#MenstrualHygieneDay – Menstruation Basics and Facts

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Some more menstrual facts on #MenstrualHygieneDay:

  • A third of women, once a year have a period two weeks early or late.
  • Artificial lights may shorten and regulate menstrual cycle.
  • The average woman in an industrialized society menstruates 450 times in her life. Women in agrarian regions menstruate about 150 cycles in a lifetime. Prehistoric women menstruated only about 50 times.
  • Each menstrual cycle is created by a unique eff and its surrounding cells, the cells produce hormones controlled by feedback from the brain and pituitary hormones.

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