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  • Hello, I'm Crown.

  • Today let's talk about

  • periods!

  • Hello everyone!

  • Welcome back to our channel.

  • Today we're gonna talk about

  • something that girls are really familiar with,

  • and also despise,

  • which is your period!

  • This is something that we girls go through every month.

  • So it doesn't make sense not to know some of the vocabulary.

  • And for the boys, don't click out of the video just yet.

  • If you understand more about this topic,

  • you'll be able to help your female friends when they're in need.

  • They'll think you're sweet and heartwarming!

  • Today's video will also be an English Corner.

  • If you would like to watch with Chinese and English subtitles,

  • you can go to the VoiceTube website.

  • We'll put the links in the description box below.

  • If you would like to stay on YouTube,

  • then don't forget to click on CC

  • to turn on the English subtitles!

  • Yes, it isthat time of the monthagain.

  • For girls, we seriously couldn’t wait to get it over with.

  • There are days every month

  • when we feel especially weak or uncomfortable

  • because we are having our period.

  • As for boys, like I’ve said,

  • you might think this video is meant for girls only,

  • but that is entirely not true.

  • Knowing these knowledge would definitely come in handy

  • when your girlfriend, sisters, or friends need help.

  • When we say period,

  • we are talking about the monthly cycle that girls go through

  • when they enter puberty

  • and each cycle normally lasts three to five days.

  • The formal name forperiodis actually menstruation.

  • Or, at other times, you will often hear MC

  • which is short formenstrual cycle

  • Sanitary products are a must during a girl’s period.

  • And of course,

  • everyone has their own preferences in choosing them.

  • Even girls can get confused about what products they can use,

  • not to mention boys

  • Got these stuff

  • which one do you need?

  • Ugh...just give me the pad.

  • The pad?

  • Uhhthis one?

  • No! That’s a screwdriver!

  • The pad! It’s right there!

  • So as you can see,

  • there’s a ton of different sanitary products.

  • Let’s go down the list.

  • First,

  • sanitary napkins are the most commonly seen sanitary product

  • in convenience stores,

  • retailers, pharmacies, and supermarkets.

  • However, more and more people are turning to tampons

  • because they make engaging in outdoor activities

  • more convenient and comfortable.

  • At the beginning and the end of the menstrual cycle

  • some girls would prefer pantyliners

  • because they are thinner

  • and are more suitable for less discharge of blood.

  • Another trending choice right now would be the so-called

  • menstrual cup.

  • Personally, I have zero experience with that.

  • But I know that it’s basically a small vessel used to store blood.

  • I have a friend who wrote a blog about

  • using the menstrual cup for the first time.

  • And ever since I saw that,

  • No.

  • I mentioned at the beginning of the video

  • that girls usually feel weak and uncomfortable

  • during their periods.

  • The main reason is because most of the time,

  • girls get menstrual pain.

  • Oh my God

  • Oh...

  • Simply put,

  • it’s like having random cramps

  • near the area of your lower abdomen.

  • And because having your period means discharging blood,

  • some girls would even feel dizzy due to anemia

  • Many even look pale until their period is over for the month.

  • I remember back in university,

  • I had a friend who suffers from super severe menstrual pain.

  • There was this one time,

  • she was so weak she couldn’t even walk.

  • So I piggybacked her from our English department

  • to the front gate of the school.

  • And we waited at the front gate for her dad

  • to come and take her home.

  • I was super worried that time,

  • but thinking back,

  • it was a very fond memory.

  • As for me,

  • most of the time I'm not the kind of person

  • who would get severe cramps or pain.

  • Normally, the first sign of my period nearing,

  • is that I would have acne.

  • I would easily grow pimples on my chin, my forehead

  • and two sides of my nose.

  • And also, what bothers me a lot,

  • and I believe a lot of girls feel me,

  • is edema.

  • Wow, that sounds like such a big word

  • but simply, it means that your body is in poor circulation

  • and it manifests swellings in different parts of your body.

  • So basically you get fat and you get ugly.

  • True story.

  • Aside from that,

  • I also tend to experience mood swings during my period,

  • which means I get emotional very easily.

  • For example,

  • I’d get hot-tempered and feel like the world owes me.

  • Anything and everything would get on my nerves,

  • and I think that everyone is

  • in my way.

  • Or, I’d feel particularly weepy

  • and I’d listen to sad songs and cry.

  • Yep, scary, huh?

  • Why am I so emotional?

  • Going through that particular time of the month

  • can be tough sometimes.

  • So, tips for the girls:

  • First, stay away from iced products.

  • I know it’s hard,

  • especially if you love bubble milk tea and ice cream

  • as much as I do.

  • Second,

  • wear comfortable clothings and keep yourself warm.

  • Third, when you feel uncomfortable,

  • try and see if you can make yourself a cup of hot brown sugar water,

  • and don’t eat too much chocolate.

  • And last of all,

  • Tip for the boys:

  • Shower us with love and care,

  • be sensitive, and...

  • bear with us?

  • Please?

  • That’s it for today.

  • I hope everyone would get to know more about menstruation.

  • What other tips do you have to make you feel better

  • during that time of the month?

  • Leave those at the comments section down below.

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  • Why am I so emotional?

  • So won’t you

  • STAY WITH ME?!

  • Wait, wait, wait

  • The period!

  • no, the period!

  • Don’t stay with me!

  • Go away! Go away!

  • I don’t want you!

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  • Thanks for watching as always,

  • and I’ll catch you guys next time!

  • See ya!

Hello, I'm Crown.

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