As if the mood swings, cramps, and cravings didn’t make that time of the month your least favourite time, there’s a good chance your cycle can also wreak havoc on your bathroom routine. Here’s exactly what happens to your tummy when you’ve got your period—and how to get sh*t under control—literally.
Did you know that miscarriage is the most common pregnancy complication? Miscarriage isn’t commonly talked about, but it is incredibly common. Miscarriages occur in 15-20% of pregnancies, and most commonly occur within the first 8 weeks of pregnancy. After 8 weeks, rates decline to about 3%.
Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a hormonal disorder in women. The exact cause is still unknown, but we know there is a metabolic base to the PCOS picture. Genetics and environmental factors play a huge role in the development of PCOS.
As women, we know that hormones can wreak havoc on our moods and appetites, but did you know that they can also play a huge role in how much sleep we get every night? Insomnia is much more common in women than men and this can be caused by a variety of reasons, including psychological, social, and physiological.
When it comes to understanding how your stress impacts your health, it’s important to recognize that stress is something we all deal with. But this doesn’t mean that we just “ignore” with it… it means that we need to learn how to cope with stressors before they hit us hard.
As a busy woman myself, food is sometimes the last thing on my mind. There are clearly more important things to think about then what we’re having for dinner! Over the past few years, especially with two little ones, thinking about what we were having for dinner became more important – as did meal prepping.