A DivaCup is a brand of menstrual cup designed to collect menstrual flow during a woman's period. Made of medical-grade silicone, the DivaCup is a bell-shaped container worn internally; it should be inserted low in the v... More »

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Although a girl's or woman's menstrual flow can vary from light to heavy, the average amount of blood lost during a period is nearly 3 tablespoons, notes the University of North Carolina's Department of Obstetrics & Gyne... More »

Some types of birth control pills shorten a woman's menstrual period and reduce the menstrual flow, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center. Other types can stop periods entirely. More »

Brown menstrual flow that occurs towards the end of a woman's menstrual cycle is normal, according to WebMD. The brown color means that it is old blood coming from the womb lining. During the menstrual cycle, it is commo... More »

The presence of iron causes brown menstrual blood at the beginning and end of a period when the flow is lighter. It is always advisable to consult with your doctor if you notice sudden changes in your menstrual discharge... More »

Bleeding cannot be stopped after the monthly period flow has begun. Menstruation is a natural shedding of the uterine lining that is unique to each person, notes WebMD. However, there is a condition called amenorrhea tha... More »

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A woman who experiences her period every two weeks is likely suffering from a hormonal imbalance caused by excessive stress, thyroid complications, dramatic weight fluctuations, reactions to birth control, extreme exerci... More »