A massage or bath isn’t only very relaxing. By using the right essential oils, like orange, it can also relieve menstrual cramps and pain.
Body & Mind
In traditional eastern medicine, menstruation isn’t only seen as a physical clean-up, but also as an emotional and spiritual one. It restores the balance between body and mind.
Too many, too little, too early, too late, not at all: a lot of things can go wrong with menstruation. And all those disorders have a name. An alphabetic summary. (…)
Maybe it’s obvious, but listening to your body – or better, your hormones – and adjusting your food pattern, can prevent a lot of menstrual suffering, according to Margaretha den Dekker, founder of Finest Food for Body and Soul.
Vitamin B6 is important when tackling PMS symptoms. But how do you get enough of it? And how can certain foods, like bananas, help? (…)
Back in the 1950s, the contraceptive pill was first presented as medication against painful periods. Temporary infertility was called just a side-effect. Soon loads of women were complaining about painful periods.
Why are you more susceptible to vaginal yeast infections around the time of your menstruation? And how to prevent them? Tips for a healthy vagina.
Heavy blood loss during your menstruation? It could be due to a bleeding disorder. Dr. Marieke Kruip, hematologist at the Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam (The Netherlands), believes this connection still isn’t acknowledged enough. (…)
It must be said: the illustration The Seven Dwarves of Menopause was the first one to roam the world wide web. But as The Seven Dwarves of PMS, the picture hits the spot perfectly as well.
An aromatherapy for down under which also helps against menstrual cramps. Meet the V-steam. (…)
Yes, it’s also a monthly bother. But PMS is not the same as menstruation. (…)
Check this foodlist: five healthy things you should eat when you’re on your period (Tip 1: a Beef Burger!)
There are so many different hygiene products, types and brands, which one should you choose? That’s completely up to you. But here are seven tips.
Having your period, ok. But also dreaming about it?! What’s that supposed to mean?
A waist that seems to have disappeared and breasts that seem to have grown a cup size. Many women feel fatter than normal on their period. But are those feelings fact or fiction?
One of the advantages of running: you can do it whenever you want and at your own pace. Five tips for running on your period.