Breast Tenderness: What It Is And What Causes It

Do you often deal with breast tenderness when it’s that time of the month? Do you experience soreness or pain in a specific area of your breasts that keep you from enjoying going out or being active?  You’re not alone. 50% of all women will experience breast pain at some point in their lives, according to the Breast Health Centre. Breast …

Period Gone Missing After the Pill? Here’s What to Do First.

Have you been off the pill for 3 months and your period still hasn’t returned? You’re not alone. This is called post pill amenorrhea and it’s more common than you probably realize. In fact, anywhere from upwards of 3-6% of women may never see the return of their period post pill with studies suggesting that women with a history of irregular periods are …

Does Birth Control Stop Periods? Better Yet, Is That A Good Idea?

The birth control pill is used for many symptoms and conditions outside of just preventing pregnancy. Some women wonder, does birth control stop periods? It can, but should we really be doing that? When it comes to using the pill to stop periods altogether we should really ask — is that a good idea? In 2015 the American College of …

How a Menstrual Cycle Works

It goes without saying that every menstruating woman knows what is happening to her body once a month for most of her adult life… or does it? If you are nodding along but know deep down you feel like you could know more, this blog is for you. Here is how the menstrual cycle works. For many of us, have our …

5 Steps to Eliminate Estrogen Dominance

Estrogen is a hormone that can sometimes get a bad wrap, especially in the context of estrogen dominance. But estrogen is what gives women their hips, breast and thighs and keeps the whole body well lubricated. It is also very important for bone health and your mood. Estrogen also plays a crucial role in thyroid health and when in excess, …