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UTIs and Your Period

UTIs and Your Period

Let’s kick things off with a quick recap: UTI stands for urinary tract infection, an irritating  bacterial invasion that can bring on symptoms like burning during urination, frequent bathroom trips, and funky-smelling urine. Not exactly a party we’re looking to crash.
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Why Do I Feel Nauseous During My Period?

Why Do I Feel Nauseous During My Period?

POV: You wake up feeling nauseated and can’t figure out why. You think, is it something I ate? The room spins a bit and every time you turn your head the feeling gets a bit worse. You reach for the Advil and your cramp cream while you prepare for the inevitable, and then it happens - Your period.
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Painful Periods – Could It Be Endometriosis?

Painful Periods – Could It Be Endometriosis?

Who can relate? The minute your period arrives you lose all ability to properly function because your period pains are so debilitating that you simply can’t go about your routine as normal. If this sounds familiar, whilst you’re not alone you shouldn’t have to put up with this.
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A Complete Guide To Period Underwear

A Complete Guide To Period Underwear

Period underwear, period pants, period panties — or period undies as we like to call them here at Aisle - whatever you want to call them, they are having a bit of a moment right now. And, let’s be honest what’s not to like? Comfortable, eco-friendly, and easy-to-use; period underwear really does have it all!
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Getting Through Perimenopause: Understanding, Recognizing and Managing the Symptoms

Getting Through Perimenopause: Understanding, Recognizing and Managing the Symptoms

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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