Menstruation

Menstruation, also known as your period, is the shedding of the uterine lining once a month as part of the menstrual cycle. Menstruation typically lasts two to seven days.

Featured Stories

3 Ways Your Hormones Affect Your Gut, and What That Means for Your Period

Experts are just starting to understand this powerful connection—and what it really means for your digestive system.

More on Menstruation


You Can Actually Wear This Reusable Menstrual Cup During Sex

It's good for the environment and your sex life.