5 Things Your Period says about You. Can you remember that day you first had your period? Or the first day your cloths were stained with blood? Then you must be very scared as a young girl. In the last year, research has linked the age of first menstruation to health risks ranging from allergies and heart disease, to diabetes and cancer. Scientists don’t yet know the exact connection, but it may involve your weight…"5 Things Your Period says about You"