This Women’s Health Month, we’ll be highlighting the health journeys of four amazingly courageous women and their paths to motherhood. We understand that conversations around motherhood can be difficult for many. That’s why we want to share the topics we’ll be covering ahead of time so you can decide if you’ll be following along. We hope these stories inspire you … Read More
Your personal guide to naturally navigating hot flashes
Hot flashes are one of the most common symptoms that women experience during their transition into menopause. Suddenly feeling hot and sweaty out of the blue can be disruptive and uncomfortable. But by learning more about why hot flashes happen and how to manage them naturally, you can keep cool while navigating daily life. What are hot flashes? Hot flashes … Read More
The key to maintaining healthy vaginal flora
When something is off “down there”, it can feel uncomfortable, embarrassing and downright inconvenient. But the truth is, the majority of people with vaginas will experience vaginal imbalances at some point in their lives. Occasional imbalances are totally normal, be it in the form of a urinary tract infection (UTI), a yeast infection or bacterial vaginosis (BV). But if these … Read More
The lowdown on menstrual hygiene
Menstruation has historically been somewhat of a taboo topic, something only whispered about amongst friends or through bathroom stalls. This has led many women to grow up unfamiliar with their bodies and how to care for them, especially during menstruation. This is completely natural but the more you know, the better you will be able to enjoy your period and … Read More
What does a healthy menstrual cycle look like?
Have you ever wondered what an average menstrual cycle looks like, and whether your cycle is healthy? PMS, irregular periods, and hormonal imbalance are increasingly common today, and they all have an impact on menstrual cycle health. The four phases of the menstrual cycle The menstrual cycle is divided into four distinct phases: Menstruation The first day of menstrual bleeding … Read More
Managing Menopausal Acne
Say it ain’t so! Are you experiencing both menopause and acne at the same time? If you thought acne was associated with adolescence, you’re partly right. The type of acne likely to occur during puberty as well as during menopause is known as hormonal acne, and as the name suggests, it is linked with hormone fluctuations. Read on for what … Read More
Hormonal Imbalance & PMS: Are They Connected?
Our chemical messengers HORMONES are at the helm of nearly every cellular action in our bodies. Most of the time, your hormones are continually fluctuating, but usually in predictable patterns. However, it’s also expected that your hormones will fluctuate more dramatically at certain life stages as in puberty, pregnancy, and perimenopause. But when the changes become too extreme and your … Read More
Breaking Down Menopause: What Your (Laundry List of) Symptoms Really Means
Ladies, do you feel like there’s a lot of mystery around menopause, like there are certain things your mother just didn’t want to tell you? Or perhaps it was simply that she didn’t understand it herself. You’re probably well aware that as we age (gracefully, of course), and move past the child-bearing years, that the ovaries are still producing the … Read More