For the fifteenth day of blogtober I’m going to share a non-fiction genre that is near and dear to my heart: natural women’s health.
These books range from menstrual care to postpartum care and they are my favorites. If you’re wondering what books I’m constantly recommending to my patients, these are the ones.
When you work with the seasons and death cycles, you learn that decline is a part of life and it’s usually a healthy part of the process. Trees wouldn’t flourish in the summer if they didn’t rest in the winter, the day doesn’t happen without the night and we wouldn’t continue our reproductive cycle without healthy menstruation.
Have you been told your entire life that your period is gross, something you shouldn’t talk about, something shameful or even, sinful?
What would happen if you saw it has a healthy sign of ovulation and embraced it as a time of rest? My bet is that it would be life changing and if you’re interested you should definitely read on.
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Dysmenorrhea is something most women have experienced at least once in their life and many women experience monthly.
Dys– means ‘painful’. Meno– means ‘pertaining to menses or menstruation’. –rrhea means “to flow through”.
Dysmenorrhea – painful menstrual flow.
The most common presentation of dysmenorrhea is menstrual cramps. Many women think that painful periods and menstrual cramps are just a normal part of life. It doesn’t need to be this way.
Menstruation can be a positive and painless part of your existence and this is how acupuncture can help.(more…)