Monthly Archives: June 2019

2 self love tips for you to ease period pain

written by Rhovie Hulleza, with contributions from Naturopath Caroline Robertson ND* (* If your symptoms are severe please see your GP without delay) Periods. Ugh, just the word is enough to dredge up horror stories of painful cramps, foul moods and strange eating habits. Some of us go to battle against these side effects by […]

Exercise can ease PMS and period pain – what if you are too busy to exercise?

When you’re curled up with cramps the last thing you want to do is work out, right? Gentle exercise with the emphasis on ‘gentle’ can ease period pain. Soft yoga postures have been found to reduce pressure on the lower back by elongating the spine, while stretching and toning the abdominal muscles. It’s now official […]

Five tips for you to achieve pain-free First-Periods

More and more first-period girls are experiencing dysmenorrhoea or painful periods and unfortunately a greater percentage than ever before are being prescribed the oral contraceptive pill. Whilst ‘the pill’ is the only answer for some first-period girls and excessively painful periods should always be accompanied by a visit to the GP, lifestyle changes and diet […]