The new research affirms what many individuals had reported. But it also shows the changes to the menstrual cycle are mostly minor and brief, more akin to a sore arm than a dangerous reaction.
Vaccine and booster side effects can include fever, aches and fatigue. And this may be the first vaccine in history where people complain if they don't experience side effects, says one doctor.
Lots of people suggest guzzling a tall glass of H2O before the injection. But is there any evidence it'll reduce side effects or improve vaccine effectiveness? Also: painkiller protocols!
Some people have reported getting a lighter or heavier period after getting a COVID-19 vaccine. Cause for concern? Doctors say no. Could it be a temporary side effect? That's harder to determine.
The system is designed to provide early warning of what might or might not be actual side effects. But anti-vaccine groups are bending the data to their own ends.
Live-tweeting your fever and body aches after your second shot is the ultimate humble-brag of 2021. But does it really matter to immunity if you have a strong reaction to the COVID-19 vaccine?
So, you've successfully scored a vaccine — or at least an appointment. Congrats! That's amazing news, seriously! Now what about those side effects? And do you have to keep up that double masking?