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How To Tell If Your Period Is Healthy

I often write about what a period should look like, but some people ask me, what are the warning signs that something isn’t right about your period (I don’t like categorising these into good and bad periods).  I thought this was a brilliant question so here are some signs that …

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How Does Inflammation Affect Periods?

Inflammation is one of the root causes of period and abdominal pain. It can be fully responsible for pain and cramping or it can exacerbate issues that already exist.  Inflammation can be responsible for causing some period symptoms such as cramps, migraines, sickness and nausea.   There are several lifestyle causes …

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What Is Oestrogen Dominance?

Oestrogen dominance is a common hormonal disturbance of too much oestrogen compared to progesterone in the later part of your cycle, leading you to feel moody, bloated, PMSy and have heavier periods. It can also be a cause of fibroids, cervical dysplasia, and contribute to endometriosis. It can be caused …

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How to Look Forward To Your Period

Yes, you read it right.  No, I haven’t lost my mind I promise.  One thing many women ask me is why do I love my period and look forward to getting it so much.  It never used to be the case as I had really painful periods, but now I …

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Better Poop For Better Periods

OK, I know we don’t like talking about poop, but it is so important that we know about it and it does actually affect our hormones in a massive way (as does all gut health).  When I am massaging women’s abdomens, I can feel when she is constipated and when I …

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Great Alternative Menstrual Products

I am quite well known for talking about how standard disposable sanitary products can affect your fertility, your lives of period pain and even cause serious illnesses such as Toxic Shock Syndrome.  But I keep being asked about the alternatives that are out there. I have a number of clients who found …

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Where Did My Period Go?

Have you every realised that your period was late and then your mind has gone into overdrive trying to figure out why? If you know you can’t be pregnant, often your mind will jump to potentially scary diagnoses which Dr Google will substantiate or make worse. I have had a …

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