Menstruation, also known as your period, is a shedding of the uterine lining once a month as part of a woman’s menstrual cycle. Menstruation typically lasts four to six days.
Two years into medical school, Laurie Steelsmith needed something for pain in her hands and arms. It wasn’t clear what was wrong, but it was a struggle just to braid her hair, take notes in class, and even drive.
It doesn’t actually stop, but the counterpressure of the water can stop the flow from coming out of your body.