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Why Do Period Cramps Happen?

Period cramps tend to happen anytime after ovulation as the egg travels down the fallopian tube. The feeling often occurs in the lower tummy region and can involve cramping, headaches, vomiting and dizziness. Sometimes these cramps can be caused by a secondary condition such as endometriosis.

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It is estimated that a woman will use around 16,800 disposable sanitary products in her lifetime. That’s a lot of waste that is either being flushed or put into landfill. Another statistic shows that this is the equivalent of more than 62,000 pounds of rubbish across a lifetime - or about half the rubbish you will personally throw away. This is the equivalent of the plastics we throw away and yet we worry about them a lot more…

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