(Ruby Gertz of Sustainable Cycles left and Dr. Danett right each holding menstrual cups) Please enjoy this audio interview with Ruby Gertz of Sustainable Cycles, as we explore menstrual hygiene products that are healthy for our yonis and our Mother Earth. Here are some key highlights from the interview: – There are a variety of… Continue reading What kind of cycler are you? A Sustainable cycler!
A change of environment and stress, are factors that can cause your cycle to change. When your cycle changes your ovulation can change, and when ovulation changes, conception can also be affected. This is a friendly reminder to keep tracking your cycle and make sure that you have established your ovulation window and are using… Continue reading Cycles can change…
It can be quite natural to feel the inner workings of your reproductive system during menstruation, or as the body prepares to menstruate. But, when it is not just feeling the inner workings, but there is pain, that is not fun. While many women regularly experience painful cramping around and or during their menses, does… Continue reading Painful Cycles
If your period does not consistently come at the same time, i.e. it starts on varying days (like sometimes day 25, sometimes day 30), you have what would be considered to be an irregular period. From an Asian Medicine standpoint, this often means that the energy of the kidneys needs to be strengthened, although there… Continue reading Round and Round she goes, where she stops, nobody knows: Irregular Cycles
Very rarely does someone complain about having a light cycle. Less muss, less fuss. If however, your period has recently become more light than it usually is, your body may be trying to tell you something. From an Asian Medicine perspective, it could indicate that the energy of your blood needs to be strengthened. It… Continue reading Too much? Too little? What light or heavy menstrual cycles can mean
How long you bleed is an important indicator of your yoni and overall health. The average number of days of menstruation is approximately five days. Bleeding for more than five days is problematic, as you are leaking a vital substance. Even if the bleeding is on the lighter side, it going for more than five… Continue reading How Long Will Aunt Flo Stay? What The Duration Of Our Menses Tells Us.
If we look closely, our menstrual cycles can tell us so much about our health. In Asian Medicine, the subtleties of our cycles as women are clues to key information about the overall state of our health. Now you get to get a sneak peak in to some of what your cycle may be telling… Continue reading What kind of cycler are you?