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Fibroids | Herbal Tea

Fibroids | Herbal Tea

Fibroids are an extremely common issue.  There are reports of up to 25 percent of women in their reproductive years having fibroids, but in reality, there are far more whose symptoms are undetectable or haven’t been reported.

Fibroids can cause issues such as painful, heavy periods or fertility issues.  They are seen as being fed by an excess of strong oestrogen.  We see them as relating to a much more complex array of emotional and lifestyle influences that can be shifted to support the presentation of this often debilitating symptomology.

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On the (joy filled) precipice

On the (joy filled) precipice

Each year I write a reflection on the year to come. 2 years ago my self reflection for the year was full of depression and disappointment. Last year I was laughing in the face of disaster. This year I am optimistic, despite the pressure, to make this business work in a monetary sense within a relatively short space of time. I don't have the luxury of time anymore, for the sake of the impending bairn. It probably seems weird that I say it currently isn't supporting me personally but the realities of business running means that often any profit is skimmed off and pumped back into the company, never reaching my pockets.

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Missed/Late period: What to do

Missed/Late period: What to do

Don't panic! Unless of course you think you might be unexpectedly pregnant. In which case, panic and pee on a stick!*

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Infrequent periods: What to do

Infrequent periods: What to do

If your cycle has been longer than 32 days for 3 months in a row you could have something called Oligomenorrhea. It's not a condition it's just the posh name for having long cycles. It could be totally normal for you but if it's not, it's a good idea to get it investigated. Usually long periods are a sign you're not ovulating  (having an anovulatory cycle in doctor-speak). If you're around 40 this is probably happening because you're starting to transition into perimenopause.   

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How to have an eco-friendly period

How to have an eco-friendly period

I recently subscribed to a period box to see what it's like and was shocked by how much plastic was involved!

I've been using re-usable femcare products for well over a decade and had started to take it for granted till I bought these "run of the mill" products.

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