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For women of childbearing age, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is the most common hormonal problem. If you don’t have it (phew), you probably know someone who does. Here are some of the most common symptoms of it:
What causes "the syndrome"?
The syndrome covers a group of symptoms that are caused by an excess of androgen ‘male’ hormones. That’s why sufferers often get a receding hairline and increased facial and body hair. Women’s voices can even deepen.
Confusingly, not everyone with the syndrome actually gets polycystic ovaries – these are fluid-filled follicles on the ovaries that are unable to...
These yoga poses could transform your sex life especially if you sometimes find sex physically uncomfortable, have difficulty getting in the mood, or want to try some more exciting positions 😉.
- Bridge 💕 – works the pelvic floor, which can prevent pain during intercourse. The ‘hammock’ of muscles between our butt and front of pelvis need to be in shape for sex to feel good and achieve stronger orgasms!
- Happy Baby 💕 – is a fun pose that can melt away stress and release tension in the Sacral Chakra, which is linked to...
A study published last month in the journal Progress in Cardiovascular Disease (2020) revealed that phycocyanobilin (PCB), a compound in Spirulina, can boost the body’s response to viruses✊.
The study is in fact entitled “Nutraceuticals have potential for boosting the type 1 interferon response to RNA viruses including influenza and coronavirus” and reveals incredible and very timely findings about Spirulina.
Researchers observed “profound antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects” and explained that the PCB converts in the body to a compound that has a role in the immune system and “may have potential for boosting type 1 interferon...
You don’t have to suffer month after month. Try our simple hacks that work both for quick relief and also to help you get on top of your cycle in the long-term. 🤗
- Yoga poses can nourish the body and calm the mind. Try a supine twist to relieve cramps: lie on your back, arms outstretched, bend knees towards your chest then let them fall gently to one side. Hold for a few breaths, then repeat on the other side.
- True Cinnamon (like ours) has been shown to relieve menstrual cramps and heavy...
Add 1/2 teaspoon each of Turmeric and sea salt to a small glass of warm water and gargle.
Used as a remedy before modern medicine even existed, gargling with warm salt water and Turmeric really works, and it’s proven by science 🤓.
The salty water draws fluid, mucus, and the pathogens (bacteria or viral organisms), causing the infection, out of tissue at the back of the throat. How? Simple osmosis - yes, like your learned at school!
If the throat is infected, our immune system kicks in, sending blood packed with immune cells to the area, causing inflammation...