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Periods restrict over 60% Indian women in pursuing activities like swimming: everteen® Menstrual Hygiene Survey 2018

everteen® Menstrual Hygiene Survey 2018 saw participation from over 2100 urban women from 85 Indian cities. While 52.1% women said comfort was the top concern while choosing a sanitary product, nearly 83% had not searched for new alternates in the last one year to make periods comfortable. Only 7% of urban Indian women have switched to modern methods such as tampons and menstrual cups. As a result, 60% women said periods restricted them from pursuing swimming, yoga, gym, exercise and dancing. Choice of clothes and the way of dressing was limited for 79% women. Nearly 49% women suffered from vaginal infection and discomfort during periods more than once in the last year.

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