Swimming during your period

Swimming during your period

For all those who don’t swim or are first timers, they wonder if they should learn swimming during their periods or should they get into the pool at all while on the period. To answer the question quite simply, YES, you absolutely can go swimming during your menstrual cycle.  Don’t worry—you won’t be surrounded by a puddle of blood in the water or get a dangerous infection!

When you go for swimming during your period you will find that we don’t seem to bleed while in the water. It’s not because our period bleeding stops in water it’s because we are already in water which creates a counter pressure due to which the menstrual flow is gridlocked (holds at one spot) and does not enter the water. Now suppose you are floating or swimming,  the gravitational force is not felt in water as a result of which there is no menstrual flow coming out of the body and gets collected in the uterus till you stay in water.

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