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We're not sick: we're women: blood money  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/finalBLOOD%20MONEYad.qrk.pdf

Presents a social marketing poster examining menstrual suppression and its potential impact on women's health.

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Published: 2004
Menstrual suppression  
http://menstruationresearch.org/position-statements/menstrual-supression

Presents the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research's position statement on menstrual suppression.

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Published: 2003
Herbal and dietary options for period pain: consumer fact sheet

Explains the causes of pain during menstruation (dysmenorrhoea). Examines whether some herbal medicines or dietary supplements can help in the relief and prevention of period pain.

Published: 2003
Menstruation and menstrual conditions: herbal and dietary options for period pain

Examines the causes of pain during menstruation (dysmenorrhoea). Looks in detail at herbal and dietary options for preventing and relieving period pain. Includes links to other Cochrane reviews.

Published: 2003
The curse: confronting the last unmentionable taboo: menstruation
Examines the culture of concealment that surrounds menstruation and the impact such secrecy has on women's physical and psychological health.
Published: 1999
More about periods  
http://www.womenshealthmatters.ca/centres/sex/femalebody/men_periods.html
Lists common symptoms of discomfort experienced by many women during a normal period. Gives advice on easing mild menstrual cramps. Describes the symptoms of toxic shock syndrome, and provides tips on how to prevent it. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Menstrual products  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/40803
Describes the disposable and reusable menstrual products available. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Menstruation and menopause: the physiology and psychology, the myth and the reality
Presents everything connected with, and implicit in, the linked experiences of menstruation and menopause. For archival interest.
Published: 1975
A guide to puberty and menstrual cycles  
http://www.youngwomenshealth.org/menstrual.html
Explains what happens during puberty, including late or early breast development, the timing of your menstrual period, why you get it and what it feels like. (See Details)
Published: 1999-2006
Talking to your daughter about her period  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/40814
Offers suggestions to parents on how to start talking to their daughters about menstruation. (See Details)
Published: 2002-2005