Adrenal Fatigue Causing Period Pain?

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  Stress: The Silent Connection with Period Pain Have you had long term stress? Have you been constantly on the go? Are you feeling tired and fatigued? Do you find it difficult to get out of bed in the morning? Do you have hormonal…

The Pill vs. Natural Balancing for Period Pain (and other PMS symptoms)

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What tools do you use to do your job? If you work in IT, you have a computer. If you're a retailer, you have a cash register to help make your work easier. Different jobs have different tools. A doctor's primary tools are drugs & a naturopaths…

Can Food Intolerances Contribute to Period Pain?

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Period pain is often caused by a hormonal imbalance. But sometimes it can be caused by inflammation in the body (or both). Food intolerances can cause inflammation in the body & may contribute to period pain.    Food. It's all around…

Say Good-bye to Acne

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Statistics show that 80% of people of acne at least once in their life. Acne can be debilitating, both physically & emotionally. It's something that can't be hidden very well, although make up does help. Generally speaking, if you suffer…

He told her that PMS "is all in your head"- What the?

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Last night, I was at the supermarket when I heard a guy telling his girlfriend that PMS was “all in your head”. Apart from wanting to yell & screen at him (and give her my card), I thought about the perception of period pain & PMS and what it means to women.

Is Stress Contributing to Your Period Pain?

If 10 is the hightest on a scale of one to ten, what would your stress levels be? Is it getting up there 7? 8? 9? or even 10? Stress in our daily lives is very much linked with period pain. Cortisol, our stress hormone is used when we are 'under…

Can Lack of Sleep Contribute to Period Pain?

Hormones can be out of balance for many reasons and one is to do with sleep- or lack there of. When you sleep, you produce a sleep hormone called melatonin. Melatonin allows you to stay asleep. It works in rhythm with your day/ night cycle. A…