Some women are very dirty, they don’t know how to care for themselves during their periods. Poor menstrual hygiene can lead to many types of menstrual disorders and infections. Examples of menstrual disorders and infections a woman may suffer include; vaginal bacteria infection, vaginal yeast infection, excessive menstrual bleeding, infertility, painful menstruation, fibroid, STDs, abnormal urinary bleeding, light menstruation, etc.
During your menstrual flow, germs and bacteria can spread from the vagina to the uterus and fallopian tubes and cause an infection. All women should learn to keep good menstrual hygiene, especially during the first two days of their menstrual flow.
Here are three things you shouldn’t do during your period.
#1. Having sex with multiple partners during menses. Some ladies don’t care about what could happen to them when they live an unhealthy lifestyle. A woman who cares for herself will not engage in an act that could destroy her life. Having sexual activities with different partners during menstruation increase the risk of deadly infections and diseases. A Women’s body is vulnerable to dangerous germs and microorganisms during her period. Engaging in such an act exposes you to sexually transmitted diseases and infections.
#2. Not having your bath regularly.
If you don’t have your bath regularly during menstruation, it makes it possible for dangerous microorganisms to breed in the vaginal area and spread quickly to other organs of the body.
You should always have your bath regularly during menstruation. You shouldn’t fail in changing your undies and sanitary pad regularly, this helps you control the spread of germs and bacteria. Having your bath regularly helps you wash away unwanted blood, germs, and bacteria that are present in the vagina. This also helps women in reducing the risk of body odor and deadly diseases
#3. Use tissue paper to control your period. Some women make use of tissue paper in controlling their menstrual flow, this is wrong. Tissue papers are not hygienic for draining blood during menstruation. This means that tissue paper won’t absorb the unwanted blood properly, using them will only increase the risk of infection and diseases. You should use sanitary pads instead of tissue papers.
women that use tissue paper to control menstrual flows are at risk of having an infection, which may pass through the vagina cavity and enter the bloodstream, uterus, and fallopian tubes creating serious health problems