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Getting Through Perimenopause: Understanding, Recognizing and Managing the Symptoms

Getting Through Perimenopause: Understanding, Recognizing and Managing the Symptoms

Signs of menopause can begin to creep up unexpectedly and have you wondering WTF is going on with your body. You’re too young to be going through this, right? RIGHT?! I mean, you’re only in your late 30s/early 40s. 

The timing of your period is out of whack, your libido isn’t quite what it used to be and oh my god, why is it so hot in here?! Babe, don’t panic - it could be perimenopause. 

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Feeling Frisky AF During That Time of the Month - Why You May Feel Hornier During Your Period

Feeling Frisky AF During That Time of the Month - Why You May Feel Hornier During Your Period

Have you ever noticed a surge in your sex drive during your period? Contrary to common misconceptions, feeling hornier during menstruation is not uncommon. Many individuals experience heightened arousal and desire during this time of the month. 
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Alcohol and its effects on the Menstrual Cycle

Alcohol and its effects on the Menstrual Cycle

An increasing number of people are doing Dry January or other dry months during the year, as a way to check in with their relationship with alcohol and to explore how taking a pass on it for a few weeks affects their lives. What might they be able to expect when it comes to how alcohol affects their menstrual cycles and periods?
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Rooted in Legacy: Aisle’s Next Chapter

Rooted in Legacy: Aisle’s Next Chapter

We have some very big news to share! Aisle (formerly Lunapads) has been acquired by Lux Perry, the visionary young CEO behind the period pain relief startup Somedays. We hope that you will be as excited about this new direction for Aisle’s future as we are.

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How Post-Secondary Institutions are Achieving Universal Sustainable Menstrual Equity

How Post-Secondary Institutions are Achieving Universal Sustainable Menstrual Equity

When it comes to period poverty, reusable menstrual products have an essential role to play in achieving universal, sustainable menstrual equity. The Aisle team has created a new free resource for student government leaders and administrators looking to learn about how to tackle period poverty on campus.
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More Good News in Canadian Menstrual Equity!

More Good News in Canadian Menstrual Equity!

The Canadian government has made recent strides toward ending period poverty. Food Banks Canada will be administering a national pilot to provide free menstrual products as part of a $25 million Menstrual Equity fund, is yet another example of this.
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How to Safely Machine Wash & Dry Cloth Period Pads & Underwear

How to Safely Machine Wash & Dry Cloth Period Pads & Underwear

If figuring out how to wash period underwear or cloth pads seems daunting - good news! Aisle undies and pads are intentionally designed to fit easily into your regular laundry routine.

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    Embracing the Flow 🩸 A glimpse into the free bleeding movement

    Embracing the Flow 🩸 A glimpse into the free bleeding movement

    What Is Free Bleeding?

    The menstrual freedom and liberation movement, and free bleeding challenges these harmful perceptions and advocates for more open conversation about menstruation.

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    Changing Your Relationship with Your Blood

    Changing Your Relationship with Your Blood

    TRIGGER WARNING: This article contains depictions of sexual and physical assault. Please continue reading with your well-being in mind. 

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    Period Poverty: A Day in the Life of a Student

    Period Poverty: A Day in the Life of a Student

    What does period poverty actually look like? In order to describe it, we thought about all of the stories that have been shared with our team over the past decades, and came up with a composite profile of a post-secondary student we are calling Sloan (she/they). Before we get into a day in their life, let’s review the basics about period poverty and sustainable menstrual equity.
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    From Lowering Prostaglandins to PMS Remedies - 5 Tips To Heal Your Cycle Naturally

    From Lowering Prostaglandins to PMS Remedies - 5 Tips To Heal Your Cycle Naturally

    One of my favourite things to tell anyone who is just beginning their menstrual cycle healing journey is that your period doesn’t have to be the worst time of the month. I know that sounds wild. You might be saying to yourself, “My period sucks! It’s soooo painful!
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    Moon Time ‘Zine launches in partnership with First Nations and The Period Purse!

    Moon Time ‘Zine launches in partnership with First Nations and The Period Purse!

    ‘Moon Time’ is a common expression among Indigenous Peoples for menstruation, and indicates the relationship between the lunar cycle (28 days) and the human menstrual cycle. The purpose of the zine is for Indigenous young people to learn about and be proud of their moon times, as well as to learn Indigenous terms related to the menstrual cycle.
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