A woman’s monthly period can be obnoxious, painful and create a lot of hassle not to mention the mood swings it causes before and after. Aside from that, periods can have an awful smell which can affect your confidence.
But do you know that you should be paying attention to the smell of your period as it says something about your body?
Here are some of the reasons why your monthly period blood smells bad
1) pH Balance
Monthly Period increases the pH level in your body, making your blood less acidic. This causes bacteria to form which results to bad smell.
This is the most obvious cause of the bad smell and is due to the presence of fungus in the uterus lining. During menstruation, the uterus sheds its lining together with the fungus which would higly results to foul smell.