Painful periods, stellar migraines, severe cramps that lead you grabbing for the advil (or naproxen) in the middle of the night only to have it only “kind of” work? Welcome to the world of, potentially, endometriosis. Endometriosis is a chronic condition that is...
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Bleeding through tampons. ⠀
Doubling up on a pad just in case. ⠀
Feeling the leak.⠀
Cramps beyond belief.⠀
Not being able to make it to school or work because your flow is heavy. ⠀
This is real, and this isn’t “normal”. Heavy periods can be a sign of many other things going on, and the exhaustion that comes along with it can be debiliting in itself.