Podcast Episode 3: Your Period: There Will Be Blood

In this episode of The Feminologist, Dr. Ginger Nash & Dr. Tara Nayak talk about the magic of menstrual blood. 

  • Our monthly menstrual cycle is a natural monthly detox each month.
  • Hormonal contraceptives cause “fake bleeds” not a period 
  • How menstrual blood is different than the other blood in our bodies
  • Period blood is a mineral-rich substance and can be used as fertilizer
  • Cultural differences around menstruating women 
  • Dr. Nayak shares her experience with a menstrual retreat in India at an ancestral family home 
  • Menstrual  product options–what works, what doesn’t and how they could improve in the future
  • The politics of periods 

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