This post is my rebuttal to all the doctors and scientists who have stood at the podium and tried to explain to a room full of women that menstruation is not natural. Because, they say, our ancestors did not menstruate nearly so often as do we modern women. We should, therefore, be happy to use the drugs of hormonal birth control to shut down our cycles.Continue Reading
When it comes to hormonal birth control, is a contraceptive implant (rod) or injection any better than the Pill?
Pharmaceutical companies would like you to think an implant is better because they want you to choose it as your alternative birth control. But let’s be honest. A true alternative would be a non-hormonal method such as fertility awareness or the copper IUD. Implants or rods are basically “business as usual” and here’s why.Continue Reading
Do you suffer bad period pain? You shouldn’t have to.
Period pain is common, so we tend to think it just goes with the territory of having periods. But most normal period pain will disappear with the right diet and supplements.
Put it this way: If it doesn’t disappear, then it’s not normal period pain. It’s strong period pain and might be a sign of an underlying medical condition like endometriosis.Continue Reading