Gaza women use period-delaying pills amid war

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GAZAWomen in Gaza have been using menstruation-delaying pills due to a lack of sanitary products and water following Israel's aggression on Gaza. اضافة اعلان

Al Jazeera reported, that due to displacement, overcrowded living conditions, and a lack of access to water and menstrual hygiene products such as sanitary napkins and tampons, women have been taking norethisterone tablets – ordinarily prescribed for conditions such as severe menstrual bleeding, endometriosis, and painful periods – to avoid the discomfort and pain of menstruation.

The pills may have side effects such as irregular vaginal bleeding, nausea, changes to the menstrual cycle, dizziness and mood swings. 

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