Whenever I have a female patient, I often have a lot of questions regarding her period; length of cycle, heaviness of flow, colour and consistency. All of these details give much insight into a woman’s gynaecological health from both a Western and Eastern point of view. From a Western point of view, cycle and menses … Continue reading “50 Shades of Red – What Traditional Chinese Medicine can tell you about your period”
For many women, the onset of their period can be a trying time. Cramps, headaches, a rollercoaster of emotions.. the last thing anyone needs is the worry that they smell down there. While some odors are normal and expected, it is important to understand what gets a pass and what might require a visit to … Continue reading Why Do Periods Have an Odor?
Hi, everyone! My name is Cindy Lopez Smith. I am a wellness and PMDD advocate and I am so excited to share my story with you all. I'm a Wellness Management student, which keeps me pretty busy, and it's the reason why this story is finally posted on my summer break. I am a Peer … Continue reading Living Life with PMDD. A Guest Post By Cindy Lopez Smith.
I get it, when it comes to female hormones, it is really easy to get confused. For me personally, it wasn’t until the third year of medical school (after being exposed to the sex hormone cycles a million times) that things started to click. I don’t want you to have to go through the same … Continue reading Learning about Progesterone in 30 seconds or less!
Estrogen word written on the book and hormones list. We have heard a lot about the hormone, estrogen, and know it plays a major role in women’s health… but what exactly is it? What does it do in our body? Why is too much or too little a problem? Read below to find out the … Continue reading We’ve all heard of Estrogen, but who is she? Estrogen 101 with Dr. Esha Singh, ND.
Premenstrual symptoms can really wreak havoc on your emotions, (no surprise there) but have you ever wondered why that time of the month can be such an emotional rollercoaster? According to the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (AGOC), about 85% of women experience at least one PMS symptom leading up to their period. Not … Continue reading Feeling moody on your Period? Read about why you’re moody and learn how to manage your PMS Symptoms.
Premenstrual syndrome is a collection of unpleasant symptoms that can strike up to a week before the start of your period. In North America, we've come to expect PMS symptoms are part of the whole period experience. No surprise there, since over 80% of women experience some form of PMS, and up to 5% have … Continue reading PMS Nutrition Treatment with Dr. Esha Singh, ND