Endocrine System

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…

do you know what vitamins should not be taken together

What Vitamins Should Not Be Taken Together, If Any?

Many people pop their morning vitamins without considering whether taking them all at the same time is truly the best approach. Scientists have long known that some substances counteract each other — it’s why women who use hormonal contraception must take additional measures to prevent pregnancy when on antibiotics. Do some vitamins and minerals cancel […] Read more…

nocturnal panic attacks and can hormones cause nightmares

Can Hormones Cause Nightmares and Nocturnal Panic Attacks?

Moodiness. Cramps. Acne. Bloating. You already know the less-than-enjoyable side effects that come with your period. And most of the time, they’re tied to the hormonal shifts that happen as you make your way through your monthly cycle. Did you know that these shifts can cause lesser-known symptoms like nocturnal panic attacks too? Surprisingly, a […] Read more…

what is the love hormone and its impact on attachment

The Love Hormone and Its Impact on Attachment

New relationships come with all the feels, from excitement and butterflies to arousal and attachment. But where do these feelings come from? Is it the result of a spiritual connection? Or is it simple biology? It’s actually the result of the ‘love hormone’ and its impact on attachment between humans. When a new person comes […] Read more…

how long does menopause last

How Long Does Menopause Last Typically?

As a woman, you know that menopause will one day be — or currently is — a reality. While you may be excited to kiss all of those pesky period symptoms goodbye, you may not be thrilled to welcome in the whole new set of signs that define this new womanly change. Fortunately, your menopause […] Read more…

what is post-menstrual syndrome and how to stop it

What Is Post-Menstrual Syndrome?

You’ve heard people talk about PMS like it’s a sign of the apocalypse or something, but when those symptoms hang around long after Aunt Flo fled, it leaves you wondering if Aunt Flo’s got a relative she didn’t tell you about. She does, and it’s time to ask the question: what is post-menstrual syndrome? What […] Read more…

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