What are menstrual cups? Menstrual cups are bell-shaped cup that seal against the vaginal wall just below the cervix in order to collect menstrual fluid as opposed to absorbing it as tampons and pads do. Pros’a and Con’s of Menstrual Cup Use Menstrual Cups Pro’s Con’s - Potentially reduce cramps Many think that cramps… Continue reading Bloody Buddy: Menstrual Cups
Ways to monitor restore and enhance your reproductive health: Pelvic Floor Therapy First and foremost, pelvic floor issues do not seem to have direct effect on male or female fertility. That said, pelvic floor issues cause difficulties in sexual function making intercourse unpleasant and even painful. As such, baby dancing aside, pelvic floor examination and… Continue reading Romancing and Baby Dancing
Traditionally when we make wishes for our loved ones, we wish them health above all. In all fairness, it is true that as long as we are healthy, we can move toward achievement for our dreams and values full force. Being curious health enthusiast, it was only a matter of time till I venture to… Continue reading Cherchez la FAM: Basal Body Temperature
Menstrual cycle phase Properties of the phase Overall dietary guideline Do’s Don’t’s Follicular The body is preparing for the potential pregnancy by cleansing and maturing the egg Food to support internal “building” processes The time when we can and should consume the most food during the month Ensure variety of nutrients and proper… Continue reading Eating for Cause: Menstrual Cycle
Few weeks ago during a dinner with my girlfriends my friend said that she has an ultrasound appointment where she might be put under the anaesthesia. Ultrasound does not seem like an invasive procedure so I was curious about the reason. At that point my friend said that she had extensive bleeding for three weeks… Continue reading Fibroids: What are they and how they come to be?
As the saying goes, “The expert at anything was once a beginner”. As a way of marking my starting point when it comes to knowledge of health care and healthy lifestyle, I decided to put together the following table: Dietary components Fat, Protein and Carbs Vitamins and Minerals Vitamins Minerals Probiotics and Prebiotics Flax Seed… Continue reading Healthy Lifestyle: Knowledge Check – In
Daily charting 1) Body temperature If you measure your body temperature before you go out of bed in the morning every day , you will notice the trend. Following is the interpretation of the results: Temperature Interpretation What does it mean 36.6 C Ideal 36.4 – 36.8 C Normal 36.3 and lower Hypothermia Something is… Continue reading For healthy measure