With so much information flying around the wellness world, it can be tough to separate misinformation from trustworthy stats, especially in regards to women’s health. From busting myths to revealing facts, The Cheat Sheet is dedicated to delivering the very best data out there. This is why we’ve sifted through it all. Wonder no more: Here are some popular myths about women’s health you need to stop believing right now.
1. Myth: Women who live together menstruate together
This one may come as a huge shock, but who can blame you for believing it? From high school friends to post-college roommates, the belief that women who live together, or spend a significant amount of time together, get their periods at the same time isn’t true. We know — gasp! We hate to break it to you, but if you’ve thought your cycle successfully syncs up to your girlfriends’, you’ve been believing a lie.