Women Health

Menstruation and Women Health

Topics under this category:

  1. Menstruation, Menstrual Cycle, Vaginal Infection and Vaginal Discharge (previous page)
  2. Menstruation and Women Health (this page)

Menstruation and Women Health

The physical discomforts of menstruation experienced by every women is a vital sign of good health and fertility that indicates the body’s ability to reproduce – an amazing phenomenon of nature since the beginning of time that is vital for existence of the human race.

Hence, the women’s menstrual cycle is a very venerable and sacred affair!

Menstruation, Vaginal  Infection and Sanitary Napkins

  • The chances of matured women to be affected by vaginal infections are as high as 83%.
  • The use of poor quality sanitary napkins caused 62% of the women to be infected. Sanitary napkins, classified as fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), disposed after use. Manufacturers will have the tendency to use recycle paper as raw material to save on the cost of production. Large amount of chemical are required for the recycle process to bleach, sterilize and remove odours from these recycle papers.
  • One the average, a woman needs about 3 to 6 days a month for the treatment of vaginal infections.

Common mistakes of the use of sanitary napkins

  1. Use of unwashed hand throughout the whole process of handling the napkins.
  2. Storing sanitary napkins in moist area, such as bathroom.
  3. Using expired sanitary napkins.
  4. Selecting sanitary napkins without consider the quality of the sanitary napkins.
  5. Using medicated or deodorized sanitary napkins.
  6. Sanitary napkin is not changed regularly.

Common symptoms of bacterial infection during menstruation

  1. Fever.
  2. External Vaginal inflammation
  3. Itchy
  4. Vaginal Inflammation
  5. Cervical Inflammation
  6. Endometrial Inflammation
  7. Excessive white discharge
  8. Searing heat or pain in the lower abdomen

Fever, nauseous, urge to urinate, urinal pain, sore waist, aching waist and fatigue are symptoms of bacterial infections during menstruation, which may lead to more threatening gynecological diseases.

Bacterial Infections during menstruation

After continuous usage of normal sanitary napkins for 2 hours, it’s surface will be a conducive breeding ground for bacteria. As much as 107 bacteria per mm2 can reside on surface of the common sanitary napkin.

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