prevention of menorrhagia tips

6 Tips for the Prevention of Menorrhagia

The term “menorrhagia” refers to unusually heavy menstrual bleeding. Typically, a woman’s period consists of anywhere from one to three days of heavier bleeding with an additional two to three days of lighter flow. Women suffering menorrhagia, however, may bleed heavily for five days, rarely more, and the amount of blood they lose exceeds the […] Read more…

what to do before a gynecologist visit to ease stress

What to Do Before a Gynecologist Visit If You’re Nervous

Once a girl goes through puberty and gets her period, it’s essential to see a gynecologist regularly. Not only will the doctor perform an exam to ensure her reproductive system is healthy, but they can also answer questions about birth control, changes in the menstrual cycle, STD prevention and more. Still, many won’t know what […] Read more…

what is the complex relationship between stress and sleep

The Relationship Between Stress and Sleep

I’ve been working on becoming more mindful of late, and one side effect I’ve experienced from doing so is noticing how often my shoulders hunch up in tension. Last night while lying awake at 2 a.m., I realized the muscles of my neck and back felt as stiff as the proverbial board. This made me […] Read more…

why do periods hurt your back and stomach

Why Do Periods Hurt Your Back?

Most women expect to experience some lower abdominal discomfort when they menstruate, but many discover their backs ache, too, when the cardinal flies into town. What is up with suffering periodic pain in more than one part of the body? Why do periods hurt your back, and what can you do to remedy this condition? […] Read more…

there are many health benefits of taking a vacation

5 Health Benefits of Taking a Vacation

With summer on the way, the thoughts of many turn toward lazy days filled with sipping umbrella drinks and lounging on the beach. However, one out of every four Americans will forgo their summer vacation this year due to financial restraints. Ironically, this may make them less productive on the clock and may lead to […] Read more…

how to massage away menstrual pain easily

How to Massage Away Menstrual Pain

When Aunt Flo flies into town, many women suffer pain — some mild, some debilitating. Many women today also shy away from using over-the-counter medications to treat the monthly moans and groans in favor of natural treatments. One such cure from nature is menstrual massage. Do you know how to massage away menstrual pain? Women […] Read more…

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