menstrual problems

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9 Great Gift Ideas for a Girl Getting Her First Period

A girl’s first period is itself a gift to celebrate! My first “menstrual cycle” (as my mom called it) was scary and confusing. I didn’t know some girls get gifts the first time they get a period. I would’ve loved to celebrate my first “menstruation” (as my grandma called it), which is why I had fun coming up with these gifts and ideas for girls getting their first periods 🙂

23 Best Vegetables to Eat for a Normal Menstrual Cycle

Many – but not all – veggies can increase your energy and balance your hormones. Here are the best vegetables to eat for a normal menstrual cycle; they’re healthy, delicious, inexpensive, and versatile. You can eat them raw or cooked, grilled or sautéd, stir fried or baked (my favorite vegetables are baked yams and kimchi – but not cooked together!). […]

Help for for Irregular Periods – Herbs and Natural Remedies

One of the most common questions I’m asked is, “My periods are irregular, can you help me?” Yes! Here’s the good news: I researched the most popular and safe natural herbs and herbal remedies for irregular periods, and here I share them. Plus, I found expert advice and tips from doctors and naturopathic physicians. The not-as-good news? You need to […]

5 Proven Ways to Ease the Pain of PMS

Painful PMS symptoms range from tension headaches to insomnia, backaches to depression. These natural and prescription remedies for premenstrual pain relief will help you flow through PMS. In How to Stop PMS From Causing Problems in Your Relationship, I describe why women get premenstrual syndrome and how it affects our relationships at home and work. That article is one of my […]

15 Most Common Causes of Period Problems – and Quick Fixes

Skipped, spotty, nonexistent periods? The most important first step is to discover the reason. Here are the most 15 most common causes of period problems, plus fixes that will help you quickly and easily regain control of your menstrual cycle. The most important thing to remember is that your hormones are key to regulating your periods. The reason your menstrual cycle […]

4 Most Common Types of Menstrual Problems for Women

Amenorrhea, oligomenorrhea, menorrhagia, and dysmenorrhea are the four most common types of menstrual problems. Here’s an easy-to-understand description of each, plus a few things that can make your period irregular. Are your periods a pain in the patootie? Welcome to the club. But you don’t have to be a lifelong member of the “menstrual problems” club for women! Why? Because if you […]