International Journal of Home Science
2020, VOL. 6 ISSUE 3, PART G
A study based on how female astronauts deal with menstrual cycle and maintain health during space travel
Author(s): Anshu Sharma and Dr. Ankita Singh Rao
Spaceflight is flight into or through outer space and it aids in resolving basic questions about the Universe and this process is executed by astronauts. They face numerous physical risks while being in space and it’s especially more difficult for female astronauts. Females experience menstrual cycle every month but as human body undergoes a lot of changes during space travel so does this affect the regular bleeding like on Earth? Would the blood get collected back into the uterus under microgravity? How does females tackle these situations, maintain their health and bear all the repercussions this paper casts light on such issues.
How to cite this article:
Anshu Sharma, Dr. Ankita Singh Rao. A study based on how female astronauts deal with menstrual cycle and maintain health during space travel. Int J Home Sci 2020;6(3):392-394.