There are two things that are common to most women: they have periods, and they’ve been on a diet at some point in their lives. If there’s one thing I hope to change with my blog, it’s that second part of the above statement. I hate diets, I think they’re harmful, and I wish I … More 3 Ways Dieting Affects Your Period
Period pain is considered normal for many otherwise healthy women, but it doesn’t have to be. In fact, I would even argue that it shouldn’t be. Sadly, the medical system is broken when it comes to women’s health, and taking a deep dive into the root cause of problems like painful periods isn’t the usual … More 3 Reasons for Painful Periods (and What You Can, and Can’t Do About It)
Cramps. Bloating. Moodiness. Water weight. Sleep disturbances. Constipation. Breast tenderness. Hot flashes. Is it menopause, or is it PMS? For this post, I’m talking about PMS…and if you know, you know. Most of the time when we think of PMS—also known as premenstrual syndrome—we think of it as a bad thing, a disease, or something … More A Different Approach to PMS
I don’t know if it’s the nature of my job, but it seems like every woman I speak with seems to struggle with bloating. Trust me—I get it. A full, distended abdomen is no fun. But what made the experience of bloat so painful for me in the past had less to do with the … More What’s Causing Your Bloat?