5 Days to an Easier Period: Day 5 We’ve all felt that exercise is good for us! In fact, the effect exercise has on your hormones has been of interest to researchers studying lifestyle factors that may help women reduce their risk of breast cancer. And, it is not entirely surprising that the research has … Read more To Exercise… or not.
5 Days to an Easier Period: Day 4 No one likes surprises. So why be surprised by your period? If you’re prepared, you don’t have to be. And the good news is that since you are now tracking, being prepared is easier. But even if your period is currently all over the place, you can … Read more Be Prepared!
A very common reason for crappy, cranky periods is too much estrogen. Yes, estrogen is the happy hormone and contributes to our feel good days, but too much of even a good thing is just too much! An interesting fact about estrogen is that your body makes three different types: Estradiol – Predominant in reproductive … Read more Support Your Gut: You gotta poop poop poop out your excess hormones!
5 Days to an Easier Period: Day 2 First, we want to let you know that your craving for chocolate around your period is validated! Chocolate contains the mineral magnesium, a mood stabilizer, which is very helpful when you are approaching your period. While dark chocolate offers magnesium (and milk or poorly sourced chocolate likely … Read more Eat Chica: A delicious no brainer!
5 Days to an Easier Period: Day 1 When you track your cycle, you get to discover the amazingness that is your body, and the changes you feel throughout the month will make sense. Month in and month out your body repeats a cycle of hormones rising and hormones falling. The ebb and flow is … Read more Get to Know Your Hormones
Difficult periods are exhausting, and when you find yourself curled up in a ball for the hundredth month in a row, you may wonder – what can I do ahead of my period to stop this vicious cycle? Some factors, such as fibroids, endometriosis, and ovarian cysts, may need assistance from a doctor or practitioner … Read more Ways to Improve Your Period Before It Begins