read the first and second
A Note from Germany - read the German
A Note from Germany 3 (1998)
Petra Habiger (1998)
This is another ad for a menstrual-pain killer. It's from a 1993
When you read the ad of 1971 ("News from
Germany and Europe 2") you may think that a woman should
killers only to keep people around her from suffering from her
"disorder." Times change. You can see the big difference between
the two ads: Nowadays women take pain killers to be as able-bodied
as comfortable as on all other days of the month.
This ad aims furthermore at emphasizing the easy digestibility
Treat yourself gently.
Mother and daughter. Different generations -
standards. But in one thing they agree: They take a pain killer
it is unavoidable. By preference one with only one active
which only a small amount helps quickly and for a long time.
headache, toothache, menstrual pain and fever using Ibuprofen.
(There follows a list of other applications and
secondary effects; this is not necessary to translate.)
Aktren advises low dosage, following the motto: Less is more!.
Although easy digestibility of the pills is very important and
pills have few side effects, taking tablets is by far not the only
for eliminating menstrual pain. There are many more! If you have
with other methods I'd like to hear them!
If you have any questions bout alternative pain-killers or
hygiene and menstruation in general, I am at your service to
Take a short tour of
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contact the actual museum - Board
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- The media and the MUM - Menstrual odor
- Prof. Mack C. Padd: Fat
The science and medicine of menstruation
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menstruation - Menstrual cups: history,
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