Menstrual Blog Posts

4 Things Your Period Can Tell You About Your Health

By Admin | August 6, 2018

I wrote an article for Fitbit on the 4 Things Your Period Can Tell You About Your Health. Read the article  here: https://blog.fitbit.com/menstruation/

9 Steps to Naturally Improving Your PCOS Symptoms

By Heba | July 18, 2018

I wrote an article for my body and soul on the 9 steps to naturally improving your PCOS symptoms. Read all about it here-> https://www.bodyandsoul.com.au/nutrition/nutrition-tips/9-steps-to-naturally-improving-your-pcos-symptoms/news-story/ff6ca0154ffe5fb39271b5184d53bf94

7 Signs and Symptoms of Menopause and What you can do about them

By Heba | May 10, 2018

Most ladies talk so much about menstruation and pregnancy, but when it comes to menopause, conversations are a little hush-hush. So when women reach that point after the prime of their lives, conditions associated with menopause can get confusing and hard to deal with. But what exactly is menopause? What are its signs and symptoms?…

5 Foods to Help Enhance Fertility and Progesterone Production

By Heba | April 11, 2018

Progesterone is an important female sex hormone synthesized by the adrenal glands and ovaries. It has a crucial role in the menstrual cycle, fertility, and fetal development. Having high progesterone levels is essential for maintaining a normal, healthy pregnancy. Imbalances in progesterone levels increase the risk of miscarriage, intensify PMS symptoms, thyroid dysfunction, weight gain,…

5 Signs of Hormonal Imbalance

By Heba | January 24, 2018

  Our hormones are responsible for so many biological functions and emotions, so if our hormones are out of balance, we can experience an array of uncomfortable symptoms. Hormones regulate things like mood, sleep, stress, digestion, reproduction, metabolism, growth and development, and more. Here are the 5 signs that your hormones may be out of…

6 Essential Women’s Health Checks Every Mom Needs in 2018

By Heba | January 7, 2018

Regardless of whether you’re a new mom or a long-time mom, here are some essential women’s health checks you should schedule for 2018. From pelvic floor checks to hormone checks, period checks and mental health checks, we’ve got you covered. 1. Pelvic Floor & Pelvic Organ Prolapse Check Did you know that women’s health physiotherapists…

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6 Simple Exercises to Ease Endometriosis

By Heba | March 20, 2017

1 in 10 women suffer from endometriosis with an estimated 176 million women affected worldwide. Women with endometriosis often experience many different forms of pain including period pain, pelvic pain, ovulation pain, painful sex, painful urination, pain with bowel movements, and nerve pain. As a pelvic pain physiotherapist, I treat a lot of women with endometriosis. Endometriosis is a condition where the…

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From Endometriosis & Chronic Pelvic Pain To Empowerment & Vitality

By Heba | March 12, 2017

Not many years ago, I had barely even heard about endometriosis, until I embraced the world of pelvic floor physiotherapy / women’s health physical therapy. And as fate would have it, discovered that a lot of my own pain actually linked back to endometriosis. Endometriosis affects 1 in 10 women and 176 million women worldwide suffer…

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What is Endometriosis?

By Heba | March 3, 2017

Endometriosis is one of the most common gynaecological causes of chronic pelvic pain. It occurs in a whopping 1 in 10 women and has a ridiculously delayed diagnosis of 7–10 years! So what is endometriosis? Isn’t it just killer cramps? It will get cured by getting pregnant, right? It means you can’t have babies, right? Wrong.…

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Why do Women have Back or Pelvic Pain during their Periods?

By Heba | May 4, 2016

To understand why the back or pelvic hurts during a period, we need to understand the menstrual cycle and the changing levels of hormones. The menstrual cycle is made of a few main phases. The first phase, which is menstruation, begins on the first day of your period. During menstruation hormones, oestrogen and progesterone, are…