It is important to take care of menstrual hygiene lack of proper hygiene can lead to many unwanted health conditions. May 28 is World Menstrual Hygiene Day to raise awareness on the importance of menstrual hygiene. Here are some health conditions which might occur due to poor menstrual hygiene.
Urinary tract infections
If you don’t change sanitary napkin at regular intervals it puts you at risk of urinary tract infections. Dirty napkin will be an environment for the growth of bacteria which causes this condition.
This is caused by the Human Papilloma virus. It is a sexually transmitted disease and unhygienic menstrual practices can cause this infection easily.
Fungal infections are a real threat
Fungal infections occurs in unhygienic and dirty conditions. Unhygienic menstrual practices increase your risk of this health issue.