hawwah.