Learn To Ignore The Untruthful Misconceptions About Women's Health That Can Harm You Easily
April 6, 2018 15:08
During a recent study, American scientists found out that about 40% of women have a poor idea of their organism structure. Insufficient knowledge often leads to the fact that we believe in different myths and follow the dubious life hacks from the internet. The most worrying is that many of these tips and misconceptions can seriously harm our body and well-being.
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Most common misconceptions
That is why we have prepared seven common myths about women's health which can lead to disastrous consequences, unless you truly perceive they are wrong.
1. There are no remedies for menstrual pains.
Statistics shows that about 59% of women experience severe pain during menstruation. 20% of them said that this significantly influences their work. This is the reason why they prefer not to leave the house in the first days of menstruation. However, there are several ways to cope with the unpleasant feelings.
Studies have confirmed that exclusion of coffee and alcohol from the diet, as well as warm compresses and bed rest, help reduce the pain significantly. At the same time, many women consider this phenomenon a normal state. In fact, they are deeply mistaken. If you can’t endure your menstrual pain anymore, be sure to contact your doctor for treatment.
2. Tampons can be left overnight.
Well-informed manufacturers of personal care products warn that the use of tampons can provoke a syndrome of toxic shock. Despite the fact that this is an extremely rare pathological condition, it can end in a fatal outcome. If you sleep more than 7-8 hours, it is not recommended to leave a tampon at night. This puts you at great risk.
3. All the infections appear due to poor hygiene.
Female genitals have special environment that is peculiar for its ability to kill bad bacteria and preserve good. If the acidity (pH level) is lower or higher than normal, it will be easier for harmful bacteria to multiply, which becomes the cause of the decay, unpleasant odor, irritation, and infections. Many shower gels and soap can disrupt the natural acidity of the environment, so that infection often occurs due to the neglect of hygiene. Choose the products that do not affect the pH level, but rather use ordinary warm water for moisturizing and cleansing the skin.