have changed. Regular tampons and other hygiene products have their strengths,
but also their weaknesses. The menstrual cup, on the other hand, is completely different. It was first patented in
1937. Made from silicone and shaped like a bell, they come in a variety of
designs and sizes. Read on if you want to find out why.
many benefits, one of them being just how cheap and environmentally friendly
they actually are. They are designed for long-term
use, some even being used for years. This can really help out your budget in
the long-term. By using these, you will not create nearly as much garbage as
you would if you were to use regular, standard, hygiene products. Also, not
nearly as many trees will be destroyed, as they would in order to make paper
and fiber for tampons.
great factor is that any embarrassing menstrual smells will not come out at the
worst possible moment. This is because it doesn’t get as exposed to air as
often as tampons are. Not only that, but your vaginal pH balance, and all the beneficial bacteria will stay in place and will not be
disturbed and thrown off balance. Menstrual cups, you will find, are quite
are very easy to use. While they may seem complicated at first, they are as
simple as placing a diaphragm. Furthermore, you will not spend nearly as much
time going to a pharmacy and spending all that money there. Even going to the
store can be avoided when you use a menstrual cup.
Now, as far
as getting one is concerned, sizes vary. However, if you had given birth, it’s
best to go with a larger cup. The firmness of the cup is really an individual choice and based completely on personal
preference. Remember that this is painless and really can even relieve
discomfort when compared to regularly changing a tampon on those days of the
month. It can also give you particular insight into your cycle. You can find
out if you’re clotting, now the color and
flow of your blood, so as to serve as an early warning sign in case of any
issues that may arise.
Now, as far
as cleaning your menstrual cup is concerned, this is very important. Always
soak the cup in warm water for a couple of minutes, then use a toothbrush to
remove any debris that may have accumulated. A toothpick is a good choice, just
be careful not to puncture and damage the
cup. Now, you do this during a cycle. After your cycle is finished, you should
boil your cup for around 5 to 10 minutes, to get rid of any and all bacteria.
you go. This should serve as a good and useful guide on how to use your
menstrual cup, and what it’s actually like to use it. We hope you have a nice
day, and that you will be the best woman that you can be.