Hormonal contraception is too often being used as a band-aid to cover up hormonal irregularities. Many teenagers and women are prescribed the coil or the birth control pill to manage heavy, painful, irregular periods & recurring cysts. But is that really treating the root cause and helping women support their hormonal and reproductive health? Read on to learn how to love your period...
TO MAMAS WHO HAVE HAD A BABY IN THE LAST 24 MONTHS
I’m doing a research paper on post-natal nutrition and am looking to interview as many women as I can on this topic.
I’m exploring the areas of:
- emotional & physical hurdles; &
In short, I’d like to understand the relationship between nutrition and the emotional and physical challenges we experience post-natally in order to assess how to be more resilient.
If you are interested in being a part of this project, please email me.
If you know of anyone who has had a baby in the last 24 months, please pass on this message.
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Ever wondered what that time of the month would be like if you didn't get PMS?
What if I told you IT IS POSSIBLE to be free of PMS?
The vast majority of women suffer from PMS relief because - unbeknownst to them - they are unable to eliminate excess estrogen from their body
I hear this a fair bit:
"I didn't want to take hormones so I chose the coil instead."
There are two types of coils: the copper and the hormone coil. I'm just going to touch on the hormone coil, a.k.a. the Mirena.
I'm all for birth control. And what you choose to do is between you, your partner and your doctor. As a nutritionist, I'm just here to support you nutritionally. But, the hormonal & nutritional side effects of the Birth Control Pill (BCP) are not well explained to the general female population of users. And the majority of women start a hormonal birth control protocol when they are teenagers.