Depressed or Feel Down before your period?

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What is more debilitating than period pain? For many women who suffer with period pain & hormonal imbalances, the only thing worse than period pain is their change in mood. If you're reading this article then you probably know what I mean.…

What is the Mind-Body Connection?

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A good friend of mine who is anosteopath  used to say "we all live in our head". In many ways, I think he is right. Western society celebrates constant thinking, not turning our minds off. If we are waiting in line somewhere, we twitter. If…

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

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.

Apple or Pear? Your "Fruit" Shape can reflect what your Hormones are doing and Hinder Weight Loss

Contrary to popular belief, there are 3 types of estrogen- These are called Estrone, Estradiol and Estriol. Generally speaking, often people who are a apple  shape have more estrone, whereas people who are a pear shape have more estradiol. The…

What Can Be Done About Stress?

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When you are stressed, it puts your body into a ‘catabolic’ state. This means that your body doesn’t repair as quickly. Have you ever noticed that when someone you know has gone through a major stress in their life, that they look 10 years…