Livia has been sweeping menstruators off their feet with its wearable tech that alleviates menstrual cramps. A simple TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation) machine that is portable, unobtrusive, and even chic [...]
Menstruation is the most basic of bodily functions for over half the world’s population. Learning how to “read” it (i.e. irregularities, consistency, associated pain, etc.) can give us a window into the health of women. Yet, in the 21st century menstrual stigma is still alive and well. [...]
When the Pill was first developed, it could not be sold as contraception because contraception was not legal. Instead, hormonal birth control had to be prescribed to “normalize” periods. “Normalize” was code for being “not pregnant” (wink-wink).