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You might notice a slight odour when you're on your period. Tampons can help with this because they're worn inside your body but if you prefer pads, Lil-Lets Freshlock pads contain a unique Freshlock ingredient to help you feel fresh and clean for up to 8 hours.

This can vary from 2 to 5 days and could be up to 10.

Have a look at our monthly cycle video for more information.

Some brands of contraceptive pills can reduce your flow or shorten the length of your period. Your doctor or nurse will discuss this with you during your consultation.

Although you may not feel like doing it at the time, stretching or gentle exercise will ease this discomfort and healthy eating are in fact well known to help relieve any period pain. Alternatively, treat yourself to a relaxing bath or cuddle up on the sofa with a hot water bottle.

If none of these help, your local pharmacy can give you guidance on suitable pain relief.