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Period and pelvic wellness, science, stories, and more.

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Holistic and Integrative Approaches To Period Pain Relief

There is currently a substantial disconnect between western and holistic medical treatment when it comes to chronic pelvic pain management. Most medical professionals aren’t familiar with and so don’t recommend natural options for menstrual pain...

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Holistic and Integrative Approaches To Period Pain Relief
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Latest Online Resources to Learn about Period Pain Management

Throughout history, menstrual pain and the people that it impacts have been under researched and underserved. This has created a culture in which people who have menstrual pain are unable to effectively access the support...

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Best Herbs and Practices To Increase Your Fertility

So you are interested in using herbs and natural practices to increase fertility? Well, you have come to the right place!  A brief disclaimer before we dive in; this article is meant to be a...

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Raspberry Leaf For Period Pain Relief

There is extensive research that supports the use of herbal and plant based ingredients to improve and alleviate various pelvic pain related issues. Raspberry Leaf is no exception and can be very effective in bringing...

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The Connection Between Back Pain and Period Pain

For many, including myself, back pain is something I’ve often overlooked. I figured it must be from sleeping weird, or sitting for too long in my sub par chair, or standing weird for 8 hours...

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What is PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome)?

Before writing this, I found myself asking, what is the best way to write an informational piece about a chronic condition that is unique to every body, manifests itself in different ways, displays a wide...

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How Birth Control Affects Your Period

I remember when I was around fifteen, and the majority of my peers started a form of hormonal birth control. Not due to engagement in sexual activity, but due to a plethora of other symptoms...

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The Connection Between Chronic Pain and Sex

There is a complex relationship between sex and chronic pain. Chronic pain can affect a person’s sex life because of the pain itself, but also because of other factors that come with chronic pain, such as mood changes,...

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Breast Pain and Your Cycle: What is Normal?

As a person with breasts and a period, there are usually a few days in the month where I can’t get away with not wearing a bra, or I find myself cupping my breasts in...

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Menstrual Health: How Sex Education is Failing Our Youth

My introduction to menstrual health, pre-menarche, was as follows: when I was around 14, my mum came into my room, somewhat out of the blue and drew me a diagram of a uterus on one...

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