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Women’s Health

The Importance of Postpartum Health Care

Post-natal recovery  There is a lot of emphasis of health during pregnancy and it is only in more recent times that there is more awareness of the need for post-natal recovery and support for the new mother. Post birth recovery not only includes recovering from the birthing process, but also the previous 9 months of…

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No! Period Pain is not Normal

Relieve period pain naturally Do you suffer from period pain? Do you feel exhausted, curled up with hot packs. Or do you take medication each month to keep period pain at bay? Period pain is not normal. Pain before, during or after the menstrual period is suffered by many many women. I suffered it myself for years. Memories…

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The dance of the hormones in the menstrual cycle

How hormones effect your life The dance of hormones throughout the month control the ebb and flow of your menstrual cycle. How they interplay can have a profound effect on how you feel about yourself, your weight, your relationship with others, your social life and even your sleep. The impact is so wide reaching, that…

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Suffering from PMT? Try Chinese Medicine!

The kaleidoscope of Premenstrual tension (PMT) The experience of premenstrual tension (PMT) can be excruciating, not only for us as women, but also to those around us. There are the physical symptoms of sore breasts, bowel changes, weight gain, headaches and pimples to name but a few. Then there are the emotional changes, the mood…

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When is a period too heavy?

Is my period too heavy? 80ml or more of menstrual blood per period is considered to be a heavy period. Regular size tampons and pads absorbs 5ml of blood.  Super size tampons and pads absorbs 10 ml of blood. The normal range is needing to change every 2 hours to 3 times a day. If…

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Menopause naturally with Chinese medicine

Experiencing the change As we travel towards menopause, the cessation of our menstrual cycle, we may experience certain symptoms like how flushes, night sweats, weight gain, missed periods, light periods or very heavy periods. Some women have extreme emotional changes, or experience vaginal dryness, difficulty sleeping and great thirst. Every woman is unique and their…

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